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Date Posted07/24/2023
Job TitleSocio-Therapist- TFFC
StateNew York
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Job Summary:

The Socio-Therapist provides crisis intervention and group programming in the community to children who are placed in the Treatment Family Foster Care.

About Abbott House

Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing therapeutic recreational group outings for children participating in the TFFC program.
Provides crisis intervention as needed.
Participates as a TFFC team member in all planning meetings for the children of her/his caseload.
Make one face-to-face contact with the children weekly
Transports children for various purposes, using agency or personal vehicle.
Responsible for the completion of progress notes and other paperwork responsibilities in Connections within 72 hours of contact.
Work collaboratively with TFFC team to develop behavior plans and interventions.
Responsible for working with TFFC foster parents in a supportive and professional manner.
Any other related duties as required.

About You:
​You are the ideal candidate if you are passionate about the social services field and empowering underserved communities. Being compassionate, organized, self-motivated, driven, flexible and responsive are critical attributes to being successful in this role.

You have at least a Bachelor's Degree OR an Associate's Degree with experience in working with emotionally challenged children in the community.
You have excellent communication and writing skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $31,000.00 - $33,000.00 per year

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Company NameAbbott House
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