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Therapist - Staten Island in Staten Island at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Conduct assessment including review of referral information, identify and engage key participants, identify strengths and weaknesses and collaboratively develop goals.
  • Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.
  • Provide services exclusively or primarily within the client’s home and community.
  • Adhere to the fidelity of the model.  Work within the model’s structure, regarding length of treatment, case contacts, interventions, supervision, and documentation.
  • Participate in consultations with the model developer. Audio/video record sessions for training and supervision purposes.
  • Maintain clear and concise documentation in CNNX case record including progress notes of treatment efforts and Family Services Assessment Plans, enter data into PROMIS

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or a related subject area.  Persons with a related bachelor’s degree and significant clinical experience in treating substance abuse and serious antisocial behavior in youth may also qualify at the discretion of the agency.  CASAC a plus
Bilingual/bicultural preferred; agreement to work a flexible schedule, comfortable with group supervision and commitment to work on professional development goals to improve adherence.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE: Family systems theory and application, substance use/abuse theory (for MST-SA) and behavioral approaches to SA treatment, social ecological theory and application, behavioral therapies theory and knowledge, cognitive-behavioral therapy, pragmatic family therapies theory and application; social skills assessment and intervention and child development research and its application in treatment.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  Experience working in the client’s home.  Experience working in a Child Welfare, JJI, or Adolescent Focused program.  Experience and /or knowledge of Evidence-Based Models, Motivational Interviewing and Solution-Focused work.  Experience of working within diverse communities.  Direct practice with families using a family therapy model.