Social Worker (MSW) - Part Time

Westchester Institute for Human Development
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Social Work Position Summary:WIHD, located in Valhalla, NY seeks a part-time clinician (21 hrs/wk) to join Project IMPACT, an innovative, research-based program that provides in-home training and support to adults with an intellectual disability or history of significant learning disabilities whose children are at risk of foster care placement. Services are based on a curriculum that emphasizes in-vivo learning and modeling of over 21 parenting skills, including home safety, problem solving, and parent advocacy. Clinicians are assigned a small number of families so that there is opportunity to provide an intensive level of services.Qualifications:Interested applicants should have a Master's in Social Workminimum of two years experience in providing parenting/family training servicesfamiliar with the child welfare and disability systems.License in Social Work preferred.Car & driver's license required.*Multicultural & bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.Program/Company Information:The Westchester Institute for Human Development is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, serving over 10,000 children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs and their families living in Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley regions. WIHD has had a forty plus year partnership with individuals with disabilities, their families, and the community supporting health and wellness, independence, productivity, and inclusion through medical and clinical services, educational programs, and research. In fulfilling this mission, WIHD emphasizes programs and services that can best reach unserved and underserved populations. For almost 30 years, WIHD has partnered with the Westchester County Department of Social Services to deliver a continuum of services to children and families involved with the child welfare system.

Company Description:

Westchester Institute for Human Development is a leader in addressing major social and health issues affecting people with disabilities and vulnerable children. WIHD addresses major social and health issues by developing and delivering medical, clinical and support services to individuals, their families and caregivers. As one of only 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, WIHD creates better futures for these individuals through the creation and dissemination of innovative research, professional leadership education and best practices trainings. WIHD provides nearly 50 programs and services to families and professionals throughout Westchester County and the Lower Hudson Valley.