Careers

BILINGUAL Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor (LMSW or LMHC preferred)

Hours: 28 hours weekly
Compensation: Based on experience
Program: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (Westbury location)

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 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

Send resume and cover letter to: Kiera Cohen – HR Dept. Executiveoffice@northshorechildguidance.org

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