A day-treatment program for severely emotionally disturbed children, ages 5 to 13, who are able to live at home or in a community residence, but require therapeutic and special education services.
Coordination of all services for clients, including weekly therapy, various case mgmt. responsibilities including: waiver service programs, emergency room staff, acute care hospital staff, pharmacies, attorneys, teachers, psychiatric providers, mental health clinics, ACS, etc.; maintaining weekly contact with clients' parents/caregivers; monthly meetings, on site, if possible; Liaison between program and clients' family members, and relevant community members; Develop, monitor, and report on treatment plan goals every 90 days; Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessment for each client upon admission; Engage in discharge planning for day treatment clients (coordinating outpatient mental health services for clients being discharged, completing accurate discharge summaries); Compose daily/weekly client progress notes; Other responsibilities as needed; attend and actively participate in weekly supervision with field instructor; attend and actively participate in weekly "rounds" with school staff to discuss cases; Attend and actively participate in monthly clinical department meetings; Co-lead weekly client groups (with staff therapist); write weekly group notes
*Internship will run from September 2020-May 2021
*2nd year MSW student required
*Clinical MSW student required
*Mondays are required for this internship
*Spanish speaking a plus
*Students of color strongly encouraged to apply
Only 1 Position available!
Where the opportunity will occur
Where the Opportunity will occur
5050 Iselin Avenue
Bronx NY, 10471