Family and Children's Services

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Post Date: Mar 11, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Jersey - Elizabeth
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Family and Children's Services is looking for a bilingual (English/Spanish) therapist to provide culturally competent face-to-face therapeutic visitation and reunification services in office and in-home (or other community location), via a family-centered treatment approach from intake through completion of service. The therapist will also provide short-term mental health therapy to juvenile justice-involved youth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

• Provide culturally competent therapeutic visitation and reunification services between non-custodial parents/adults and their children.
• Role model appropriate parent/child interaction through demonstration.
• Observe, assess, document and intervene therapeutically with parent-child interaction prior to, during and following a visit.
• Utilize identified assessment tools during therapeutic visitation and report on findings.
• Actively participate in treatment team meetings and supervision by sharing clinical assessment and perspectives.
• Collaborate with all relevant and related outside involved referral providers/agencies/schools in order to support assessment, treatment, service planning, and discharge.
• Maintain all required case documentation using agency Electronic Health Record (MyEvolv) and DCPP tools (NJ Spirit) according to Visitation standards.
• Provide mental health counseling to outpatient clients, including youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
• Evening and weekend hours required.

• Masters level license
• Experience providing therapy services to children/adolescents/families
• Experience with NJ Child Welfare System and high-risk populations
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written
• Experience with evidenced-based treatments preferred
• Bilingual/Spanish-English
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail, while also able to manage multiple priorities
• Strong organizational skills and follow through with commitments and deadlines

Contact Details

State/Province: New Jersey
Ph: 9083527474