LMSW /LMHC – Social Service

LMSW /LMHC - Social Service

Division

Healthcare - Allied Health

Location

New York, New York

Employment Type

Temporary


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WCS Healthcare is working with a large NYC based Social Services agency to bring on LMSWs or LMHCs.   

Compensation : $35 - $45
Job ID : 23665

Job Function:

 

  • Responsible for the completion of psychosocial assessments of complex families impacted by multiple systems
  • Assess family needs and facilitate appropriate linkages for families to community based services
  • Work within a crisis driven environment with a knowledge base of substance abuse and addiction, domestic violence, child maltreatment, trauma, and mental health conditions
  • Provide education to other members of the team around clients’ psychosocial stressors and needs, to ensure positive outcomes for families
  • Attend ongoing professional development by the individual agency program, and the New York City Department of Homeless Services – Division of Family Services
  • Provide qualitative and quantitative feedback to Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and DHS Service Providers to inform both policy and practice
  • Be available to families seeking assistance at least five days a week, eight hours a day
  • Work from a strength based, family focused, client centered perspective and identify and fortify the strengths that each family has
  • Assist families with specific stressors associated with living in shelter
  • Ensure that families are receiving full support in shelter and, when necessary, refer families for counseling or other services
  • Confer and consult with professional and technical personnel in implementing a multidisciplinary approach to client care and well-being
  • Serve as agency/program liaison to community agencies and/or groups
  • Provide clear written reports that capture key findings to include provider areas of strength, and recommendations for improvement
  • Document patient medical and psychological histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, or outcomes

Job Requirements:

  • Master in Social Work or equivalent
  • Current licensure ‐  LMSW  or  LMHC
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development; emotional/behavioral health; mental health; parent‐child relationships family dynamics; and diagnostic classification
  • Strong expertise in strengths‐based, solution‐focused, and family‐centered practice
  • Knowledge of guidelines, policies and regulations relating to child welfare, safety, permanency and well‐being
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi‐disciplinary team, to assist individuals of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences

 

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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