New York Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment (NYSTART) will increase the community capacity to provide an integrated response to people on Long Island with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, as well as their families and those who provide support. This will occur through cross systems relationships, training, education, and crisis prevention and response in order to enhance opportunities for healthy, successful and richer lives. For more information on START, please visit www.centerforstartservices.org.
NY START will provide community-based crisis prevention and intervention services for individuals on Long Island with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and co-occurring mental health (MH) and behavioral health needs.
NY START will help individuals obtain adequate treatment options when they need them most in the least restrictive setting possible. START components include:
Under the supervision of the START Director, the START Medical Director is responsible for providing medical/psychiatric consultation and training for all team members on the Long Island START team, as-needed treatment for guests at the START Resource Centers, and collaboration with existing service providers for individuals with a developmental disability and behavioral health needs. Job duties include:
“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.”