PREA Trauma Therapist


To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Anastacia Vassell, Interim Clinical Coordinator ([email protected])

Job Title 
PREA Trauma Therapist 

Report to 
The Trauma Therapist will report to the Clinical Coordinator at Elmsford. 

Job Overview 
The PREA Trauma Therapist will primarily be responsible for providing trauma focused/specialized clinical services, including individual psychotherapy, to primary victims of crime who are currently incarcerated at the following NYS DOCCS Facilities’: Sing Sing, Bedford Hills and Taconic. Trauma Therapist will function as a member of both the clinical team and the larger VAS staff, sharing in the mission of not only providing specialized services but also working towards systemic change. 

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Bilingual Child Victim Advocate


To apply: Send a cover letter and resume Maria Alexander, MS - White Plains Site Supervisor ([email protected])

Job Title
Bilingual Child Victim Advocate 

Reports To
The Bilingual Child Victim Advocate will report to the White Plains Site Supervisor 

Job Overview
The Bilingual Child Victim Advocate works closely with Child Protective Services to provide direct services to victims of crime under the guidelines of the VAS/MDT and DSS. Provide general victim advocacy/counseling; court accompaniment and filing victim compensation claims, including documentation, data collection and reporting; ensuring community awareness of and access to services and comprehensive care of victim-survivors. Provide in-person advocacy to children and families at the Child Advocacy Center, as well as conduct home-visits as needed with Child Protective Services. Hours are 9am-5pm but are also flexible depending on late afternoon cases. Any hours worked “over time” will be compensated with time off. (Late start or early departure) 

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Physician – Susquehanna Family Practice and the Gender Wellness Center (QFP/GWC)

Job Title:

Physician – Susquehanna Family Practice and the Gender Wellness Center (QFP/GWC)

Overview:

Bassett Healthcare Networka progressive, academic health system in central New York and major teaching affiliate of Columbia University is seeking a full-time MD/DO for its Susquehanna Family Practice (QFP) and Gender Wellness Center (GWC) (www.genderwellnesscenter.com).

Description:

QFP/GWC has been offering high quality, evidence-based primary care in Oneonta since 1994. In 2007, we began embedding transgender (TG) healthcare into our primary care practice. From 2016-19, members of our interdisciplinary team received leadership training from the RWJ Foundation to create a rural-based center of excellence in TG health (https://www.intechopen.com/chapters/77220). We have served over 1200 transgender/gender diverse (TGD) youth and adults. Our patient population is roughly ¼ TGD patients and ¾ cisgender patients. We have developed an active teaching program in TGD health for healthcare professional students, participate in community-based research projects with the Bassett Research Institute, and continually expand/refine programming that supports the mission and vision of the practice.

Job Summary:

Join an established group of 4 FM Practitioners and 3 Mental Health providers in a unique outpatient practice to provide primary care for cisgender and TGD youth and adults across the lifespan.

Responsibilities:

 Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 A first call system is in place with an NP/PA on call for your patients

 Provide evidence-based, quality primary care to cisgender and TGD youth and adults

 Participate in GWC interdisciplinary rounds, teaching, and team program development

 Engage in efforts to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in healthcare

 Practice cultural responsiveness and cultural humility

 Provision of PrEP, PEP, gender-affirming hormone therapy, including puberty blockers (we will train/mentor), referrals for gender-affirming surgery within and outside the network.

 EMR-EPIC

 

Job Qualifications:

 MD or DO, BE/BC

 NYS Licensure, ACLS/PALS

 Strong clinical, organizational, and interpersonal skills

 Leadership skills, commitment to LGBTQ+ healthcare, and interdisciplinary teamwork

 Employs principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in clinical practice

 

Benefits:

 Medical, dental and vision insurance

 Paid time off, including vacations and holidays

 Life insurance and disability protection

 Paid Malpractice

 Retirement benefits

 CME time and money

 Moving Allowance

 

For confidential consideration, please contact:

Amy S. Johnson, Medical Staff Recruitment

phone: 607-547-6982; email: [email protected]

or visit our web-site at www.experiencebassett.org

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White Plains Youth Bureau

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WDOM: Medicaid Enroller

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

MEDICAID ENROLLER- PT 17.5 hours/week

Westchester Disabled On the Move Inc. is an Independent Living Center that advocates for and assists people with disabilities. The Centers’ goal is to work with consumers to access the benefits and services necessary to live independently in the community. WDOMI actively engages consumers to advocate on their own behalf on issues that are important to them

 

General Function:  The staff member will provide information and assistance to consumers who are blind aged or disabled in applying for Medicaid in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Orange Counties

Reports to:  Program Lead Coordinator


Job Description:

  • Provide in-person enrollment assistance to consumers applying for government-sponsored health insurance, with a specific focus on consumers who are aged 65 or older, have disabilities, or are blind;
  • Make Public Presentations About the Facilitated Enrollment Program
  • Supply information in a fair and impartial manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate, and disability accessible, for those using the Exchange, including individuals with limited English proficiency
  • Maintain thorough case records of services provided;
  • Provide Reports and Statistics
  • Attend all Required Training
  • Help identify locations in the community where enrollment can occur
  • Other responsibilities identified by Supervisor.

Job Requirements & Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree. Bachelor’s Degree in human services preferred. Academic background in public health, social work, public administration, strongly preferred
  • Experience working disability and/or health care issues a plus
  • Must be fluent in English. Proficiency in the second language preferable
  • Experience working with Medicaid (preferred)
  • Microsoft Office proficient especially Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to write clearly, concisely and keep detailed notes of all communications
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and able to work independently
  • Ability to lift and carry 20 lbs.
  • Ability to travel within Westchester
  • Must Own Transportation and the ability to travel in the Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam region to do home visits.. Travel reimbursed.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Paid holidays
  • Personal days
  • vacation days
  • sick days
  • Annual partial payout of sick leave
  • Retirement Matching Plan with employer match up to 3% of bases salary
  • Company cell phone and company laptop/tablet if needed
  • Flexible hours
  • Membership dues allowance

 

$1500 bonus after successful completion training and six months employment

 

PLEASE EMAIL RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO [email protected]  Use the job title as email subject. 

 

Salary commensurate with experience. Range $15470-$18000

 

NO TELEPHONE INQUIRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

 

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AVP is Hiring! - National Policy Coordinator

Title: National Policy Coordinator 
Department: Community Organizing and Public Advocacy (COPA) 
Reports to: Director of Community Organizing and Public Advocacy 


The New York City Anti-Violence Project’s (AVP) mission is to empower
lesbian, gay, bisexual,  transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through  organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy. The Community  Organizing and Public Advocacy department leads AVP’s organizing, education, policy advocacy,  and research work, and coordinates the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP). 


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS 

The National Policy Coordinator’s primary role will be to identify and support AVP and partners  around the country in pursuing national policy priorities for LGBTQ and HIV-affected survivors of  violence. The Coordinator will use AVP’s principled policy approach, which prioritizes moving  government resources to support survivors, particularly survivors of intimate partner violence, while  challenging state structures that harm and criminalize survivors. The Policy Coordinator will work to  solicit input from project partners, stakeholders, and survivors to identify LGBTQ policy, funding, and  regulatory needs and issues and determine which specific policy areas should be the focus on an  annual basis. The Coordinator will also plan and facilitate sessions on policy issues at meetings  within AVP and with NCAVP partners, as well as meet with elected officials and other stakeholders  to advocate for policies. This position is partly funded by a five-year grant from the Family Violence  Prevention and Services Act and is part of a multi-organization collaboration that forms the National  LGBTQ IPV Institute. 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • The Coordinator will monitor, promote, and nurture space for service providers and survivors  to provide input, share perspectives, and mutually develop policy recommendations and  action plans to improve LGBTQ IPV survivors’ access to services and support. 
  • Serve as a critical nexus of communication and policy planning among provider and  stakeholder groups in the field, while creating and coordinating a much-needed space for the  broader LGBTQ services community to focus on IPV and DV issues.  
  • Develop and produce strategies for sharing information gained and lessons learned,  including policy white papers to be published and distributed by collaborating partners. Provide training and technical assistance to service providers that are working to address  systemic barriers experienced by LGBTQ victims and survivors. This could include, for  example, supporting statewide domestic violence coalitions in planning and focusing policy  efforts to improve victim services, or working with a group of state agencies seeking to  reform or enhance common regulations in support of LGBTQ IPV survivor programs. Support NCAVP members and national partners in collecting data about experiences of  LGBTQ survivors of violence and project manage data collection process. 

• Serve as connection point between AVP’s city and state level work and our national work; do  political education with AVP members and plug them into national advocacy where  appropriate.

• Participate in key planning bodies such as the National Task Force to End Sexual and  Domestic Violence (NTF) and the national Work Group of ACF’s Family Violence and  Prevention Services Act program (FVPSA). 


REQUIREMENTS 

  • Knowledge of the impacts of intimate partner violence in LGBTQ communities and familiarity  with policy trends and challenges. 
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely about complex policy issues for policymakers, service  providers, and LGBTQ survivors of violence. 
  • 1-2 years of experience coordinating work or playing a meaningful role in moving the work of  a coalition forward, including balancing needs and workstyles of multiple individuals and  organizations and managing political differences. 
  • Ability to be strategic, pragmatic, and tactful in assessing the best course of action on  advocacy campaigns and development of policy goals. 
  • 2-4 years of experience in public policy or campaign work, including volunteer and activist  experiences within campaigns for office, campaigns to pass legislation, or canvassing/fieldwork in support of or against legislative initiatives. 


