The Family and Child Health Administration (FCH) is a division comprising of the Office of School Health (OSH), the Bureau of Maternal Infant & Reproductive Health (BMIRH), the Bureau of Early intervention (BEI) and FCH Administration. OSH promotes the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in New York City. Services to students include management of chronic health problems, preventive health screenings, urgent care, medication administration, preventive counseling and health education.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
--Oversee and facilitate consulting in 10-school campuses.
--Mentor school administrators to support effective leadership at the intersection of social, emotional, and academic issues.
--Provide consultative support to school support staff on clinical assessments and interventions.
--Provide technical assistance in identifying qualified mental health providers and partners to establish referral network/linkages with outside agencies for both schools and DOE staff.
--Train school staff about mental health and community-based resources in their borough and how to utilize appropriate community alternatives to the E.
-- Provide presentations, workshops, and trainings to school community as needed.
--Help develop and strengthen schools' referral networks and relationships with "qualified" providers by providing school support staff with referral criteria, protocols that assure appropriate and timely interventions for mental health.
--Co-design & co-implement training & effective outreach for principal education, buy-in, and value, for mental health services in schools.
--Track and follow up on all requests for technical assistance; Build on existing DOE, DOHMH, and other NYC resources to address emotional needs of students.
--Provide presentations, workshops, and trainings to school community as needed; Advise schools during emergency and crisis situation sand facilitate communication and collaboration with BFSC.
--Connect schools to key city, community and other relevant resources necessary to support high risk schools and/or students.
--Act as a to lead School Mental Health Services representative at the school and have ability and interest in being the face of School Mental Health Services within the school building; and implement philosophy and objectives of program.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and either: 1. A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university in the school of social work, or 60 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in social work, psychology, health, rehabilitation, public health, psychiatric nursing or special education; plus one year of full-time, satisfactory experience providing direct care in a social, psychiatric, health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities or substance abuse/chemical dependency/alcoholism agency or in the administration of a program providing direct care as described above, or as a consultant on program planning or evaluation for such services; or
2. A Master's degree of at least 30 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health, special education, psychiatric nursing, counseling, human services, health, rehabilitation, public administration, or business administration; plus two years of experience as described in "1" above.
--Knowledge of best practices in school climate and SEL support
--Experience providing consultation and technical assistance to peer and non-peer audiences
--Ability to coordinate and collaborate with diverse groups of professionals across multiple department and organizations to achieve unified, consistent practices
--Ability to travel and transport materials
--Ability to multi-task, manage time and think critical.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 299431, 294022 and/or 294018.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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