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Therapist in New York, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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

    EDUCATIONAL:

  • 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

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

    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.

  • Bilingual/bicultural preferred

  • Agreement to work a flexible schedule

  • Comfortable with group supervision and commitment to work on professional development goals to improve adherence.