Poughkeepsie - 086CL-MH (Full Time)
LMSW or LCSW, or MSW and license eligible. LMHC or MHC license eligible.
In addition, this position requires visits to locations not required to provide accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and candidate must be able to climb and descend stairs where necessary to accomplish position duties and responsibilities.
Astor’s Home Based Crisis Intervention program is seeking a social worker or mental health counselor who is looking for a dynamic, educational and rewarding environment. This position includes the unique opportunity to provide in-home assessment and treatment to children and their families. This position is also responsible for providing crisis intervention, assessment, family therapy and referral services for children 5 to 18 years of age. The clinician will work as part of a collaborative team and maintain consultative relationships with schools and other agencies directly involved with the assigned families. There are opportunities to receive on-going training in evidence-based practice including Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, clinical supervision, and opportunities to receive CEUs, if needed. Join our clinical team providing critical services to children, adolescents and their 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.