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Social Worker LCSW (BLC782)

Volunteers of America - Greater New York Inc

Job Description

Volunteers of America is a national, faith-based human services organization that helps some of the most vulnerable men, women and children in our communities lead safe, healthy, independent and productive lives. Founded in New York City in 1896, Volunteers of America is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most respected human services organizations, serving 2 million people in 400 communities in 46 states every year. Volunteers of America - Greater New York is the largest affiliate of the national organization, with more than 90 programs and 1,300 staff in the metropolitan New York area, Westchester and Nassau counties, and Northern New Jersey. Skilled and dedicated staff, and generous corporate and individual community partners, help tens of thousands of people in need every year. Whether the needs are short-term, like case management and temporary shelter, or long-term help like permanent supportive housing, we have the commitment, experience and relationships necessary to provide high quality, comprehensive services to a wide range of people in need in the New York metropolitan area.

The Social Worker is responsible for providing counseling services to parents and students, and assists the program in developing community resources to support a nurturing environment for the student at home and/or school.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The position requires a master’s degree in social work, with 5 years of experience and New York State certification/licensure. The position requires the ability to develop and implement treatment plans; provide play therapy; provide problem solving and crisis intervention to families and children; and facilitate community relations. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Complete in house social histories for children undergoing the evaluation process.

2.      Provide psychological counseling and/or evaluation services to students and families as required.

3.      Maintain records on counseling cases in addition to reports that are required to school district and review and provide oversight signature for LMSW caseload.

4.      Maintain database on student information for SED, DOE, and DOH, including bus routes.

5.      Create and maintain student-meeting schedules for annual reviews and “turning 5” reviews.

6.      Oversee and ensure process for Parent Council and Parent Workshops.

7.      Facilitate admissions process with intake department including outreach to school districts.

8.      Participate in Internal Program Reviews at various Volunteers of America facilities.

9.      Perform other related duties as required.

EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

1.      Ensure that families and children receive complete services.

2.      Children and families receive quality services provided by therapy staff based on IEP mandates.

3.      All records are current and submitted to school districts on time.

4.      Information in database is current and up to date in meeting funder and agency requirements.

5.      IEPs for annual reviews and transition to programs for 5-year-olds are timely and meet quality standards.

6.      Parents will be kept informed of children’s goals and progress both at home or school.

7.      Positive relations are maintained with school districts in order to ensure a smooth admissions process.

8.      To ensure compliance with agency policy and funder regulations.

9.      Related duties are performed completely, on time and accurately.


CLOSING STATEMENTS:

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree

Job Requirements

 
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Location US-NY-Bronx
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care

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Volunteers of America - Greater New York Inc
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Job Description

Volunteers of America is a national, faith-based human services organization that helps some of the most vulnerable men, women and children in our communities lead safe, healthy, independent and productive lives. Founded in New York City in 1896, Volunteers of America is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most respected human services organizations, serving 2 million people in 400 communities in 46 states every year. Volunteers of America - Greater New York is the largest affiliate of the national organization, with more than 90 programs and 1,300 staff in the metropolitan New York area, Westchester and Nassau counties, and Northern New Jersey. Skilled and dedicated staff, and generous corporate and individual community partners, help tens of thousands of people in need every year. Whether the needs are short-term, like case management and temporary shelter, or long-term help like permanent supportive housing, we have the commitment, experience and relationships necessary to provide high quality, comprehensive services to a wide range of people in need in the New York metropolitan area.

The Social Worker is responsible for providing counseling services to parents and students, and assists the program in developing community resources to support a nurturing environment for the student at home and/or school.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The position requires a master’s degree in social work, with 5 years of experience and New York State certification/licensure. The position requires the ability to develop and implement treatment plans; provide play therapy; provide problem solving and crisis intervention to families and children; and facilitate community relations. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Complete in house social histories for children undergoing the evaluation process.

2.      Provide psychological counseling and/or evaluation services to students and families as required.

3.      Maintain records on counseling cases in addition to reports that are required to school district and review and provide oversight signature for LMSW caseload.

4.      Maintain database on student information for SED, DOE, and DOH, including bus routes.

5.      Create and maintain student-meeting schedules for annual reviews and “turning 5” reviews.

6.      Oversee and ensure process for Parent Council and Parent Workshops.

7.      Facilitate admissions process with intake department including outreach to school districts.

8.      Participate in Internal Program Reviews at various Volunteers of America facilities.

9.      Perform other related duties as required.

EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

1.      Ensure that families and children receive complete services.

2.      Children and families receive quality services provided by therapy staff based on IEP mandates.

3.      All records are current and submitted to school districts on time.

4.      Information in database is current and up to date in meeting funder and agency requirements.

5.      IEPs for annual reviews and transition to programs for 5-year-olds are timely and meet quality standards.

6.      Parents will be kept informed of children’s goals and progress both at home or school.

7.      Positive relations are maintained with school districts in order to ensure a smooth admissions process.

8.      To ensure compliance with agency policy and funder regulations.

9.      Related duties are performed completely, on time and accurately.


CLOSING STATEMENTS:

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree

Job Requirements

 
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