Clinician J-Risc —
Poughkeepsie - CJ-MW (Full Time)
LMSW, MHC, LMHC, LCSW, MSW
Astor Services for Children & Families is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to work with a diverse group of adolescent youth who are involved in the Dutchess County’s Department of Probation Juvenile Justice/Juvenile Risk Intervention Service Coordination program (JRISC). The mission of JRISC is to reduce/eliminate the need for residential placement while supporting youth to remain in their communities and with their families. This position centers on evidence-based family therapy (Functional Family Therapy-FFT) in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team that provides additional strength-based comprehensive case management services. This position works with a small case load in order to provide more intensive family- and community-focused interventions. Extensive training in Functional Family Therapy leading to FFT certification is provided. CEUs are available. Salary has been increased to reflect the specialization of this position. Special interest or experience in working with adolescents, family therapy, and/or evidence-based models of counseling is preferred but not required
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.