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Attach and Email Resume Driver/Program Assistant - Adolescent Program - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible Part-Time Driver/Program Assistant for our Adolescent Program.  Primary job responsibilities will include safe and timely transportation from school to Program and to home as well as communicating with guardians, clients, and team members regarding transportation related issues and documenting these activities.  Job responsibilities may include assisting staff with clerical and case management related responsibilities.
Required: High School diploma; Safe driving history
Desired: Experience working with adolescents; Experience working with a Social Services agency
Hours: Monday through Thursday 2:00pm-8:00pm
(Requisition # 20140613)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Information Storage Assistant - Administration - Full-time -  FAMILYConnections has a temporary (up to 3 months) position for an Information Storage Assistant. Job duties will include: Document Preparation, which includes preparing documents for the electronic scanning process in our CareLogic Electronic Clinical Record system; Scanning and Uploading Documents in respective client health records; Inventory File Preparation, which includes preparing files for inventory or destruction based upon procedures and timeframes for maintaining records; Inventory Filing. All job duties require an extra ordinary amount of confidentiality based on the confidential nature of the work involved as well as great attention to detail, repetitious work, accuracy and high productivity.
Required: Ability to pass HIPAA exam; Previous medical records or medical office experience; Ability to life up to 40lbs; Experience working independently.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20140827)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Outpatient - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic full-time licensed Clinician to join our seasoned, creative, and versatile Outpatient team.  This position will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group, and family therapy to a diverse population of children, adolescents, and adults, as well as periodic mental status evaluations for court appointed clients.  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.  Bilingual/Spanish speaking and LCSW preferred.  Experience in play therapy, family therapy, trauma focused interventions preferred.
Required: LSW; LAC; Two years of clinical experience with children and adults
Desired: LCSW, LPC, Bilingual - English/Spanish, Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions.
(Requisition # 20140826)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Strengthening Families Coordinator - SFOE - Full-time Exempt -FAMILYConnections is seeking a Temporary Strengthening Families Coordinator for the SFOE program.  Responsibilities include: Coordinating SFOE groups by preparing handouts, materials, location, videos, etc. (Group breakdown is as follows: 5:30-6:00pm – Dinner served to families.  Responsibilities include: Supervising staff members sitting with families to ensure dinner discussion cards are provided to families and staff members are facilitating family discussion, 6:00-7:00pm – Youth and caregivers engage in their specific groups and curriculum is implemented.  Oversees childcare providers for children five and under, 7:00-7:30pm – Coordinates Family Activity by making certain that all staff participate in facilitating the family activity scheduled for that week); Holding mandatory team meeting on weeks 3 and 9 of each cycle as needed; Hiring staff members for groups (facilitators for parents, youth, and babysitters); Marketing SFOE within Essex County (schools, churches, resource centers, etc.) to recruit families as well as find new locations for cycles to be implemented; Completing necessary reports for the program; Approving timesheets for staff; Completing requisitions for food and other items needed for program (i.e. graduation gifts); Attending events (back to school night, health fairs, etc.); Managing weekly group notes; Locating venues, collaborating with organization hosting groups and arranging all aspects of the program to assure the program runs smoothly.
Required: Master's degree in related field; Experience working with families; Experience running groups using an evidence curriculum.
Desired: Experience supervising or managing staff; Trained in Strengthening Families Curriculum.
(Requisition # 20140825)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Program Coordinator - ADAPT - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Temporary Program Coordinator for the ADAPT program.  Responsibilities include: Assisting with planning and attending youth leadership and county council meetings (flexibility for nights required); Assisting with planning and coordinating the Youth Leader Induction Ceremony; Assisting with planning and coordinating the Teen Summit; Using REACH to input and keep track of everything for DFC grant requirements; Attending staff, Coalition, workgroup and community meeting as needed; Transporting youth leaders to meetings when needed; Office duties (Coalition paperwork, logic model updates, agendas, sign-in sheets, etc.); Assisting with data collection processes (schools and communities); Facilitating Coalition meetings when needed (Youth Leadership and Teen Summit workgroup); Assisting with fundraising initiatives.
Required: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field; Community organizing experience; Experience working with teenagers; Valid NJ driver's license with safe driving history.
Desired: Experience in Public Health, Community Health, Prevention, etc., CHES or CPS certification; Strong clerical, organizational and computer skills; Knowledge of implementing environmental-based strategies; Knowledge with Drug Free Communities (DFC) program.
