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Mental Health Clinician (LCSW)

Mental Health Clinician (LCSW)

ID 
2018-1411
Job Locations 
US-NY-Brooklyn
Posted Date 
5/3/2018
Category 
Project ACE

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Overview

Company Description

NADAP, Inc. is a multiservice non-profit agency dedicated to helping people with medical, behavioral health and social service needs to become self sufficient. NADAP has 46 years of experience operating programs that assist disadvantaged populations in New York City and Nassau County. NADAP's services include assessment, care coordination, case management, professional training, and job preparation, placement and retention services. NADAP provides services to more than 25,000 people annually. Visit us at www.nadap.org.

 

Program Description: 

NADAP's Project ACE (Assessment*Case Management*Employment) is an intensive,employment-focused case management program that helps more than 700 New York City residents. Staff conducts intensive client assessments and then designs and implements comprehensive, individualized service plans. By addressing housing, substance abuse, medical and mental conditions, and legal barriers, Project ACE helps clients move towards economic independence and self-sufficiency.

Responsibilities

The Mental Health Clinician is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who provides comprehensive mental health assessments and referrals, and provides training, education and support to an interdisciplinary team. The Mental Health Clinician will support the Mental Health Case Management team and will offer consultation services to Project ACE clients and staff to improve client wellness. The Mental Health Clinician supervises the Recovery Coach (Certified Peer Recovery Advocate) as well as Master's level students, if SIFI certified. The Mental Health Clinician will work with clients on site and in the community.

 

  • Conducts mental health assessments as part of client intake and makes recommendations concerning the clients' treatment program, goals and comprehensive service plan.
  • Facilitates regular clinical workshops for clients using evidence-based practices to support recovery during treatment of substance use disorders, mental health disorders, and trauma.
  • Attends Case Management Team Meetings to conduct case reviews. Facilitates routine Clinical Case Conferences with program staff.
  • Identifies and conducts trainings to staff to improve competencies on mental health evidence-based practices.
  • Provides direct support and guidance to the Mental Health Case Management Team, and collaborates with this team's Supervisor.
  • Provides supervision of the Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (Recovery Coach) and clinical supervision of Master's Level students, if SIFI certified.

Qualifications

  • Masters in Social Work required.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required.
  • 2 years of experience conducting comprehensive mental health assessments.
  • 1 year of experience supervising staff.
  • SIFI preferred.