Criminal Justice Clinician

LICADD is looking for an LMSW/LMHC with experience in group facilitation to work as part of our criminal justice program. Clinician will be facilitating groups in both Yaphank and Riverhead Correctional Facilities, as well as providing follow-up services after individuals get released. 

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Provide group counseling services for adolescents and adults in the Correctional Facilities
  • Case management for former inmates to transition back into their communities
  • Provide follow up with former inmates
  • Provide psychoeducation and anger management counseling
  • Work closely with program supervisor to develop correctional facility based programming
  • Maintain records for services provided in the jail
  • Work closely with other team members on other criminal justice based programs
  • Provided clinical coverage in the office when needed
  • Provide supervision to master level interns
  • Advocate for clients
  • Handle Hotline calls from individuals and families in crisis
  • Other clinical duties as needed

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • MSW/MHC required; license or limited permit must be obtained by August 2019; LMSW preferred
  • Experience providing group facilitation to mandated clients.  Knowledge of substance use disorders expected.
  • Valid NYS Driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a motor vehicle that is properly registered and insured in NYS.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to recognize sound professional judgement in identifying and recognizing problems. Must be able to prioritize responsibilities, adapt to changing priorities, establish goals and effectively manage time to achieve goals and deadlines.
  • Verbal and written skills must be professional and really understood by diverse population. Ability to establish and maintain relationships with other employees, managers and the general public. Must be able to maintain a professional demeanor even when confronted with difficult and emotionally charged situations.
  • Must be able to work in a busy, multi-task, deadline-orientated environment and complete assignments independently. Must be sensitive to the various cultural backgrounds of clients, co-workers with whom there is contact during the course of performing the responsibilities of the position

Schedule:

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week.