Under the general supervision of the Team Leader/Program Director, the Behavioral Health Specialist I functions as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team. As part of the team with shared caseloads, the Behavioral Health Specialist I assists individuals who have serious and persistent mental illness in their personal recovery by engaging with them in their setting and developing a healthy working relationship. .
Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the NYS Education Department.
A minimum of two years clinical experience working with individuals with serious mental illness, substance use, homelessness and criminal justice involvement. Supervisory experience preferred.