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Clinical Social Worker- School Based (Pro- rated)

As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.

The Clinical Social Worker provides mental health services to children and their families utilizing a variety of treatment modalities on-site at Satellite School location. In this role, you will provide case management as linkage referrals, as needed, and maintain appropriate documentation of all services rendered. You will provide services to clients during school hours (5 days a week for 10 months). You have an awareness of and respect for diversity of culture, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation. This position is pro-rated to follow the Board of Education's 10-months school calendar.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Provide mental health services to a caseload of clients in individual, group, collateral, and family modalities
  • Accept referrals from school social workers, guidance counselors and whomever principal deem appropriate
  • Utilize computerized treatment systems (AWARDS) for all aspects of client record-keeping/charting
  • Coordinate intake evaluations
  • Write daily progress notes, treatment plans, and quarterly treatment summaries for all individuals on caseload
  • Develop measurable treatment goals with an action plan and completion time frame on a quarterly basis
  • Provides emergency coverage on a rotating basis, to current clients as per program policy guidelines
  • Record billable and non-billable visits/services daily
  • Fulfill all documentation required by program and Department of Education for funding purposes
  • Participate in weekly case conferences and supervision
  • Participate in community-building activities and encourage participants to support these activities
  • Ability to provide services at the Consultation Center or with the CFTTS program when school is closed

What We Are Looking For:

  • You have a LMSW/LCSW and experience working with children / youth and families.
  • You have 1+ years of post-graduate experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership, including effective decision-making and problem-solving experience
  • You thrive in a busy environment and able to shift gears when needed.
  • A huge plus if you are bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Mandarin
  • You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why you should join our team:

  • You're part of a mission-driven organization that empowers and advocates for the community
  • 20 days of vacation, 2 personal days, and 12 sick days
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Commuter Benefits
  • 403b retirement plan with up to 6% match

Salary: Mid 40s, plus generous benefits

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to APPLY 

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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