The NY START program offers training, consultation, therapeutic services and technical assistance to enhance the ability of the community to support eligible individuals and focuses on establishing integrated services with providers. Providing supports that help individuals to remain in their home or community placement is NY START’s first priority. Under the supervision of the START Team Leader, the START Coordinator is responsible for providing crisis support, linkages, outreach, and consultation services for individuals with a developmental disability and behavioral health needs.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.Responsibilities Participates in didactic trainings and additional trainings as required.Provides systemic consultation.Participates in national Center for START Services trainings and events.Prepares agendas and document outcomes for individual mentoring sessions held with Center for START Services.Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners.Assists with referrals for consultation and treatment as needed.Ensures the coordination of support meetings and crisis plan development for individuals with served through START.Participates in recurring meetings with START leadership, clinical team, and resource center program.Provides outreach visits to the individuals’ home, day, and vocational settings as needed.Uses the START Action Plan for case planning and strategizing.Develops Comprehensive Service Evaluations, Cross-Systems Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plans, intake/assessments, intervention and outcome plans for resource center admissions or inpatient hospital, admissions and any other applicable documentation of services provided. Qualifications Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other human service field required.2 years’ experience working with people who have IDD and mental health and/or behavioral health needs.Ability to work with complex systems and an interest in the population is essentialIndependent, organized, and effective oral and written communication are necessary.Experience working with families and individuals.Ability to complete START coordinator certification within 12 months following employment. Options Apply for this job onlineApplyShareEmail this job to a friendRefer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Application FAQs
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