Behavioral Health Specialist —
Poughkeepsie - BHS-TL (Full Time)
The serving Youth in the Community Program SYNC-N is seeking Behavioral Health Specialists (BHS) to provide behavioral support for youth ages 0-21 in a variety of home and community-based settings. The BHS teaches social, interpersonal, and daily living skills to help stabilize the youth in their community settings in collaboration and partnership with families, school, and other service providers. The BHS must be available weekends and after school hours to accommodate the needs of the families.
Benefits for Full Time employees:
- 4 weeks paid vacation annually;
- 12 paid holidays, 4 personal days;
- 1 sick day per month, accruable to 150 days;
- Fully paid individual LTD and life insurance;
- Eligible for participation in agency medical and dental plan both individual and family, with small employee contribution.
Working at Astor:
“Astor Services cares about your safety, and the safety of the children and families that we serve. We follow all NYS and CDC COVID-19 guidelines.”
Astor Services for Children & Families is a community based, non-profit organization that provides children’s mental health services, child welfare services, and early childhood development programs. Astor serves children and families in New York State’s Mid-Hudson Valley region and the Bronx.
Through a wide variety of premier quality education and mental health services, Astor provides support for pre-schoolers, children with behavioral and emotional health problems, children at risk of placement in foster care, and families that need assistance in developing the skills necessary to raise their children in an environment filled with increasing challenges. Astor currently serves thousands of children each year through its prevention, early childhood, special education, community behavioral health and residential treatment programs.
Many children in our communities struggle with emotional and psychological problems that make it difficult for them to experience the simple everyday pleasures of being a child.
ASTOR is there for them.
Many families, overwhelmed by financial, emotional and cultural challenges, need additional resources and support to be able to give their children a healthy, happy childhood.
ASTOR is there for them.
Astor Services does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or age in its programs, activities, or employment.