In home Counselor


Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Provide in-person services to children and their families in their homes and communities to help improve child's functioning and management of behaviors and symptoms.   
  • Complete progress notes for each session and telephone calls.
  • Complete treatment plans in accordance with State and Managed Care Organization Guidelines. 
  • Coordinate with child's Care Managers or other providers, when needed. S
  • Submit work by deadlines and in compliance with funding regulations and the agency's Compliance Plan.
  • Deliver and document services using a strength-based and family-driven approach.
  • Assume other responsibilities assigned to support the operations of the program.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • MSW or related degree, at least 1 years' experience working with children with an emotional disturbance.
  • Knowledge of community resources and mental health diagnoses.
  • Valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history. Vehicle that is properly insured and registered in NY and is available to be used to conduct home visits and transport children to activities.

Schedule:

  • Per Diem, up to 19 hours per week. Flexible Schedule, will vary depending on families' needs.
  • Monday through Friday, afternoons and evenings; may include weekend hours.