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SOCIAL WORKER in Manhattan at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 6/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Manhattan
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/23/2018

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The 100 Schools Project Community Colleges Expansion Program (CCEP) is a new program that provides counseling, professional development, group therapy for at-risk groups, case management, and community linkages/referrals, etc. to four community colleges in New York City.  The project offers prevention work, screening and brief intervention for students, in addition to some individual and group sessions for students with emotional and behavioral health issues.  This program aims to provide professors with increased knowledge and support when working with students who may be struggling with emotional and behavioral health issues, as it strives to increase student access to mental health services through community referrals and trainings. The goal is to increase opportunities for young adults and returning college students with emotional and behavioral health struggles, to receive high-quality mental health services in the community college setting.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (List the functions that are essential to achieve the goals):

  • Short term treatment of student.

  • Professional development for professors and community college staff.

  • Support (e.g. self-care, stress management) and case conferencing.

  • Trainings for student groups and/or classes on behavioral health topics.

  • Group therapy for at-risk students or students with identified behavioral health issues.

  • Attend College staff meetings and participate in college committees that address mental and behavioral health and wellness.

  • Facilitate peer support or other approaches if requested by the college.

  • Make referrals to community providers, create linkages between community providers and the college.

  • Assist college in initiating college-wide prevention efforts related to behavioral health concerns or to improve college climate (e.g. anti- drug campaigns, reducing mental health stigma, etc.).

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date case records, statistics, and other documentation as required by JBFCS and the community college.

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED (List all that is required to achieve this position):

  • Clinical license including LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LCAT, or LMFT.CASAC with years of school experience will also be considered.Experience in a school or working with young adults or adults returning to school is strongly preferred.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE (List what the desire to reach goals):

  • Bilingual-Spanish preferred for some schools

  • Bilingual in other languages preferred for some schools

COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED (List the computer skills needed):

  • Basic computer skills required

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL EFFORT

  • Majority of work in school building during regular school hours but ability to work with students in community after scheduled school hours when necessary.