Family Therapist, ACT Program 10/12/2017
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY OVERVIEW
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 tomore than35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
Department description (ACT):
It provide a full range of services to those with serious and persistent mental illness for whom prior modalities and interventions have been ineffective.
Provides therapeutic, family-oriented services to participants and their families of choice who are enrolled in the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team. Applies psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of professional services to participants and their families of choice. Leads ACT team in the support and counseling of participant support networks. Works under general direction.
Licensure: Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and/or Masters of Social Work required.
Education: Masters degree in social work, psychology, health and human services or a related field required.
Experience: Minimum of one year working with families in a mental health social services. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs required.
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