NAC is currently seeking a Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor- QUEENS to join its Special Medical Prevention Program to serve families primarily in Queens and Brooklyn.
Our Prevention program delivers a range of clinical, case management, and supportive services to families who are child-welfare involved and caring for children diagnosed with chronic or complex medical conditions. The goal is for families to remain intact while ensuring caregivers receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, and mental health needs.
The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally responsive and committed to family preservation and resilience. This is a city-wide home and community-based program and the candidate must have the ability to work independently and flex their hours on weekdays to meet the needs of youth and caregivers. Our hybrid model supports work-from-home when staff are not in the field. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build relationships with underserved families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team comprised of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, case associates, education and resource specialists, and more!
NAC provides financial support for social work license (LMSW & LCSW) exam prep courses.
NAC is an approved provider of Continuing Education Credits for NY LMSW and LCSWs.
Description of Responsibilities:
Candidates receive credit toward NYS LCSW and LMHC licensing requirements. Free CEUs are available to licensed social workers (LMSW/LCSW) along with licensing prep courses for MSWs and MHCs who have completed probation.
Required Education and Experience:
How to Apply:
Please indicate in the subject line Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor- Queens when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. was founded on the principle of inclusion. We strive to create and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at all levels. It is not enough to serve; we must strive to dismantle oppressive policies and practices. Please read our full DEIB Statement here.
Every day, NAC’s team of social workers, nurses, doctors, therapists, education specialists, van drivers, and so many more, make a lasting impact on the lives of the children and families we serve. Watch our video below to meet the youth and families whose lives have been changed because of NAC’s work.