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Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Job in Riverhead Care Jobs

Riverhead, New York
Job Type
Full Time
23 Apr 2022

Job Summary:

The function of a Licensed Social Worker (Skill Building Staff) is to manage and provide

mental health and skill-building counseling and support to residents at Timothy hill and their families.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pursuant to the 29-I Medicaid Managed Care program, counseling and intervention services shall include:

· Establishing treatment goals for children, utilizing historical and current available information in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team;

· Assisting children and youth to develop skills as defined in treatment goals;

· Providing psychiatric supports and therapy;

· Providing individual counseling and treatment, substance abuse counseling and treatment, trauma-informed counseling and treatment, family and group counseling, and transition counseling;

· Promoting integration with community resources and skill-building;

· Providing psycho-education and wellness education;

· Communicating with family, case planning staff and medical practitioners;

· Utilizing interventions drawn from evidence-based psychotherapeutic methodology; and

· Structuring interventions to decrease problem behavior and increase developmentally appropriate pro-social behavior.

The Licensed Social Worker services shall also, and more specifically, include the following:

· Read, understand and support the Timothy Hill Mission and Vision Statements;

  • ounsels youth regarding their reason for being at Timothy Hill and as problems develop, whatever their needs may be;

· Complete psychosocial examination within 30 days of resident placement;

· Develop goals and treatment plan for new residents with team;

· Handle routine discharge of children in accordance with established procedure;

· Serve as an advocate for child in all matters, not as a disciplinarian;

· Handle contact with parent / managing conservator;

· Conduct family counseling sessions as part of the plan of service to youth and families;

· Maintain records of counseling and log of significant happenings;

· Prepare daily notes of caseload for files;

· Perform 30 day, 90 day and 6 month UCR (Uniform Case Review);

· Conduct home assessments;

· Arrange for trips and transportation for children to Nassau or Suffolk County Justice and Family Courts, Committee on Special Education Hearings, Stony Brook University Hospital, psychiatric / psychological appointments, home visits for weekend trips and holidays;

· Attend team and staff meetings and carry out decisions of these meetings;

· Enforce campus rules and regulations as established;

· Meet with child Protection Services, Department of Social Services, Probation and Juvenile Aid Bureau and teachers for called meetings;

· Schedule home visits with follow up calls to parents;

· Network with other agencies;

· Must be on call as assigned;

· Attend workshops and seminars that would aid in improving skills as they relate to overall welfare of childcare; and

· Any other reasonable duties assigned by the Administrative Social Worker.

Physical Demands of the Position:

· Ability to sit for periods of time, type and use a computer. Job Requirements:

· Must have a high level of integrity and ability to work with confidential information.

· Must be flexible, self-motivated and able to follow through on tasks and projects.

Education / Licenses / Certificates / Experience:

· Must be a licensed behavioral health practitioner (LBHP) which can include psychoanalyst; clinical social worker; marriage and family therapist; or mental health counselor or master social worker. (29-I)

· Must be in compliance with NYSED licensing requirements and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. (29-I)

· Must complete Mandated Reporter Training. (29-I)

· Must hold a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention certification.

· Note: The above must be verified and/or completed, prior to engaging directly in the care and supervision of children. (29-I)

Required Background Checks:

· NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)

· NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)

· NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Fingerprinting

· NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)

· NYS OMIG Medicaid Exclusion List

· Note: The above background checks be performed prior to engaging directly in the care and supervision of children. (29-I)

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  • Job Reference: 572396521-2
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2022
  • Employer: Timothy Hill
  • Location: Riverhead, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other, Social Worker
  • Job Type: Full Time