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Albany Methadone

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)  Albany, NY  : 1/12/2024
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Job Category:

Albany Methadone

Position Type:

Full Time Union


Under the supervision of the Program Director, the License Master Social Worker at Alba De Vida is responsible for the provision of short and long-term psychotherapy to a caseload of psychiatrically diagnosed individuals within the integrated outpatient treatment program. This position is located in Albany, NY. The salary offered is 66K/Annually.



  • Evaluates and provide therapeutic interventions for adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Assessments performed with complete formulation, differential diagnosis, treatment, and safety planning.
  • Provides individual therapy and group services rooted in evidenced based practice.
  • Works as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and practices client-centered and holistic care.
  • Communicates effectively with clients, collateral contacts, outside agencies, referring agencies, and/or outside providers as needed for continuity of care.
  • Maintains appropriate and timely documentation of clinical services and related clinical contacts in accordance with OMH and OASAS regulations and organizational expectations.
  • Performs clinical, compliance, and administrative duties as instructed.
  • Assist in the development of Evidenced Based Practices Group Curriculums in collaboration with the team.
  • Assist in the creation or enhancement of group curriculums for new or upcoming group cycles.
  • Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and workshops, to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Provide clinical/task supervision for agency interns MSW, MHC, and BSW.
  • Conduct seminars and training for other clinical staff on various mental health diagnoses.
  • Facilitate interdisciplinary treatment teams and case conferences to determine client care and treatment planning.
  • Provide crisis intervention on a needed basis.

EDUCATION AND REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                              

  • 3+ years of previous relevant experience in Social Work experience in a Mental or Behavioral Health environment required
  • Master's Degree in Social Work or an equivalent related field required
  • Current and unrestricted LMSW- NYS Licensure
  • COVID-19 vaccination required
  • S. I. F. I preferred (Seminar in Field Instruction)
  • Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and discretion.
  • Must be able to multi-task with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate both verbally and in written form.
  • Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.



*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*


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