Posted on August 6, 2018
To support a part-time, Licensed Clinician to participate as part of the Strong Mothers Program interdisciplinary team. The Program’s comprehensive approach helps more than 100 mothers each year become better parents through intensive case management, peer support, mentoring, and material assistance. The Clinician will enhance these services with the provision of behavioral health interventions to 20 or so program participants who exhibit a history of trauma, helping to address their deeper mental health and emotional regulation needs. The Clinician will also work with the current Strong Mothers staff to enhance their group education sessions curricula with more information on domestic violence, anger management, and trauma. The ultimate goal of the program is to help young pregnant and parenting women overcome trauma and be better and more effective parents. Forestdale is a child welfare agency headquartered in Queens, which supports family members in meeting life’s challenges through its foster care and preventive services.