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Are you a Non-Physician Licensed Behavioral Health Practitioner?
Are you seeking Full-Time Employment? If not Full-Time, how about Part-Time or Per Diem Supplemental Income?
If you answered yes, JCCA has employment opportunities for you in our new Child & Family Treatment & Support Services Division!
What is Child & Family Treatment & Support Services?
Child & Family Treatment & Support Services (CFTSS) are an array of NYS funded services to Medicaid eligible children and youth at risk for or diagnosed with a behavioral health condition . CFTSS are designed to be delivered in the community, including at home, in schools and at other locations where families and children gather. Services are designed to be unique, flexible and targeted while also being client and family focused.By providing a greater level of flexibility and the capacity for more individualized service delivery, the goal is for children and their families to receive the right services, at the right time and in the right amount.
JCCA is hiring Full-Time , Part-Time and Per Diem Other Licensed Practitioner (OLP) Clinicians which are LCSWs , LMSWs , LMHCs and LMFTs . The clinical services provided under OLP are intended to help prevent the progression of behavioral health needs through early identification and intervention, and may be provided to children/youth in need of assessment for whom behavioral health conditions have not yet been diagnosed, including but not limited to children ages 0-21. Services are also intended to provide treatment to correct or ameliorate a delay or problem in developmental functioning and healthy relationships for children/youth with existing diagnosis for whom flexible community based treatment is needed. In addition, an assessment of needs may result in the recommendation of further medically necessary services, such as rehabilitative services. Services are delivered in a trauma informed, culturally and linguistically competent manner.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Licensed Evaluation (Assessment)
Conduct evaluation by identifying a child/youth individuals behavioral strengths and weaknesses, problems and service needs, through the observation and a comprehensive evaluation of the child/youth current mental, physical and behavioral condition and history
Utilize existing Admission Reports, Plan of Care, Psychosocial and/or other supporting documentation to assess youths functioning and needs
Determine the identification of services and practices medically necessary to meet the child/youths behavioral health needs, which may include other Children & Family Treatment & Support services.
Complete the assessment timely in accordance with the paperwork policy and submit to the OLP Director
Create and complete treatment plans describing the child/youths condition and services needed for the current episode of care, detailing the scope/practices to be provided, expected outcome, and expected frequency and duration of the treatment for each provider in accordance with the paperwork policy and timeline
Evaluation and treatment cannot exceed more than 2 and hours per day.
Provide therapeutic communication and interaction with youth and /or with clients family members for the purpose of alleviating symptoms or functional limitations associated with a child/youths diagnosed behavioral health disorder, reversing or changing maladaptive patterns of behavior, encouraging personal growth and development, and supporting the child/youths capacity to achieve ageappropriate developmental milestones in accordance with the scope and duration outlined on the treatment plan, up to 1 hour per day
Provide Crisis Intervention Activities either by Crisis Triage (By telephone), Crisis Off-set, Crisis Complex Care and/or follow-up
All OLPs will attend supervision by Administrative team, including regular supervision by a LCSW. All progress notes and treatment plans are expected to be completed within 48 hours of service using the Electronic Health Record.
To qualify for this position, all candidates must have one of the following credentials:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Masters Social Worker
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Must demonstrate the ability to collaborate with client and teams that are culturally and professionally diverse; Excellent writing and follow-up skills are required; Bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly preferred
JCCA, formerly known as Jewish Child Care Association, provides comprehensive care to thousands of children, young people and families who come from New Yorks diverse communities. Since 1822, we have embraced those who need us most abused, neglected and traumatized young people who are struggling with poverty, developmental disabilities and complex mental illness. Our programs include foster and residential care, educational assistance and remediation, case management for young people with mental health challenges and services to families to prevent child abuse and maltreatment. JCCA offers safety, stability and lifesaving support to help our clients transform their lives. JCCA programs help more than 16,000 children and families annually.
JCCA offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, generous paid time-off, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings options.
JCCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which JCCA has facilities.Visit our website: www.jccany.org
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