Bilingual Therapist - BSFT

Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Job ID 2023-1350
Job Family
Social Services
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift Days
Monday-Friday; weekends as needed
Shift Hours
varied
Salary Range
$67,250-$72,250/year
Hours Per Week
35

Overview

 

At The New York Foundling, we trust in the power and potential of people, and we deliberately invest in proven practices. From bold beginnings in 1869, our New York-based nonprofit has supported hundreds of thousands of our neighbors on their own paths to stability, strength, and independence.  We help children and families navigate through and beyond foster care. We help families struggling with conflict and poverty grow strong. We help individuals with developmental disabilities live their best lives, and we help our neighbors access quality health and mental health services—core to building lifelong resilience and wellbeing. Together, our interrelated programs provide a whole-person, whole-family, and whole-life approach that unlocks solutions for a lifetime.

Reports to assigned program supervisor or covering supervisor. Provides home-based clinical treatment utilizing the BSFT model theory and techniques to an assigned caseload of up to 8 cases and provides coverage for peer's caseload as needed. Manages the extensive travel requirements involved in serving families in their homes. Conduct family therapy in a place and at the time that is most convenient to the family. Do not allow place or time to become a barrier to engagement of all family members, or to treatment. Conducts assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying strengths and weaknesses and individualized treatment planning and conducts intakes as applicable.

Responsibilities

***UP TO $2,000 SIGN ON INCENTIVE***

  • Reports to assigned program supervisor or covering supervisor.
  • Provides home-based clinical treatment utilizing the BSFT model theory and techniques to an assigned caseload of up to 8 cases and provides coverage for peer's caseload as needed.
  • Manages the extensive travel requirements involved in serving families in their homes.
  • Conduct family therapy in a place and at the time that is most convenient to the family. Do not allow place or time to become a barrier to engagement of all family members, or to treatment.
  • Conducts assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying strengths and weaknesses and individualized treatment planning and conducts intakes as applicable.
  • Participate in all BSFT MODEL training, supervision and consultation activities and all required agency and stakeholder trainings, individual and group coaching and staff meetings.
  • Adheres to model expectations and implement with fidelity.
  • Build and maintain a collaborative relationship with every family member that has or should have a relationship with the youth who has identified needs.
  • As the leader of the therapeutic relationship, take responsibility for family progress and outcomes
  • Transform negative interactions into positive and collaborative interactions
  • Focus on family strengths (defined from an interactional perspective). These are the connection, concern and love that are behind a family member’s negative behaviors. 
  • Videotape all family therapy sessions
  • Consistently meets all program and model Key Performance Indicators (including session pacing, required casework contacts, successful client outcomes, timely completion of Family Assessment Service Plans, data entry, etc.).
  • Identify and address family risk factors that give rise to possible child removal, ACS involvement, and out of home placement due to continued referral behavior or new risk/safety factors. This includes the completion of safety plans and incident reports if necessary.
  • Maintains clear, concise and timely documentation of treatment efforts in progress notes and Family Assessment and Service Planning (FASP) that promote peer, supervisory, model expert and ACS review and feedback.
  • Manages the extensive documentation requirements in all databases to successfully comply with mandates from agency, ACS and model.
  • Identify community-based resources for families, collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders/providers (i.e. child protection services, probation officers, judges, schools, doctors, mental health providers, etc.) to monitor participation in services, ensure cooperation among service providers and accompany families to appointments if needed.
  • Provides 24/7 coverage during the week and participates on a weekend on-call rotational schedule as applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Organizational expectations include:

  • Regular and punctual time and attendance.
  • Consistent demonstrated commitment to The Foundling’s BHAG, mission, vision and values (Compassion, Dignity, Family and Community, Diversity, Excellence).
  • Adherence to The Foundling’s employee policies, Code of Conduct and applicable rules, laws, regulations or bargaining agreements.

Experience preferred

  • Two years of clinical experience post-master’s degree OR one year of a master’s level clinical internship AND one year of clinical experience post-master’s degree.

Other Requirements:

  • BSFT model manager will support in determining fit for role. 

 

The New York Foundling is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse employee population, the Foundling will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

 

Salary Range: $67,250 - $72,250/year

Qualifications


Education Required
Yes

Degree
Master's level degree

Major

Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field 



License/Certification Required
No

Fluent in Spanish/English required

  • Demonstrated strong commitment to safety.

Education Required

Master’s Degree from a U.S. accredited educational institution or Credential Evaluation for a non-U.S. educational institution

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