Posted: Feb 6, 2024

Socio-Therapist- TFFC

Abbott House - Irvington, NY
Salary: $31,000.00 - $33,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2023

Job Summary:

The Socio-Therapist provides crisis intervention and group programming in the community to children who are placed in the Treatment Family Foster Care.

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing therapeutic recreational group outings for children participating in the TFFC program.
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed.
  • Participates as a TFFC team member in all planning meetings for the children of her/his caseload.
  • Make one face-to-face contact with the children weekly
  • Transports children for various purposes, using agency or personal vehicle.
  • Responsible for the completion of progress notes and other paperwork responsibilities in Connections within 72 hours of contact.
  • Work collaboratively with TFFC team to develop behavior plans and interventions.
  • Responsible for working with TFFC foster parents in a supportive and 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 compassionate, organized, self-motivated, driven, flexible and responsive are critical attributes to being successful in this role.

  • You have at least a Bachelor's Degree OR an Associate's Degree with experience in working with emotionally challenged children in the community.
  • You have excellent communication and writing skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $31,000.00 - $33,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance