The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms River

  • Social Worker II - Part-Time Intensive Services Program (ISP) - One Year Assignment

    Job Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2018 10:14 AM)
  • Overview

    Schedule:  17.5 Hours Per Week

     

    Expected Length of Assignment:  One year - September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019

     

    Bilingual English/Spanish and Training in Trauma Informed/Evidence Based treatment modalities preferred

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Carry a caseload of four to five  families.
    • Provide weekly individual and /or couples’ counseling to parents whose children are in foster care.
    • Counseling and parenting groups are geared towards identifying and resolving the issues that led to the child’s placement.
    • Provide weekly therapeutic visits for parents and children.
    • Prepare and facilitate weekly parenting group.
    • Meet with DCP&P bimonthly for case conferences.
    • Participate in necessary meetings (FTM, ARC, litigation, regional reviews).
    • Prepare quarterly summaries, and assessments.
    • Attend court hearings as required.
    • Make referrals to appropriate agencies for resources and supportive services
    • Monitor parents’ progress with services and overall stability in order to assist DCP&P in supporting a permanent plan for the child.

     

    Qualifications

     

     

    Education Requirements:

    Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field of Study

    Licensed Clinician - LSW, LCSW, LAC, or LPC Required

     

    Work Experience Requirement:

    Must have a minimum of three to five years experience working in an accredited social service agency. Experience working successfully with high risk families

     

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    All Social Workers in this category must have the ability to use their training and experience constructively in social work practice (diagnostic and treatment planning skills must be demonstrated), be willing to conduct him/herself according to the ethics of the profession, be interested in increased skills and knowledge, be able to record, organize and execute the duties assigned, and be able to work cooperatively with other members of the staff, other agencies, foster and adoptive parents and the community.

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