Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker

Location: South Kortright, NY, United States
Date Posted: 11-07-2017
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker for an available contract opportunity at a client facility.
Available Position:  Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker 

Work Location: Youth Leadership Academy, South Kortright, NY 13482.

Facility Information: The Youth Leadership Academy operates within the New York State Office Of Children And Family Services (ocfs) School District. The facility serves males between the ages of 13 and 17 who have been placed by New York State Family Courts as adjudicated juvenile delinquents. They have a small campus, consisting of two connected program/dormitory buildings and a gym.  There are three dormitories that house fifteen youth each.  A perimeter fence surrounds the two-acre facility grounds.  Physical conditioning stations inside the perimeter and a variety of rope courses, obstacles, trails and roads in the contiguous areas.

Period of Performance: date of hire until 11/01/2018

Work Hours: Full-time, with no overtime.

Services Provide to the Youth:             
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Prescriptive Programming
  • Value-Based Counseling in Self-Discipline, Affiliation, Self-Esteem and Self-Worth
  • Emphasis on Social Norms and Social Behavior
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) - Components of DBT are Skills Group (two hour per week), Individual Therapy (one hour per week), Skills coaching in the milieu and consultation team (meets weekly) 
  • DBT skills group modules:  Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness
Must hold a current license as a Social Worker in the State of NY.
Experience in mental health and/or substance abuse is rewired.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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