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Job Opportunities:   November 25, 2014


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Attach and Email Resume Driver - DREAMS - Part-time Non-Exempt - Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and families who have been affected by domestic violence?  Seeking a passionate, personable, and empathic individual to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals on the forefront of trauma-informed care in a creative arts therapy program for children exposed to domestic violence and their non-offending parents.  This organized individual will possess the ability to engage children and adults and to manage and prioritize multiple tasks while transporting families to and from program appointments and assisting with childcare in-between transports.
Required: Valid Standard NJ driver's license with clean driving record; Experience with children and families; Experience with childcare
Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: Monday 2:00pm-7:30pm, Tuesday 2:30pm-7:00pm, Wednesday 2:30pm-8:00pm, Thursday 3:00pm-8:30pm
(Requisition #20141125)
Attach and Email Resume Care Manager - Older Adult Services - Part-time/15 hours per week - FAMILYConnections is seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) Care Manager for our Older Adult Services Program.  The Care Manager will be responsible for outreach and in-home care management to older adults in Essex County as well as completing comprehensive assessments, care plans, progress notes, and all other required paperwork for client files.  The Care Manager will make referrals, advocate, and follow-up with clients.  This position is responsible for keeping referral sources abreast f clients’ status and must be able to attend all meetings, trainings, and workshops as required.  Must have own transportation.
Required: Associate’s degree in Human Services or Social Work
Desired: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Social Work; Certificate of training as a Chronic Disease Self-Management Peer Leader; Experience working with the geriatric or older adult population; Knowledge of geriatric or older adult services/program

Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am-2:00pm
Requisition #20141113
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - The Space SBYSP (Orange High School) - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections has an immediate opening for a Clinician for The Space, School Based Youth Services Program, at Orange High School.  The Clinician will be responsible for: Providing individual, group and family therapeutic services to students and their families; Providing crisis intervention services; Participating in relevant community meetings/groups;  Attending supervision consistently and providing relevant updates regarding case progress; Participating as a member of the Student Staff Support Team.
Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology; NJ State Certification/Licensure; LAC or LSW; Experience in a Mental Health setting particularly with adolescents; Experience with diverse populations in an urban setting; Knowledge of psychiatric disorders and various treatment modalities including group, family and individual treatments.
Desired: LCSW or LPC; Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience working within a public school setting.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20141106)
Attach and Email Resume Co-Occurring Clinician - Substance Abuse - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic full-time licensed Clinician for the Outpatient Substance Abuse Program to provide co-occurring, trauma informed treatment to men and women 18 years of age and older who require co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment.  Many of these individuals are mandated by Probation, Parole, Drug Court, IDRC, DCP&P and 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 conducting treatment planning, discharge planning, and providing case management as needed.  The Clinician would be part of an integrated team of mental health and substance abuse providers and must be a team player.  The successful candidate should have experience collaborating with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency. Ideally, the Co-Occurring Clinician should be trained in the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency Model (ARC).
Required: LSW; LAC; Experience working with adults in the mental health and substance abuse field; Experience facilitating process oriented groups; Proficient computer skills.
Desired: LCSW; LPC; Bilingual - English/Creole or English/Spanish; Experience using electronic health record.
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 12:00pm-8:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20141028)
Attach and Email Resume Fee-for-Service Clinician - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic licensed fee-for-service Clinician to join our seasoned, creative and versatile Outpatient team.  The Clinician will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group and family therapy to a diverse populations of children, adolescents and adults.  Treatment services include collaboration in psychiatric care and medication monitoring with Agency psychiatrists and APN. The incumbent will be responsible for referrals and linkages to supportive services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to maintain thorough documentation. The Fee-for-Service Clinician is a part-time position and the Clinician will be expected to provide a minimum of five (5) direct service hours per week.
Required: LSW or LAC; Two (2) years of clinical experience with children and adults.
Desired: LCSW or LPC; Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions; Experience in play therapy, family therapy and trauma focused interventions.
Hours: Minimum of five (5) hours per week
(Requisition #20141020)
Attach and Email Resume Director of Programs - Administration - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Director of Programs to oversee our Partial Care, Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs as well as a variety of Prevention Programs. Reporting to the COO, the Director of Programs is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and overall quality improvement, regulatory and licensing compliance. As a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Programs participates in strategic planning, financial monitoring and management as well as overall Program operations.  He/She works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. The Director of Programs is responsible for supervising Program Managers to ensure that all programs are meeting obligations.
Required: LCSW or LPC and required training certificates to provide clinical supervision; 5+ years post licensing experience in an administrative and managerial capacity in a mental health and substance abuse setting; Experience in developing and managing program outcomes; Strong clinical skills with current knowledge of trauma informed treatment, psychiatric disorders and treatment modalities; Capacity to develop systems to respond to changing program needs and a change to a fee-for-service environment; Ability to provide collaboration between programs to ensure seamless continuity of care between programs; Proven ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with systems and community partners.
Desired: Experience with Electronic Health Records
(Requisition # 20140617)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Reunity House Paterson - Part-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Part-time Bilingual Clinician for Reunity House Paterson.  The Clinician will have a caseload of about seven clients at a time and will provide therapeutic visitation services as well as parenting skills training both individually and in a group modality.  The Reunity House Program incorporates trauma informed models and the Clinician should have experience with the dynamics facing a family involved in child welfare.  Home visits will be made to families following reunification and some of the caseload will include these aftercare visits.  The Clinician will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward reunification.  The Clinician will be a part of the Reunity House team in Paterson as well as the larger DCP&P contracted program teams.  The Clinician is expected to attend various meetings as available and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed.
Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Comparable; Bilingual - English/Spanish, Solid organizational and time management skills; Ability to work independently and in a team environment; Ability to support clients in navigating multiple systems of care.
Desired: Clinical licensure; Experience working with children and families impacted by trauma and/or child welfare involved; Group facilitation experience.
Hours:  20 hours per week.  Hours are flexible and based on client needs and parenting group.  Hours may change based on referral needs
(Requisition #20140923)
Attach and Email Resume Case Manager/Driver - Reunity House - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible Part-time Case Manager/Driver for the Paterson Reunity House.  Case Management responsibilities will include the following: Providing outreach and case management to families with children and providing input of case management activities to treatment team with written progress notes as well as verbal communication; Assessing/Referring/Linking clients to services; Providing follow-up to ensure client satisfaction; Coordinating program services to ensure an effective and efficient service delivery system by maintaining LOS and productivity spreadsheets, co-facilitating groups, coordinating program purchasing and meal ordering, program scheduling, transportation, childcare and event planning; Preparing client files and all other paperwork as required; Attending all meetings, trainings, and workshops as required by the program; Conducting outreach to culturally based community agencies and resources to identify new resources or strengthen existing relationships.  Driver responsibilities will include the following: Providing transportation for children to and from visitation at Reunity House Paterson in a professional and safe manner; Maintaining a transportation signature log and notifying the Program Coordinator or the treatment team of any problems during transportation; Responsible for vehicle maintenance and documentation of such maintenance, including regular service appointments and weekly cleaning; Informing Program Coordinator or identified liaison of any problems with the vehicle in a timely manner; Responsible for maintaining mileage logs and maintaining records of receipts.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; Valid NJ driver's license with a safe driving history; Experience working with children and families; Proven ability working in a team environment; Microsoft Office, Word & Excel.
Desired: Experience with Outreach activities; Knowledge of Passaic County and surrounding areas.
Hours: Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday 12:00pm-7:00pm, Thursday 12:30pm-7:00pm.  Ability to be flexible based on client needs.
(Requisition #20140906)
Attach and Email Resume Per Diem Babysitter/Caregiver - Strengthening Families of Essex - Part-time Non-Exempt
Assist with caring for children 5 years old and under who will not be participating in the children's portion of group.  Assist with set-up and clean-up of meals, help with family activity, perform other tasks related to implementing the Strengthening Families of Essex Program (SFOE).  Attend all scheduled mandatory SFOE meetings scheduled by manager/coordinator.
Required: High School Diploma or High School student with babysitter training certification.  Experience interacting with and supervising children.
Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish
Hours: Monday-Friday 5:30pm-7:30pm (up to 6 hours per week)
(Requisition # 20130912)

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

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Family Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F.

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