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As a service to our alumni, we list employment openings that we receive. Please note that we may edit content you send for format and clarity. If you have a job you would like to post, please email sswweb@ssw.rutgers.edu. Please include the following:

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LPC/LCSW Position

Date posted: January 16, 2018

Employer: Interactive Kids

Location/ hours: Various positions available in both Cherry Hill and Northfield, NJ. Full-and part-time opportunities available upon request.

Job description: The LPC/LCSW provides individual and group therapy in an outpatient setting for children, adolescents and parents. Experience providing services to clients and/or families of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders preferred, but not required. 

If interested in applying, please send resume to rwatson@interactivekids.com

BCBA/BCaBA Position

Date posted: January 16, 2018

Employer: Interactive Kids

Location/ hours: Various positions available in both Cherry Hill and Northfield, NJ. Full-and part-time opportunities available upon request.

Job description: The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervisor is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, communicating and continually evaluating the effectiveness of functional assessments, behavioral evaluations, behavior plans and individual education plans for clients on their caseload.

If interested in applying, please send resume to rwatson@interactivekids.com

ABA Therapist/ Direct Care Staff

Date posted: January 16, 2018

Employer: Interactive Kids

Location/ hours: Various positions available in both Cherry Hill and Northfield, NJ. Full-and part-time opportunities available upon request.

Job description: The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapist will provide clinical skills instruction and implement behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of applied behavior analysis to children with neurological impairments, such as autism and other developmental disabilities, in the home, school, and community settings. The ABA Therapist will collect data on programs and assist with parent training, and complete duties assigned by the Behavior Analyst Consultant. Experience is preferred. Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification is desired, but not necessary. 

If interested in applying, please send resume to rwatson@interactivekids.com

Therapist, part-time/ per diem

Date posted: January 10, 2018

Employer: Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health, Adult Psychiatry and Eating Disorder departments.

Location/Hours: Somerset, NJ. Both part-time and per diem positions are available.

Job Description: Provides assessment, prevention/intervention, education, treatment and discharge services to adult psychiatric patients and their families. The clinician will also actively participate in department-specific and hospital-wide activities to ensure regulatory compliance enhance program development and quality improvement. Additionally, the clinician will engage in community outreach, professional associations and marketing activities.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work, or counseling degree from an accredited school, required.
  • Ph.D. from an accredited college or university, preferred.
  • Two years or more years’ job related clinical experience, preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of clinical experience is a mental health setting, preferred.
  • NJ State licensure, LCSW, LPC, preferred.
  • LSW, LAC is acceptable depending on experience.
  • Excellent customer satisfaction skills.
  • Ability to present well both verbally and in written form.
  • Experience with community marketing and referral development.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite including, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual, group and family therapy to psychiatric patients for purposes of crisis intervention, ongoing treatment, evaluation of clinical progress and determination of future course of treatment.
  • Enhances professional competence by regularly attending continuing education programs.
  • Maintains regular contact with referral sources and provides timely and complete information regarding the patient’s treatment progress and discharge plan.
  • Facilitates referral of individuals to ancillary and/or alternative providers when appropriate. Has knowledge of community resources to make appropriate referrals
  • Applies the knowledge of growth and development over the lifespan.
  • Applies the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on his or her assigned unit, i.e. Infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Assesses data reflective of each patient’s status and interprets information needed in order to identify each patient’s age requirements relative to his or her age specific health care needs.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to lisa.knothe@RWJBH.org.  

Per Diem Substance Abuse Counselor

Date posted: January 8, 2018

Application deadline: February 8, 2018

Employer: Shani Baraka Women’s Resource Center

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Per diem- approximately 25 hours per week.

Job description: SBWRC and Newark Workforce Development Board are seeking a part-time Drug and Alcohol Counselor to perform counseling and intervention for clients. This individual must possess a CADC Certificate, in good standing, from NJ Department of Community Affairs. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Has experience and interest in supporting women in crisis.
  • Has awareness of the psychological impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, complex (childhood) trauma, and street violence.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence to intervene with women of color thriving in poverty
  • Uses ethical practice and sound professional judgement.
  • Possesses good oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or an African Language, preferred.

Job duties:

  • Provide immediate intervention to walk-in clients with concerns related to substance use and relapse prevention.
  • Provide planned individual and group counseling.
  • Develop individual treatment plans.
  • Make referrals, as needed, to detox and long-term treatment.
  • Complete documentation of client interactions and submit weekly reports.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Collaborate with Center supervisor, staff, and volunteers to support client success.

If interested in applying, please email cover letter, CV/Resume, and any questions to fitchr@ci.newark.nj.us.

Per Diem Mental Health Counselor

Date posted: January 8, 2018

Application deadline: February 8, 2018

Employer: Shani Baraka Women’s Resource Center

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Per diem- approximately 25 hours per week.

Job description: SBWRC and Newark Workforce Development Board are seeking a part-time clinician to perform counseling and crisis intervention for clients. This individual must possess a Master’s level clinical license, in good standing, from NJ Department of Community Affairs in one of the following fields LAC, LPC, LSW, or LCSW. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Has experience and interest in supporting women in crisis.
  • Has awareness of the psychological impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, complex (childhood) trauma, and street violence.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence to intervene with women of color thriving in poverty.
  • Uses ethical practice and sound professional judgement.
  • Possesses good oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or an African Language, preferred.

