Position: Part-time Counselor
Location: East Orange, NJ
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.
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
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