Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Psychotherapist (Full-Time) Better Beginnings

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/27/2023 4:26 PM)
# of Openings
Counseling Services


Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


The Better Beginnings Psychotherapist will provide professional psychotherapy and case management services.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide psychotherapy with the participant in the home, office and community as appropriate.
  • Provide prescriptive treatment including family, marital, individual and group psychotherapy by assessing, creating, and implementing therapeutic plans to assigned clients.
  • Collaborate with other service providers and make referrals as needed to appropriate complimentary services.
  • Complete and submit all required written documentation according to program mandates.
  • Maintain caseload according to program standard.
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times.
  • Attend and participate in all mandated program activities.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities of Onondaga County policies and procedures.

Starting Salary $30/hour. Non-Exempt Level - 35 hours/week


Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: Master's degree in Marriage & Family Therapy or Social Work required with up to two (2) years experience providing therapeutic mental health services to adults, young children, and/or families.


Skills/Abilities:  Basic computer skills; specialized training or coursework related to position.


Licenses/Certificates/Clearances:  Professional/Provisional license or permit in Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or Mental Health Counseling.  Valid NYS Driver's License, Clearance from the NYS Child Abuse Registry.  Clearance from the Office of Mental Health.


Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Mobility sufficient to drive to and participate in meetings at client’s homes and/or community facilities which may not meet Federal accessibility standards for disabled individuals. Mobility sufficient to work in an office environment. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office equipment including machines.


Required Trainings: VIRTUS, Corporate Compliance, Core Updates.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, the elimination of poverty and injustice; and helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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