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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 Youth Development Specialist - The Den- Full-Time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Build and maintain rapport; interacting with students during appropriate times to facilitate social skill development, and advocating for students, as needed; Coordinate and supervise recreational, educational and cultural trips and events; Facilitate and supervise activities, and interact with students in recreation program; Facilitate prevention and psycho-educational groups; Input consent forms and daily attendance for students in recreation into online database in a timely fashion; Assist in the development and marketing of programs in the school environment and community; Demonstrate cultural competence through an awareness of and sensitivity towards Agency’s clients’ and coworkers’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics i.e. is flexible in presentation of profession self, has the ability to “connect” with diverse populations, and has the skills to integrate culture* throughout the clinical process with respect to race, color, creed, religion, gender, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, age, appearance, mental and/or physical capability, etc

Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field; Proven ability and experience working with adolescents in an urban setting; Demonstrate cultural competence through an awareness of and sensitivity toward agency's clients and coworkers cultural and socioeconomic characteristics; Knowledge of conflict resolution.

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

(Requisition #20160601)
Attach and email resume Prevention Educator - ADAPT(Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team) - Full-Time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: The Prevention Educator collaborates with ADAPT's Senior Coordinator and other staff to implement countywide initiatives. He/She will plan and coordinate Coalition activities, meetings, and programs throughout Essex County. Participate in the outreach and advocacy efforts, targeting middle, high school, and college aged students (ages 11 to 24) and older adults (ages 60 and over), throughout Essex County. The Prevention Educator will develop partnerships throughout various sectors in Essex County, including but not limited to, youth-based organizations, schools, businesses, media, and faith-based organizations. He/She will assist with data collection and analysis for reports as requested. The Prevention Educator will coordinate additional Coalition program functions, including needs assessment, collaborating with various ADAPT Workgroups, and maintaining coalition member database as directed by the ADAPT Senior Coordinator. The Prevention Educator will also plan and organize tobacco prevention/cessation awareness campaigns targeting local establishments throughout Essex County. He/ She will be responsible for providing trainings and workshops to individuals throughout Essex County, specifically the college-aged population and older adult population. May be required to attend trainings both in-State and out of State. Assist with other duties as directed by ADAPT Senior Coordinator.

Required: Minimum of BA in Public Health, Health Education, or related field; Previous experience in substance abuse prevention program planning and coalition building; Ability to work effectively on a team as well as strong cultural competence skills; Experience training others on evidence based strategies and coordinating implementation efforts; Previous experience with demonstrated success in team building, and youth empowerment, community organizing and data collection; Strong clerical, organizational and computer skills.

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

(Requisition #20160610)
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APN- StartStrong- Part-Time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking an experienced APN for StartStrong, our intensive, 5-days-a-week therapeutic nursery program. This program serves children ages 2-8 years old who have significant emotional and/or behavioral issues. The program provides creative art therapies, family support services, and transportation to its clients. StartStrong’s goals are for all children to have confidence in themselves and their abilities, develop strong social skills, learn to identify and regulate their emotions, develop and maintain positive relationships with peers and adults, and learn effective problem-solving skills. Primary responsibilities include:  psychiatric evaluations to determine admission to program; medication consultation when requested; observations/meetings with all clients (36) for progress notes every 3 months; working with insurance companies for medication approval; participation in team treatment meetings; completing all documentation in client’s electronic health record.

Required: RN/APN License

Desired: Experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems related to complex trauma.

Hours: Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm; Preferable but not required; Hours can be provided in one or two days.

(Requisition #20160217)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4037- Full-Time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a full 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 at the 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 an 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  11:00am-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)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Passaic 4018 - 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 program in Passaic County. Based in Family Connections Paterson location, the Visitation Specialist will provide supportive supervised visitation services for families currently separated from their children.  Visitation can occur at the Family Connections location, 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 team in Paterson 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)
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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