Full-Time Social Worker/Therapist (Bilingual preferred)

The New York Center for Children

The New York Center for Children is a private, nonprofit agency which provides free, comprehensive therapy services to children, adolescents and their families who have experienced child abuse, neglect, domestic violence or other trauma.  

 

Job Description:

  • Provide clinical treatment to children, adolescents and non-offending parents who have experienced abuse/trauma.
  • Facilitate therapeutic groups for children, adolescents and families.
  • Conduct training and educational workshops to outside agencies.
  • Keep up-to-date statistics, documentation and reports as required.
  • Conduct intake of new client referrals
  • Provide advocacy for children and families
  • Supervise one MSW intern when needed.
  • Facilitate relations between ACS, partner agencies and families as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • LMSW or LCSW required
  • Oral and written fluency in Spanish preferred
  • Two (2) years post graduate clinical experience in treatment and evaluation of children, adolescents and families.
  • SIFI certified or SIFI eligible preferred
  • Experience in working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Extensive knowledge of dynamics of child abuse, child development and family systems.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement and court systems as well as mandated reporting requirements.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently as needed.
  • Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to smcnamara@newyorkcenterforchildren.org. Please indicate Social worker/Therapist position in the subject line.