March 17, 2017

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We regret that due to the number of applicants, only those that will be interviewed will be contacted.


Program Manager – Substance Abuse Services – Full-time – Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FamilyConnections is seeking a seasoned, enthusiastic Manager to lead our Substance Use Services team!  Family Connections’ Substance Use Services program provides outpatient, trauma-informed treatment to individuals struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.  The Manager will oversee operations and treatment services in outpatient and intensive outpatient programs serving adults and adolescents.  Clinical responsibilities include client assessment, crisis-intervention and providing administrative and LCADC licensure supervision to a team of clinicians.  Administrative duties include managing the program census, building and maintaining relationships with funders and referrals sources, budgeting, and ensuring that programs meet their revenue  targets.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organization and communication skills and have experience with co-occurring disorders.  Position requires some evening hours.       

REQUIRED:

  • LCADC
  • LSW or LAC
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Experience with co-occurring treatment
  • Experience using NJSAMS
  • Experience with an Electronic Health Record
  • Experience working in a fee-for-service environment 

DESIRED:

  • Training in trauma-informed care
  • LCSW  

HOURS:

Monday 12:00pm-8:00pm; Tues-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20170318)


Coordinator – Substance Abuse Services – Full-time Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

Seeking enthusiastic, organized Coordinator for our Adult Substance Use Services team! Family Connections’ Substance Use Services program provides outpatient, trauma-informed treatment to individuals struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.  The Coordinator will oversee contract requirements, community referrals, and treatment services in outpatient and intensive outpatient programs serving adults.  Clinical responsibilities include client assessment, crisis-intervention, carrying a  caseload, and facilitating groups.  Administrative duties include managing the program census, building and maintaining relationships with funders and referrals sources, ensuring that programs meet contract and revenue requirements, and overseeing the program during Manager’s absence.  The ideal candidate will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, will be highly organized, creative  and have experience with co-occurring disorders.  Position requires some evening hours.

Required:  

  • LSW or LAC
  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience in a substance use treatment setting
  • Experience with co-occurring treatment
  • Knowledge of ASAM criteria
  • Must have LCADC or be willing to work toward LCADC requirements (tuition reimbursement provided through NJPN)

Desired/Preferred:

  • LCADC
  • Training in trauma-informed care
  • Experience with Electronic Health Record
  • Experience with NJSAMS
  • Experience working in a fee-for-service environment

Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; Tuesday, Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm

 

(Requisition #20170317)


Co-Occurring Clinician – Outpatient Substance Abuse Services – Full-time Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FamilyConnections is seeking a dynamic full time (35 hours) licensed Clinician for the Outpatient Substance Abuse Program providing co-occurring, trauma informed treatment to individuals requiring co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment.  Many of these individuals are mandated by Probation, Parole, Drug Court, DCP&P, WFNJ-SAI. This position will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group and family therapy.  The Clinician will be responsible for treatment planning, discharge planning, and providing case management as needed.  The clinician will be required to maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  The Clinician would be part of an integrated team of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Providers and must be a team player.  Clinician should have experience collaborating with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency. Ideally, the Clinician should be trained in the Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency Model (ARC). Clinician reports directly to Manager. 

REQUIRED:

  • LSW/LAC
  • Experience with adults in substance abuse and mental health field
  • Experience working with trauma and domestic violence
  • Strong computer skills and experience using Electronic Health Record
  • Must have or be willing to work toward getting LCADC licensure 

DESIRED:

  • LCSW/LPC
  • LCADC
  • Bilingual- English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Experience using NJSAMS or CYBER 

HOURS:

Monday 11:00am-7:00pm; Tues 10:00am-6:00pm; Weds & Thurs 12:00pm-8:00pm; Fri 9:00am-5:00pm 

(Requisition #20170307)


Drama Therapist – Start Strong- Part-time Non-Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FamilyConnections is seeking an energetic and creative individual to work in our trauma informed partial care  program for children with emotional and behavioral challenges. This individual will provide 4 drama therapy groups to children ages 3-8 years and be responsible for the corresponding progress notes.

 REQUIRED:

  • MA in Creative Arts

 DESIRED:

  • Experience in children’s behavioral health, preferably early childhood

 HOURS:

Tuesday 1:30pm-5:30pm

(Requisition #201703)


Clinician – StartStrong Therapeutic Nursery – Temporary, Full Time Exempt

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Job Responsibilities:

Looking for an organized, skilled and enthusiastic clinician to join our interdisciplinary team delivering partial care services to children 3-8 years old. Clinician will be responsible for individual and family therapy, running skills based groups within the milieu, intake assessments, treatment planning, case management, and documentation in electronic health record system.

Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or comparable with Licensure (LSW, LAC, LCSW, LPC)
  • one year experience working with children and families

Desired:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • experience in trauma informed care utilizing the ARC model and/or SMART

(Requisition #20170110)


Clinician – Outpatient/Family Crisis Intervention Program (FCIP) – Full-time Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking a full-time Master’s Level  Clinician to provide culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, family, and group therapy to adolescents and their families in the Family Connections’ Family Crisis Intervention Program and Outpatient Mental Health Programs.  Services will be provided in Family Connections’ offices, schools, homes, and other community locations.   Successful candidate will be energetic, creative, organized, flexible, and skilled at interagency collaboration.  Use of personal vehicle required to travel to scheduled sessions and between agency locations.

Required:

  • Master’s in Social Work or equivalent masters in Human Services field
  • LSW or LAC
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Excellent time management skills

Desired:

  • Experience using an Electrical Clinical Record
  • Experience with adolescents
  •  Experience working in a billing environment

Hours: Monday, Tuesday 11:00pm-7:00pm, Wednesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm,  Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20161120)


Driver – SVS Morris/Sussex – Reconnections – Part-time – Non-exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a responsible driver for their Supportive Visitation Services Program. The Driver will be part of the SVS Morris/Sussex team and can provide  transportation across numerous counties. The Driver will be responsible for the transportation of children  participating in the Reconnections program. Responsibilities include: transportation for children or parents to and from visitations or to other services after visitation, ensuring safety during transportation, assisting children transition in and out of visitation with clinical staff support, vehicle maintenance, developing appropriate communication and relationships within the Reconnections, children, parents/guardians/resource parents, daycare providers/schools and DCP&P.

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Effective written and oral communication, good judgement, creative, flexible, energetic
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Experience working with state systems
  • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team

Desired:

  •  Bilingual –English/Spanish a plus

Hours: Tuesday 3:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm

(Requisition #20161128)

 


Parent Educator – Parents as Teachers – Part-time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a dedicated, reliable and creative individual to join our home visiting team. The Parent Educator will be responsible for implementing the Parents as Teachers curriculum, providing referrals and linkages and working with families on developmental promotion and strengthening parenting practices. This Parent Educator must work form a strength based perspective and engage with families in a culturally competent manner. The candidate should be detail oriented and have experience in data entry and documentation.

Required:

  • Associate’s Degree in early childhood or related field
  • Two years of experience working with young children and their families

Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood or related field
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Previous experience in home visiting or community outreach

Hours: Monday, Wednesday 10:0am-5:00pm, Friday 10:00am-4:00pm

(Requisition #20161115)

 


Early Childhood Specialist – Incredible Parents=Incredible Kids – Part-time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking an outgoing and organized Early Childhood Specialist (ECS).The ECS will be responsible for planning and conducing parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours. THE ECS will also work with preschool teachers and administrators to implement an evidence based social/emotional learning program within Essex County. Services will be provided to parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 as well as pregnant mothers. The ECS will be assisting in consultation to teachers in their management of children’s classroom behavior. The ECS will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials. The ECS will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct observations and assessments. The ECS will work closely with the Coordinator and attend supervision as well as weekly team meetings. The candidate should possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages, and effectively prioritize and multitask different responsibilities.  The candidate should also be a team player with enthusiasm for working with early childhood ages and should serve as the support within the school and home environment. This position is a unique opportunity  to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience working within early childhood ages
  • Experience running groups
  • Knowledge of early childhood and development

Desired

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Creole

Hours: Monday, Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

(Requisition #20161116)


Bachelors Visitation Specialist – Supportive Visitation Services – Morris/Sussex 4039,4040,4041,4042 – Part-Time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking part time, Bachelor’s Level Visitation Specialists, for a new Supportive Visitation Services (SVS) program in Morris and Sussex County. The Visitation Specialist will provide supportive supervised visitation services for families currently separated from their children.  Visitation can occur in parent or resource parent homes, or other community locations. The Visitation Specialist will also provide support and modeling around appropriate and nurturing parenting, individually with a family or in a group setting.  Driving parents and/or children for visitations, in an agency vehicle, is also required.  Use of personal vehicle for home visits may also be required.  The program incorporates trauma informed models, and the Visitation Specialist should have experience with the dynamics facing a family involved in child welfare. Following a family reunification, aftercare services for the family will be provided in their home on a weekly basis. The Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Thd Visitation Specialist will be a part of the SVS Team as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. The Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will also utilize an electronic health record for documentation

Required: Bachelors in Social Work, Counseling or comparable

Desired: Experience working with children and families impacted by trauma and/or child welfare involved; Excellent organizational and time management skills; Ability to work well independently and in a team environment; Self-starter; Ability to support client in navigating multiple systems of care; Group facilitation experience; Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred; Experience working with electronic health records.

Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm, Thursday  11:00pm-7:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; Hours M-F, Saturdays and some holidays as needed; Flexible based on client needs; May change based on referral needs.

(Requisition #20160701)

 

Family Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V/SO

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