Early Childhood FFS Social Worker

Location: Child Development Center
City: Manhattan
State/Territory: New York
ZIP/Postal code: 10037
Borough: Manhattan
Division: Community Treatment & Support
Program/Department: 6620A | CDC Virginia and Leonard Marx Counseling Center (EC)
Salary Range:
Salary Information: Hourly
Position Control #: 2228

About Us

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services ("The Jewish Board") began over a century ago as a network of volunteers, bringing food and clothing to poor and immigrant Jewish families. Today, The Jewish Board is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive mental health and social service agencies, providing support and care for individuals and families at every stage of life and of all faiths, races and cultures.

The Jewish Board promotes recovery, resilience and self-sufficiency to over 40,000 New Yorkers annually at over 75 locations throughout the five boroughs and at a 125 acre campus in Westchester. Our mission to provide health and human services to all New Yorkers is built upon the professionalism and compassion of over 3,000 employees, including professional social workers, family therapists, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, and a corps of 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Together, we build hope for all New Yorkers.


Description

OVERVIEW:   The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention to families with young children.  Provide cultural competent and sensitive services.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, work closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric and psychology staff, to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client. 


KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Providing culturally sensitive, evidence based treatment to children ages 0-8 and their families.  Modalities used include but are not limited to play therapy, family therapy, group therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and engage family in quarterly treatment planning
  • Coordinating with other service providers involved in the family’s life such as teachers, pediatrician, foster care and/or ACS case planners.
  • Communicating effectively with clinical treatment team
  • Conducting risk assessment to detect potential risk factors and engage in effective risk management. 
  • Using electronic health record to complete all paperwork in a timely manner.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters degree in Social Work, (MSW), with a minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population.
  • LMSW or LCSW certification required. 
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker preferred
  • Saturday availability preferred 




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