The Parsons Child and Family Guidance Clinic is a fee-for-service comprehensive outpatient mental health service program for children/youth and their families. The program is licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health and accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, and located at 102 Hackett Blvd Albany, NY.
We are searching for a part time mental health professional (LMHC or LCSW) to work about 20 hours per week. The schedule for the position is variable, depending on the clincian and families on the caseload.
SERVICE TASKS :
Participation in a multi-disciplinary decision team.
Accept for treatment all cases as assigned
Provide therapeutic services to youths with emotional disturbance and their families using differential treatment modalities, primarily child-focused family treatment.
Provide a volume of direct service comparable to at least 60% of any workweek
Provide case management as indicated; collaborate and coordinate services with other providers.
Coordinate services with managed care providers and primary care physicians.
Complete all required documentation e.g. progress notes, psychosocial assessment, treatment plans in a timely manner
Complete any required reports to ensure insurance authorization for service provision is obtained.
Provide referral and collateral services as needed.
Provide training to agency staff as assigned and/or participate in Agency-wide committee(s)
Participate intake assessment and decision‑making.
Record and maintain case records according to Agency, COA, OMH, insurance, and DOH standards.
Education & Licensure
Masters degree in Social Work from a graduate school of social work accredited by CSWE.
NYS LCSW licensure preferred; will consider NYS LMSW with minimum of 2+ years direct practice experience.
Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs) also qualify
Experience, training, or education commensurate with working with children and adolescents with serious and persistent emotional disturbance required.
This position encompasses the required scope of practice, supervision and setting required for licensure as an LCSW and LMHC in New York State.