Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Therapeutic Support Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/26/2021 12:47 PM)
ID
2021-3483
# of Openings
2

Overview

Care with me in mind. 

 

Our mission is to help individuals achieve their highest level of capability and increase opportunities for their future success. We are committed to person-centered, family-focused services. We serve children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, children experiencing mental health challenges, children who cannot remain at home and require foster care placement and children who are Unaccompanied Refugee Minors who come to the United States from around the world and whose lives have been torn apart due to conflict and oppression.

 

Employees working at Toomey Residential and Community Services can enjoy these benefits: 

 

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competative Insurance Benefits

Paid Trainings

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion

Responsibilities

Toomey Residential and Community Services is seeking a behavioral health professional to join our expanding Children and Family Treatment and Support Services team serving children/youth, ages birth to 21, and their families in Onondaga County.  

  

Responsibilities 

 

  • Provide children and families with supportive counseling and psychoeducation in regards to mental health diagnoses and treatment 
  • Provide rehabilitative supports and crisis management and avoidance services as necessary 
  • Carry full caseload and provide services consistent with agency productivity standards  
  • Develop and implement strengths-based treatment plans and conduct reviews to monitor progress 
  • Complete and maintain all required documentation in a timely manner in the Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Maintain client confidentiality 
  • Work collaboratively with other staff and outside service providers 
  • Make referrals as needed 
  • Attend supervision and staff meetings 

Qualifications

A Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or a related human services field and one year of related experience with Children's mental health, substance abuse, and/or foster care,  

OR   

Bachelor degree with 3 years of experience in children’s mental health, addiction, and/or foster care/child welfare/juvenile justice   

 

Successful completion of the required credentialing process including criminal background check, and State Central Registry clearance. Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, knowledge of best practices working with children and families and demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Valid N.Y.S. Driver’s License with reliable transportation 

 

Toomey Residential and Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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