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

Attach and email resume Clinician - Outreach- Full-time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities:  FamilyConnections is seeking a dynamic Bilingual Clinician for the Outreach Program. The program consists of two community based treatment programs -  Adolescent Crisis Intervention (ACIP) and the Foster Care Support Services (FCSS) - who provide individual and family counseling to families involved with the department  of Child Protection and Permanency. The emphasis is on promoting change and stabilizing these families in their natural environments. The goal is to provide treatment through a complex trauma lens, using varied strength based modalities. The Clinician will  hold a caseload of 8-10 clients between the two programs ACIP and FCSS. The Clinician will possess experience with a wide range of client populations, be able to work independently within the community and meet paperwork guidelines, as well as have experience working with treating trauma.  Applicant should be team oriented, energetic and must have their own transportation.

Required: Bilingual English/Spanish; Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or Comparable; LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC, MFT,LMFT or Comparable; Experience with diverse populations in an urban setting

Desired: Experience in trauma informed care; Knowledge/experience of NJ DCP&P system; Experience providing in home therapeutic services

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-8:00pm - Based upon client needs

(Requisition #20160823)
Attach and email resume Care Manager - Older Adult Services - Full-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking a Care Manager to work in their Older Adult Services program providing outreach and care management (home visits) to older adults 60 and over in Essex County, NJ. The Care Manager will be responsible for assessing the needs of clients for services, referring/linking clients to services and following up to ensure client satisfaction. The Care Manager will coordinate  services to ensure an effective and efficient service delivery which may entail working with other programs, agencies, family members, friends etc. This person will also be responsible for developing and maintaining client charts, completing monthly client status reports and county outcome reports. Other responsibilities include attending meetings, trainings and workshops.

Required: Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services Field; 2 or 3 years experience working with the older adult population, supervisory experience, and experience working with diverse populations in an urban setting; nowledge of community resources, social services, care management  systems and Microsoft office (word, excel etc); Knowledge of community resources, social services, care management  systems and Microsoft office (word, excel etc); Experience facilitating groups

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20160803)
Attach and email resume Coordinator - Shabazz High School - Full-time Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a Coordinator for the new Shabazz High School program in Newark.  The Coordinator will be responsible for the introduction, development and implementation of this new program. The coordinator will oversee administrative and programmatic aspects and be responsible for the supervision of one Clinician. As this a brand new program to the school community, it will require an outgoing, self-motivated individual who has good judgement and strong leadership and problem solving skills. As guests in a host site, it is important for the Coordinator to have experience with intersystem collaboration and cooperation.

The individual should have experience working within a school setting - high school age preferably -  with adolescents who require the support of self-contained classrooms, IEP’s and the myriad of behavioral and emotional challenges that are typically associated. In addition, the individual should have experience working within an environment that is faced with challenges of high trauma. The overall goal of this new program will be to maximize the social, emotional and academic success of approximately 35 students that are participating. The goals will be consistently strength-based and success oriented. During the initial start-up phase tasks will include: presentations to parents and students, bio-psychosocial assessments for each participating student and their family ( assessments can take place at school or home)  individualized “success plans” for each student, establishing pre/post evaluation tools to measure individual success and team building activities. Ongoing tasks will include: daily meetings, group check-ins and grounding exercises, individual therapy, conflict management, skills building groups, field trips, school meetings, follow up home visits and teacher support and consultation.

Required: Masters in Social Work or equivalent in Human Services field; LCSW licensure with the ability to supervise; Experience using electronic health records; Five years experience in mental health; Experience with diverse populations in an urban setting; Experience delivering evidence based curriculum.

Desired: Bilingual capability

Hours: Monday-Friday - School hours/To be determined

(Requisition #20160728)
Attach and email resume Clinician - Shabazz High School - Full-time Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic Clinician for a brand new therapeutic program at Shabazz High School in Newark. The individual should have experience working within a school setting - high school age preferably -  with adolescents who require the support of self-contained classrooms, IEP’s and the myriad of behavioral and emotional challenges that are typically associated. In addition, the individual should have experience working within an environment that is faced with challenges of high trauma. The overall goal of this new program will be to maximize the social, emotional and academic success of approximately 35 students that are participating. The goals will be consistently strength-based and success oriented. During the initial start-up phase tasks will include: presentations to parents and students, bio-psychosocial assessments for each participating student and their family ( assessments can take place at school or home)  individualized “success plans” for each student and team building activities. Ongoing tasks will include: daily meetings, group check-ins and grounding exercises, individual therapy, conflict management, skills building groups, field trips, school meetings, follow up home visits and teacher support and consultation.

Required: Masters in Social Work or equivalent in Human Services field; LSW/LAC; Experience using electronic health records; Two years experience in mental health; Experience with diverse populations in an urban setting; Experience delivering evidence based curriculum.

Desired: Bilingual capability; LCSW/LPC

Hours: Monday-Friday - School hours/To be determined

(Requisition #20160727)
Attach and email resume Temporary Coordinator - Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE) - Full-time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: The Coordinator of the Strengthening Families program is responsible for both the administrative and programmatic requirements of the SFOE program at FamilyConnections. It will be the responsibility of the Coordinator to deliver a minimum  of 10 Strengthening Families groups in the Essex County community. The SFOE program utilizes the evidence-based Strengthening Families Curriculum to deliver group cycle to caregivers and their children aged 6-16 years. The program also provides childcare for children under age 6.  Responsibilities of the Coordinator include: identification of group sites, relationship building with sites, establishment of MOU's with sites, recruitment of families through advertising and marketing, engagement of families throughout the group cycle, facilitating groups, as well as the hiring, training and supervising of per diem Group Facilitators  and Caregivers for the groups. The Coordinator will also be responsible for the planning and purchasing of all program supplies, submission of quarterly reports, data collection and record keeping, collection of aggregation of outcome information, planning and implementing the annual Family Picnic and participating in ADAPT (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team) workgroups.