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20140818)
Attach and Email Resume Supervising Parent Educator - PAT - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking seeking a Supervising Parent Educator for the Parents as Teachers program.  Supervisory responsibilities for the PAT program include: Providing Parent Educators with individual supervision; Attending State Supervisors Meeting as well as Essex County Home Visiting Advisory Board Meetings; Assisting the PAT team in building and maintaining their case load through support and guidance; Participating in the HV CoIIN Project as well as track data for the project; Facilitating team meetings with Parent Educators (PE's); Keeping up to date with changes made by the state and ensuring the team is in guidelines with the state requirements; Completing quarterly reports as well as yearly APR reports; Supporting staff with day to day programming and concerns; Overseeing all aspects of the Program; Ensuring Quality Standards are implemented; Shadowing PE home visits as required by PAT National; Assigning and closing cases within PRA/SPECT system; Monitoring and keeping track of referrals received through PRA/SPECT system to ensure outreach is performed; Checking PE paper files to ensure they are up to date; Monitoring documentation within PATsys system; Distribute Monthly Ticklers to PE's; Creating purchase requisitions within Web purchasing as well as placing orders for the program, purchasing and keeping track of credit card and receipt; Ensuring program is within budget by monitoring Financial Edge reports and keeping within budget by utilizing Budget Spreadsheets; Assisting the team in building their case load through support and guidance; Keeping track of Tool Timelines to ensure they are up to date for each PE and are signed off on during supervision when tasks are completed.  For the role of Parent Educator, the Supervisor will be trained to deliver the Parents as Teachers (PAT) evidence-based curriculum to referred families. The Supervising Parent Educator will build and maintain a caseload of 10 by working with referred families in their homes by delivering the PAT model and curriculum as well as facilitating parent groups.  This position is responsible for appropriate data collection, data entry, outcome information, and other necessary documentation in accordance with the PAT model.  The Supervising Parent Educator will engage and graduate an identified number of families through PAT.  The position and program will be part of a larger Prevention Team at FAMILYConnections with the expectation that the Supervising Parent Educator collaborates with the Prevention Services Team.  The Supervising Parent Educator will participate in team meetings and a Quality Assurance Subcommittee.  This position will be responsible for outreach and recruitment to build a caseload in addition to turning received referrals into enrollments.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood or related field; Knowledge and experience working with the Parents As Teacher curriculum; Certification in the Parents as Teachers Program; Experience working with children and families in their homes; Experience working with diverse populations in urban areas; Superb organization skills with proficiency using the internet and Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel; Excellent communication and writing skills; Multi-tasker with strong work ethic, professionalism, attention to detail and follow-through.
Desired: Experience supervising programs and staff; Bilingual - English/Spanish.
Hours: Monday and Thursday 10:30am to 6:30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:30am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20140817)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Launching Incredible Kids - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Master’s level clinician for a vibrant early childhood program beginning in September!  The clinician will be responsible for planning and providing the Incredible Years evidence based curriculum to classrooms within a preschool setting during the day as well as conducting parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours.  Services will be provided to children ages 0 to 5 years old, parents and caregivers of children ages 0 to 5 as well as pregnant mothers.  At times, the Clinician may provide consultation to teachers to assist in managing children’s classroom behavior.  The Clinician will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials.  This position will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct student observations to complete PKBS pre and post-tests.  The Clinician will work closely with the program Coordinator and attend supervision as well as team meetings each week.  This organized individual will possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages and manage multiple tasks as well as prioritizing responsibilities.  The candidate should be a team player with enthusiasm for their work.  This position is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.
Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Knowledge of Early Childhood and Development; Experience running groups; Bilingual English/Creole
Desired:
Experience using the Incredible Years Curriculum
Hours: Monday and Thursday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
(Requisition # 20140815)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Launching Incredible Kids - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Master’s level clinician for a vibrant early childhood program beginning in September!  The clinician will be responsible for planning and providing the Incredible Years evidence based curriculum to classrooms within a preschool setting during the day as well as conducting parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours.  Services will be provided to children ages 0 to 5 years old, parents and caregivers of children ages 0 to 5 as well as pregnant mothers.  At times, the Clinician may provide consultation to teachers to assist in managing children’s classroom behavior.  The Clinician will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials.  This position will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct student observations to complete PKBS pre and post-tests.  The Clinician will work closely with the program Coordinator and attend supervision as well as team meetings each week.  This organized individual will possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages and manage multiple tasks as well as prioritizing responsibilities.  The candidate should be a team player with enthusiasm for their work.  This position is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.
Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Knowledge of Early Childhood and Development; Experience running groups; Bilingual English/Spanish
Desired: Experience using the Incredible Years Curriculum
Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Thursday and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
(Requisition # 20140816)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Prevention Manager - Prevention - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Temporary Prevention Manager to collaborate with community-based agencies, schools and other social service providers to market, collaborate and recruit on behalf of Prevention programs.  The Prevention Manager will manage programmatic and administrative aspects of the programs to assure compliance with contract/funder mandates, including meeting required levels of services, maintaining positive relationships with key referral agencies and other community stakeholders as well as keeping the Program Director abreast of any changes.  This position is responsible for submitting monthly and/or quarterly reports to the Program Director as appropriate.  The Prevention Manager is accountable for follow-up with the Business Office regarding vendors and billing processes, including submitting purchase requisitions, check requests, handling receipts and placing orders when needed.  Other management functions include approving purchase requisitions in WebPurchasing related to dietary, travel, program supplies, field trips, etc.  The Prevention Manager will manage staff members by approving timesheets, interviewing and hiring as well as providing clinical and programmatic leadership for staff through provision of one-on-one supervision, conducting team and staff meetings, and ongoing daily support.  Other responsibilities include attending General Coalition meetings, Executive meetings, Youth Leadership meeting, Coalition events and community initiatives as an active member of ADAPT .  The Prevention Manager will be an active participant in the Quality Assurance Committee, Cultural Competence Committee, Supervisors meetings and Division meetings.  The Prevention Manager is accountable for managing and providing guidance to staff when unexpected crisis or possible DCP&P calls occur and assisting staff with staying within budget by monitoring Financial Edge reports.
Required:
Licensed Social Worker or Master’s Level Counselor; 3 years of Managerial or Supervisory experience within the Social Service field; Experience working with children and their families; Experience in Early Childhood Field; Ability to manage multiple programs that have different focuses and work with different populations, ranging from prenatal women, children ages 0 and up, up to older adults; Must be comfortable and confident in providing guidance and support to program staff on a day to day basis as well as when problems arise.
Desired: Knowledge of Prevention team programs including: Outreach to At-Risk Youth(OTARY), Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE), Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), Incredible Parents=Incredible Kids (IP=IK) and Parents as Teachers (PAT).
Hours: Monday and Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20140814)
Attach and Email Resume Help Desk Support Assistant - Administration - Full-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic full-time Help Desk Support Assistant to perform the following job responsibilities: Configure, troubleshoot and assist with all things technology including: laptops, desktops, tablets, communication devices, Microsoft Windows OSes, Microsoft Office 2010/13, SharePoint Foundation 2010, Office 365, multifunction printers, logon scripts, and network shares; Document details of daily support requests and remedies and populate knowledge base; Install software, drivers and client utilities as part of our standard image; Provision new/remove old network accounts including active directory users, Office 365, VoIP, and SaaS users; Hardware and software upgrades; Systems monitoring, patch management and inventory maintenance; Special projects as set forth by supervisor.
Required:  Associates degree or better with 0-2 years in IT related position; Excellent writing skills and ability to document processes; Good organization skills; Windows 7/8.1 professional installation and configuration experience; Basic troubleshooting skills; Fundamentals of networking; Printer Installation/Configuration.
Desired: SonicWALL VPN; SharePoint 2010 site owner; SQL Server 2005 back-ups; Group Policy; PowerShell; TrueCrypt; RADIUS; Hyper-V, DMZ, Lansweeper; Backup Assist.
(Requisition # 20140811)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Outreach - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Clinician for the Outreach Program, which includes both the Adolescent Crisis Intervention Program and the Foster Care Support Services Program.  With a caseload of 8-10 clients between the two programs, the Clinician will provide in-home counseling and stabilization services for children and families involved in both programs.  The Clinician will provide individual therapy as well as family therapy for children and families involved with the FAMILYConnections Outreach Programs.  The Clinician will ensure that treatment plans and goals are being met for each child and family through various modalities, with an emphasis on trauma treatment.  The Clinician will interact within the Outreach team through team meetings, clinical consultations and participate in a QA subcommittee.
Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Comparable; LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC or Comparable. 
Desired: Bilingual; Experience in trauma informed care; Knowledge/experience of NJ DCP&P system.
Hours: Dependent on client need
(Requisition # 20140721)
Attach and Email Resume Co-Occurring Clinician - Strong Fathers Program - Full-time Exempt -FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic full-time licensed Clinician for the Strong Fathers Intensive Outpatient Program to provide co-occurring, trauma informed treatment to fathers involved with DCP&P.  Delivering co-occurring substance abuse and mental health treatment, 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 Co-Occurring Clinician will be required to maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  This position is 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: LAC or LSW; Experience working with adults in the mental health and substance abuse field; Experience facilitating process oriented groups; Proficient computer skills.
Desired: LCSW or LPC, Bi-Lingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience using electronic health records.
Hours: Monday 10:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday 11:00am-7:00pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00pm-8:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20140625)
Attach and Email Resume Director of Programs - Administration - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Director of Programs for our Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient and Partial Care Programs.  Reporting to the COO, the Director of Programs is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of assigned programs.  As a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Programs participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives in addition to problem solving.  Hershel 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.  This individual will be responsible to transition the mental health and substance abuse cost reimbursement contracts to a fee-for-service model.
Required: LCSW preferred or LPC, and required training certificates for clinical supervision; 5+ years post licensing experience in an administrative supervisory capacity in a mental health and substance abuse setting; Strong clinical skills with knowledge of psychiatric disorders and treatment modalities; Experience managing fee for service programs and billing; Capacity to develop systems to respond to changing program needs and rapidly assess system effectiveness as well as implement modifications; Ability to provide collaboration between programs to ensure seamless continuity of care between programs; Proven effective communication and marketing skills.
Desired: Experience with EHR; Experience with managing staff which includes: caseload management supervision, level of service supervision, clinical supervision, and productivity supervision; Experience in developing and managing program outcomes.
(Requisition # 20140617)
Attach and Email Resume Housing Case Manager - Home Safe - Full-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Housing Specialist for a new contract with the Department of Children and Families.  The Housing Specialist will be a part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations.  The Housing Specialist will provide constructive advocacy, support and guidance to families participating in this supportive housing setting.  The families served will be involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  This position will be responsible for completing a Housing Intake to define the family’s housing goals and initiate the housing search as well as providing housing case management, which includes housing choice, lease signing, financial arrangements and furnishings, followed by ongoing housing stability support.  This support will continue through the time of the pilot, providing in home visit support as needed.  The Housing Specialist should have experience with housing and resources in Essex County and the Department of Child Protection and Permanency.
Required: Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the community resources available in Essex County; Related Associates Degree.
Desired: Related Bachelor's Degree; Bi-Lingual English/Spanish or English/Creole.
Hours: Daily schedule will be dependent on client need, 28 hours a week with one of those days being a Saturday.
(Requisition # 20140619)
Attach and Email Resume Parent Advocate - Home Safe - Full-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Parent Advocate for a new contract with the Department of Children and Families.  The Parent Advocate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect. The Parent Advocate will provide constructive advocacy as well as support and guidance to families participating in this supportive housing setting.  The families served will be involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors that include a history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children because of the stressors.  This position will be responsible providing in-home visits as well as co-facilitating groups for parents with the Coordinator/Clinical Case Manager.  The Parent Advocate should have experience personal and/or professional knowledge and experience with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency and be knowledgeable about community resources.
Required: LSW, LAC, or comparable; Experience in trauma informed care; Experience with families involved in DCF; Experience supervising staff.
Desired: Bilingual; LCSW, LPC, LMFT; Trained in trauma informed care;  Knowledge/experience in NJ DCP&P system.
Hours: Daily hours will be dependent on client needs and consist of a 7-hour work day plus and hour for lunch
(Requisition # 20140612)
Attach and Email Resume Board Certified Child Psychiatrist - Start Strong - Part-Time - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Board Certified Child Psychiatrist to provide psychiatric services one day a week from 10:00am to 5:00pm, preferably Tuesday, for children in our Start Strong Program.  Start Strong is an intensive 5-day-a-week Therapeutic Nursery serving children ages 2? to 8 years old who have significant emotional and/or behavioral issues.  The program includes creative arts therapies, family support services, and transportation.  Start Strong's goals are for all children to have the 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 to problem-solve effectively.
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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