Bilingual Therapist - KEYS MST-SA

Location US-NY-Bronx
Job ID 2023-1944
Job Family
Social Services
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift Days
varied
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.

Provides home-based clinical treatment utilizing MST-SA Model and Implement an evidence-based model that pulls from Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Structural and Strategic Family Therapy and the social and ecological model Works on a team of 3 therapists, 1 supervisor, 1 employment/education specialist, and one care navigator. Manage caseload of 4 to 6 families and provide coverage for peer's caseload as needed, provides direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with assigned model. Participate in weekly team supervision and consultation

Responsibilities

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

    • Provides home-based clinical treatment utilizing MST-SA Model and Implement an evidence-based model that pulls from Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Structural and Strategic Family Therapy and the social and ecological model
    • Works on a team of 3 therapists, 1 supervisor, 1 employment/education specialist, and one care navigator.
    • Manage caseload of 4 to 6 families and provide coverage for peer's caseload as needed, provides direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with assigned model.
    • • Participate in weekly team supervision and consultation
    • Provides home-based clinical treatment utilizing MST-SA Model and Implement an evidence-based model that pulls from Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Structural and Strategic Family Therapy and the social and ecological model
    • Works on a team of 3 therapists, 1 supervisor, 1 employment/education specialist, and one care navigator.
    • Manage caseload of 4 to 6 families and provide coverage for peer's caseload as needed, provides direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with assigned model.
    • Participate in weekly team supervision and consultation
    • Conducts 2 to 3 sessions with each family a week with youth and their families who are at risk of entering the Juvenile Justice System to prevent system entrance
    • Participate in weekly team supervision and consultation
    • Builds relationships with community stakeholders (i.e., child protection services, Guardians ad Litem, judges, schools, etc.) to ensure collaboration among service providers
    • Travels throughout assigned borough to conduct sessions with families. Each program serves families throughout the entire borough. Travels to 5 boroughs when needed during treatment.
    • Reports to assigned program supervisor or covering supervisor and attends weekly individual supervision.
    • Conducts assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses and individualized treatment planning and conducts intakes as applicable.
    • Completes timely, clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts, case contacts and model adherent clinical progress.
    • Willingness to incorporate supervisor, consultant and peer feedback into case documentation and conceptualization
    • Manages multiple databases to comply with all stakeholder requirements, including ACS, MST model and OMH.
    • Adopts a strength focused approach with families, stakeholder, and within the program/treatment team.
    • Participates in all required agency, model and stakeholder trainings, individual and group coaching and staff meetings.
    • Adheres to MST-SA model expectations and implement with fidelity.
    • Willingness to meet families and clients in the community and/or places that meet their schedules; which may include accompanying them to psychiatric, school or other community appointments.
    • Attends weekly on-call meetings.
    • Provides 24/7 coverage during the week and participates on a weekend on-call rotational schedule as applicable
    • 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 demonstrate compliance with the MST-SA model and supervisory review 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., ACS, schools, doctors, mental health providers, courts, etc.) to monitor participation in services and accompany families to appointments if needed.
    • Ability to make and manage own schedule (client sessions, completing paperwork and managing other stakeholder meetings)
    • 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.

      Please specify area of study:

      Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related subject area. 

      Other Requirements:

      Preferred experience:

      • Marital therapy using behaviorally-based approaches
      • Substance abuse treatment for adults and children using behaviorally-based approaches
      • Behavioral therapy targeting behavioral change in children at home and school
      • Trauma treatment for adults and children using exposure and cognitive therapies
      • Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the family’s natural ecology (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood)

       

      Preferred Knowledge:  

      • 2-3 years of accumulated experience (internships through post-graduate) providing direct services to youth and their families in their homes and communities 
      • An understanding and commitment to complying with the New York State Central Register of Abuse and Neglect protocol (requirements to report any suspected abuse, maltreatment or neglect of any child). 
      • Experience with and willingness to work with culturally diverse population 
      • Experience in managing direct service providers who engage with the identified populations or similar population in high-risk court-involved youth either in Family Court or Adult Court, Child-Welfare programs. 
      • Direct use of pragmatic (i.e. structural, strategic, and functional) family therapies.
      • Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of youth (i.e. family, peer, school, and neighborhood) 
      • Family systems theory and application
      • Social ecological theory and application
      • Behavioral therapies theory and application
      • Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application particularly in the areas of trauma treatment and anger management
      • Exposure based cognitive behavioral trauma treatment
      • Pragmatic family therapies theory and application
      • Research on child physical abuse and neglect
      • Social skills assessment and intervention
      • Strong understanding and the ability to implement the following:  
      • Family safety planning  
      • Risk and Safety assessments  
      • Crisis Management   
      • Incident Reporting &n

 

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 English/Spanish 

  • 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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