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Program Evaluator & Clinical Social Work Consultant

Company: West Nyack - THQ
Location: West Nyack
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

The Salvation Army is the largest non-governmental provider of social services in America. Every year, we help over 30 million Americans overcome poverty, homelessness, addiction, economic hardships, loneliness, and exploitation through a wide range of programs and services. We serve anyone in need who walks through the doors of one of our 7,500+ service centers in almost every ZIP code, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or citizenship. In 2021, The Salvation Army was ranked second in The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual listing of "America's Favorite Charities." If you want a career that inspires you and empowers you to make a positive difference in peoples' lives, we encourage you to apply today!

Based at our Eastern Territorial Headquarters in West Nyack, NY, the Program Evaluator & Clinical Social Work Consultant will serve as the Eastern Territory's social work expert and provides a variety of professional services and social work-related support to the field including, but not limited to, evaluating social services/ministries programs in accordance with The Salvation Army National Social Services Standards, provide written best practices, develop plans and timelines for programs to meet all required social service standards, review program policies and provide professional feedback and consultation on a variety of program areas including program proposals, support and implementation of appropriate program policies, staff wellness and professional development, general social work guidance and training relating to clinical social work and non-clinical social work-related subjects.

What We Offer The Program Evaluator & Clinical Social Work Consultant
Generous Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
TSA paid Life Insurance for Employees
Additional life insurance options for employees
On-site cafeteria
Paid Time Off - Vacation, Sick, Personal days
403(b) retirement savings plan
Non-contributory Pension Plan
Professional Development
Education Assistance
Free, on-site Fitness Center
Most federal holidays
Opportunities to give back and support our communities

Responsibilities

Program Evaluation and Certification
Lead a multidisciplinary review team to conduct social services/ministries program evaluations (consultations and pre-assessments) and certifications (full reviews) in accordance with the National Social Services Standards.
Prepare reports for review of the Territorial Social Ministries Secretary and presentation to the Mission Alignment Council, as appropriate and requested.

Clinical Social Work Consultation and Support, Education and Training
Provide consultation and program development to commands, city and corps centers for programs such as, housing programs, behavioral health programs, family and social service/ministry centers, children's residential programs, non-residential children's services, adult day care programs, case management services, food services, foster care programs, medical/dental clinics, disaster related social service programs and other social services/ministries programs as they emerge.
Provide consultation regarding clinical social work situations taking place in the field (relating to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - 5 th edition), and focusing on social work ethics and best practices.

Program Development and Capacity Building
Collaborate with the Divisional Social Services Directors to ensure the field has available training materials relating to clinical social work-related topics regarding onboarding and professional staff development.
Develop and make available appropriate social service/ministry data collection/organization tools, social services/ministry forms, evaluation tools, and program manual or similar templates to strengthen and support the services provided to Corps/units.

Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of experience in social services administration or 7 years in case management.
Achieved and maintain NYS License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) in accordance with NYS regulations.
Comprehensive knowledge of all housing programs.
Prior experience with HUD funded programs is preferred.
Ability to read, write and communicate proficiently in English, Spanish a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires public speaking and heavily weighted with written reports.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete records, reports, correspondence.
Proficient in computer operations, specifically Microsoft Office.
Plan, conduct and/or participate in workshops and other staff training events (National, Territorial, CFOT and Divisional), as requested and/or assigned.
Train and prepare National Social Standards Review Teams to conduct program evaluations of Salvation Army programs.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.--------

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Keywords: West Nyack - THQ, Paterson , Program Evaluator & Clinical Social Work Consultant, Healthcare , West Nyack, New Jersey

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