Job duties:

  • Provide crisis intervention to walk-in clients with concerns including trauma (domestic violence, sexual assault), depression, PTSD, general anxiety, loss, etc. 
  • Provide planned individual and group therapy and psycho-education.
  • Develop solution-focused treatment plans.
  • Develop safety plans, as needed.
  • Make referrals, as needed.
  • Provide family interventions, as needed.
  • Complete documentation of client interactions and submit weekly reports.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Collaborate with Center supervisor, staff, and volunteers to support client success.

If interested in applying, please email cover letter, CV/Resume, and any questions to fitchr@ci.newark.nj.us.

Behavioral Health Consultant, Full-time

Date posted: January 5, 2018

Application deadline: April 1, 2018

Employer: La Comunidad Hispana

Location/ Hours: Oxford, PA. Full-time, includes evening hours.

Job description: The Behavioral Health Consultant at LCH provides counseling and intervention services to help clients reach their full human potential while being integrated in a primary care setting with a focus on substance abuse specifically opioid use. Duties include assisting clients to remove barriers to health and wellness.  The Behavioral Health Consultant will collaborate with members of the health care team, the community service team, and the client/family to assure clients’ psychosocial needs are addressed.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, preferred.
  • Master’s degree in social work, or related field, with a minimum of two years clinical experience preferred.
  • Current Pennsylvania Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or License Professional Counselor (LPC) or Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CDAC) preferred.
  • Experiencing with servicing individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders and specific training in opioid abuse.
  • Experience with evidence based tools: screening brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT), motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other short-term treatment approaches preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Community based experience preferred.
  • Computer skills. Experience with Excel, Word, EMR preferred.
  • Current Driver’s License (PA or DE).

Job duties: 

  • Consultation with Primary Care Providers to enhance understanding of the patient, provide decision support for treatment planning and assist in the implementation and monitoring of biopsychosocial treatment plans.
  • Individual, couples, and/or family consultation with patients, including:
    • Functional and strength-based assessment and diagnosis;
    • Psychoeducation for patients and their support systems;
    • Medication adherence counseling and disease self-management counseling;
    • Motivational Interviewing to develop behavioral strategies aimed at symptom reduction
    • Brief problem solving cognitive intervention aimed at modifying negative thinking and promoting self-efficacy;
    • Self-Care Plan development and skills training to facilitate disease self- management, improved coping, distress tolerance, stress reduction, and relaxation.
    • Substance use/abuse evaluation, education, assessment screenings, identification of maladaptive coping strategies, provide brief intervention, and development of harm reduction strategies.
  • Provide close monitoring and population health management of patients through follow-up contacts and coordinated services with other providers (internal and external to LCH) as needed.
  • Conduct needs and resource assessment.
  • Identify, refer, and advocate for clients needing specialty behavioral health service or substance use services by coordinating with local agencies and organizations as needed.
  • Provide crisis intervention; assess and coordinate protective services as needed.
  • Complete all charting as needed and required by contracted funding sources: including assessments, progress notes, and billing.
  • Maintain knowledge of resources available in Southern Chester County.
  • Participate as a member of LCH interdisciplinary care teams for clinical case review, care planning and progress reporting.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to asantiago@lchps.org

Staff Advocate

Date posted: January 2, 2018

Employer: Community Health Law Project

Location: Elizabeth, NJ.

Job description: The Community Health Law Project (CHLP) is a non-profit organization that provides legal and advocacy services to low-income persons with disabilities. CHLP is seeking a staff advocate for its Union/Hudson regional office. Practice areas include public entitlements and social service procurement. Advocates represent clients at administrative proceedings such as Welfare and Social Security hearings and conduct outreach to service providers and clients.

Requirements/preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume and references to:

Angela Rodriguez, Esq.
Community Health Law Project
65 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 402
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Social Worker, Full-time

Date posted: December 14, 2017

Employer: Innocence Project

Location/hours: New York, NY. Full-time.

Job description: The position provides support and assistance to Innocence Project and Network clients to assist in their transition to life outside prison after wrongful incarceration.  The social worker reports to the director of operations and social work, and works closely with the staff in other network projects.

Requirements/preferences:

  • MSW or related degree and experience, required. 
  • LMSW, preferred.
  • At least 3 years of systems experience working with public benefits/entitlement programs.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing programs.
  • Experience working with clients in the criminal justice system, preferred.
  • Knowledge of the impact of trauma and other impacts of wrongful incarceration.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license, required.
  • Willingness and ability to travel independently.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide social work services and related support in accordance with IP social work plan and guidelines.
  • Provide client case work which includes: conducting needs assessments; developing individualized service plans, and identifying local support networks. Works closely with families, friends, and others in clients support network.
  • Phone counseling.
  • Travel to meet clients, set up services and for exonerations as appropriate.
  • Client advocacy.
  • Support to other “Network” projects for consultation in their social work and social service needs.
  • Assist in designing, implementing and supporting the exoneree’s involvement at the Innocence Network conference.
  • Record keeping.
  • Assist with board reports and other reporting requirements.
  • Collaborate within litigation department and between departments regarding client work and other projects.

If interested in applying, please visit paycom. 

