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Bilingual Outpatient Clinician – Bridgeport Office

Job Description

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 providing outpatient therapy to 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.

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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.

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EMPS Clinician – Norwalk

Job Description

Dynamic Child/Adolescent Crisis Team seeking masters level behavioral health clinician (MSW, MFT, or Counseling degree, with license eligibility).  Mobile services to schools, homes, community locations to assess and intervene with children and youth in crisis and their families.

The Child & Family Guidance Center is seeking a crisis therapist to join our Mobile Crisis program, serving the broader Norwalk area.  Extensive training program.  Wide exposure to a broad range of ages and situations.  Interactions with many community agencies and services.

This position offers an attractive salary and benefits package. This is a full-time position involving some evening hours.  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 at additional compensation. Bilingual (Spanish) applicants preferred.

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

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EMPS Program Supervisor – Norwalk

Job Description

EMPS Crisis Intervention Program Supervisor provides crisis assessments and short-term follow-up for children and adolescents experiencing an emotional and/or behavioral health crisis in the community. The Program Supervisor for EMPS will manage general oversight of the program, including schedules, reports and record reviews. The Program Supervisor will provide weekly supervision for the crisis clinicians and interns, including performance evaluations. In addition, the Program Supervisor will also provide mobile clinical assessments and short-term treatment of children/adolescents as indicated. The Program Supervisor will assist with interfacing with the local hospitals, police, schools and community providers to ensure collaboration. The candidate must have knowledge and experience working with electronic records and data monitoring.

Licensed Master’s degree required in the human service field as well as 5 – 10 years of clinical and supervisory experience. Must have transportation and be willing to be mobile.

Bilingual Preferred

Licensed in Mental Health Field – LPC, LCSW, LMFT

Job Type: Full-time

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Family Support Provider

Job Description

CFGC is currently seeking a Family Support Provider(formerly Home Visitor) in the Nurturing Families Network. FSP’s work directly with families. They visit families in the their homes weekly, to provide information and education using the Parents As Teachers evidenced-based curriculum to improve parenting skills and teach the parent(s) anticipatory guidance, age appropriate child development and how to advocate and access community resources and needed services.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum two years’ experience working with young children and families, birth to age five
  • Knowledge of child abuse and neglect (mandated reporting) statutes preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Computer literacy required (program and agency uses EMR systems for documentation) and knowledge of basic computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, etc).
  • Ability and willingness to work with families of all races and socio-economic backgrounds with cultural competence and sensitivity.
  • Must have valid CT driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation and able to drive to home visits and to attend collaborative meetings and required trainings within CT
  • Must have adequate automobile liability insurance
  • May have to use own vehicle for client transport
  • Must be able to work with clients in a variety of settings and make home visits
  • May require evening and weekend hours to meet the needs of the clients
  • After hours availability by agency issued cell phone for client emergencies.

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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.

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Outpatient Clinician – Bridgeport Office

Job Description

CFGC is seeking a full-time 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:

  • 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.

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Outpatient Clinician – Stratford Office

Job Description

CFGC is seeking a full-time mental health clinician in our Stratford Office.  Qualified candidates must have:

  • Position calls for a Master’s level clinician
  • Support vision and mission of the Agency and communicate to staff
  • Maintain a caseload in order to meet direct service productivity
  • Provide direct clinical services (individual, family, and/or group therapy) to children, parents and other individuals in the family
  • Provide consultation to other community agencies, schools, courts, and individuals as deemed appropriate
  • Develop a written treatment plan signed by the client and his/her parent or guardian
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with other community agencies, schools and individuals through the program of clinical services and other activities
  • Participate on staff committees as assigned
  • Participate in research activities in the Center
  • Maintain client records up to date

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of LMSW, MFT, PC
  • Able to relate and engage with children and parents/guardians.
  • Able to work collaboratively with staff and other agencies.

Reports to:

 Unit Director of Behavioral Health or other designated supervisor

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

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Outpatient Senior Supervisor

Job Description

CFGC is seeking a full-time Outpatient Senior Supervisor in the Outpatient Department.

Job Summary: 

  • Position calls for a licensed therapist with experience supervising Master’s level clinicians
  • Support vision and mission of the Agency and communicate to staff
  • Provide clinical and administrative support and coverage in the absence of Unit Director
  • Maintain a caseload reflective of the amount of staff supervised in order to meet direct service productivity
  • Responsible for review of staff documentation and weekly supervision
  • Responsible for providing supervision to interns through the agency
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations for assigned staff
  • Provide direct clinical services (individual, family, and/or group therapy) to children, parents and other individuals in the family
  • Provide consultation to other community agencies, schools, courts, and individuals as deemed appropriate
  • Develop a written treatment plan signed by the client and his/her parent or guardian
  • Participate in weekly supervision and attend case conferences and team meetings as assigned to supervise other staff and students and participate in training of other agency personnel
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with other community agencies, schools and individuals through the program of clinical services   and other activities
  • Participate on staff committees and in other administrative matters, as assigned
  • Participate in research activities of the Center
  • To maintain client records up to date
  • Provide staff with clinical as well as administrative supervision
  • Communicate program updates to team as learned in supervisory meetings
  • Provide bimonthly (every two months) OP in service trainings in collaboration with other Senior Supervisor
  • Provide support and coverage in the absence of supervisor (also across teams as needed)
  • Provide interns with appropriate trainings

Qualifications:

  • Licensed LCSW, LMFT, LPC, PhD
  • Able to relate and engage with children and parents/guardians.
  • Able to work collaboratively with staff and other agencies;

Reports to:

Unit Director of Behavioral Health or other designated supervisor

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

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SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Job Description

Social Media Intern

Do you love making a difference with words and visual stories? The Child and Family Guidance Center is looking to build its social media presence to increase awareness about childhood mental health and the amazing change our team is making in the lives of children and families in the greater Bridgeport area. The ideal candidate for this internship will have a passion for nonprofit communications, a willingness to learn, along with a balance of both creative and data-oriented thinking.

Reporting to the Director of Development and Communications, the Social Media Intern will:

  • Research and curate content from external “thought leadership” articles to internal stories about the center.
  • Write copy, take photos and create simple graphics for social media posts
  • Increase use of current social media platforms
  • Schedule content ahead of time
  • Collect and organize data using insights, twitter analytics, Hootsuite
  • Download and organize  photos
  • Research nonprofit social media trends
  • Assist in other communications tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A basic familiarity and comfort using social media platforms
  • Creative and professional writing
  • Basic photography skills
  • Excellent judgment and people skills
  • The ideal candidate will have completed coursework that complements all aspects of this position, (ie: communications, marketing, public relations, child psychology, family systems, nonprofit management), but a combination of coursework, experience, and passion to learn will prove beneficial.
  • Timeliness and willing to work on a deadline.
  • An openness to accepting feedback and edits
  • Familiarity with data analysis, and basic Excel
  • Familiarity with online graphic and/or Adobe Suite products (Photoshop, InDesign, Premier Pro, etc.) is a plus but not mandatory.

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