Provides in home treatment for depression to clients in PEARLS program, utilizing PEARLS model of care. Provides education, encouragement and support to individuals who screen positive; schedules individuals for in home treatment. Coordinates effective communication between the team members to ensure appropriate referral and linkage to the full array of necessary physical and behavioral health services to guarantee the patient receives the ultimate benefit. Works under general direction. Licensure: Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Psychologist required. Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Education: Master's degree or higher in Psychology, Social Work, or related field required. Experience: Minimum of one year of professional experience in providing mental health treatment required. Experience working with older adults required. Effective oral/written/interpersonal communication skills required. Experience with CBT models of treatment preferred. Computer fluency preferred. Experience providing field based services preferred. Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs.
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Countries. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost effective healthcare in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 44,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.