Posted: Feb 6, 2024

Bilingual Clinician

Abbott House - Irvington, NY
Salary: $68,000.00 - $71,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2023

Job Summary:

Responsible for the preparation of goal-oriented diagnostic assessments, group counseling, staff training, and program enrichment. Will provide clinical guidance to the Case Managers and Youth Specialist staff and participate and provide expert/professional support in treatment team meetings concerning mental health issues and behavior management. They will also provide clinical guidance and professional support in treatment team that concern the welfare of the program youth.

About Abbott House:

Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley.

Duties & Responsibilities:·

  • Demonstrates the ability to assess each case and adapt service plan throughout the life of the case.
  • Demonstrates sound and productive counseling skills.
  • Documents all contacts appropriately in case record. Writes timely, clear and concise progress notes and other documents as required.
  • Screens for human trafficking concerns
  • Help young ones identify and screen prospective sponsors. Manages reunification process.
  • Provide youth with guidance on activities of daily living, including good personal hygiene. Provides guidance on positive behaviors, including household routines.
  • Establishes effective collegial relationship with Site Supervisor.
  • Effectively coordinates inter and intra-agency services to clients.
  • Attends meetings and otherwise monitors the provision and documentation of educational services.
  • Makes timely and appropriate referrals for medical services, health screening and mental health assessment of young persons.
  • Makes meaningful contributions to agency, departmental and unit programming.
  • Responds to client emergencies 24/7.
  • Develops sound working relationships with staff of outside agencies.
  • Demonstrates the ability to carry out the above responsibilities in a professional manner.
  • Any other related duties as required.

About You:

You are the ideal candidate if you are passionate about the social services field and empowering underserved communities. Being detail oriented, organized, driven, flexible and responsive are critical attributes to be successful in this role.

  • Master's Degree required (MSW, MA/MS, MMHC)
  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience in child welfare.
  • Knowledge of child welfare/child protective services.
  • Experience with Evidence-Based Models. Strong interest in working with children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds. Strong clinical, communication and presentation skills, including the ability to facilitate trainings.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English both written and oral required.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

What We Offer:

  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug and Vision Care benefits with premiums substantially paid by for employees, employee families and domestic partners
  • Generous vacation, holiday, sick time, and personal time off benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company paid life insurance and long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short-term disability and Workers Compensation benefits
  • Paid Family Leave Program
  • Employee Recognition Awards