The Clinical Coordinator will be working with Young Adults, ages 18-24 who have a serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance. The positon requires the Clinical Coordinator to possess expertise managing clinical issues including substance use disorders, mental health and cognitive disabilities. The ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds and be responsible for providing specialized assessment of Young Adults educational, psychological and social needs. This role will engage in collateral visits with health, educational and vocational professionals, develop groups, and evidence based practice interventions and approaches for the population.
One of goals of the program will be aimed at providing innovative and unique services to individuals coming NYS licensed residential treatment facilities (RTFS), state psychiatric facilities or have recently left the foster care system. The Young Adults will need to have the ability to live independently in the community if provided with supportive services or would otherwise be at-risk of street or sheltered homelessness if discharged to a non-supportive housing environment.
Maintain healthy relationships with the young adults, mindful of boundaries and mutual respect.
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Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays