Clinician - NJ4S Camden County (4577)

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Location: Camden County 

Job Type/Status: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clinicians will be expected to provide clinical services to students in person and through telehealth.
  • Clinical services will include screening, brief interventions, facilitating treatment referrals, school consultation, and making necessary referrals to community supports as needed/identified. Clinicians will be expected to work a combination of before, during, and after school hours.
  • Conducts one-on-one interviews and assessments of prospective clinical referrals.
  • Develops and maintains "individual service plans" and records for families who need clinical services. Reviews "individual service plans" and proactively connects families to appropriate long-term clinical/mental health resources that will ease and possibly eliminate many of their challenges.
  • Facilitates groups, programs, and workshops on the development of self-esteem, parenting, conflict resolution, forward planning, and other related life skills.
  • Provides one-on-one counseling and support as needed and appropriate for families.
  • Meets weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or as needed with students and their families as they progress through their "individual service plans".
  • Collects data on assigned cases and documents progress toward established goals for family "individual service plans".
  • Builds relationships with families through individual meetings as well as through visibility and participation at various community meetings and activities, when appropriate.
  • Maintains professional growth and development throughout the year by attending workshops and training that will aid in providing superior clinical services.
  • Builds new and maintains relationships with community partners around education, mental health, and substance abuse resources.
  • Collaborates with external sources to develop or enhance services directly applicable to the families' lives. (i.e., anger management, relationships, life transitions and pressures, etc.)
  • Enters all documentation, including case notes and contacts, into data system and examines trends/issues in the community that may be affecting residents, partners and potential stakeholders.
  • Participates actively as a member of the Service Delivery System team, contributing ideas and recommendations for improving processes based on work in the above areas.
  • As needed, participates in meetings/discussions with other School Based Hubs.
  • Ensures continuity of programming and serves as a focal point for each assigned case.


  • Preference for professionals with relevant independent licensure (preferred, but not required). Practitioners must be licensed as one of the following: Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC); Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC).
  • 2 years' experience as a counselor/therapist for at-risk individuals, particularly school aged children, including: experience developing, implementing, monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of counseling, case management, and related programs.
  • Spanish language fluency and the ability to conduct job duties in both English and Spanish are strongly preferred but not mandatory.
  • Experience completing assessments and providing brief individualized clinical interventions to youth and families is required.
  • Preference for clinicians with previous training in Motivational Interviewing, those who are not trained in Motivational Interviewing must be trained within sixty (60) days of hire.
  • Must be able to develop successful and trusting relationships with individuals and families create and sustain an environment that supports these relationships.
  • Passion for the mission of the Center for Family Services and a commitment to the potential of the students and families in Camden County.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • History of cultivating relationships and building alliances with agencies and schools.
  • An engaging and collaborative leadership style with mature interpersonal skills and the ability to juggle and manage multiple, competing priorities and deadlines.
  • History of thriving in a fast paced, high growth, team-oriented structure where priorities change rapidly and everyone is an equal participant in getting the work done.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion on all levels.
  • A valid New Jersey driver's license, safe driving record, and vehicle availability are required.

At the Center for Family Services our employees are our greatest resource and we are committed to investing in our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package as well as ongoing resources that will support staff on their personal and professional journey.*

  • Excellent paid time off (PTO) program, including vacation, sick, personal, and holiday
  • 401k Plan
  • Medical insurance plan options
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness Activities
  • Ongoing Training & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Opportunity for advancement

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