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Outreach is seeking a Part Time Family Therapist to work in the Outpatient Unit located in Bellport, Long Island. The Part Time Family Therapist is responsible for the delivery and implementation of family assessments, education and coordination of family services and referral services and serves as a member of the treatment team. The Schedule is Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; 19 hrs.
What You Will Do:
Provide family counseling and/or family therapy with adolescent clients and their family members.
Complete family assessments for clients in the adolescent track in the outpatient program.
Develop family-focused treatment plans with adolescent clients.
Develop and facilitate parent-education groups and activities as appropriate.
Provide individual sessions with clients and families as indicated.
Facilitate appropriate Chemical Dependency Education groups for clients and families.
Provide referrals to needed community-based services, which will support treatment goals and prevent dropout.
Maintain communication and teamwork with clinical staff to integrate and enhance clinical services.
Document activity and outcomes using acceptable measures and tools.
Actively participate in all meetings (i.e., staff meetings, case conference, team meetings and individual supervision) by being prepared utilizing problem-solving skills and providing appropriate feedback to team members.
Provide backup coverage in the event of other clinical staff absences.
Who You Are:
Advanced degree: CASAC, LMFT, LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, MHC LP, MSW LP or higher preferred, Limited Permit in LMSW, LMFT.
2-3 years of experience with substance abuse disorders
1-2 years of experience working with clients with co-occurring and mental health problems
1-2 years of experience working in an OASAS-funded facility a plus
Experience working with adolescents
Experience working in Outpatient treatment
Commitment to providing quality services and outcome-driven performance measures.
Excellent organizational management skills with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance clinicians, set and achieve program objectives.
Experience in family counseling and parenting
Strong networking and public relations skills with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders, populations, and cultures.
Action-oriented, adaptable, and innovative approach to program planning.
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
Experience with AVATAR electronic health records a plus.
Bilingual Spanish a plus
At Outreach, we enjoy a strong work-life balance, excellent benefits, and ongoing professional training. Our enthusiastic employees love what they do and the positive impact they make every day.
Our employees are the re ason Outreach ranks among the most respected health and human services providers in New York City and Long Island. In fact, we have been named one of the “Best Companies to Work for in New York” a total of nine times since 2010. Outreach embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.
Communities throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island turn to Outreach for a vast array of treatment and training needs. We customize our services to increase our access to a wide range of individuals and groups including Families, Justice System, Aspiring Professionals, EAPs/MAPs and Community Members. Outreach’s treatment services are licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and employ best practices in line with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services’ (SAMHSA) indicators of quality treatment.
An EEO employer, we enjoy exceptional workforce retention – many of our employees have been with Outreach for 10 years or more, some starting as part-timers and now working in full-time senior management.
Adding to our outstanding benefits, some members of Outreach’s clinical and professional staff may be eligible for student loan forgiveness and repayment plans for persons working in public service, education, and health care, including the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) Plan, or the New York State Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness (LSWLF) Program. Outreach’s NYC outpatient programs are also approved for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment program, for eligible clinicians.
Outreach embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.
Outreach Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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