Clinical Service Provider
Sheltering Arms seeks a dynamic clinical professional to provide individual, family and group counseling
to youth (0-21) and their families. These therapeutic counseling services are part of an exciting new
initiative by New York State of an array of services, known as Children & Families Treatment & Support
Services (CFTSS). The intention is to help prevent the progression of behavioral health needs through
early identification and intervention, and can be for children/youth who may not yet have a diagnosis.
The goal is to correct or ameliorate problems with functioning or capacity for healthy relationships.
Services are designed to be unique, flexible and targeted while also being client and family focused.
Services are intended to be home/community based.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct evaluations/assessments of children/youth referred for CFTS services
Develop child/youth centered treatment plans with the input of child/youth/families
Provide ongoing clinical services to children and families – modalities of treatment can be
individual, family or group
Respond to and address crisis situations for recipients of these new services
Provide services in the location needed or preferred by the recipient (home, school, community)
Document all client services in electronic health record (EHR-MyEvolve)
Interface and collaborate with all Sheltering Arms programs and/or outside providers
Attend meetings related to CFTS services
Audit preparation as needed
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Competencies:
LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, Licensed psychoanalyst
Strong engagement skills
Knowledge of best practices for working with children and families
Experience in child welfare and/or mental health services to children and families
Self-motivated, self-starter, ability to work independently
Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Ability and willingness to travel throughout NYC and conduct home visits
Bilingual Spanish a plus
Shift: 35 hour work week