Bilingual Therapist - TFCBT

Location US-NY-New York
Job ID 2024-2261
Job Family
Mental Health Services
Job Type
Shift Days
Shift Hours
Salary Range
Hours Per Week


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.



Position Description: 


  • Provide office-based clinical treatment to assigned caseload and provide coverage for peer's caseload as needed.
  • Conduct assessments including review of referral information, engage participants, identify systemic strengths and weaknesses, and create individualized treatment plans.
  • Conduct thorough assessments and intakes.
  • Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement. Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and alignment throughout treatment.
  • Provide direct clinical crisis intervention treatment using methods compatible with evidence based model principles and practices.
  • Participate in all evidence-based model program training, supervision and consultation activities.
  • Participate in all required agency, model and stakeholder trainings, individual and group coaching and staff meetings.
  • Adhere to model expectations and implement with fidelity.
  • Consistently meet all program and model Key Performance Indicators (including session pacing, required casework contacts, successful client outcomes, timely completion of entry, etc.).
  • Identify and address safety/risk factors including but not limited to suicidal ideation, self-harming behaviors, homicidal ideation, and substance abuse. This includes the completion of safety plans and incident reports if necessary.
  • Maintain clear, concise and timely documentation of treatment efforts in progress notes that demonstrate compliance with the assigned model and supervisory review feedback.
  • Manage the extensive documentation requirements in all databases to successfully comply with mandates from agency, model, and the Office of Mental Health.
  • 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.


Organizational expectations include:

  • Regular and punctual time and attendance, and adherence to The Foundling’s and your department’s
  • specific time and attendance policies and protocol.
  • 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. 
  • Appropriate engagement with support departments to ensure appropriate and timely hiring, performance management, investigation, discipline, suspension, and restructuring decisions concerning direct reports. Regular supervision and performance evaluation of direct reports.
  • Any other duties and/or tasks that may be assigned.


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.


$67,250 - $72,250/year


  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Master's degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field 

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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