Executive Director, NASW-NJ Chapter

Date posted: December 13, 2017

Application deadline: January 22, 2018

Employer: National Association of Social Workers- New Jersey Chapter

Location: North Brunswick, NJ. Full-time.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Senior leadership experience working with a professional association or non-profit organizations and their volunteer Boards to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
  • Minimum of 5 years of executive level management and leadership experience.
  • College degree required; MSW preferred.
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership, incumbent will maintain effective internal and external relationships through management, leadership, and communication to achieve economical, productive performance, forward-looking programming, and constructive growth of the Chapter.
  • Strong executive level management skills, including the ability to provide oversight for organizational and leadership development priorities, relevant legislative efforts, membership services, and continuing education programs.
  • Previous supervisory experience, including the ability to lead, nurture and develop staff members.
  • Experience maintaining professional relationship with volunteers.
  • Strong budget and financial management skills.
  • Strong program innovation, planning and implementation skills.
  • Experience in public policy advocacy at legislature and regulatory agencies.
  • Community organizing experience.
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience working with and leveraging traditional and social media.
  • Ability to articulate and represent New Jersey social workers’ values, perspectives and needs to community organizations and policy-making bodies.
  • A track history of involvement in fighting oppression and advancing causes of our diverse communities.
  • Commitment to providing excellent membership support and engagement.
  • Ability to generate non-dues revenue such as annual conference, continuing education, and grant-writing.
  • Basic proficiency with Office products software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as working in the online/“cloud” environment.

If interested in applying, please visit naswnj.org for more information, or email cover letter and resume to naswnj.execsearch@gmail.com.  

Family Therapist in an Evidenced-based Preventive Program

Date posted: December 11, 2017

Employer: Children’s Corps, Fostering Change for Children

Job description: Provides family support following the structure of the evidence-based model and in-home therapy sessions to address concerns and build upon family strengths. These positions will include additional training on the specific evidence-based model such as Brief Strategic Family Therapy, Family Connections, or Family Functional Therapy.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Conferral of a Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, or other clinical degree before June 2018.
  • US citizenship, permanent residency, or valid work authorization.
  • Ability to commit 2 years to the work, starting in July 2018.
  • Have good clinical and engagement skills.
  • Able and willing to work with families in the home, school and other settings.
  • Flexible to a changing work environment and hours.
  • Very organized, able to set priorities and multi-task.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Are computer literate.
  • Eager to learn and grow professionally and personally.

Job responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a caseload of children and/or families (typically 8-15, but depends on program of placement).
  • Visiting parents, kids, and families at their homes weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly and conducing in-home, evidence-based clinical treatment sessions (frequency and in-home service may differ depending on program of placement).
  • Researching and referring parents and children to appropriate community based services to support families, e.g. mental health programs, DV programs, education, employment preparation, activities for adolescents etc. 
  • Advocating for families’ needs and efforts to secure important services.
  • Accompanying families to required programs or service appointments as necessary (i.e. drug treatment, medical, school, housing, public assistance, immigration, etc.).
  • Conducting assessments for safety and risk, for specific evidence-based model components, and/or for other requirements.
  • Engaging and collaborating with families, other key participants, and relevant systems in goal setting, treatment, and/or specific evidence-based treatment practices.
  • Coordinating and supervising family visits at the agency and/or in the community in order for children and parents in foster care to maintain contact.
  • Participating in family team conferences, agency meetings, model consultations, and trainings.
  • Attending and testifying at court hearings.
  • Responding to crisis when it arises and following agency protocols.
  • Working into the evenings at times to accommodate families’ schedules.
  • Maintaining clear documentation on all case activity.
  • Commuting across NYC’s boroughs as necessary in order to meet needs of families.
  • May include other tasks as needed.

If interested in applying, please visit this website and online application.

Therapeutic Foster Care Social Worker

Date posted: December 11, 2017

Employer: Children’s Corps, Fostering Change for Children

Job description: Provides support, advocacy, and care management services to children, parents, and foster parents to work towards positive permanency for every child. Children who qualify for therapeutic foster care services have behavioral, mental health, medical or other special needs. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Conferral of a Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, or other clinical degree before June 2018.
  • US citizenship, permanent residency, or valid work authorization.
  • Ability to commit 2 years to the work, starting in July 2018.
  • Have good clinical and engagement skills.
  • Able and willing to work with families in the home, school and other settings.
  • Flexible to a changing work environment and hours.
  • Very organized, able to set priorities and multi-task.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Are computer literate.
  • Eager to learn and grow professionally and personally.

Job responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a caseload of children and/or families (typically 8-15, but depends on program of placement).
  • Visiting parents, kids, and families at their homes weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly and conducing in-home, evidence-based clinical treatment sessions (frequency and in-home service may differ depending on program of placement).
  • Researching and referring parents and children to appropriate community based services to support families, e.g. mental health programs, DV programs, education, employment preparation, activities for adolescents etc. 
  • Advocating for families’ needs and efforts to secure important services.
  • Accompanying families to required programs or service appointments as necessary (i.e. drug treatment, medical, school, housing, public assistance, immigration, etc.).
  • Conducting assessments for safety and risk, for specific evidence-based model components, and/or for other requirements.
  • Engaging and collaborating with families, other key participants, and relevant systems in goal setting, treatment, and/or specific evidence-based treatment practices.
  • Coordinating and supervising family visits at the agency and/or in the community in order for children and parents in foster care to maintain contact.
  • Participating in family team conferences, agency meetings, model consultations, and trainings.
  • Attending and testifying at court hearings.
  • Responding to crisis when it arises and following agency protocols.
  • Working into the evenings at times to accommodate families’ schedules.
  • Maintaining clear documentation on all case activity.
  • Commuting across NYC’s boroughs as necessary in order to meet needs of families.
  • May include other tasks as needed.

If interested in applying, please visit this website and online application.

General Preventive Social Worker

Date posted: December 11, 2017

Employer: Children’s Corps, Fostering Change for Children

Job description: Provides support, advocacy, and care management services to children and their families in order to help sustain safety and well-being and prevent the need to place the children in foster care.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Conferral of a Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, or other clinical degree before June 2018.
  • US citizenship, permanent residency, or valid work authorization.
  • Ability to commit 2 years to the work, starting in July 2018.
  • Have good clinical and engagement skills.
  • Able and willing to work with families in the home, school and other settings.
  • Flexible to a changing work environment and hours.
  • Very organized, able to set priorities and multi-task.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Are computer literate.
  • Eager to learn and grow professionally and personally.

Job responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a caseload of children and/or families (typically 8-15, but depends on program of placement).
  • Visiting parents, kids, and families at their homes weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly and conducing in-home, evidence-based clinical treatment sessions (frequency and in-home service may differ depending on program of placement).
  • Researching and referring parents and children to appropriate community based services to support families, e.g. mental health programs, DV programs, education, employment preparation, activities for adolescents etc. 
  • Advocating for families’ needs and efforts to secure important services.
  • Accompanying families to required programs or service appointments as necessary (i.e. drug treatment, medical, school, housing, public assistance, immigration, etc.).
  • Conducting assessments for safety and risk, for specific evidence-based model components, and/or for other requirements.
  • Engaging and collaborating with families, other key participants, and relevant systems in goal setting, treatment, and/or specific evidence-based treatment practices.
  • Coordinating and supervising family visits at the agency and/or in the community in order for children and parents in foster care to maintain contact.
  • Participating in family team conferences, agency meetings, model consultations, and trainings.
  • Attending and testifying at court hearings.
  • Responding to crisis when it arises and following agency protocols.
  • Working into the evenings at times to accommodate families’ schedules.
  • Maintaining clear documentation on all case activity.
  • Commuting across NYC’s boroughs as necessary in order to meet needs of families.
  • May include other tasks as needed.

If interested in applying, please visit this website and online application.

Community Integration Counselor, Full-time

Date posted: December 5, 2017 

Employer: Advance Housing, Inc.

Location/ Hours: Teterboro, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: Provides support services to adults with serious mental illness to promote the achievement of community integration and valued life roles in the social, employment, educational, or housing domains. Conducts individual supportive counseling and group activities with consumers in the program. Functions as an active member of the clinical team and provides after hours on-call support to consumers in crisis.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area such as, social work, human services, counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, psychology, or criminal justice.
    • OR Bachelor's degree in a non-human services related discipline and at least two years of professional experience in a community behavioral healthcare setting. (Certification as a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner may be substituted for one year of experience.) 
  • At least one year of mental health/human services experience in a community behavioral healthcare setting is preferred, in addition to any experience utilized to satisfy the educational requirement above. 
  • Superb organizational and time management skills.
  • Sound clinical skills such as empathy, genuineness, insight, judgment, and professionalism
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and has an assertive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work effectively with community service system.
  • Knowledge of code of ethics as applicable to field of study.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries per code of ethics.
  • Culturally competent.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality per HIPAA and other applicable laws and regulations
  • Basic computer skills including internet, email, word processing, etc.
  • Professional license is not required. Valid driver’s license, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Support consumers in achieving mental health rehabilitative and recovery goals as identified in the individualized recovery plan, and in accordance with Community Support Services model.  Ensure that a minimum of 55% of work hours are spent rendering face to face Community Support Services to consumers.
  • Promote the process of wellness and recovery with an emphasis on individual dignity and respect. Build upon consumer strengths to address needs, preferences, goals, and valued life roles.
  • Provide direct services that address consumer skill development to self-manage their illness and improve their quality of life. This includes but is not limited to application of Illness Management and Recovery model.
  • Provide crisis intervention services when needed and in accordance with agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Coordinate consumers' services which may involve collaboration with internal and community providers, family members, community resources, and/or entitlements. 
  • Function as a team member: cover shifts and duties as needed, facilitate group activities, participate in program activities, communicate all relevant information to other team members and departments.
  • Ensure all clinical and administrative documentation is completed with accuracy, timeliness, and in accordance with State and Federal Regulations and agency Policy and Procedures.
  • Manages on-call responsibilities as designated by department.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

If interested in applying, please view the online application here

Licensed Practical Nurse, Full-time

Date posted: December 5, 2017

Employer: Advance Housing, Inc.

Location/ Hours: Teterboro, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: Responsible for facilitating recovery and to assist consumers manage both their medical and psychiatric illnesses to achieve community integration.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Valid and current LPN License from the state of New Jersey.
  • Sound clinical skills and good clinical judgment.
  • Strong critical thinking.
  • Skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and has an assertive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work effectively with community service system
  • Knowledge of code of ethics as applicable to field of study.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries per code of ethics.
  • Culturally competent.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality per HIPAA and other applicable laws and regulations.
  • Basic computer skills including internet, email, word processing, etc.
  • Valid and current driver’s license

Job responsibilities:

  • Support consumers in achieving mental health rehabilitative and recovery goals as identified in the individualized recovery plan, and in accordance with community support services model as it relates to co-occurring medical disorders. Ensure that a minimum of 55% of work hours are spent rendering face to face community support services to consumers.
  • Promote the process of wellness and recovery with an emphasis on individual dignity and respect. Build upon consumer strengths to address needs, preferences, goals, and valued life roles.
  • Provide direct services that address consumer skill development to self-manage their illness and improve their quality of life. This includes but is not limited to application of Illness Management and Recovery model and supervision of self-administration of psychotropic and other medication.
  • Provide crisis intervention services when needed and in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate consumers' services which may involve collaboration with internal and community providers (e.g. physicians and pharmacies), family members, community resources, and/or entitlements. 
  • Function as a team member: cover shifts and duties as needed, facilitate group activities, participate in program activities, and communicate all relevant information to other team members and departments.
  • Ensure all clinical and administrative tasks and/or documentation are completed with accuracy, timeliness, and in accordance with state and federal regulations and agency policy and procedures, including medication storage and documentation pertaining to consumer medication.
  • Manages on-call responsibilities as designated by department.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

If interested in applying, please view the online application here

Support Coordinator

Date posted: December 5, 2017

Application deadline: January 30, 2018

Employer: Senior Citizens United Community Services 

Location/ Hours: Audubon, NJ. Both full- and part-time positions available.

Job Description: Provide case management services to adults with developmental disabilities living in Camden, Burlington, Gloucester, Atlantic, Salem or Cumberland counties. This position requires one home visit per quarter and a monthly phone contact.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Some experience serving those with developmental disabilities, required.  
  • Bachelor’s degree specifically in social work, preferred.
  • 1 year experience serving those with developmental disabilities, preferred.  
  • Case management experience, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Susan Romano at sromano@scucs.org.

Executive Director, Full-time

Date posted: November 30, 2017

Employer: Molokai Child Abuse Prevention Pathways

Location/ Hours: Molokai, Hawai`i. Full-time. 

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s or doctorate degree in areas related to preventing sexual violence and exploitation of children and families, public health, education, business administration or other areas relevant to promoting wellness and safety in communities.
  • At least 3-years of experience leading and sustaining a non-profit (501c3) or service organization.
  • Grant development and fundraising experience.
  • Program evaluation research experience.
  • Excellent leadership, advocacy and communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to the protection, safety and wellbeing of children and families via knowledge of the effects of sexual violence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of strategic plan to meet MCAPP's mission and vision in a cost-effective, timely manner.
  • Administrative oversight and development of MCAPP's childhood sexual violence prevention program.
  • Financial management, budgeting, fund-raising, sustainability planning, grant writing.
  • Developing strong collaborative ties with diverse set of stakeholders, advocates & policymakers (local communities, state and national).
  • Developing and presenting written reports (e.g. reports to the board, funders & policymakers).
  • Maintaining positive, productive organizational culture.
  • Keeping current about primary prevention of childhood sexual violence research, practices and curriculum.
  • The ED is accountable to the MCAPP Board president & reports to the Board of Directors on a regular basis.
  • Work site is the island of Molokai with off-island travel as needed.

If interested in applying please send letter indicating suitability for the position and how minimum qualifications are met, resume, three references with addresses and phone numbers, and a writing sample. Please send to Dr. Paula T. Morelli, Consuelo Foundation, 110 N. Hotel Street, Honolulu, Hawai`i, 96817 or pmorelli@consuelo.org.

Bookkeeper, Part-time

Date posted: November 21, 2017

Employer: Puerto Rican Association for Human Development 

Location/ Hours: Perth Amboy, NJ. Part-time, 24.5 hours per week.

Job Description: PRAHD's bookkeeper will perform a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties, including financial record keeping and transactions including accounts payable, receivable and general ledger. In addition, the bookkeeper will also be responsible for posting information to accounting journals/software from source documents like invoices to customers, cash receipts and supplier invoices.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, & social work management, required.
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles, required.
  • Advanced proficiency and experience with accounting software, required.
  • Strong analytical/mathematics skills, required.
  • Valid NJ driver's license, required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English), strongly preferred.
  • Nonprofit experience, preferred.

If interested in applying please send cover letter and resume to Bernice Moreno at bmoreno@prahd.org

Residential Counselor

Date posted: November 15, 2017

Employer: Carrier Clinic

Location/ Hours: Belle Mead, NJ. Both full- and part-time positions available.

Job Description:  Provides 24-hour care on a close, personal basis and assists in establishing an appropriate home environment that provides supervision and support for the residents. Under the supervision of the program supervisors and with the guidance of the Lodge’s clinical and administrative staff, helps to provide a range of daily living activities for the residents, personal supervision of residents and day to day household functions of the lodge. 

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • For residential treatment centers and psychiatric community homes the requirements are a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing or a related field.
    • Without a bachelors we require 3-5 years of experience providing direct care to youth in a behavior health agency or institutional setting.
  • For the intensive residential program the requirements are a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing or a related field and 3-5 years of experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting.

If interested in applying please send resume and cover letter to Crystal Pantojan at cpantojan@carrierclinic.com

Mental Health Technician

Date posted: November 15, 2017

Employer: Carrier Clinic

Location/ Hours: Belle Mead, NJ. Both full- and part-time positions available.

Job Description: This position functions under the supervision of the unit directors or nursing supervisors. Provides support services for the professional nursing staff and is responsible for the routine functions of patient care under the direction of the professional nurse. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. May be assigned to any inpatient unit, Blake or East Mountain Hospital to meet patient care needs.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing or related field, preferred.
  • 1 year behavioral health care experience, preferred.

