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Job TitleBilingual (English/Spanish) Therapist
CityNew York
StateNew York
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•Reports to assigned program supervisor or covering supervisor.
•Manage assigned caseload and provide coverage for peer's caseload as needed, provides direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with assigned model.
•Conducts assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses and individualized treatment planning.
•Maintains clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the assigned model
•Participates in all model training, supervision, consultation activities, and staff meetings.
•Builds a relationships with community stakeholders (i.e., child protection services, Guardians ad Litem, judges, schools, etc.) to ensure cooperation among service providers
•Manages the extensive documentation requirements to successfully comply with various mandates from agency, ACS, and other stakeholders, including model.
•Timely documentation of contacts and case progress in the provided agency electronic health records and other systems as applicable
•Adopts a strength focused approach with families, stakeholder, and within the program/treatment team.
•Ability to accompany families/clients to psychiatric appointment and other community needs appointment.
•Attends weekly supervision and consultation and on-call meetings.
•Manages the extensive travel requirements
•Provides 24/7 coverage during the week and participates on a weekend on-call rotational schedule as applicable
•Other duties as assigned

Organizational expectations include:
•· Regular and punctual time and attendance, and adherence to The Foundling’s and your department’s
•specific time and attendance policies and protocol.
•· Consistent demonstrated commitment to The Foundling’s BHAG, mission, vision and values (Compassion,
•Dignity, Family and Community, Diversity, Excellence).
•· Adherence to The Foundling’s employee policies, Code of Conduct and applicable rules, laws, regulations or bargaining agreements. · Appropriate engagement with support departments to ensure appropriate and timely hiring, performance management, investigation, discipline, suspension, and restructuring decisions concerning direct reports. Regular supervision and performance evaluation of direct reports. · Any other duties and/or tasks that may be assigned.

Requirements
•Must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related subject area
•Bilingual (English/Spanish) required for some positions

Other Requirements:

Preferred Experience:
•Direct use of pragmatic (i.e., structural, strategic and functional) family therapies
•Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques
•Marital therapy using behaviorally-based approaches
•Substance abuse treatment for adults and children using behaviorally-based approaches
•Behavioral therapy targeting behavioral change in children at home and school
•Trauma treatment for adults and children using exposure and cognitive therapies
•Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the family’s natural ecology (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood)

Preferred Knowledge:
•Family systems theory and application
•Social ecological theory and application
•Behavioral therapies theory and application
•Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application particularly in the areas of trauma treatment and anger management
•Exposure based cognitive behavioral trauma treatment
•Pragmatic family therapies theory and application
•Child development research and its application in treatment
•Research on child physical abuse and neglect
•Social skills assessment and intervention

Preferred Core Competencies:
• Ability to engage clients
•Willingness and ability to be strengths focused
•Ability to problem solve and make decisions
•Willingness to advocate for caregiver, youth, and family
•Ability to manage stress and self-care
•Appreciation, respect, and understanding for teamwork and company systems
•Ability to maintain high level of self-awareness
•Ability to be comfortable with cultural differences; to relate in ways that are respectful, strength-focused, and culturally sensitive

NameEstella Gordon
Company NameThe New York Foundling
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