Organization Overview: Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area, from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need.
Mental Health Therapist is responsible for assuring the continuing delivery of relevant quality mental health services to youth in the NSP facility. Individual, group, and family therapy services will be provided according to best clinical practice, utilizing DBT principles within the context of the Integrated Treatment Model, as well as informed by the Think Trauma Model. The MHT provides a link between the team and outside support MH services such as psychiatry, Creative Arts Treatment and Substance Abuse services, and assures accurate and appropriate flow of information. The MHT participates in weekly treatment team meetings, as well as in Family Treatment Conferences, and facility community meetings.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to complete all standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/fax/printer/copy machine, and the ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30lbs. Must be able to travel from the various locations and sites of Sheltering Arms.