Adolescent Consultant

Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA Req #5
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Make a bigger difference


The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others. 

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness


The Adolescent Consultant will function in an ACS borough office as the lead clinical consultant on mental health issues impacting families known to child welfare. Providing case-specific consultations may involve direct contact with clients, providing for a more informed consultation service. Other specific responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

  • Provide case-specific consultations to ACS, Preventive Services and Foster Care staff regarding Adolescent Mental Health issues

  • Provide training to ACS staff in adolescent behavioral assessment, , diagnosis and service planning

  • Complete required documentation of clinical consults, using ACS templates, within the requisite time frames

  • Visit external resource linkages to ensure they are child welfare friendly and appropriate for families with adolescents

  • Participate in ERC, FTM, or other conferences as assigned in the borough offices, CBO, or home as needed


The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Consultants of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Master in Social Work, LMSW/LCSW or Masters in Psychology with 2-4 years in the mental health field

  • Strong knowledge of mental health and related issues, with expertise in identifying and accessing high needs mental health services for older adolescents
  • Knowledge of the child welfare system preferred
  • Domestic violence and/or substance knowledge helpful
  • Willingness to work the New York City Holiday schedule    

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Social Workers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
Location on Google Maps
  • Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA