19 December 2016

Evening/Weekend Supervisor/Therapist

DEPARTMENT:                  Behavioral Health

JOB TITTLE:                       Evening and Weekend Supervisor/Therapist

 JOB SUMMARY: This position carries a caseload and is responsible for both Direct Clinical Work and Administrative Supervisory duties.  The Evening and Weekend Supervisor Responsibilities’ include, Oversight of the clinic during evening and weekend hours. Discharge Planning Coordination and oversight; Incident Review; Walk-in hours coverage.  The Therapist is responsible for providing comprehensive clinical services to individuals presenting at the Article 31 clinic.  Including: crisis intervention; Work with clients who are experiencing domestic violence (DV) or have a history of DV,  and/or  who have co-occurring mental illness, life trauma or chronic conditions and/or substance abuse issues; familiarity with psychotropic medications, expected outcomes and adverse side effects to report to the primary care physician or psychiatrist; work with clients and their families on treatment adherence issues with  medications and maintaining appointments; Conducts assessment/reassessments of client service needs and priorities every 90 days; Develops (in conjunction with client) appropriate treatment plans based on assessment; Case conferencing with mental health providers to determine goals/objectives, activities and who will perform needed tasks related to mental health issues for client and family;    Collaborative and concurrent documentation required

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: LMSW/LCSW/LMHC – license required:  At least three years post-graduate experience working with populations that have a history of substance use, D.V issues, Criminal Justice, mental illness, chronic homelessness, and/or HIV/AIDS. Education, training or experience in substance abuse and its treatment. Strong individual and group counseling skills. .  Direct experience working in a mental health article 31 preferred. Spanish speaking a plus.  (Clinical internships provided to similar population can be counted towards the post graduate experience- if it can be documented.)

Please send all inquiries and your resume and cover letter to Eileen Sunshine, Director of Behavioral Health: esunshine@bac-ny.org