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Mental Health Counselor- Licensed In-Home, Youth ACT Program

Company: Child & Family Services
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job Category: CounselorRequisition Number: LICEN002397Posting DetailsPosted: September 1, 2023Full-TimeLocationsCheektowaga, NY 14225, USAJob DetailsDescriptionThe Qualified Candidate will have:A NYS Education Department license in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology or Marriage and Family TherapyDemonstrated cultural competence in understanding and working with disadvantaged/minority populations in community-based programs in an urban and suburban settingA valid NYS driver's license with reliable transportation is requiredComputer literacy required, experience with Electronic Medical Records preferredExcellent written and oral communication skillsAs the Licensed In-Home Mental Health Counselor you will:Provide mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and psychotherapy servicesProvide individual, family, and group counseling to a diverse population with many challengesProvide individual and family interventions with the goal of developing and implementing social, interpersonal, self-care and independent living skills to restore and maintain stability, to support functional gains and to adapt to, and or maintain community living.Guide families during and following a crisis episode experienced by a child/family with the goal of stabilizing the child/youth in the home and natural environment.Maintain the crisis phone, on call, for a week at a time (rotated amongst staff)Collaborate with other treatment providers and collaterals, as appropriateComplete and submit required documentation in a timely manner (e.g. progress notes, treatment plans, etc).Participate in the agency Quality Improvement Process and other agency meetings including in-service trainings, supervision and staff meetingsAdheres to NYS and agency requirements including, but not limited to: HIPPA, ethical guidelines, confidentiality, child abuse identification and reporting, incident reporting, worker safety protocolsCompetitive Salary Range - $60,000 - $65,000- depending on experience.Diversity Statement:Within our agency and in the communities that we serve, C&FS is committed to diversity and inclusion with race equity at the center. Every day we work to promote safety, health, and wellness. We will not stop until Black, indigenous and people of color are free from racism and experience peace, prosperity and well-being.Child & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer:Child & Family Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or familial status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Child & Family Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer leaves of absence, compensation, and training.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Child & Family Services, Buffalo , Mental Health Counselor- Licensed In-Home, Youth ACT Program, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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