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Bilingual Outpatient Clinician

Job Description

Bilingual Outpatient Clinician – Bridgeport Office

CFGC is seeking a full-time Bilingual Clinician in the Outpatient Department. Qualified candidates must have:

●Two years prior experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families.
● Experience developing therapeutic treatment plans
● Great organizational skills
● familiarity with and experience with using an electronic health record system
● Comfortable working with a team
● Ability to work some evenings

Job requirements:

• Spanish speaking required
• Master’s Degree in mental health or related
• Two (2) years’ experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families
• Able to work collaboratively with staff and other agencies
• License Preferred: LCSW, LMFT, LPC

$2500 sign on bonus for bilingual and/or licensed clinicians.

If interested please email your resume to: hr@cfguidance.org

Director of Development & Communications

Job Description

The Director of Development & Communications will be responsible to plan, develop and implement all aspects of the organization’s fundraising, marketing strategy, communications and public relations activities. The Director of Development & Communications will collaborate with the Board of Directors and President/CEO to create a multi-year plan which increases both visibility for the organization and revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization.

Qualifications: BA (required) or MA (a plus) in field such as communications, public relations or marketing; 3-5 years of experience in development; Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) (a plus) or a certificate in Fundraising Management; excellent working knowledge of software applications including Word, Access, Excel and Publisher, as well as Adobe; experience with donor database software preferred; current knowledge and experience working with social media; sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, administration, and board members; a self-starter that is able to work independently.

If interested please email your resume to: hr@cfguidance.org

EMPS Crisis Clinician – Bridgeport

Job Description

If you enjoy sitting behind a desk all day, read no further. However, if you like a fast-paced work environment where you will be a member of a dynamic team and interface with a diverse client population with a wide range of clinical needs, then we might be the perfect fit!

The Child & Family Guidance Center is seeking a licensed crisis therapist (LCSW, LMFT, LPC or License Eligible) to join our cutting-edge Mobile Crisis program, serving the Greater Norwalk area. You will sharpen your clinical skills while providing immediate crisis intervention to young people and their families. Our crisis clinicians provide assessments in the community, offer short-term follow up stabilization, and link the family to supports and services.

This position offers an attractive salary and benefits package. Members of our crisis team must have their own transportation, a valid Connecticut Driver’s license, and a willingness to be mobile. This position includes some ‘on-call’ responsibilities. Spanish speaking applicants preferred.

$2500 sign on bonus for bilingual and/or licensed clinicians.

To apply for a position at The Child and Family Guidance Center, please email your resume and cover letter to hr@cfguidance.org

IFP Case Manager – Full-time and Part-time positions available

Job Description

CFGC is seeking a Part time and a Full-time IFP Case Manager’s for innovative preservation program working to maintain and/or reunite families. Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) highly valued, should have prior experience as a team member working with parents and children.
This individual will provide crisis intervention and case management services to families with a wraparound base philosophy. The case manager will provide an intense emergency- based family safety service in a home-based, family-centered and short-term crisis intervention basis. Duties include assessments, providing parenting skills, including education and training regarding new approaches to and alternative behaviors for family members. Helping families obtain what is needed with resources in the community in order to continue to keep their families safe and together.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or other related field
  • Bilingual/Bicultural preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience dealing with families and children who are at risk of abuse and neglect

If interested, please send your resume to hr@cfguidance.org

Mental Health Clinician – Bridgeport

Job Description

The Child & Family Guidance Center is seeking a full-time mental health clinician in our Bridgeport office. Qualified candidates must have:

  • Two years prior experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families.
  •  Experience developing  therapeutic  treatment plans
  •  Great organizational skills
  •  familiarity with and experience with using an electronic health record system
  •  Comfortable working with a team
  •  Ability to work some evenings

Job requirements:

  •  Master’s Degree in mental health or related
  • Two (2) years’ experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families
  • Able to work collaboratively with staff and other agencies
  • License Preferred: LCSW, LMFT, LPC
  • Spanish speaking preferred

$2500 sign on bonus for bilingual and/or licensed clinicians.

To apply for a position at The Child and Family Guidance Center, please email your resume and cover letter to hr@cfguidance.org

Mental Health Clinician – Vietnamese Speaking

Job Description

The Child & Family Guidance Center is seeking a full-time, Vietnamese-speaking mental health clinician in our Bridgeport office. Qualified candidates must have:

  • Two years prior experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families.
  •  Experience developing  therapeutic  treatment plans
  •  Great organizational skills
  •  familiarity with and experience with using an electronic health record system
  •  Comfortable working with a team
  •  Ability to work some evenings

Job requirements:

  •  Master’s Degree in mental health or related
  • Two (2) years’ experience working with children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families
  • Able to work collaboratively with staff and other agencies
  • License Preferred: LCSW, LMFT, LPC
  • Vietnamese-speaking required

$2500 sign on bonus for bilingual and/or licensed clinicians.

To apply for a position at The Child and Family Guidance Center, please email your resume and cover letter to hr@cfguidance.org

NFN Federal Clinical Supervisor

Job Description

The Clinical Supervisor for the Nurturing Families Network Program provides day to day supervision, support and training to three home visitors.  The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for conducting assessments in the home, screening families and providing educational/outreach to the community.  The supervisor is responsible for maintaining fidelity to the NFN/PAT model, confidentiality of family records, facilitating professional development for staff and overseeing caseloads. The Clinical Supervisor maintains accurate records and program data as required by agency and program prepares and submits all required data, including program statistics, outcome and evaluation measures to the Director.

Qualifications:

 

Education:  Master’s Degree in social work or related field

Experience:  Minimum of two (2) years working with 0-5 population in a home setting.  Knowledge of Reflective Supervision and Infant Mental Health highly desirable.

Knowledge/Abilities: Strong organizational and coordination skills to handle varied duties and responsibilities are essential.  Basic computer skills, including MS Word and Excel required.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills highly desirable

Must have a valid Connecticut driver’s license and available vehicle to use.  Travel within the State of Connecticut is required on a regular basis.

Must be able to work occasional early evening or Saturday, when required.

If interested, please send your resume to hr@cfguidance.org

RTFT Case Worker – P/T

Job Description

Child and Family Guidance Center is searching for a Part Time, 17.5 hours per week, Bachelor’s Level Reunification and Family Time Case Worker to join our team.

The purpose of our Reunification and Therapeutic Family Time Services is to engage, support and intervene with family members through short-term, intensive in-home service following the removal of a child(ren) due to abuse of neglect in order to promote and effect successful reunification and reduce the risk for further abuse or neglect. The Reunification and Therapeutic Family Time worker will provide strength based intensive support for families involved with The Department of Families and Children in the Greater Bridgeport area. The worker conducts regular visits with children and parents in client homes, at our offices or in the community. Workers maintain consistent contact with all involved providers and informal systems of support. The worker will be responsible for providing the following services:

· Reunification Services which includes parent/child assessment
· Preparation work prior to reunification
· Intensive work following reunification and post reunification work to monitor and provide support to the family Therapeutic Family Time (TFT), actively working with parent(s) to prepare for a visit and process successes and challenges afterward. During TFT, the worker will focus on parenting skills, improving parent/ child interactions and promoting attachments. The worker will be expected to use the Visit Coaching Model when providing TFT, which encourages empathy, empowerment, responsiveness and active parenting.

Requirements:

· Bachelor Level Staff will have a Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or a closely related field
· Must have at least two years of experience working with children and families
· Bilingual is a PLUS
· Must use their own cars to travel to client homes. Families with children in foster placement beyond these cities may require additional travel.
· Must have a valid CT Driver’s License.
· Must be willing to work flexible hours with periodic weekend and evening visits as necessary
· Reunification and Therapeutic Family Time workers participate in a beeper rotation and agree to carry a beeper for one week, on a rotating basis, providing 24/7 crisis intervention.

If interested, please send your resume to hr@cfguidance.org

Triple P Parent Educator

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

● Provide Triple P level 4 individualized sessions to parents on targeted issues and concerns that affect the children in the home
● Stay informed about programs and services that benefit children and families.
● Maintain and submit data records in compliance with program standards in a timely manner
● Maintain up-to-date case records regularly and accurately
● Participate in program evaluations, as requested
● Represent program in the community, as requested
● Comply with all standards of performance.
● Certification in Triple P level 4.
● Cultural sensitivity, awareness and knowledge required as well as a strong familiarity of community resources
● Participate in the program’s training curricula
● Ability to personalized interventions based on family needs
● Knowledge of the social and emotional functioning of young children
● Participate in weekly and group supervision
● Experience in providing home visiting to families

Qualifications:
● BA degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or child development
● Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred
● Minimum of two years of experience in working with parents
● Ability to manage a flexible schedule in a timely fashion
● Experience in providing general parent education in groups as well as one-on-one individualized consultation using knowledge of adult learning styles
● Experience with and/or knowledge of group dynamics and intervention with adults.
● Must have a valid CT driver’s license and auto insurance
● Perform any other activity requested by supervisor or Unit Direct.

If interested, please send your resume to hr@cfguidance.org

Turning Point Regional Adolescent Substance Abuse Program – Licensed Clinician

Job Description

CFGC (the Turning Point Regional Adolescent Substance Abuse Program) has an opening for a licensed clinician (LCSW, LMFT, LPC) to work in a home/community-based substance abuse program with adolescents experiencing substance abuse difficulties, emotional and behavioral problems. Prior experience working with adolescents with substance abuse issues is required. Clinician must be a team player with good organization, communication, and collaboration skills. Ability to be flexible, multi-task and to complete all documentation in a timely manner are required. The individual must be highly motivated to learn, obtain certification, and implement A-CRA (Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach) therapy. This model emphasizes helping youth reduce or eliminate their substance use by making behavior modifications through involvement with pro-social activities. In addition to having weekly individual and family sessions in the office or in the community (as needed), the clinician will co-facilitate weekly group meetings/activities/field trips. Some travel and work at our Norwalk office as well as some evening hours will be required. LADC licensing and Spanish speaking preferred.

If interested, please send your resume to hr@cfguidance.org