Therapist - Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (Full-Time, LCSW/LMSW/LMHC only)

 New York, NY

Company Description

CASES keeps people out of jail and prison by engaging them in effective services that help them achieve success in the community. We specialize in serving youth and young adults and people with behavioral health needs. CASES is a leading New York City provider of alternatives to incarceration, a key solution for a fairer criminal justice system. This is an important time at CASES. New York City is on track to create a smaller, safer, and fairer criminal justice system. Working at CASES is more than a job. It is an opportunity to promote justice for New Yorkers with access to high-quality and evidence-based court services.

All applicants must comply with CASES/NYC's vaccination policy. Individuals selected for employment cannot begin working until they provide verification that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with an FDA-authorized vaccine) or submit and gain approval for a Medical or Religious Exemption. Individuals approved for exemption must submit weekly PCR test results.

We believe that in-person operations are the best way to serve our clients, both directly and through essential operational support. ​This job requires work in our offices and/or the community

Location: Manhattan

Job Description

  • Meet required levels of service and productivity based on expected targets for kept appointments, utilization review findings, and progress of the client
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide treatment that is recovery-oriented, supports evidence-based practice and can clearly establish the status of the client
  • Conduct individual, family, group therapy as clinically indicated.
  • Utilize best and evidence-based approaches to treatment consistent with CASES’ organizational culture; health/mental health integration, rehabilitation and recovery, and understanding incarceration on treatment engagement.
  • Utilize dashboard data reports from the EHR to track client progress with symptom reduction, increased functioning, and use objective data to determine treatment needs and to support discharge planning.
  • Provide culturally competent services that are individualized to client needs and reflect the integration of race, ethnicity, culture, primary language, immigration status, developmental status, criminal justice status, sexuality, age, and gender.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement Measures.
  • Report all incidents timely as outlined in CASES’ policies and procedures
  • Maintain all applicable standards of audit readiness.
  • Provide 24 hour emergency phone coverage on rotating basis
  • Attend and actively participate in supervision and mandatory trainings, seminars and staff development activities.
  • Any other duties as required by the supervisory and senior staff.


  • NYS LCSW/LMSW/LMHC credential
  • Must have experience with substance abuse counseling or current CASAC.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a clinic setting or at least two years of work experience as a licensed mental health counselor or substance abuse program . Strong knowledge of new Article 31 regulations (Part 599) and best practices in clinic operations also required
  • High degree of computer literacy is necessary
  • Demonstrated expertise in recovery-oriented, evidenced-based practice
  • Demonstrated experience with diverse adults receiving mental health treatment, including delivery of treatment to individuals with serious mental illness, functional impairments and psychosocial needs (homelessness, justice involvement, poverty, unemployment, poor education)
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Competence with electronic health records (EHR) and paperless charting
  • Must feel comfortable with developing a group curriculum and facilitating or co-facilitating group psychotherapy

Additional Information

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience

CASES is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with CASES is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status. We also actively recruit individuals with prior involvement in the criminal justice system. Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines