4 results for month: 11/2017


What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

Trauma is an experience that produces injury to the body or the mind as from violence or an accident. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, known as PTSD for short, is a collection of symptoms that can develop after experiencing a life threatening or violent trauma, or witnessing a life-threatening or violent trauma. These symptoms can develop immediately after the trauma, months, or years after the trauma and they can interfere with everyday life. Symptoms of PTSD Intrusive thoughts: thoughts of the trauma that make it difficult for you to think of anything else Flashbacks: re-experiencing the trauma in part of brief periods of time (seconds...

Client Care Coordinator/Licensed Social Worker (LMSW), New Broadway Family Shelter

As part of the DHS Division of Family Services and Thrive NYC new initiative, the Client Care Coordinator/LMSW will be responsible for the provision of and improved access to mental health services to assist families that are homeless residing in the New Broadway Residence, a DHS Family with Children Shelter managed by Harlem United.  Client Care Coordinators will assist the families as they navigate multiple systems and cope with the stressors and anxiety induced by homelessness.  Client Care Coordinators will be supervised by a LCSW so that they can obtain clinical supervision hours towards their certification. Education and Certification: ...

Behavioral Health Specialist, Prevention

The Behavioral Health Specialist (LMSW/MHC) will be responsible for engaging HIV-positive individuals with mental health and/or substance use disorders with the necessary biopsychosocial services to assure optimal health outcomes. The Behavioral Health Specialist will provide field and office based psychosocial assessments, mental health counseling, diagnosis, and assessment-based treatment plans, using the modalities of individual, conjoint (couples), and family therapy with mentally ill individuals, couples, and families managing substance use/dependence. The Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for providing mental health counseling to ...

Medical Office Assistant, Medical

Medical Office Assistant performs routine clinical and clerical work. The Medical Assistant anticipates provider and patient needs, follows prescribed procedures and maintains established standards in accordance to Harlem United Policies and Procedures. Education and Certification:  Medical Assistant Certification, Phlebotomy certification and CPR. To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@harlemunited.org.