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Therapist

Location
New York
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
19 May 2023
FUNCTION

This position is responsible for providing direct therapeutic services to clients of AFC, who have various mental health diagnoses and psychosocial needs. This role is responsible for maintaining a caseload of ongoing therapy clients, facilitating therapeutic and activity groups, supporting the management of psychiatric clinics, case conferencing, and helping to coordinate staff trainings around mental health issues and other therapeutic topics.

TOP RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform diagnostic assessments with clients as needed.

Provide individual and group psychotherapy to clients and make referrals for outside services when appropriate.

Provide support to Treatment Teams across all AFC programs for clients with mental health needs.

Attend weekly treatment planning meetings and clinical supervision (provided by LCSW, psychiatrist or psychologist).

Assist with coordinating psychiatric services for clients.

Create and facilitate clinical trainings for staff.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

X Masters Degree

MSW required, LMSW or LCAT strongly preferred

TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Computer knowledge and competent writing skills.

Therapist must be knowledgeable in the skills of clinical assessment and therapeutic engagement. Knowledge of DSM-5 diagnoses is required. Experience working with adolescents/young adults strongly preferred. Knowledge of psychosocial needs of LGBTQ/homeless population is helpful. Must be able to work flexible day, evening and weekend hours. Transgender & gender non-conforming people are encouraged to apply. Bilingual (Spanish) speaking encouraged to apply.

BENEFITS:

401(k)

401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Parental leave

Professional development assistance

Retirement plan

Vision insurance

Staff Support Fund: Gender Affirming Health Care, Educational Assistance, and Hardship Relief
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Details

  • Job Reference: 1010174110-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: The Ali Forney Center
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent