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Department of Children Services; hiring in-home counselors (The Exchange Club)

We are seeking Master’s level Counselors and Social Workers with at least one (1) year of clinical experience working with youth and families. Relevant experience includes providing individual/family counseling, domestic violence counseling, sexual and/or other abuse counseling, grief counseling, behavior modification, anger management, and/or parenting education. Those interested must also have experience with evidence-based curriculum and best practice models. Applicants must poses strong organizational and time management skills; pay attention to detail; have excellent written, verbal and oral skills; be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; and have access to a computer, printer, and internet service. Reliable transportation is a must and a favorable driving record is required.

Program Overview

In-Home Therapeutic Family Services provide short-term, highly intensive, home-based services designed to protect, treat, and support youth and families. FSPs are closely supervised by licensed clinical agency staff and provide a wide range of flexible and responsible services that are skill building, teaching and modeling, advocacy, and crisis management focused. These services will help the FSP and family attain individualized goals for each individual family and may include life development skills, anger management, parent education, conflict resolution training, family violence intervention, and/or other services not covered by TNCARE.

Position Description

Under the contractual agreement, FSPs will receive remuneration only for face-to-face counseling and intervention services with the client. The schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around the clients’ and contractor’s availability.

Responsibilities include:

• Carry a minimum caseload of two (2) cases per month;
• Develop initial needs assessments, individualized service plans, activity logs, session notes, and monthly summaries as well as maintain high quality and timely documentation of all case work; and other natural environments that are most convenient to each client/family;
• Provide a minimum of one (1) face-to-face counseling session per week in the home, school
• Provide advocacy and referrals for community resources that fit the families’ needs;
• Assist families in developing an information support system to ensure long-term stability for
• Provide weekly updates to DCS and maintain weekly supervision/consultation with ECFC
• Provide 24-hour emergency response and crisis intervention as needed;
• Attend all required meetings and trainings including requested court appearances, Child and the family; clinical supervisor; Family Team Meetings, group trainings, etc.

This is an independent contractual position and is not an employment opportunity with The Exchange Club Family Center or The TN Department of Children’s Services. If this is something you are interested in please email a copy of your résumé to epittman@exchangeclub.net.

Contract Workers Needed by The Exchange Club Family Center

This message is regarding independent contractual work with The Exchange Club Family Center as an In-home Family Services Provider (FSP) for children and families referred for intensive services through the TN Department of Children’s Services. 

We are seeking Master’s level Counselors and Social Workers with at least one (1) year of clinical experience working with youth and families.  Relevant experience includes providing individual/family counseling, domestic violence counseling, sexual and/or other abuse counseling, grief counseling, behavior modification, anger management, and/or parenting education.  Those interested must also have experience with evidence-based curriculum and best practice models.  Applicants must poses strong organizational and time management skills; pay attention to detail; have excellent written, verbal and oral skills; be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; and have access to a computer, printer, and internet service.  Reliable transportation is a must and a favorable driving record is required.

Program Overview

In-Home Therapeutic Family Services provide short-term, highly intensive, home-based services designed to protect, treat, and support youth and families.  FSPs are closely supervised by licensed clinical agency staff and provide a wide range of flexible and responsible services that are skill building, teaching and modeling, advocacy, and crisis management focused.  These services will help the FSP and family attain individualized goals for each individual family and may include life development skills, anger management, parent education, conflict resolution training, family violence intervention, and/or other services not covered by TNCARE. 

Position Description

Under the contractual agreement, FSPs will receive remuneration only for face-to-face counseling and intervention services with the client.  The schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around the clients’ and contractor’s availability. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry a minimum caseload of two (2) cases per month;
  • Develop initial needs assessments, individualized service plans, activity logs, session notes, and monthly summaries as well as maintain high quality and timely documentation of all case work;
  • Provide a minimum of one (1) face-to-face counseling session per week in the home, school and other natural environments that are most convenient to each client/family;
  • Provide advocacy and referrals for community resources that fit the families’ needs;
  • Assist families in developing an information support system to ensure long-term stability for the family;
  • Provide weekly updates to DCS and maintain weekly supervision/consultation with ECFC clinical supervisor;
  • Provide 24-hour emergency response and crisis intervention as needed;
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings including requested court appearances, Child and Family Team Meetings, group trainings, etc.

 

This is an independent contractual position and is not an employment opportunity with The Exchange Club Family Center or The TN Department of Children’s Services. If this is something you are interested in please email a copy of your résumé to epittman@exchangeclub.net.