|Location:||Bronx, NY, 10467|
|Employee Type:||full time|
|Experience:||2 - 5 years|
SOCIAL WORKER OR SENIOR MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST (Full-time)
University Behavioral Associates (UBA) at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York is seeking a masters-level Social Worker or Senior Mental Health Specialist to serve as a therapist for the Multisystemic Therapy for substance abuse (MST-SA) program funded by the NYC Administration for Childrens Services (ACS). More information on this treatment model can be found at:www.mstservices.com. Therapist duties include assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, youth, and community agency staff. The therapist will function as part of an MST team, will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation, and will document treatment efforts consistent with MST-SA and ACS guidelines. Therapist must be available to provide services in the home or community settings, including evening and/or weekend availability, and to provide periodic on-call 24-hour coverage. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated clinical experience with adolescents and/or families, substance use issues, and with providing behaviorally-based treatments, and will possess excellent organizational skills. Spanish-speaking a plus. Therapists will receive training in MST-SA.
Montefiore Medical Center is the largest employer in the Bronx, with 141 locations including 4 hospitals. UBA is part of Montefiores Department of Psychiatry, a national leader in promulgating empirically supported treatments. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package offered, as well as opportunities for advancement. Qualified F/T psychologists are eligible for a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Please e-mail a CV and letter of interest to Anita Jose, Ph.D. (Program Director) at email@example.com.