Mar 24, 2020
The New York Foundling
Brooklyn or Queens
- Reports to assigned program supervisor or covering supervisor.
- Manage assigned caseload and provide coverage for peer's caseload as needed, provides direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with assigned model.
- Conducts assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses and individualized treatment planning.
- Maintains clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the assigned model
- Participates in all model training, supervision, consultation activities, and staff meetings.
- Builds a relationships with community stakeholders (i.e., child protection services, Guardians ad Litem, judges, schools, etc.) to ensure cooperation among service providers
- Manages the extensive documentation requirements to successfully comply with various mandates from agency, ACS, and other stakeholders, including model.
- Timely documentation of contacts and case progress in the provided agency electronic health records and other systems as applicable
- Adopts a strength focused approach with families, stakeholder, and within the program/treatment team.
- Ability to accompany families/clients to psychiatric appointment and other community needs appointment.
- Attends weekly supervision and consultation and on-call meetings.
- Manages the extensive travel requirements
- Provides 24/7 coverage during the week and participates on a weekend on-call rotational schedule as applicable
- Other duties as assigned
Organizational expectations include:
- · Regular and punctual time and attendance, and adherence to The Foundling’s and your department’s
- specific time and attendance policies and protocol.
- · Consistent demonstrated commitment to The Foundling’s BHAG, mission, vision and values (Compassion,
- Dignity, Family and Community, Diversity, Excellence).
- · Adherence to The Foundling’s employee policies, Code of Conduct and applicable rules, laws, regulations or bargaining agreements. · Appropriate engagement with support departments to ensure appropriate and timely hiring, performance management, investigation, discipline, suspension, and restructuring decisions concerning direct reports. Regular supervision and performance evaluation of direct reports. · Any other duties and/or tasks that may be assigned.
- Must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related subject area
- Direct use of pragmatic (i.e., structural, strategic and functional) family therapies
- Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques
- Marital therapy using behaviorally-based approaches
- Substance abuse treatment for adults and children using behaviorally-based approaches
- Behavioral therapy targeting behavioral change in children at home and school
- Trauma treatment for adults and children using exposure and cognitive therapies
- Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the family’s natural ecology (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood)
- Family systems theory and application
- Social ecological theory and application
- Behavioral therapies theory and application
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application particularly in the areas of trauma treatment and anger management
- Exposure based cognitive behavioral trauma treatment
- Pragmatic family therapies theory and application
- Child development research and its application in treatment
- Research on child physical abuse and neglect
- Social skills assessment and intervention
Preferred Core Competencies:
- Ability to engage clients
- Willingness and ability to be strengths focused
- Ability to problem solve and make decisions
- Willingness to advocate for caregiver, youth, and family
- Ability to manage stress and self-care
- Appreciation, respect, and understanding for teamwork and company systems
- Ability to maintain high level of self-awareness
- Ability to be comfortable with cultural differences; to relate in ways that are respectful, strength-focused, and culturally sensitive