social worker - paam
CCHP is seeking a social worker for its PAAM program, to be part of an interdisciplinary staff caring for individuals and families with substance use and related problems.
The Pregnant Addicts and Addicted Mothers Program, PAAM, was among the first in the nation to offer truly comprehensive care to heroin-addicted women and their families. The overall goals are for each woman to curtail substance abuse; receive physical and emotional health care; improve economic self-sufficiency; be an able parent; and, if pregnant, deliver a healthy baby. An individual service plan is developed to meet the specific needs of each woman. Women are encouraged to enroll with the knowledge that services are designed specifically for women.
Responsibilities include individual counseling, group therapy, treatment planning, vocational services, and case management.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred (but not required)
- At least one year of experience
- Requires a valid NYS LCSW or LMSW degree
Position is part of team practice model which also includes internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing & psychiatric services. Academic affiliation with New York Medical College.
Excellent benefits package including medical & dental Insurance, 22 days paid annual vacation & TIAA-CREF retirement plan.