Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

  • The Children's Village
  • Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
  • Apr 09, 2020
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

The Social Worker I / Mental Health Clinician I is responsible for providing the clinical treatment for all youth within the cottage(s) to which they are assigned.

The Social Worker I / Mental Health Clinician I shows dedication and willingness to work alongside the Integrated Treatment Model (ITM) team, supporting and carrying out the functions of the model to best serve the population. They are expected to have a nonjudgmental approach that focuses on skill building and basic principles of behavior (reinforcement, extinction, blocking and shaping). They are required to function as part of a team, committing to modeling pro social behavior and building positive relationships with all residents.

The Social Worker / Mental Health Clinician, under close supervision, is responsible for:
•Formulating and implementing appropriate treatment and permanency plans for children and families on their caseload.
•Providing clinical input into the therapeutic milieu to ensure the most appropriate care for each child.
•Documenting all interventions and required reports in a timely and professional manner.
•Coordinating all treatment provided to each resident to ensure appropriateness, timeliness and effectiveness of interventions.
•Participate in weekly treatment planning meeting(s) utilizing the Integrated Treatment Model (ITM).

Position Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Mental Health field. LCSW (preferred) or LMSW/licensed master’s mental health professional. Two (2) years documented relevant job or internship experience preferred.

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