If interested in applying please send resume and cover letter to Crystal Pantojan at cpantojan@carrierclinic.com

Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Full-time

Date posted: November 13, 2017

Employer: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Location/ Hours: Gloucester, Camden, Atlantic, and Cumberland Counties, New Jersey. Full-time. Multiple positions available.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master’s degree in psychology or special education with a BCBA certification, required, OR
  • BCBA-D Board Certified Behavioral Analyst Doctoral.
  • Two years’ experience working with behavioral consumer with I/DD.
  • Experience with functional behavior assessments and writing behavior support plans.
  • Training and experience in applied behavior analysis.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive and perform in an ever-changing, fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Experience writing behavior support plans and training staff on implementing goals.
  • Designing, implementing, and teaching staff to implement behavior observation systems, training/support plans, and behavior intervention guidelines.
  • Assisting program management and staff with daily activity schedule to ensure it meets all consumer needs.
  • Collecting, summarizing and presenting data on consumers.
  • Participating in IHP meetings and all other clinical treatment team meetings for consumers.
  • Being part of a clinical team that includes PhD's and BCBA levels.
  • Working with families on goals their child is working on and how to implement while at home.
  • Providing verbal, written and graphic communication for internal and external review.
  • Consulting residential staff to ensure the provision of effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Experience training new direct care staff on our Safe Positive Approaches (SPA) as well as our New Directions Curriculum.
  • Stability working for an organization that has been providing.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Naomi Poole, npoole@devereux.org or call 856-628-0333.

Clinical Therapist, Full-time

Date posted: November 13, 2017

Employer: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Location/ Hours: Sussex, County, New Jersey. Full-time

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master's degree in social work or counseling, OR doctorate degree in psychology, required.
  • Licensed in the state of New Jersey LSW, LAC, required.
  • LCSW, LPC, preferred.
  • One year of experience in the treatment of offending behaviors.
  • Training and experience in relapse prevention.
  • Forensic psychology background a plus.
  • A background in the treatment of individuals with sexual offending behaviors.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the initial development and update of treatment plans that reflect appropriate interventions/goals.
  • Coordinating the planning, development and delivery of therapy services to include family, group and individual therapy.
  • Providing case management services to clients, families and agencies to ensure that clients are receiving clinically appropriate, outcome based and cost effective treatment services.
  • Maintaining familiarity with all aspects of the client treatment plan and providing updates and/or new information in team and staff meetings.
  • Providing accurate, professionally written clinical documentation.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Naomi Poole, npoole@devereux.org or call 856-628-0333.

Clinical Supervisor, Full-time

Date posted: November 13, 2017

Employer: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Location/ Hours: Morganville, New Jersey. Full-time

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master's degree in social work or counseling, OR doctorate degree in psychology, required.
  • Clinical and supervisory certificate to provide supervision, required.
  • Licensed in the state of New Jersey; LAC, LSW, LCSW, LPC, licensed psychologist, required.
  • 2-3 years of progressively responsible human services experience providing clinical services.
  • One year of experience in the treatment of offending behaviors, required.
  • Training and experience in sexual offense relapse prevention.
  • Forensic psychology background a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clinically supervising and evaluating assigned clinical staff while completing staff assessments.
  • Participate in treatment team and management teams of center.
  • Provide clinical consultation and training to the programs.
  • Participate in the implementation of D-PBIS in the programs.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the specialty bed program description.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement program as defined by center procedures.
  • Provide clinical consultation and training in the programs.
  • In conjunction with the state clinical director, ensures compliance with the standards and practice of clinical treatment in the programs.
  • Partner with operations team to ensure staff compliance with standards and practice.
  • Work in conjunction with the clinical leadership team to improve outcomes for the individuals and the program.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Naomi Poole, npoole@devereux.org or call 856-628-0333.

Intensive In-home Therapist

Date posted: November 10, 2017

Employer: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Location/ Hours: Morganville, New Jersey. Full-time/Contract position

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Masters Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or another related clinical discipline, required.
  • Valid New Jersey LCSW, or LPC license, required.
  • One year of clinical work in a behavioral health setting, required.
  • Experience providing in-community treatment, preferred.
  • Valid driver's license, required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on your own.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the planning, development, and delivery of therapy services to include family therapy with children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their own homes.
  • Providing clinical services to children and youth and their families to ensure that they are receiving appropriate, outcome based, and cost effective treatment services in setting familiar to them.
  • Maintaining familiarity with all aspects of the child and youth's treatment plan.
  • Collaborating on the development of clinically appropriate aftercare plans in collaboration with treatment team, child or youth, family, agency representatives, advocates, and community resources.
  • Providing accurate, professionally written clinical documentation (progress notes, discharge summaries, assessments etc.) in accordance with regulations, standards and as directed by supervisor.
  • Remaining up to date on annual training, certifications, and State license.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Naomi Poole at npoole@devereux.org or call 856-628-0333.

Counselor, Full-time

Date posted: November 8, 2017

Employer: New Hope Integrated Behavioral Health Care

Location/ Hours: Marlboro, New Jersey. Full-time.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, or related field, required.
  • Currently licensed in New Jersey, or in pursuit of a license, required.
  • Experience with one-on-one counseling, and group counseling.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to be flexible.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Hold a caseload of about 7-8 clients in New Hope’s withdrawal management unit.
  • Work closely with nursing.
  • Meet with clients for one-on-one sessions to assist in stabilization, assessment, and referral to the next level of care.
  • Rotate daily small group with two other counselors.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Alexandra at amartini@newhopeibhc.org.

