The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. is seeking to fill the full-time position of Primary Clinician/Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator on the OnTrackNY team. The OnTrackNY Program is an innovative treatment program at South Beach Psychiatric Center Coney Island/Sheepshead Bay clinic. The program serves adolescents and young adults who are within two years of experiencing the onset of non-affective psychosis. The Primary Clinician/Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator will work 1.0 FTE as part of a small multidisciplinary team providing coordinated and assertive treatment in the earliest stages of illness. Duties and Responsibilities:In this role the Primary Clinician/Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator will:Recruit patients for program through community education and presentations at potential referral sources.Serve as primary contact person for referral sources.Establish and maintain database of referral sources with up-to-date contact information.Conduct telephone and in-person eligibility screening of patients referred to program.Refer patients ineligible for program to other appropriate community providers.Attend weekly team meetings.Participate in ongoing training and supervision.Rotate on-call responsibilities with other team members.Serve as the Primary Clinician for a subset of program participants.Serve as the point person for the participant and their family.Provide services in the community (off-site) as needed based on participant and family preferences.Conduct needs assessments.Engage in safety planning and wellness management planning with participants.Connect participants and families with the services and supports they need.Provide behavioral interventions and take an especially active role in the family support domain.Conduct clinical assessment to determine the participant’s level of social functioning and substance use via a shared decision making (SDM) framework.Provide Social Skills Training, Substance Abuse Treatment, Behavioral Activation, Coping Skills Training, and Psychoeducation.Provide Psychoeducation regarding first episode psychosis (FEP) and the goals of the OnTrackNY program.Provide supportive therapy.Develop and modify treatment using a shared decision-making process with clients.Work with participants and family for transition from the team to other services and supports and ensure stable links at discharge. Minimum Qualifications:Licensed Masters or Ph.D. in an appropriate field (social work, psychology, mental health counseling).At least 1 year of experience as a clinician providing recovery-oriented, community-based mental health services. Preferred Qualifications:Two or more years’ experience working with adolescents and young adults experiencing psychosis. In accordance with NYS Office of Mental Health regulations, RFMH employees are required to be fully vaccinated.Work Location: 626 Sheepshead Bay Road, Room 300, Brooklyn, NY, 11224To Apply: Submit an application through our website at: Please note, only applications submitted through our website will be considered. All applicants should include a cover letter with their application. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.
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