PREFERRED SKILLS 

  • Experience leading advocacy meetings and issue briefings at the city, state, or preferably  national level. 
  • Knowledge of the impacts of sexual violence and hate violence on LGBTQ and HIV-affected  communities and familiarity with related policy trends and challenges. 
  • Knowledge of and prior advocacy work around immigration, asylum, and LGBTQ survivors of  violence. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English. 

SALARY & BENEFITS  


This is an at-will, exempt position with an annual salary of $60,000. Applicants who speak  more than one language at work are eligible for an additional $1,000 added to their annual  salary. 


Hours are typically 10am - 6pm Monday through Friday with a one-hour lunch break. The position  requires some evening and weekend work, and once it is safe to do so, will require regular national  travel, especially to Washington, DC.
This position is based in the AVP office in Manhattan, but  is currently remote due to COVID-19, and will continue as a hybrid remote/in-person position  during 2022. 


Good benefits and working environment. Benefits include, but are not limited to, paid time off  amounting to over 5 weeks in first year of employment plus generous sick time, medical, dental,  vision, life, and disability insurance, 403(b) retirement investment plan (employee contribution only),  flexible spending accounts for medical and transit costs, pooled sick leave, paid family leave, and  flexible/remote work options. 


TO APPLY 

Interested applicants can upload their resume, cover letter, and a writing sample as a single PDF to https://bit.ly/avpishiring by January 28, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.  

All interviews will be conducted by Zoom, and we expect to have a screening call, followed by an  interview with a group of AVP staff members as well as an interview with external partners.  Candidates may be asked to do a mini training or presentation, for which they will retain the  intellectual property. Alterations to the process may occur, dependent on applicant pool. We will  make an effort to communicate our process clearly and answer questions promptly. 

No phone calls, please. Candidates will be notified if we are seeking an interview; because of the  high volume of responses it will not be possible to respond to all inquiries. 

AVP is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and  endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender  identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, disabilities, and citizen,  marital, veteran and HIV statuses. There is no minimum education requirement for this position. 

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PAID Community Educators Wanted

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Interested in Public Health?

Want to make a difference in your community?

 

Westchester's Dept. of Health is looking for part-time
trusted messengers with strong knowledge of Westchester communities.

$2,000 stipend and flexible hours.

Health expertise NOT required. Contact [email protected] for more info.

The Westchester County Department of Health (WCDH) is working with community organizations to develop a health education program (Know Better, Live Better) to promote health and wellness across the county. We are seeking a cohort of Trusted Messengers to help us spread the word among members of their communities about preventing COVID-19, chronic disease management, vaccination, locating local healthcare resources, and making decisions that will promote better health.

Trusted Messengers will receive a on-week training and work with WCDH and partners to deliver easy-to-understand health education to their communities over 4-6 months. Trusted Messengers do not have to be health experts, but we are looking for individuals who have strong knowledge about Westchester communities and are enthusiastic about health! All Trusted Messengers will sign a contract with WCDH and will receive a $2000 stipend for participation (estimated $30/hour rate).

Please submit the application form online at redcap.mercy.edu/surveys/?s=FX9TWL4NY7

 

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Sentient Research

Sentient Research has an exciting new opportunity for a project manager to help develop and manage an innovative, holistic mobile app and website to support young Black gay and bisexual men living with HIV. This person will oversee creation of content, videos, tools, and features for the app, and will use human-centered design to co-develop the program with young men.  This is a unique opportunity to create a national-level technology program with the potential for wide scale impact. 

We’re seeking a mid/senior level program developer or program manager with experience working with young Black gay and bisexual men living with HIV. The position is fully virtual, and is open to anyone in the US. 

The salary range is $75,000-$95,000, depending on qualifications.

We would appreciate anyone forwarding the attached announcement to individuals or organizations that might be interested in this opportunity.

Candidates can submit their application materials or send questions to

Aaron Plant, Vice President of Sentient Research at: [email protected]

More information found here.

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WESTCOP Victim Assistance Services

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Rainbow Heights Club

Rainbow Heights Club is seeking bilingual (English/Spanish) Certified Mental Health Peer Specialists for part-time work (20 hours per week, with the potential to grow) providing Home & Community Based Services and assisting with daily operations at Rainbow Heights Club.
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Successful candidates will be able to teach and model symptom management and assist behavioral health consumers in the development of skills for empowerment and successful community living.
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