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Careers at HELP USA

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home.  From our beginning in 1986 as a shelter for families in Brooklyn, we've expanded to become a national leader in the fight against homelessness.  We're one of the nation's largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors.  we've helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives.  

We envision a world where safe and stable housing is a starting point for everyone, because housing is the foundation for people to build better lives.

We hope you'll join our team and be part of making our vision a reality! 

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Clinician

Site/Program: ROADS
Location: Brooklyn, NY

About HELP USA

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. Weíre one of the nationís largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.

Position Overview

HELP R.O.A.D.S. is a comprehensive, non-residential individual and family safety program providing a variety of services designed to assist in empowering survivors of domestic violence, other crime victims, and their families.  As a clinician with HELP R.O.A.D.S., youíll report the programís Executive Director and provide empowerment counseling, therapeutic, and advocacy case management services to victims of domestic violence survivors and their children.  These services include: individual, family, and group counseling; risk assessment; safety planning; development of individualized parenting plans; advocacy; and other supportive services.  Your goal will be to help families achieve safety and long term stability and to address the effects of abuse, neglect, and trauma.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Providing empowerment counseling services for families Ė including advocacy, crisis intervention, and groups.

  • Completing clinical assessments and treatment plans.

  • Demonstrating competence in evidence-based modalities.

  • Developing effective relationships with families.

  • Facilitating appropriate clinical, therapeutic services as well as psycho-educational individual and group sessions, including parenting skills support groups.

  • Advocating for and assisting families and individuals in the negotiation of services through social service agencies.

  • Completing all appropriate paperwork, including case notes and reports, in a timely manner.

  • Participating in team and agency meetings, individual supervisory meetings, case conferences, and other meetings as requested.

Requirements

  • Masterís Degree in Social Work or a related field.

  • Minimum of one year relevant work experience providing counseling and supportive services to domestic violence survivors and their families.

  • Knowledge in the modalities of strength-based empowerment.

  • Experience facilitating support groups and workshops.

  • Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office applications. 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

 

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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