Family Services of Westchester (FSW) provides mental health and social services that strengthen and support families, children and individuals at every stage of their lives. With 50 innovative program, FSW serves 30,000 individuals annually in Westchester County, New York.
Founded in 1954, Family Services of Westchester is a private, nonprofit, non-sectarian social services agency.
Family Services of Westchester (FSW) is looking for CFTSS Coordinator for our Community Support Services/Programs located in White Plains, NY.
POSITION TITLE: CFTSS Coordinator
The CFTSS Coordinator is a new and developing position with FSW’s Community Support programming. The coordinator will be part of the Child and Family Treatment and Support Services team providing supervision/leadership, support, direct CPST Services and social skills building for children between the ages of 5-21 who are struggling with serious emotional disturbance (SED). CPST services are goal-oriented supports and solution-focused interventions intended to address challenges associated with a behavioral health need and to achieve identified goals or objectives from the child’s treatment plan. CPST is a face-to-face intervention with the child/youth (required), family/caregiver or other collateral supports. CFTSS Coordinator will hold a caseload as required by director. CFTSS Coordinator will supervise CPST, FPSS, and YPSS Staff.
STATUS: Permanent/Full Time
SUPERVISED BY: Director, Community Support Services/Programs
PURPOSE: To work within a team, providing supervision/engagement during scheduled activities for SED children in our programs – varied flexible hours available weekdays after school, weekends (Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday daytime), school vacations and summer break.
- Work within a team, providing supervision/engagement during scheduled activities for SED children in our programs – varied flexible hours available weekdays after school, weekends (Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday daytime), school vacations and summer break.
- Submit the mandatory program forms, log reports, petty cash records, and progress notes daily
- Management of staff Schedules and Progress notes are entered in the CareLogic, electronic health record database.
- Manage all referrals and recommendations for CPST/FPS/YPS Services
- Work in partnership with PSR Coordinator re: PSR Referrals and any Shared Caseload/Clients
- Work in partnership with the Youth Forum program to; maintain weekly group sessions, assist in YPS training/development, and build YPS peer support staffing.
- Work in partnership with program leadership to manage and support OLP (Therapists) with completion of progress notes/documentation, managing referrals, and other program tracking/documentation needs.
- Accountable for per diem staff, their productivity, and timeliness of all documentation.
- Be a part of support circle for children, including additional supportive contact
- Facilitate and plan wrap around/network meetings when needed.
- Hours for this position are non-traditional and require flexibility in response
- Must meet with supervisor as requested; and attend weekly/monthly staff meetings
- Submit your schedule/productivity weekly to program supervisor
- Perform any other assignments and/or directives from program leadership.
· Flexibility and willing to work occasional weekends/special events
· Maintain FSW agency vehicles cleanliness and document vehicle usage and maintenance needs..
· This position may require use of personal vehicle with reimbursement for mileage.
- Minimum 21 years old
- Experience with the SED population required. Experience working with children in a recreational or educational setting strongly preferred
- Initial orientation and supervision as well as training sessions are required.
- Mandated Reporter training required
- Cultural humility, including awareness & sensitivity
- Ability to set boundaries and limits, to work collaboratively with others, and to communicate information clearly in a strength-based, sensitive way, both orally and in writing
- Ability to connect with people (specifically caregivers and young people), recognizing and building on their individual strengths.
- Consistency and dependability – being responsible to meet obligations and honor commitments
- Have a great sense of humor
- Master’s in Social Work; Mental Health Counseling or Related Field (required)
- Training in an evidence-based practice. For example: Trauma Systems Therapy (TST); Functional Family Therapy (FFT); or Multisystemic Therapy (MST) (required)
- Minimum five years’ experience in children’s mental health, addiction, and/or foster care
- Minimum three years in a supervisorial/management role
REQUIRED LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION:
- Professional Licensure; LMSW, LMHC (preferred)
- Valid Driver’s License (any state)
- COVID019 Vaccine is required
Family Services of Westchester is an equal opportunity employer.