Bilingual Case Coordinator, Part-time

Title: Special Child Health Services Case Coordinator- Bilingual

Date posted: November 8, 2017

Employer: VNA Health Group

Location/ Hours: Holmdel, NJ. Part-time

Job Description: Responsible for providing case management services to children and their families registered with Special Child Health Service program.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required.

Please apply online here.

Counselor, Full-time

Date posted: November 7, 2017

Employer: Bergen County Department of Human Services, Division of Family Guidance

Location/ Hours: Hackensack, NJ. Full-time- evening hours and on-call commitments are required.

Job Description: The Juvenile/ Family Crisis Intervention Unit counselor will provide crisis intervention and counseling services to juveniles and their families on a short-term basis. Services include assessment and stabilization, short-term therapy, service coordination and advocacy, referrals to other agencies, and collaboration with the Family Court.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master’s degree required in social work, counseling, or related field, required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred.
  • Resident of NJ or become a resident of NJ within 1 year of employment, required.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to kambrosio@co.bergen.nj.us.

Data Analyst, Temporary

Date posted: November 6, 2017

Employer: J&M Global Solutions

Location/ Hours: Puerto Rico. Temporary/contract for 90 days.

Job Description: J&M Global Solutions has an anticipated need for public health and social services data analysts for temporary/contract work in Puerto Rico for 90 days.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required. Master’s in public health, preferred.
  • 3 years’ related experience, required. 5+ years’ experience, preferred.
  • Analysts should have experience, education, and skills in data analysis across a wide range of health and human services issues. 
  • Exceptionally adept at integrating a wide variety of data sets and analyze trends to help inform decision making by senior leadership.
  • Full/Native fluency in Spanish, required.
  • Experience working public health and/or human services-related fields in Puerto Rico, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume and cover letter with hourly contract rate, deployment availability (including earliest deployment date), and name/email for 2 professional references to hr@j-mglobal.com.

Adoption Supervisor, Full-time

Date posted: November 6, 2017

Employer: Golden Cradle Adoption Services

Location/ Hours: Full-time. Cherry Hill, NJ.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Licensed social worker, required.
  • Minimum of one year of adoption experience, required.

Job Description

  • Oversees all direct service staff working with birth and adoptive parents.
  • Oversees consultants who work with pre-adoptive and adoptive parents.
  • Reviews and signs off on home studies, post placements and updates.
  • Oversees all programmatic concerns of adoptive parent(s), caseworkers, and birth parent caseworkers including clinical issues, program planning development and review and adherence to laws and regulations pertaining to adoption.
  • Responsible for overseeing educational groups for prospective adoptive parents.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Desiree Huffnagle at dhuffnagle@goldencradle.org.

Advocacy Coordinator, Full-time

Date posted: November 6, 2017

Employer: The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NJ)

Hours: Full-time, with some travel and evening/weekend hours.

Job Description: The advocacy coordinator will support the legislative and advocacy initiatives for the NASW. The candidate will be responsible for informing our members and others about advocacy issues, mobilizing for legislative action, building relationships with other advocacy organizations, staffing advocacy-related committees, some event planning, and social media communications.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BSW/BA), required.
  • Master’s degree (MSW/MA), preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of New Jersey state political scene.
  • Knowledge of legislative/ regulatory process.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Knowledge of social media options and strategies.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to socialworknj@gmail.com with the subject line “advocacy”. 

Social Services Planner

Date posted: November 1, 2017

Employer: J&M Global Solutions

Location/ Hours: Florida. Temporary/contract position for 90 days, potential for a shorter time span of 30-60 days.

Job Description: J&M Global Solutions is seeking a social services planner with experience, education, and skills in public health and social services analysis, solution development, and innovative planning to meet unique social services needs after a disaster, especially for vulnerable populations, children and youth. This is a 90-day temp/contract position in Florida. The planner manages and performs required analysis to validate or change, modify, improve and implement plans and procedures; facilitates organizational dissemination of findings and resulting recommendations using appropriate techniques; and facilitates group briefings and discussions to enable the development of plans and other decisions.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • MA/MPH/MSW, preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience, required. 

If interested in applying, please send resume and cover letter detailing experience, hourly rate, availability for deployment (including earliest start date), and reference name/email to hr@j-mglobal.com.

Intensive In-Home Clinician

Date Posted: October 31, 2017

Employer: Legacy Counseling, LLC

Location: Various locations throughout Mercer County, NJ. Both full-time and part-time positions are available.

Job Description: Legacy Counseling, LLC is currently looking for clinicians with experience serving children, adolescents, and families. Legacy is contracted by the New Jersey Children's System of Care to provide Intensive In-Community therapy. Legacy Counseling has been serving the community since February of 2016, providing therapeutic services to families utilizing a holistic approach that recognizes the individual and addresses his/her core needs.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • LCSW, LPC, LMFT and/or LCADC, required.
  • Excellent communication skills—written and verbal.
  • Driver license and registered vehicle, required.
  • Dependable, creative and enjoys helping others.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-home/community counseling (IIC) to children and adolescents using evidence based practice/ interventions in accordance with their needs.
  • Provide one-on-one skill building intervention with children and adolescents.
  • Provide support counseling and psycho-education to the child and family.
  • Provide services based on individualized treatment plans including individual therapy, play therapy, and applied behavioral analysis therapy.
  • Behavioral interventions and behavioral management.
  • Document all activities according to CYBER reporting system.
  • Attend supervision for added support

If interested in applying, please send resume to Nomora Pearyer at mercerlegacyjobs@gmail.com. Cover letters are optional. 

