Full Job Description
The Housing Works Inc. Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) Program is a collaboration between Housing Works and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) to provide court mandated, risk-need-responsivity services to jail-bound individuals 18 years of age and older who are involved in Manhattan criminal and supreme court systems. Under the supervision of the Managing Director and OASAS Director, the Clinical Coordinator will oversee the clinical operations of the MOCJ program primarily, including but not limited to, conducting intake assessments, providing recommendations and initial service plan for ATI eligible clients, conducting service plan reviews with clients, preparing and developing compliance reports to share with court-based staff, assist Supervision Specialist with mitigation services, and weekly service utilization reports. The Clinical Coordinator will have knowledge of evidence-based and risk-need-responsivity interventions, experience working with clients involved in the criminal legal system and knowledge of the NYC court system.
Primary: • Provides recommendations and initial service plan for potential clients • Conducts psychosocial intake assessment for mandated clients • Assist Supervision Specialist with pre-trial mitigation when necessary • Develop and share client compliance reports with court-based staff • Submit weekly service utilization reports to Senior Management • Provides clinical supervision and training to Case Managers and Peer Navigator • Provides direct observation and evaluation of support groups and evidence-based interventions, including Seeking Safety, SAMHSA Anger Management and other curricula utilized • Works collaboratively with MOCJ team to review and develop program curricula • Provides assessment, crisis intervention or group services as needed • Participates in monthly all-staff program meetings and case conferences • Maintains communication with Senior Management regarding program staffing and service delivery • Promotes Housing Works’ core values in day to day activities • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor Secondary: • Work collaboratively with court staff and the multi-disciplinary teams within the OASAS and Reentry Programs. • Provide culturally competent services in accordance to Housing Works policies and practices. Other functions that may be required with this position include: • Attend and participate staff meetings and trainings as scheduled. • Responsiveness to emails, texts and phone calls. • Participate in advocacy events and calls to action.
Master’s Degree Required. LCSW or LMSW licensure in New York State. The following are qualifications and requirements of the position: • Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, social services, or related field required; LMSW or LCSW licensure in New York State • Experience and knowledge of supreme and criminal court system • Direct experience working clients with mental health, substance use and other behavioral health needs • Minimum or 1-3 years supervising staff • Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, required The following additional competencies are viewed as important to success in this position: • Preferably bi-lingual in Spanish. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Excellent or proficient technical skills to perform tasks related to Microsoft Office, email and case management systems. • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the team. • Dependability and reliability to arrive and depart timely for scheduled shift. • Ability to frequently travel within the boroughs via public transportation and work from transient office locations including criminal and supreme courts and Housing Works clinic locations.
Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.