Leake and Watts Services

  • Clinical Social Worker

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/31/2018 12:53 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1227
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    The Clinical Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor will be responsible for working with children, adolescents and their biological or foster families providing evidence-based treatment to stabilize and improve child/adolescents’ behavioral health challenges and to support the child/adolescent and their family’s identified goals and outcomes. 

    Responsibilities

    • Provides verbal  therapy (Individual, collateral, family and group)  
    • Coordinates and monitor multi-disciplinary service provision
    • Serves as the liaison between the school and the family
    • Coordinates Treatment Planning Conferences
    • Conducts Home Based (Off-Site) visits as needed
    • Develops discharge resources and after care planning
    • Responsible to maintain up to date case record documentation and reports, including treatment plans, plan amendments, progress notes and Psychosocial Assessments
    • Provides timely communication with outside providers
    • Participates in weekly clinical team meetings and monthly staff meetings
    • Attends weekly clinical supervision with assigned supervisor

    Qualifications

    • Master in Social Work, Mental Health Counselor
    • Licensed in the State of New York (LCSW, LMSW, LMHC)
    • Bilingual Spanish
    • Knowledge of Substance Abuse treatment experience
    • Knowledge of child and adolescent development  
    • Excellent verbal , written communication and organizational skills are essential
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and experience in utilizing Electronic Health Records
    • Knowledge of New York State Office of Mental Health, Child Welfare and related regulations preferred

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