Sunday, November 9, 2014

Mental Health Counselor (NY)

Job description

Four (4) positions available:
  • JVL Wildcat Academy Charter School: Downtown NYC
  • JVL Wildcat Academy Charter School: Bronx, NY
  • The Renaissance Charter School: Jackson Heights, Queens
  • New Dawn Charter High School: Brooklyn, NY
Job Description
The majority of time will be spent providing mental health counseling to high school students (individual and group sessions). Implements counseling strategies for high needs students, including Aggression Replacement Training and Creating Lasting Families. Provides case management to students and parents.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Provide mental health counseling to high school students.
  2. Serve as a liaison between and among schools, families, and social service resources.
  3. Make appropriate referrals of students/families to public or private community resources for assistance and work cooperatively with those resources.
  4. Administer appropriate staff development for school based staff.
  5. Provide social work counseling or social group work services to students.
  6. Provide consultative support services to school personnel.
  7. Conduct parent curriculum, Creating Lasting Family Connections.
  8. Conduct Aggression Replacement Training (ART) to at-risk students. ART certification training will be provided by employer.
  9. Facilitate anti-stigma campaign at respective school site.
  10. Participate in project staff meetings and in project planning, monitoring, evaluations, and staff development activities.
  11. Perform any related tasks designated by the Project Director.

How to apply

Full Time 12 month assignment. THESE ARE TEMPORARY POSITIONS FOR THE DURATION OF THE GRANT (12/2014 - 8/2017). All required documents must be attached to your application file. Applications missing any of the required documents will be screened out.
  • Copy of valid NY license and certification.
  • Letters of Recommendation (2 current signed letters).
  • Resume
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