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 clients on an individual and family basis. S/he will offer Overdose Prevention training to all family members accessing Family Counseling. The BHS will also offer Group Counseling Group services. The BHS will offer services both at mobile sites and in the office. As the mobile sites are co-located with the Harlem United mobile medical unit, which has a Buprenorphine provider, the BHS will work closely with the provider to connect eligible and ready clients to Buprenorphine treatment. Candidate must be willing to work up to 75% FTE in the field. Valid Driver’s License required.
Education and Certification: Required: Master’s degree in clinical social work or mental health counseling. Three years experience in direct clinical practice with marginalized populations. Desired: Undergraduate degree, Psychology, Mental Health, Social Work, or related field
To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org