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Social Services Provider


  • The Social Services Provider is a professional with a master’s degree who works as part of a team at the designated site. This role involves providing direct clinical services, such as individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and counseling, as relevant to the assigned program. The Social Services Provider also offers case coordination and therapeutic education services. Depending on the program director’s discretion, they may be responsible for training and supervising other staff. The Social Services Provider must deliver exceptional patient care and demonstrate compassion in all interactions, in alignment with the organization’s core values.


  • Deliver direct clinical treatment, including individual, family, and group therapies, and crisis intervention, to maximize the clinical response of each individual seen;
  • Provide services through a combination of in-person, telephone, and video formats as directed;
  • Conduct initial evaluations and identify significant impairments that require focused treatment planning and implementation;
  • Offer unscheduled and emergent services when necessary, for walk-in, open-access, and crisis clients, regardless of scheduled shift;
  • Provide services beyond the scheduled shift to meet the needs of acute walk-in, open access, and/or crisis clients;
  • Develop clear treatment strategies based on the specific needs of each consumer and present them as a formal treatment plan to the treatment team and consumer;
  • Provide clinical services and education in accordance with the treatment plan;
  • Document all evaluation and treatment processes to enhance patient care, facilitate effective treatment coordination, and ensure compliance with regulations;
  • Coordinate treatment with other behavioral health services, providers, probation, parole, and facilitate referrals for inpatient treatment to optimize care quality and effectiveness;
  • Participate in care planning and coordination meetings, and see individuals in immediate crisis when assigned to reduce emergency visits and/or inpatient admissions;
  • Engage in quality assurance and quality improvement activities;
  • Document all services in compliance with Federal/State regulations and policies;
  • Promote collaboration and teamwork by sharing information and responding to questions and requests from the rehabilitation team and other support providers;
  • Maintain client confidentiality and confidential health information;
  • Foster the growth and development of service recipients;
  • Provide clinical oversight and supervision to other clinicians, within the limits of the clinician’s license (e.g., LHMC, LCSW-R);
  • Participate in scheduled meetings;
  • Assist with the training of new staff members;
  • Achieve or exceed the current individual billable units of service requirement (currently 65%);
  • Perform additional assigned duties.


  • Master’s degree is mandatory;
  • LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW license is required;
  • Experience in providing direct clinical service to the population served by the assigned clinical program is highly preferred;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Effective time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and across disciplines and programs;
  • Knowledge of substance abuse issues, including signs and symptoms of alcohol and various drug abuse, intervention strategies, and awareness of associated medical concerns;
  • Proficiency in individual, family, and group therapy;
  • Broad clinical knowledge of psychiatric disorders and psychiatric diagnosis;
  • Capability to conduct clinical interviews and assess mental status;
  • Extensive proficiency in PC applications and electronic medical records is highly desirable;
  • Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license and have reliable transportation for local and regional travel.

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