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Promesa- Intensive Mobile Treatm

Behavioral Health Specialist  Bronx, Ne  : 9/15/2023
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Job Category:

Promesa- Intensive Mobile Treatm

Position Type:

Full Time Union


Under supervision of the Program Director, the Behavioral Health (BH) Specialist is responsible for the  provision of short- and long-term psychotherapy to Intensive Mobile Treatment consumers. The BH  Specialist will also conduct comprehensive assessments upon consumer intake and provide crisis  intervention services as needed. The salary range is $70K-$90K/Annually.

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to collect demographic information and assess medical, mental health, and substance use conditions. *
  • Administer criminogenic/violence risk assessment upon intake. * Work collaboratively with clients to develop a person-centered, strengths-based Individual Service Plan (ISP) that establishes treatment and support goals and determines the services needed to achieve them. *
  • Maintain contact with clients, meeting each client weekly for individual mental health counseling, either at Promesa's site in the Bronx or another private location in NYC. *
  • Conduct group psychotherapy sessions at Promesa's Bronx site weekly for IMT clients * Communicates effectively with client, collateral contacts, outside agencies, referring agencies, and/or outside providers as needed for continuity of care. *
  • Provide crisis intervention on as needed basis, either via telephone or in-person * Participate in grant related workshops and trainings * Participate in daily IMT staff and organizational meetings *
  • Practice according to the principles of recovery oriented and trauma informed service delivery

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling, criminal justice, or other health and human services related field required *
  • NYS licensed LMSW or limited permit LMSW preferred * CASAC credentialed preferred *
  • 3+ years' experience in social work, with expertise serving those with mental health conditions, substance use disorder, and/or histories of homelessness required 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish); ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing 
  • Excellent time management, organization, motivation, team-oriented, communication, and computer skills, including Microsoft Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, and the internet.

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*

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