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Clinical Social Worker

Supervisor: Clinic Director or Assistant Clinic Director

Overview: University Settlement provides a comprehensive network of services to over 30,000 people of all ages living in the Lower East Side. Its broad network of activities includes adult literacy classes, mental health counseling and intensive case management; group and family day care; support services to the formerly homeless; after-school and summer camp for children and teens; a senior center and a credit union.


  • Provide individual, group and family therapy utilizing a variety of modalities including behavior modification, cognitive behavioral, insight-oriented, and supportive therapy to an ethnically and culturally diverse population, ranging in age from 5 years through late adulthood
  • Implement treatment plans
  • Maintain reports and clinical records in accordance with OMH/DOH&MH standards, ensuring compliance with requirements and program policies 
  • Facilitate intra/inter agency referrals 
  • Advocate for patients with other community based organizations and governmental agencies as indicated
  • Conduct home visits as necessary
  • Obtain and monitor managed care authorizations
  • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, training seminars and individual supervisory meetings
  • Demonstrated ability to engage clients and sustain treatment
  • Capacity to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Perform other duties as required by Clinic Director or designee


  • MSW degree
  • LMSW or LCSW
  • At least 3 years of post master clinical experience in a mental health setting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual - Spanish/English

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: mid 40s, plus generous benefits package

Send resume and cover letter to:
(No phone calls please)

University Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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