Psych Soc Wrkr., Parachute
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day, more than 18,000 VNSNY employees including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
It provides early intervention. It meets the needs of each person and family and utilization of the person s own support systems. This program is available to individuals between 18-65.
Provides direct psychosocial services to mentally ill adults and/or children in the community who are experiencing psychiatric and/or psychosocial difficulties. Utilizes the Needs Adapted Treatment model of care. Applies psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of professional services to participants and their families of choice. Assists in the overall functioning of the Parachute Program. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: Valid driver's NY State license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related degree required. Completed Needs Adapted Treatment Model (NATM) training or must complete within the first nine months of employment.
Experience: Minimum of one year as a social service provider with clients in a mental health setting required. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.
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