• Youth ACT Mental Health Professional

    Youth ACT

    *Signing Bonus of $3,000 available for this Position*

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a Full-Time Youth ACT Mental Health Professional position.  

    ICAN’s Youth Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a program designed to address the significant mental health needs of youth ages 10 to 21, who are at risk of entering, or returning home from, high end services, such as inpatient settings or residential services, through the use of a multi-disciplinary team.

    The Mental Health Professional is responsible for providing treatment to children and their families to support identified treatment goals and targeted service interventions. The Licensed Mental Health Professional will address the clinical needs of the children and the complex needs of the entire family unit. Will adhere to and promote the philosophy and mission of the company by performing the following duties.

     The annual salary generally ranges between $64,000-$66,000. This range is an estimate based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

    Please make sure to apply for this role - even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications. We welcome your application and would, in particular, like to know what about the role and our organization interested you.


    • Provide case contacts, which include home visits. Complete assessments, provide individual/family/group therapy, treatment planning, monitoring and crisis management.
    • Address the clinical needs of the children and the complex needs of the entire family unit. Treatment interventions utilized by this team member must be individualized to the child and family, as well as evidence-based.
    • Assist with providing therapeutic communication and interactions with youth/families for the purpose of alleviating symptoms or functional limitations associated with a child/youth’s behavioral health diagnosis, reversing or changing maladaptive patterns of behavior, encouraging personal growth and development, and supporting the child/youth’s capacity to achieve age–appropriate developmental milestones.
    • Provides crisis response, which includes a rotating on call schedule amongst the ACT team members.
    • Participation in daily morning team meetings and bi-weekly supervision.
    • They must successfully complete the required ACT Institute trainings as well as obtain and maintain CANS certification
    • Professional License by the New York State Education Department is required and operating within the practitioner’s scope of practice as defined by New York State law. This license includes that of a licensed social worker (LMSW), licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), or licensed creative art therapists (LCAT).
    • At least 3-5 years of experience working with children and youth with significant emotional disorders, severe mental, emotional and behavioral impairments (commensurate with RTF or CR level of care), histories of hospitalization, and families with complex, multi-system needs, in crisis, with children in a mental health setting, or related experience.
    • Experience with providing evidence-based treatments and familiarity with evidence-based practices is crucial to this role.
    • Valid NYS Drivers License required
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401K Retirement Plan
    • 4-Day Workweek (optional)
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • 9 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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