Counselor

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Position Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking a part-time caring, compassionate, and skilled Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW or LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC or LAC) to be part of a team that provides a continuum of trauma informed counseling, support, and education services to youth between 3 and 18 years of age and their affected parent/guardian who have been impacted by parental or familial substance abuse challenges.  Children caught in the path of this crisis could face a lifetime of social, emotional, physical, and mental challenges if left unaddressed. This is where you can make a difference.

Position:  Part-time Counselor

Location:   East Orange, NJ

Grief, Traumatic Loss and HOPE. 

Do you have the passion to provide HOPE to children and teens grieving the loss of a family member due to an overdose? 
Do you want to be part of a TEAM made up of Professionally Licensed Counselors from multiple disciplines that are creative and innovative in their approaches to guide youth and their families through a process of healing and recovery? 
Are you looking for a part-time position that makes a difference in the life of a child?
If you answered yes to these questions, this may be the counseling position for you.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in staff training that includes TF-CBT and other models
  • Provide individual and group counseling sessions to children and teens and their surviving parent/guardian 
  • Provide in-home short-term traumatic grief outreach sessions
  • Facilitate resiliency groups at schools, treatment centers, and recovery programs
  • Facilitate grief and traumatic loss workshops to professionals and the community
  • Facilitate services through a telehealth platform as needed
  • Participate in individual supervision and team meetings
Job Requirements (Qualifications):

  • MSW, or MA in a related professional counseling field
  • Knowledge in trauma informed care and substance abuse challenges
  • 2 years experience working with children and teens
  • Experience with Grief and Traumatic Loss
  • Clearly communicate ideas in both written and verbal form
  • Work a flexible schedule including evenings
  • Be willing to provide mobile services including in-home, on-site services, and virtually
  • Valid driver's license in the state of his/her residence, insurance, and clean driving record

About Employment at Center For Family Services:

Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer: All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

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