Participates in the intake process to obtain information relevant to formulating a psychosocial evaluation and treatment plan goals.
Provides individual, group, couples and family psychotherapy to a caseload of clients. Caseload is comprised of multicultural clients ages 4 thru end of life with varying DSM-5 diagnoses and presenting with a range of clinical symptoms and behaviors.
Implements the treatment plan by providing psychotherapy interventions.
Leads psychotherapy groups of up to 12 clients/members.
Makes referrals to outside agencies/providers and community resources as appropriate for the clients.
Collaborates with outside professionals for the purpose of client care coordination, when appropriate.
Plans for client’s discharge from the clinic and/or aftercare.
Maintains appropriate case records on the electronic health record (EHR) and prepares other letters and reports as required.
Reports to the “State Central Registry of Child Abuse & Neglect” all cases of suspected child abuse or neglect.
Maintains consistent communication with the clinical supervisor, leadership team and other staff via use of technology (emails, voicemails).
Attends clinical supervision meetings weekly and as scheduled. Confers and consults with the clinical supervisor regarding ongoing care as well as emerging client problems.
Attends staff development trainings and workshops.
Attends staff meetings.
Other duties as assigned.
NYS Licensed Social Worker (LCSW or LMSW), Psychologist, Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT).
NYS Limited Permit in the above disciplines will be considered, contingent upon staff accruing clinical hours for licensure.
Knowledge working with mental illness in children, adolescents, and the adult population.
Electronic Health Record experience.
Comfort in using Microsoft Word, Email, Internet, and typing of documents.
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
Knowledge of developmental delays and disabilities in children and adolescents is a plus.
Ability to provide psychotherapy and/or crisis services to clients in need of mental health services.
Responsible, organized, and efficient. Able to work independently to meet deadlines and complete tasks.
Ability to perform in a team approach and accomplish multiple assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, and to listen actively.
Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to mulicultural clients who are diagnosed with a mental illness
Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Minette Psychotherapy staff members, outside professionals, clients, Federal, State, and City officials, and the general public.
Reports to the assigned Clinical Supervisor
Accountable to Mary Taveras-Garcia, LCSW-R and Madeline Maldonado, LCSW-R on matters of documentation, adherence to Minette Psychotherapy policies and procedures, and client complaints.
About the Company
Minette LCSW Psychotherapy Services, PLLC has over 20 years of experience in clinical work (evaluations, diagnosing, psychotherapy - individual/group/couples/family and clinical supervision. Specific treatment areas include depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD. We use evidenced based models such as CBT, motivational interviewing, and solution focused psychotherapy. We are also experts in evaluating and diagnosing developmental delays and autism in young children and working with families of children with developmental delays.