Careers

Clinical Social Worker

Clinical Social Work with young children and families, group work, case management, and milieu intervention.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides evaluation and treatment services, including individual, group and family therapy.
  • Conducts initial screenings, provides crisis intervention as needed, as well as maintains all relevant forms, reports and documentation.
  • Works closely with RFTS team members, including staff psychiatrists and therapists in team meetings and planned interventions.
  • Maintains contact with referring and other involved professionals as needed.
  • Provides case management as needed including information and referral services to clients and collaterals.
  • Attends weekly team meetings and supervision for support.
  • Staff is expected to work up to two evenings a week.

Job Type:

  • 28-hours per week

Required education:

  • Master’s

Required experience:

  • Early Childhood: 1 year
  • Social Work: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • LCSW

*Union position which includes comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as a pension plan*

Send resume and cover letter to: Executiveoffice@northshorechildguidance.org

Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor (28 hours)
(LMSW or LMHC preferred)

Manhasset Location: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic

Social Workers and Mental Health Counselors are responsible for supplying necessary clinical interventions as well as exercising the roles of mediator, broker, educator, advocate, outreach worker, counselor on behalf of The Guidance Center clients and families, within the context of the program they are assigned to. Provide culturally competent and sensitive services. As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency they are expected to work closely with all direct and support staff including psychiatric staff to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client and his/her family.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessment with young children, youth & families.
  • Conduct family, group or individual psychotherapy as needed, within the weekly productivity requirements of the program to which one is assigned.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to treatment goals.
  • Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients.
  • Carry a minimum of two groups that meeting, minimally, on a weekly basis.
  • Assist in the development of plans to prevent deterioration of client functioning.
  • Make necessary referrals and participate, as needed, in client engagement with higher levels of care (e.g. hospitalization, day treatment, partial hospital care).
  • Render immediate guidance as well as therapy for children and families in crisis.
  • Provide clinical consultation in regards to family interactions, community resources and socio-cultural determinants.
  • Complete paperwork in a timely manner and participate in all administrative functions, including staff training, necessary to support direct service provision.
  • Utilize Electronic Health Records and Concurrent Record Keeping as directed and indicated.
  • Two evenings required

Contact: 

Email resume, Attn: Kiera Cohen – HR Dept.
kcohen@northshorechildguidance.org

BILINGUAL Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor
(minimum requirement MSW or MHC (license preferred)).

28-hour LMSW or LMHC needed for innovative outreach team for high-risk adolescents
High End Services
480 Old Westbury Road
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

Exciting opportunity for individual who values working in the community and homes of youth who are experiencing social, emotional and/or behavioral issues. Worker is responsible for providing individual assessments, therapy and/or intensive case coordination, linkage and helping youth and their families build stronger relationship ties to each other and within the community.

Special Requirement:

Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation as home visits are a requirement of this position.

Contact: 

Email resume, Attn: Kiera Cohen – HR Dept.
kcohen@northshorechildguidance.org

Program Supervisor.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and KNOWLEDGE BASE:

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling.

The Program Supervisor is responsible for managing the day to day administrative and clinical operation of the chemical dependency team which provides assessment and treatment services. Minimal essential knowledge includes child and adolescent development; co-occurring disorders; individual, group and family intervention; best practices, including evidence-based-treatment; integration of medication management as indicated; outreach, information and referral; and cultural competency reflective of a diverse consumer population.

All clinical staff and supervisors are responsible for supplying necessary clinical interventions as well as exercising the roles of mediator, broker, educator, advocate, outreach worker, counselor on behalf of Guidance Center clients and families, within the context of the program they are assigned to. As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency they are expected to work closely with all direct and support staff including psychiatric staff to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client and his/her family.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES include but are not limited to:

  • Provide routine supervision for all clinical staff members in the chemical dependency program, individually and in group meetings as indicated.
  • Participate in all essential team and disposition meetings, case conference and utilization reviews, as well as high risk meetings as indicated.
  • Assist in developing and implementing best practices standards of care.
  • Prepare for audit preparation as it related to regulatory bodies (e.g. OASAS) and contracted health insurance companies.

Supervisors’ caseloads are to be determined in coordination with the Program Director based on a balance of client demand for services and supervisory / administrative responsibilities. Supervisors perform additional supervisory duties as assigned by the Program Director or Clinical Director in keeping with the general description of this position.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessment with the children, youth and families.
  • Conduct family, group or individual psychotherapy as needed, within the weekly productivity requirements of the program to which one is assigned.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to treatment goals.
  • Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients.
  • Collaborate with counselors, physicians, nurses and other relevant professionals to plan or coordinate treatment, drawing on social work, mental health and substance abuse experience and client needs.
  • Work with any and all systems in the child’s life to enhance communication and cooperation between them and consumer families.
  • Complete paperwork in a timely manner and participate in all administrative functions, including staff training, necessary to support direct service provision.
  • Utilize Electronic Health Records and Concurrent Record Keeping as directed and indicated.
  • Attend all required meetings in a timely fashion
  • Other duties as assigned on behalf of the children and families we serve

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Masters degree in social work, mental health counselling or Credential in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselling (as a qualification for OASAS licensed program for practitioners who are not otherwise deemed to be Qualified Health Professionals).
  • Social workers require an LMSW, Mental Health Counselors an LMHC.
  • CASAC’s who are not Qualified Health Professionals must keep their credential current, as it relates to Continuing Education Units, as a condition of employment.
  • All staff member licenses must be kept current with respect to required Continuing Education Units. Failure to keep one’s license current may lead to termination.
  • Ability to find creative solutions.
  • Ability to commit the organization’s mission in a way that positively affects its public image
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive and emotionally charged information
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Adherence to all personnel practices with respect to attendance, punctuality and time off
  • Ability to work two evenings until 9:00 p.m. and the remaining evenings until 6:00 p.m.
  • Willingness to travel and, at times, on short notice to provide home, school or other essential outreach visits

Social Media Intern

Hours: Part-time/Flexible
Compensation: Unpaid

North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center (www.northshorechildguidance.org) is seeking a Social Media Intern for six months. Main responsibilities include planning, creating, and posting content on the Guidance Center’s Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook accounts. The Social Media Intern will also be responsible for publishing weekly blog posts, using the Guidance Center’s WordPress account, centering on current and emerging mental health topics. This is an ideal opportunity for students looking to strengthen their portfolio with writing samples and gain hands on experience running professional social media accounts.

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of professional social media
  • Prior experience with blogs
  • Sensitivity regarding mental health issues
  • Ability to run and analyze social analytics/SEO
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Preferred, but not required:

  • Knowledge of mental health/minor in a related field
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Send resume and cover letter to: JKern-rugile@northshorechildguidance.org