Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.

  • NYSTART Clinical Coordinator - Nassau County

    Job Locations US-NY-Old Bethpage
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Service Coordination
  • Overview

    NYSTART (Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment) works collaboratively with the system of support to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-existing behavioral health needs/mental health concerns.  This is done through increasing the community’s capacity to provide an integrated response as well as utilizing local, person-centered, positive, multidisciplinary, cost-effective and evidence-informed practices.  For additional information on START, please visit


    • Maintain an active caseload of approximately 20 individuals referred for START services
      • Utilize systemic analysis and provide consultation to systems using best practices and the tools provided (assessments, ecomaps) in order to increase the system’s capacity to support the enrolled individual
      • Coordinate systemic meetings and crisis plan development for individuals enrolled
      • Provide outreach visits to the individuals’ home, day and vocational settings regularly
      • Develop and utilize START Action Plan for case planning and strategizing
      • Develop Comprehensive Service Evaluations, Cross-Systems Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plans, Clinical Education Teams, intake assessments, and any other applicable documentation for services provided
    • Competence and comfortability in collaborating with members of the system (including administrators and medical providers)
    • Complete all data entry expectations
    • Successfully participate in and complete START Coordinator certification training within 12 months of employment
    • Provide on- call support on a rotational basis as part of the START Team (approximately 5-6, 24 hour periods a month)


    • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or other human service field
    • 2 years’ experience working with people with I/DD and behavioral health needs
    • The ability to work with complex systems and an interest in the population is essential
    • Independent and organized with strong communication and writing skills are necessary
    • Ability to complete START Coordinator certification within 12 months following employment


    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.


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