Required: Masters in Social Work or equivalent in Human Services field ; Experience in supervision and management

Desired: Preventionist Certification; Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole preferred.

Hours: Monday through Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20160730)
Attach and email resume Employment Specialist - The Loft (Columbia High School) - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic Employment Specialist for The Loft, School Based Youth Services Program, at Columbia High School.  The Employment Specialist will be responsible for: Developing and facilitating job skills training for individuals and groups; Developing employment opportunities in the community by networking with community members and assisting in referring students for part-time employment; Assisting students in post high school/college/career planning; Facilitating psycho-educational and academic support groups in program; Supervising students during recreational activities and developing positive social interactions with students; Ensuring documentation and data input into Management Information System is completed in a timely fashion.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Human Services field; Demonstration of cultural competence; Knowledge adolescent development, community resources and group processes; Experience working with adolescents in an urban setting; ability to advocate for students.

Hours: Monday 11:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday 2:00pm-5:00pm, Wednesday 11:00am-5:00pm, Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm

(Requisition #20160714)
Attach and email resume Employment Specialist - The Den (Bloomfield High School) - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic Employment Specialist for The Den, School Based Youth Services Program, at Bloomfield High School.  The Employment Specialist will be responsible for: Developing and facilitating job skills training for individuals and groups; Developing employment opportunities in the community by networking with community members and assisting in referring students for part-time employment; Facilitating psycho-educational and academic support groups in program; Ensuring documentation and data input into Management Information System is completed in a timely fashion; Supervising students during recreational activities and developing positive social interactions with students.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Human Services field; Proven ability with creating warm, non-threatening therapeutic atmospheres; Experience working with adolescents in an urban setting; ability to advocate for students.

Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 2:00pm-5:00pm; Wed 11:30am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20160715)
Attach and email resume Counselor - Start Strong - Full-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Looking for an energetic, patient, and creative Bachelor’s level Counselor for our innovative partial care program serving children ages 3-8.  The Counselor will be responsible for working closely with the Clinician to provide therapeutic services to children with behavioral and emotional challenges. The Counselor will also be responsible for assisting in leading skills based groups, engaging children in activities and encouraging positive social interactions by modeling and direct assistance. Counselors will be responsible for weekly documentation, case management and program purchasing

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; One year experience working with children and families

Desired: Bilingual – English/Spanish; Experience using electronic health records; Experience using ARC model in treating trauma

Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm

(Requisition #20160720)
Attach and email resume Bachelors Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4039,4040,4041,4042 - Part-Time - Non-Exempt

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)
Attach and email resume Bilingual Clinician - Outpatient - Full-time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a bilingual –Spanish speaking Clinician, to join its outpatient services team to work with Spanish-speaking clients and their families. Primary responsibilities include providing culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, group and family therapy to children/adolescents, families and adults. The Clinician will also conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments, collaborating with the psychiatrist and other staff as needed, and provide referrals and linkages to supportive concrete services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to keep caseload and documentation current at all times while maintaining a high level of direct client service. The Clinician  will possess experience with a wide range of client populations, strong writing skills, and experience with treating trauma and co-occurring disorders. LCSW preferred.

Required: Degree in Social Work or equivalent in Human Services field; LSW/LAC; Bilingual – English/Spanish; At least 2 years of clinical experience working with Spanish-speaking clients.

Desired: LCSW/LPC; Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma-informed interventions, co-occurring disorders and working with mandated/voluntary clients; Experience utilizing electronic health records.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. Requires at least 2 evenings per week until 8:00pm.


(Requisition #20160618)
Attach and email resume Clinician - Outpatient - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a part-time Clinician, bilingual preferred, to join its outpatient services team. Primary responsibilities include providing culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, group and family therapy to children/adolescents, families and adults. The Clinician will also conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments, collaborating with the psychiatrist and other staff as needed, and provide referrals and linkages to supportive concrete services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to keep caseload and documentation current at all times while maintaining a high level of direct client service. The Clinician  will possess experience with a wide range of client populations, strong writing skills, and experience with treating trauma and co-occurring disorders. LCSW preferred. Position requires some evening hours.

Required: Degree in Social Work or equivalent in Human Services Field; LSW/LAC.

Desired: LCSW/LPC; Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma-informed interventions, co-occurring disorders and working with mandated/voluntary clients; Experience utilizing electronic health records.


(Requisition #20160617)
Attach and email resume FCIP (Family Crisis Intervention Program) Clinician - Part-Time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a part-time Master's Level clinician to provide individual, family, and group counseling to adolescents and their families in the Family Connections' Family Crisis Intervention Program and Outreach To At Risk Youth Program. Services will be provided in Family Connections' offices, schools, homes, and other community locations. The Clinician be energetic, creative, organized, flexible, and skilled at interagency collaboration. Use of personal vehicle is required to travel to scheduled sessions and between agency locations.

Required: Master's degree in Social Work or related field; LSW/LAC; Strong writing and computer skills; Excellent time management skills.

Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience using an electronic clinical record; Experience working in a billing environment

Hours: Monday 2:00pm-7:00pm, Tuesday 1:00pm-7:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm

(Requisition #20160609)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4038 - Part-Time - Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a part time, Master's Level Visitation Specialist, 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. Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Visitation Specialist will be a part of the SVS Team as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will utilize an electronic health record for documentation

Required: Master's 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  12:00pm-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 #20160422)

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

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