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Trinity Health Licensed Mental Health Counselor - Samaritan Hospital - Crime Victim Services in Troy, New York

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift

Description:

If you are looking for a full time position, this could be your opportunity. Here at Albany Memorial, an affiliate of St. Peter's Health Partners, we care for more people in more places than one.

Position Highlights:

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

    What you will do:

The LMHC/LMSW is responsible for providing services to child and adolescent victims/survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking, and other violent crimes, and to secondary victims of crime. These services will be primarily school-based and will include: counseling/therapy, advocacy, accompaniment through the criminal, family, and civil court proceedings, and assistance with completing New York State Office of Victim Services compensation claims. This position is based out of the main offices of the St. Peter’s Crime Victim Services – Support and Advocacy Program at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, however significant travel to affiliated schools will be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide supportive services, including but not limited to crisis intervention, counseling/therapy, advocacy, compensation assistance, criminal justice and civil legal assistance, and support groups to victims/survivors of crime in collaboration with local schools.

  • Travel to offer services to students within local schools.

  • Assist with staffing the programs 24-hour hotline (minimum of 4, 12-hour shifts per month).

  • Collaboration with Law Enforcement agencies, as needed.

  • Perform outreach and build relationships with school staff.

  • Collaboration with the New York State Office of Victim Services staff, as necessary.

    What You Will Need:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling is required. Experience working with children and adolescent is preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system and Family Court process is preferred.

  • Excellent writing skills, public speaking, and proficiency are required.

  • Reliable transportation is required to meet with clients at school locations, to attend any required meetings, and to provide education/outreach programs.

  • New York State Certified Sexual Assault Counselor (or be willing to apply for certification with appropriate training provided by our department).

  • Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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