Clinical Psychologist or “R” LCSW Social Worker

Posted: 11/24/2019

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in psychology or Masters in Social Work from an accredited educational institution.
  • “R” Certification, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Minimum two years’ experience in human services field / prefer OPWDD experience.
Qualifications and knowledge:
  • Excellent verbal, written and active listening skills. 
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills.
  • Knowledge of all appropriate ethical, professional, and legal standards.
  • Understands and respects the unique needs of children and their families.
  • Knowledge of the NYS Department of Health (DOH), NYS education Department and NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) systems.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic and treatment services including occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, and special education. 
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.  Strong collaboration skills.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills, including a proactive approach to problem solving and the ability to make quick and independent decisions in response to changing conditions.
  • Demonstrates motivation to augment current level of knowledge and practice through participation in continuing education courses.
  • Demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for working with children and adults.
  • Demonstrate appropriate/professional interpersonal skills with agency personnel, children, and their families
  • Valid NYS Driver’s license.