Services for the UnderServed, Inc (SUS) Clinical Director, NY START Program in New York, New York
In this role the Clinical Director will provide oversight and consultation on positive behavior and interaction supports while participating in recurring team meetings as part of the NYSTART Brooklyn team. The ideal candidate will develop positive behavior support and interaction plans as necessary for guests at the resource center who require more extensive safety measures. The Clinical Director will participate in discussions regarding resource center admissions and provide on-site consultation as needed for guests receiving center-based and/or mobile supports.
Provide oversight and consultation on positive behavioral supports and other written documents
Review all START related documentation and provide input
Provide training and consultation to staff, families and providers including ongoing organization and conducting of CETs
Assist START coordinators with preparation for START coordination certification
Participate in recurring team meetings as necessary
Develop behavior support plans as necessary for guests at the resource center who require more extensive safety measures
Participate in discussion regarding resource center admissions
Provide oversight of therapeutic groups/activities and onsite consultation as needed for guests receiving center based and/or mobile supports
Ph.D. in psychology and licensed by the state’s/province’s Psychology Board
OR Master’s degree in Mental Health or Social Work and licensed by NYS (LMHC or LCSW) with a minimum of 7 years clinical experience working with the IDD/MI population
Extensive experience in intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), specifically with people who have IDD and mental health and/or challenging behavior needs
Experience developing and implementing positive behavior support plans preferred
Must be a certified START coordinator or have the ability to complete the START coordination certification process within 6-12 months of hire
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.
External Company Name: Services For The Underserved, Inc.
External Company URL: http://sus.org/