The “McCloskey Cares” Article 31 Mental Health Clinic program provides a range of behavioral health services as well as limited health services for children and their families in the South Bronx Community.
Salary: Full Time 55K and Per Diem starting at $40-45/hr
Location/Position Hours: Hours include evenings and Saturdays; Clinical Service delivery will occur both in an office and home-based setting.
*Due to Covid, this position is conducted via telehealth*
Full Time – Schedule is Tues-Sat 12-8 PM.
Per Diem – Tues-Fri 4-8 and Sat 9-5 (Must be able to commit minimum of 15 hours per week)
Essential skills, experience, licensure, certification:
- Master’s level clinician with a degree in social work, mental health counseling or marriage and family therapy (LMHC, LMFT, LMSW); Licensure or limit-permit required
- Bilingual in the Spanish language.
- Minimum one-year experience providing clinical assessments/treatments, or case management services for children/adolescents and families.
- Knowledge of the complex issues faced by children and families who are involved in the child welfare system.
- Have some working knowledge of NYC systems including ACS, OMH, and DOE
- Understanding and appreciation of the roles of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, and individual values as they relate to servicing clients and families.
- Preference is given to candidates who have been trained in any evidence-based models of care for children and families.
- Familiarity with OMH operated Article 31 clinics, Part 599 regulations is preferred.
- Provide individual, group, and family therapy for children and affiliated adults.*
- The Clinician will work cooperatively with the treatment team to maximize communication and coordination of efforts in the development of appropriate treatment strategies for the children and families on his/her caseload.*
- Complete all necessary documentation in compliance with Part 599 Regulations
- Complete an initial treatment plan within 30 days of admission for each child/youth; complete updated treatment plans every 90 days thereafter, full weekly progress notes, and comprehensive discharge summaries when treatment is completed.*
- Provide consultation to staff
- Provide collateral sessions to both Biological and Foster families as needed.*
- Participate in clinical meetings/treatment team meetings/conferences as required for children on his/her caseload.
- Maintain and update Progress notes using the Electronic Health Record.
- Meet with an interdisciplinary team to review treatment, case monitoring, and discharge planning, under sound professional practice and to federal, state and city guidelines
- Participate in bi-weekly clinical supervision with the Clinical Supervisor.*
- Participate in educational opportunities to further enhance skills/knowledge.*
- Additional relevant responsibilities/duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor.*
- Position includes home visits and community-based work.*