4954A | Coordinator CCP
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Brooklyn, New York

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

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The Adolescent Mental Health Coordinator will function in an ACS borough office as the lead clinical consultant on mental health issues impacting families known to child welfare.


  • Provide case-specific consultations to ACS, Preventive Services and Foster care staff regarding Adolescent Mental Health issues
  • Provide training to ACS staff in adolescent behavioral assessment, , diagnosis and service planning
  • Complete required documentation of clinical consults, using ACS templates, within the requisite time frames
  • Maintain JB tracking log for requested and completed referrals
  • Follow up and/or check in with staff on consults as appropriate
  • Complete ACS statistical reports
  • Meet weekly productivity requirement
  • Outreach to CPS to generate referrals as needed
  • Work with Team Coordinator to conduct ongoing needs assessment in field office
  • Review and identify external resources for families in child welfare
  • Visit external resource linkages to ensure they are child welfare friendly and appropriate for families with adolescents
  • Participate in ERC, FTM, or other conferences as assigned in the borough offices, CBO, or home as needed
  • Where indicated and assessed, may have some level of direct family involvement with home / community visiting in conjunction with ACS / Child protective staff to model effective strategies for engagement, assessment and problem solving
  • In conjunction with the Team Coordinator and other consultant staff help develop a clinical team that provides coordinated consultation in cases where there is co-morbidity
  • Conduct focus groups and other linkages for assessment with ACS / Child protective, preventive or foster care staff regarding adolescent mental health issues, / information to assess training needs
  • In conjunction with the Team Coordinator create linkages with adolescent service providers for resource / information dissemination
  • Providing case-specific consultations may involve direct contact with clients, providing for a more informed consultation service
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master in Social Work, LMSW / LCSW OR Masters in Psychology with 2-4 years in the mental health field


  • Strong knowledge of mental health and related issues, with expertise in identifying and accessing high needs mental health services for older adolescents
  • Knowledge of the child welfare system preferred
  • Domestic violence and / or substance knowledge helpful
  • Willingness to work the New York City Holiday schedule

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function : Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Employment Indicator : 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
  • Required Education : Master's Degree


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