Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor

TITLE:  Full Time  (35 hrs./wk)  Staff Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor
Substance Abuse Services, 
 444 St. Marks Place, Staten Island 10301

REPORTS TO:  Steven Johnsen, LMSW, CASAC, Assistant Director, Substance Abuse Services

1.  LCSW, LMSW, or MHC- LP with CASAC-T or CASAC (preferred)
2. Spanish-speaking a plus but not required
3. Must be able to work afternoon and evening hours
4. Experience working with children and families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participation in team meetings, agency in-service training program, and community outreach
  • Interpretation of diagnostic results and evaluations
  • Provision of individual, family and group therapy in out-patient substance abuse clinic-based setting
  • Adherence to policies and practices as stipulated in agency’s Policy and Procedures manual
  • Timely documentation of all client activity as required by NYS law and NYC contractual obligations
  • Contact and coordination with community providers, pediatricians, schools other entities where appropriate/necessary
  • Meet monthly productivity requirements
  • Regular communication with psychiatrists, nurse, and physicians responsible for the care of identified client
  • Compliance with NYS Mental Hygiene and other laws pertinent to patient care, clinical records, and child abuse/neglect reporting, and documentation
  • 35 hours per week; schedule to be determined; evening hours required
  • Other duties as assigned by management

SALARY:  Dependent upon experience

Please send resume and cover letter, in confidence, to Mary Walsh,  EOE