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As a service to our alumni, we list employment opportunities that we receive. If you have a job you would like to post, please email sswweb@ssw.rutgers.edu. Please include the following:

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  • Preferred qualifications
  • Job description
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If you do not include a job closing date, the job will be removed from the website after 90 days. Please do not send PDFs or tables.

School Based Clinical Program Manager

Date posted: December 3, 2020

Employer: Care Plus NJ, inc.

Location/hours: Various locations in Bergen, Morris and Essex counties in NJ. Full-time. 

Job description: School Based Services - Clinical Program Manager provides in-class therapeutic services in the form of counseling, case management, respite services, and crisis intervention. Maintains accurate and timely records for each case and assures departmental goals or objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame by performing the job responsibilities personally.

Qualifications: 

  • Professional Licensure and/or Certification as required by program regulations & standards (i.e. LCSW, LPC, LMFT), required. 
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience with children and adolescent population, required.
  • Professional Licensure and/or Certification as required by program regulations & standards (i.e. LCSW, LPC, LMFT). 
  • Five (5) year work experience with children and adolescent population.  
  • Some administrative experience in human service or related program(s), including experience in quality assurance/improvement and program development.

Responsibilities: 

  • Establishes leadership and support in the program.
  • Provides counseling services to individuals, groups and family, case management, respite services and crisis intervention.
  • Works with identified students across the school or school district.
  • Works collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team to ensure effective establishment and maintenance of the behavior management program.
  • Provides support to students, teachers, staff members, and parents for the purpose of maintaining consistency in care.
  • Communicates observations to supervisor or designee.
  • Provides interventions and information to the classroom staff and parents, as assigned.
  • Provides crisis intervention and supportive interventions, including case management, linkage to community resources, and provides care coordination of service delivery.
  • Assists in increasing success in the overall objective of the program.
  • Facilitates school or district wide risk assessments (clearances), as needed.
  • Completes all documentation (e.g. comprehensive assessments, treatment plans, clearances, therapy, and contact notes) in the time frame required as per policy. Documents services on a timely basis with all entries authenticated and time/dated.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Nivi Bruce at nivioskah@careplusnj.org

Social Worker

Date posted: November 20, 2020

Application deadline: February 20, 2021

Employer: Global Neurosciences Institute

Location: Full-time; Pennington, NJ area.

Job description: This position will be integral to the neurodegenerative division, most notably for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and spectrum of demands that encompasses. The Movement Disorder program was established approximately ten years ago and has become a destination in the region, highlighted for comprehensive, compassionate care. Utilizing the latest innovating medical and surgical therapies, our program partners with patients to develop individualized treatment programs to optimize their management. Strong community relationships strengthen clinical resources with rehab partners and also places a strong emphasis on patient education and is in partnership with local and regional advocacy programs.

Qualifications: 

  • Licensed clinical social worker

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience

Job responsibilities:

  • Perform biopsychosocial assessments for chronic neurodegenerative disease
  • Be part of a multi-D team (with PT/OT/Speech)
  • Perform CBT for anxiety, pain, functional neurologic disorders
  • Perform counseling for grief, managing chronic conditions, family caregiver dynamics
  • While based in NJ, social worker will be available by telemedicine to other GNI sites and should be familiar and provide resources for community services in areas where GNI is present but may not have a physical SW presence
  • Aid in transition of care – resource of benefits for home health, disability assistance, placement, palliative, hospice
  • Run and manage support groups for patients, caregivers and assist in community education
  • Development and implementation of psychosocial processes and procedures to meet standards required by the NASW some of this includes appropriate documentation and billing and crisis intervention

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Dr. Jill Farmer at jfarmer@gnineuro.org.

Assistant Director, External Resource Support & Student Success

Date posted: November 18, 2020

Employer: Princeton University

Location/hours: Princeton, NJ. Full-time. 

Job description: Reporting to the Associate Dean of the College and Director of Programs for Access and Inclusion (PAI), the Assistant Director will collaborate with Princeton staff from across the University to provide support and external resource connection for Princeton students, especially first-generation, lower-income, DACA, and underrepresented students. In particular, the Assistant Director will focus on connecting students and their families with supportive resources external to the University. Located in the Office of the Dean of the College, PAI leads initiatives that advance Princeton's commitment to an inclusive student body, including the Freshman Scholars Institute, the Scholars Institute Fellows Program, and Programs for Veteran, Non-Traditional, and Transfer Students. The Assistant Director will also provide support to the high-school aged students in the Princeton Undergraduate Preparatory Program (PUPP) and college-aged students in external access programs. Primary responsibilities include: meeting with individual students to facilitate connection with external providers and social services as necessary, liaising with the Residential College advising teams to ensure ongoing and holistic support, and tracking/reporting the trends in student need.

Qualifications: 

  • Master's Degree
  • Four to six years of experience working as a case manager and/or developing and implementing supportive action plans for first-generation, lower-income, underrepresented, and/or undocumented/DACA students.
  • Experience working with college-aged and/or high-school students.
  • Experience working with students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and historically underrepresented communities and programs that support them.
  • Experience working with crisis intervention and crisis management.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with social service offices and government agencies.
  • Experience and demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity and inclusion in higher education.
  • Ability to advise, mentor, and support students while demonstrating sound judgment.
  • Willingness to collaborate and work as part of a team, particularly across different offices and programs.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills; ability to message program goals and missions to diverse populations and constituents.
  • MSW preferred.
  • Experience working with veterans and military affiliated students preferred.
  • Knowledge of Princeton University departments, offices, policies, and programs strongly preferred.

For more information and to apply, please visit the online application here: https://main-princeton.icims.com/jobs/12087/assistant-director%2c-external-resource-support-%26-student-success/job?mobile=true&needsRedirect=false&fbclid=IwAR05uTvVCemDYgHFMo5tG4n-xo3rdJq8CHZr8pQVYiMd_CBhC7UjdX2ZeXw

Case Worker

Date posted: November 18, 2020

Employer: United Way of Hudson County

Location/ hours: Jersey City, NJ. Full-time. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Bilingual Spanish/English, preferred
  • Valid NJ drivers license

Job description: Caseworker needed to provide case management for individuals and families moving out of shelters and  into housing. Caseworker will be responsible for screening clients to meet the grant criteria. Provide ongoing information and advocacy to assist clients.  Imputing information into data program. Support clients in achieving goals to gain personal independence. Documentation ,maintain case files according to grant critiria assist with preparation of monthly reports and quarterly reports.

For more information and to apply, please send resume to cgalasso@unitedwayhudson.org

MA Clinician - Bilingual Spanish Required

Date Posted: November 16, 2020

Employer: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Location/Hours: Elizabeth, NJ; Full Time

Description: Seeking an experienced clinician to join our school-based counseling and youth development program. The primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to providing individual, group & family counseling services to our high school student population, as well as crisis intervention and assessment as needed. Responsibilities will also include planning and carrying out student workshops, presentations & recreational activities, as well as providing support and psychoeducation to meet the social and emotional needs of each student. The selected candidate will work closely with teachers, guidance department personnel, administrators and other school staff to support students with academic needs.  The clinician will maintain clear student records and case notes, and will be responsible for collecting, tracking and inputting data to measure and evaluate student progress and outcomes. Occasional availability outside of normal business hours may be required in connection with off-site events. The ideal candidate would demonstrate strong work ethic, creative mindset, strong communication skills & professionalism. They will be able to both work independently and function as part of a cohesive team. 

Position Requirements: Masters Degree in a Behavioral Health discipline.

MA Clinician, Bilingual

Date posted: November 16, 2020

Employer: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Location/hours: Elizabeth, NJ. Full-time. 

Job description: Seeking an experienced clinician to join our school-based counseling and youth development program. The primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to providing individual, group & family counseling services to our high school student population, as well as crisis intervention and assessment as needed. Responsibilities will also include planning and carrying out student workshops, presentations & recreational activities, as well as providing support and psychoeducation to meet the social and emotional needs of each student. The selected candidate will work closely with teachers, guidance department personnel, administrators and other school staff to support students with academic needs.  The clinician will maintain clear student records and case notes, and will be responsible for collecting, tracking and inputting data to measure and evaluate student progress and outcomes. Occasional availability outside of normal business hours may be required in connection with off-site events. The ideal candidate would demonstrate strong work ethic, creative mindset, strong communication skills & professionalism. They will be able to both work independently and function as part of a cohesive team. 

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/trinitasrmc/#/job/425?source=Indeed

Virtual Care Coordinator, Remote 

Date posted: November 9, 2020

Employer: Wellthy

Location/ hours: Remote assignment. Full- and part-time opportunities available. 

Qualifications:  

  • 2+ years work experience in healthcare/caregiving, required 
  • 6+ years experience in healthcare/caregiving, preferred
  • Proficiency in more than one language, preferred
  • Proficiency with macOS systems, GSuite, Slack, and 1Password

Job description: In the Care Coordinator role, you will work directly with Wellthy families and individuals all over the US, to address their unique caretaking needs, helping them organize a care plan and assist with anything from finding the right provider, managing medical bills, making appointments, tracking medications, vetting facilities, insurance, medical bills, and more. You will report to a Care Manager and partner closely with Care Associates to complete daily tasks. You will drive the following efforts: 

  • Help customers (Care Team) using your expertise, skills, and judgement to advise, research, coordinate, and “get done” any healthcare-related tasks 
  • Support with improving and updating Wellthy guides and Community Resources
  • Occasionally represent Wellthy at events such as health fairs and open enrollments
  • Other non-client-specific work including, but not limited to: supporting other service team members, feedback and suggestions related to Wellthy’s product, service, marketing, and guides

To apply, please submit an application on the Wellthy website, as well as email jobs@wellthy.com with the subject line: "SSW Rutgers Care Coordinator Candidate - 'Your Name".

Senior Training and Consultation Specialist

Date posted: November 6, 2020

Application deadline: December 4, 2020

Employer: Rutgers School of Health Professions, Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Location/hours: Rutgers Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ. Full-time. 

Job description: The CSS Project is part of a NJ grant funded initiative that facilitates the development of the mental health workforce via training and technical assistance, engaging with organizations and treatment providers involved in the delivery of mental health services to strengthen their capacity to deliver effective, evidence-based practices to individuals with mental health conditions. The Senior Training and Consultation Specialist will be part of a team whose primary focus is to develop and deliver didactic and in-vivo professional education and technical assistance to NJ supportive housing/Community Support Services providers (CSS). This person may also contribute to the mission of the Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions by providing guest lectures and participating in scholarly projects. 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, social work or a related field, required
  • Significant experience providing rehabilitation-oriented services to persons living with serious mental illness, required
  • 2 years of experience providing adult-directed training or education - and/or consulting with mental health providers on their training needs, required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Licensed and/or certified practitioners with credentials such as LPC, LSW, CRC, and/or CPRP, preferred

For more information and to apply, please visit: ​http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/121963

 

Part-Time LCSW

Date posted: November 6, 2020

Employer: Madison Area YMCA, Project Community Pride

Location/hours: Madison, NJ. 20 hours per week; daytime and early-evening shifts.

Job/department description: Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA is an important extension of youth development services for children, teens and their families throughout the Madison Area YMCA’s service area that was made possible through the collaboration of community leaders and a new partnership with the municipalities and School Districts of the Chathams, Florham Park and Madison. The partnership signifies a major step forward in furthering the Y’s commitment to youth development.

Qualifications: 

  • Master of Social Work
  • Active Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New Jersey
  • 2-3 years post-graduation experience, required
  • Previous experience working with children and teens

To apply, please send resume to cmcintyre@madisonymca.org.

Facility Monitor

Date posted: November 2, 2020

Employer: New Jersey Association on Correction

Hours: Part-time 

Job description: Residential program for adult residents which are state inmates classified to a work release program. Facility monitors are accountable to carry out assigned duties relating to the security of the residence and residents while following established protocols and procedures approved by NJAC and the NJ Deparatment of Corrections. 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Relevant work experience with human service clients
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • Computer literate with prior experience utilizing a Windows environment and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to navigate and utilize MIS system

For more information and to apply, contact swest@njaconline.org.

Executive Director

Date posted: October 23, 2020

Employer: Mercy Center

Location/hours: Asbury Park, NJ. Full-time. 

Job description: The Executive Director represents Mercy Center to the public, leads organizational development and strategic planning, optimizes financial performance, oversees program delivery in the community, builds and maintains donor relationships and oversees personnel. The Executive Director develops organizational strategy, program implementation, best practices and supportive relationships both internally and externally, resulting in cooperative and effective collaborations that further the mission of Mercy Center. The Executive Director of Mercy Center is appointed by the Sponsor Council of the Mid-Atlantic Community of the Sisters of Mercy upon the recommendation by the Mercy Center Board of Trustees. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees.

Qualifications: 

  • An appreciation and passion for the mission of Mercy Center with a deep-rooted commitment to Mercy core values.
  • Faith-guided, visionary, and strategic leader with an institution-building mindset and a servant leadership style.
  • Knowledge of or appreciation for the Catholic faith; willingness to develop further understanding of the Catholic and Mercy tradition that guides Mercy Center’s mission.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative and management experience in nonprofit, social service, or educational organizations preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the State of New Jersey welfare and social service systems preferred.
  • Demonstrated organizational and supervisory skills that will motivate and inspire staff while setting high expectations and professional direction.
  • Proven success in leading teams, setting priorities and implementing a strategic vision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive, and integrity with demonstrated ability to build, foster, and maintain positive relationships with both internal and external constituencies, including staff, board members, donors, volunteers, students, families and clients. 
  • Experience in fundraising with the ability to formulate and execute development strategies that will enhance revenue while fostering strong partnerships with external partners and community members.
  • Track record of experiences that include knowledge of strategies and best practices; proven effective in managing a multi-site and multi-program organization an asset.
  • Proven experience implementing and evaluating a wide array of social service programs.
  • General financial management ability including budget preparation, audit review and implementation and execution of a strong organizational financial policy.
  • Superior communication skills to express, orally and in writing, Mercy Center’s mission, vision, and goals with clarity, passion and persuasion.
  • Self-confidence, humility, integrity, warmth, and a flexible personal style.
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Social Services Administration or related field required.
  • Bilingual candidate would be a plus.
  • Limited regional travel req

For inquiries, nominations, and applications, please contact Cathy McGeever, Managing Partner: (610) 924-9100 or cfmcgeever@lambertassoc.com

Various positions for LSWs, LACs

Date posted: October 21, 2020

Employer: Catholic Charities Trenton

Location/ hours: Ewing, NJ. Full-time

Posting description:Family Growth Program-Mercer is interviewing candidates who hold a provisional license for its outpatient treatment program located in Ewing, Mercer County.  Interested candidates should be willing to learn about telehealth mental health services, trauma treatment, familysystems and more. Bilingual (Spanish), preferred. 

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Caryn Hirsch, LCSW, Director, at chirsch@cctrenton.org.

Junior Accountant

Date posted: October 20, 2020

Employer: Women Aware

Location: New Brunsiwck, NJ  

Qualifications:          

  • BA/BS in Accounting/or Equivalent Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience

  • Advanced Excel, Word skills, and QuickBooks experience

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs functions associated with the processing of the Organization’s payroll.
  • Maintains the Organization’s timekeeping system, and keeps management apprised of program salary budgets.
  • Reconciles the accounting system to ancillary systems and third-party records.
  • Serves as liaison between Women Aware, and its accountants.
  • Maintains the Organization’s capital asset tracking system, and inventory of capital assets.
  • Coordinate coding of expenses to reflect proper cost allocations.
  • Works with staff and other departments to ensure coordinated efforts to facilitate accurate, timely, efficient and transparent processes overall financial functions.
  • Perform basic accounting functions including managing bill payment; accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.

To apply, please submit resume to  admin@womenaware.net.

Clinical Social Worker

Date posted: October 19, 2020

Employer: Evolve Psychological Services

Location/ hours: Montclair, NJ. Part-time (can increase to full-time).

Job Description: Conducting psychotherapy with children (age 5 and up), adolescents, adults and families seeing clients virtually (majority of cases) and in-person (using precautions). Conducting psychological evaluations with immigrant families who are seeking support with maintaining family cohesion. Collaborating with professionals across disciplines for treatment planning and care coordination.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy or equivalent program from an accredited graduate program
  • License in the state of New Jersey
  • Minimum two years postgraduate experience
  • Preferred, but not required:
    • Experience with CBT, play therapy, parent skills training, family therapy and mindfulness
    • Training in EMDR, DBT and/or couples therapy
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 

For more information and to apply, please email Dr. Nicole Garcia at drgarcia@evolve-ps.com with a letter of interest and your resume. 

Creative Arts Therapist

Date posted: October 15, 2020

Employer: Women Aware, Inc

Location/ hours: New Brunswick, NJ. Part-time.

Job descrption: In collaboration with the PALS Coordinator, the Creative Arts Therapist is responsible for providing creative arts therapy services to child witnesses of domestic violence, as well as support services to the non-offending parent.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following: provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff; and provide individual and group creative arts therapy services for children, and support services for their non-offending parent in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession. Work collaboratively with Agency staff and community agencies to facilitate the delivery of services.

Qualifications:                      

  • Master’s degree in Creative Arts Therapy (music, movement, drama, or art) required
  • Registration and Board Certification, preferred
  • DV experience, preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention skills required
  • Bilingual-Spanish a plus

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for ensuring that the following direct services are provided to non-residential clients: intake appointments, individual and group creative arts therapy, adult support group, client advocacy, support services including resources and referrals, and crisis intervention. 
  • Maintain case records for individual and group clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, administer evaluations and assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records, as needed.
  • Maintain contact with clients on the waiting list and update accordingly.
  • Maintain and submit daily log; timely and accurately input stats to the data spreadsheet. 
  • Assist with submission of statistical reports such as monthly program reports dv core statistics, and PALS programmatic reports to the PALS Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

If interested in applying please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net

School Social Worker

Date posted: October 15, 2020

Recruiter: Therapy Source

Location/ hours: Plainfield, NJ. Full-time.

Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred
  • New Jersey School Social Worker Certification
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Criminial history review in New Jersey

To apply, please send resume to Jenna Guerra at jguerra@txsource.com

Medical Social Worker & Case Manger

Date posted: October 9, 2020

Application deadline: November 5, 2020

Employer: Workit Health

Location/ hours: Hamilton, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: As a Counselor and Care Manager at Workit Clinic, you will be responsible for providing support to MAT patients through counseling and case management services. MAT Counselors are full time employees that see patients both in person at Workit Clinics and via telehealth platforms. Currently our team is fully remote but there may be in person care in the future.

Qualifications: 

  • State of New Jersey licensure or certification as an LCSW,  LSW, LPC, LLPC, LMFT, or LCADC.
  • Master's degree or equivalent licensure 
  • One (1) year experience providing SUD services in an inpatient or outpatient setting   

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with in-person induction visits 2-3 times per week
  • Communicate with clients via our digital platform on a regular basis. Consult with Workit Health’s partnering medical providers to coordinate patient care.
  • Provide a full-range of supportive SUD services including brief individual text-based counseling, intensive counseling, case management, and consultations to support strength-based discharge planning and continuity of care.
  • Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, all per Workit Health's mission and guidelines.
  • Participate in case conferencing with clinical supervisor and director to assess client needs, progress, documentation, and exit planning.
  • Prepare all related treatment documentation in accordance with applicable organizational and state standards in a clear, thorough, and timely manner. Experience with electronic health records essential.
  • Participate in care management for clients through our digital platform, in person, and on the phone.
  • Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations. Provide client and/or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Coordinate with service providers outside of the organization to market, refer, and collaborate enhancing client care.

For more information and to apply, visit the position application here: https://www.indeed.com/job/medical-social-worker-and-care-manager-9bf24b10a00e9a9f

Lead Therapist- LCSW

Date posted: October 3, 2020

Application deadline: December 15, 2020

Employer: Eleanor Health

Location/ hours: Edison, NJ. Full-time. 

Qualifications: 

  • Must have one of the following New Jersey Licenses: NJ Licensed LCADC; NJ Licensed LCSW who is a certified clinical supervisor by The Certification Board; NJ Licensed Psychologist with a Certification of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders; NJ Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse who is a certified clinical supervisor by The Certification Board; NJ Licensed Physician who is certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine or is a Board Certified Psychiatrist
  • 1-2 year of clinical supervisory experience required; 3-5+ years of clinical supervisory experience strongly preferred

    Job description: Reporting to the Edison Practice Administrator, the Lead Clinician will be responsible for delivering excellent care to community members, and working with the Practice Administrator to ensure that the clinic and staff needs are met. The Lead Clinician will have day-to-day oversight and coordination of the care team, including Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Behavioral Health Clinicians, Nurses, and Peer Recovery Specialists (we call them Community Recovery Partners or CRPs). S/he will provide direct supervision to care team members, oversee treatment planning, and work with the Practice Administrator to manage clinic capacity, hire, train, and retain top-tier employees, create work schedules, ensure appropriate medical billing, implement policy changes, lead development programs, and drive overall efficiency and effectiveness of the clinic and its services. Leading with a service mindset, the Lead Clinician will foster an environment and lead a team committed to consistently delighting our community members, partners, and colleagues and build value, loyalty and trust.

    For more information and to apply visit,  https://boards.greenhouse.io/eleanorhealth/jobs/4873414002.

    Part-Time Social Worker

    Date posted: September 21, 2020

    Recruiter: Therapy Source Staffing Solutions

    Location/ hours: Eatontown, NJ. 15 hours per week.

    Qualifications: 

    • School Certification in the state of New Jersey
    • Possession of (or willingness to obtain) up-to-date clearances
    • Proof of individual professional liability insurance (or willingness to obtain) 

    Responsibilities: 

    • Writing session notes, progress reports, and goals
    • Providing teachers and staff with strategies and interventions
    • Conducting counseling sessions
    • Maintaining confidentiality
    • Participation in school team, mental health, IEP meetings as appropriate
    • Creating, implementing, and tracking positive behavior intervention plans
    • Receiving regular and ongoing feedback and support from administration and instructional leaders

    For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.txsource.com/jb/Social-Worker-SW-Jobs-in-Eatontown-NJ/5332068

    Part-Time Social Worker

    Date posted: September 21, 2020

    Recruiter: Therapy Source Staffing Solutions

    Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. 25 hours per week; both in-person and online/remote. 

    Qualifications: 

    • School Certification in the state of New Jersey
    • Possession of (or willingness to obtain) up-to-date clearances
    • Proof of individual professional liability insurance (or willingness to obtain) 

    Responsibilities: 

    • Writing session notes, progress reports, and goals
    • Providing teachers and staff with strategies and interventions
    • Conducting counseling sessions
    • Maintaining confidentiality
    • Participation in school team, mental health, IEP meetings as appropriate
    • Creating, implementing, and tracking positive behavior intervention plans
    • Receiving regular and ongoing feedback and support from administration and instructional leaders

    For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.txsource.com/jb/Social-Worker-SW-Hybrid-Online-and-In-Person-Jobs-in-Newark-NJ/5332168

    Adolescent DBT

    Date posted: September 11, 2020

    Employer: Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC)

    Location/ hours: Elizabeth, NJ. Full-time. 

    Job description: This placement offers a clinician a range of clinical experiences at the COPU, including conducting intake evaluations; providing individual, group,  and family therapy to children, adolescents, and families with anxiety, mood, and disruptive behavior disorders; and engaging in case management with schools, psychiatric providers, and outside case managers.  Furthermore, the clinician will be involved in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program, including carrying a caseload of up to 8 DBT cases, leading/co-leading weekly multi-family DBT skills groups, providing phone coaching, and participating in a weekly consultation team.  If the clinician does not have previous experience with DBT, he/she will be trained in providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy to adolescents and their families, and will have the opportunity to participate in a Behavioral Tech foundational training.  The position will include the required supervision for licensure, if applicable, and additional supervision in DBT.

    Qualifications:

    • NJ LSW or LCSW
    • Applicants must have interest in conducting CBT and DBT, and it is preferred that they have experience in these areas.

     

    To apply,  please submit CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation in a single email message to: Atara Hiller, PsyD, Psychologist and Director of the Adolescent DBT program at ahiller@trinitas.org. The subject line should read: “COPU Clinician Application.”

    Child Advocate

    Date posted: September 1, 2020

    Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

    Qualifications:               

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferred
    • Childcare/Education experience, preferred
    • Bilingual Spanish, preferred
    • Ability to work full-time evenings

    Job responsibilities: 

    • Ensure that residential children are connected with the appropriate resources including support, advocacy, crisis intervention, safety planning, parenting support, information and referrals. 
    • Liaison between Women Aware and Board of Education, coordinating transportation with the child’s school or assisting with referring child to enroll in new school system or child care.
    • Complete safety assessment with parents on car seats, sleep safety, and overall household safety.
    • Provide direct client services including childcare as well as age-appropriate educational and/or recreational activities with safe house children.
    • Ensure children are connected with appropriate services including therapy, early intervention, medical, dental, recreational, etc. Ensure each child leaves the program with a post shelter services plan. 
    • Facilitate activities that promote parent/child bonding.
    • Model non-violent conflict resolution and use of non-violent forms of discipline.
    • Update and maintain the “Child Activity Log” as well as Childcare stats in order to manage contacts and hours of services provided.
    • Create and maintain the child activities binder in order to document activities provided to clients.
    • Inspect all toys, crafts, and games to ensure they are child-safe and have proper sanitation. 
    • Update and maintain Child Activities bulletin board.
    • Alert Coordinator of Residential Services to any safety concerns.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Coordinator of Residential Services.

    If interested in applying, please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net.

     

    Case Worker 2

    Date posted: September 1, 2020

    Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

    Qualifications:               

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • DV and case management experience preferred
    • Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills
    • Bilingual Spanish preferred
    • Full-time

    Job responsibilities:

    • Provide the following direct services:  Answer the 24-hour domestic violence hotline and properly provide crisis counseling, information/referrals, and shelter screening.  Responsible for orienting residents to communal living residential facility. Provide ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay.  Support residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and Agency policy.  Provide client transportation on an as-needed basis.
    • Documentation: maintain case records for clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, document hotline calls, intakes, discharges, incidents, assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
    • Facilitate weekly client in-house meetings.
    • Documentation of the CACFP program’s Child Menu Binder and Daily Attendance Records, and other as needed and assigned. 
    • Maintain and submit timely and accurately statistics.
    • Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports/statistics including CACFP program.
    • Provide coverage for coworkers as needed.  May be required to stay and cover the following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work, or if unable to find coverage.
    • May be required to work other shifts and weekends as needed and directed by Coordinator of Residential Services.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Coordinator of Residential Services.

    If interested in applying, please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net.

     

    Caseworker, Per Diem

    Date posted: September 1, 2020

    Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

    Job description: Per Diem Caseworkers needed to provide case management and crisis intervention services to victims of domestic violence in a residential facility on a per diem basis. Availability to work holidays, weekends (mornings or evenings) and overnight shifts. Bachelor’s degree preferred, domestic violence experience and proficient in Spanish a plus.

    Job responsibilities:

    • Answering the 24-hour domestic violence hotline.
    • Orienting residents to communal living in our residential facility.
    • Providing ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay.
    • Supporting residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and agency policy.
    • Providing client transportation on an as-needed basis.

    If interested in applying, please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net.

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