The Jewish Board is Hiring a Therapist - FFT-CW SI Near Staten Island, NY
WORKING WITH US (SI)At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference As we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:Generous vacation time, in addition to paid agency holidays and sick days Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness Free continuing education opportunities 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation. 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance ProgramLife and disability insurance.Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering CommitteeKEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Provide Child Welfare Preventive Services exclusively or primarily within the client’s home and communityLearn and implement the Functional Family Therapy evidenced based intervention model to children 0- 18 years old and their families to keep them safe and in their communitiesImprove family communication while decreasing negativity with children who struggle with serious behavior problemsIntegrate case management services with an assigned evidence base model to help families meet their basic needs to promote stability and reduce stressCollaborate and coordinate services with all providers working with the family to ensure the family’s needs are adequately being addressedIdentify and evaluate riskConduct assessments including review of referral information, identify and engage key participants, identify strengths and weaknesses and collaboratively develop goals Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.Adhere to the fidelity of the model to ensure optimal service outcome is achieved. Work within the model’s structure, regarding length of treatment, case contacts, interventions, supervision, and documentation. Participate in consultations with the model developer. Audio/video record sessions for training and supervision purposes as needed. Maintain clear and concise documentation in CNNX case record including progress notes of treatment efforts and Family Services Assessment Plans, enter data into PROMIS Work a hybrid schedule based on program needs EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or a related subject area. LANGUAGE PREFERENCE: • Bilingual/ BiculturalPREFERRED KNOWLEDGE: • Family systems theory and application • Substance use/abuse theory (for MST-SA) and behavioral approaches to SA treatment • Social ecological theory and application • Behavioral therapies theory and knowledge • Cognitive-behavioral therapy, pragmatic family therapies theory and application • Social skills assessment and intervention and child development research and its application in treatment.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: • Experience working in the client’s home. • Experience working in a Child Welfare, JJI, or Adolescent Focused program. • Experience and /or knowledge of Evidence-Based Models, Motivational Interviewing and Solution- Focused work. • Experience of working within diverse communities. • Direct practice with families using a family therapy model. • Agreement to work a flexible schedule • Comfortable with group supervision and commitment to work on professional development goals to improve adherence.