Triage Counselor, Full-time

Date posted: October 30, 2017

Employer: WomenRising, Inc.

Location/Hours: Jersey City, NJ and other locations in Hudson County, NJ. Full-time.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • BSW or BA in psychology or related field, required.
  • Bilingual-English and Spanish (must be able to read, write, and speak fluently in both languages) , required.
  • Familiarity with Hudson County Resources and the Jersey City community, required.
  • Valid NJ driver’s license in good standing, required.
  • Experience working with families in crisis, required.
  • Knowledge of issues impacting the community and special populations, required.
  • Flexible hours required; some evening and weekend hours may be necessary, required.
  • Danger Assessment Certification, required.
  • Computer literacy, required.
  • Works well independently and in a team setting, required.
  • Organizational, multi-task, criss intervention, advocacyand networking skills, required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in agency trainings as well as trainings sponsored by the Youth and Family services Department.
  • Participate in staff development seminars and Developmental, Team, and Special Call meetings for the Youth and Family Services Department, as well as agency special project Improvement Teams (as needed), and agency wide events (i.e. All Staff Day).
  • Responsible for timely and accurate submission of all required paperwork, i.e., case documentation, monthly reports, and all other program and department paperwork.
  • Assist people who walk-in or call the 270 Fairmount Avenue site looking for information on WomenRising programs or community referrals.
  • Research community resources that would benefit walk– in’s, callers, and program clients.
  • Become familiar with community resources.
  • Provide information and referrals to walk – in’s, callers, and clients.
  • Maintain weekly contact with people on the Youth and Family Services Wait List that are awaiting services (i.e. make sure they still want services, offer referrals and monitor results, offer phone or face-to-face sessions).
  • Assess client experiences, needs, and goals.
  • Complete the Intake and assessment process for individuals/families on their caseload.
  • Assist clients in the development of their Service Plans.
  • Maintain records on client’s progress.
  • Conduct Domestic Violence screenings of victims; inform of legal options; assist with safety planning.
  • Report any suspected child abuse or neglect to DCP&P.
  • Ensure confidential treatment of all clients’ records and department paperwork.
  • Advocate for walk – in’s, callers, and clients with community resources.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to bsantana@womenrising.org.

Family Advocacy Program Counselor, Full-time

Date posted: October 30, 2017

Employer: WomenRising, Inc.

Location/Hours: Jersey City, NJ and other locations in Hudson County, NJ. Full-time.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • BSW or BA in psychology or sociology, required.
  • Experience working with families in crisis, required.
  • Knowledge of mental health issues, required.  
  • Computer literacy, required.
  • Valid NJ driver’s license in good standing, required.
  • Familiarity with Hudson County resources and the Jersey City community, required.
  • Knowledge of issues impacting communities and special populations, required.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills, required.
  • Work well and effectively in a team environment, required.
  • Crisis intervention skills, required.

Job Responsibilities.

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient provision of individual and family supportive counseling, teaching of parenting skills, case management, and advocacy services to the families on their caseload.
  • Maintain a specific standard of performance according to the policies and standards of WomenRising, Inc.
  • Participate in the agency trainings, as well as trainings sponsored by the Youth and Family Services Department.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate submission of all progress notes, service plans, monthly and quarterly reports, and all other program and department paperwork.
  • Maintain programmatic relationships with the funding sources for the department (i.e. DCP&P) and all service providers working with FAP or Youth and Family Services Department as a whole.
  • Assist in identifying and maintaining records of community resources and service providers.
  • Assess family’s experiences, needs, and goals for use in developing, utilizing, and updating the Family Service Plan.
  • Schedule and deliver supportive counseling services and monthly therapeutic activities with families.
  • Provide parenting skills and role modeling to families.
  • Assist in the assessment of needs and refer families to service providers and monitor results as necessary.
  • Advocate, as needed, for families involved with organizations that could be or are providing them with services.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to bsantana@womenrising.org.

Team Leader, Full-time

Date posted: October 30, 2017

Employer: WomenRising, Inc.

Location/Hours: Jersey City, NJ and other locations in Hudson County, NJ. Full-time.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • BSW or BA in a related field, required.
  • 5 years of experience in social services.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) able to read, write, and speak in both languages, required.
  • Counseling experience.
  • Program management and development background.
  • Valid NJ driver’s license in good standing.
  • Knowledge of mental health issues and domestic violence.
  • Familiarity with Hudson County resources and the Jersey City community.
  • Flexible hours required; some evening and weekend hours are necessary.
  • Danger Assessment Certification.
  • Self-directed and highly motivated.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Work well and effectively in a team environment.
  • Work cooperatively with members from the community.
  • Advocacy, computer literacy, problem-solving, and public speaking skills.

Job Responsibilities.

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient provision of supportive social services to clients.
  • Attend any meetings required to advance work of the unit (i.e. mental health coalitions, etc.).
  • Design and facilitate Team Meetings.
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Youth and Family Services and fully participate and contribute to the yearly process of Q & E, goal setting, PIP evaluation, and other agency / department work.
  • Act as the principal liaison to local human service providers by representing WomenRising at planning meetings and training opportunities.
  • Collect and approve timesheets for FSS and FAP Team Members with signature. Forward timesheets to the Director of Youth and Family Services.
  • Address client complaints.
  • Provide FAP and FSS Team Members with supervision and support.
  • Participate in the Annual DCPP Review.
  • Maintain constant contact with DCPP to request program referrals.
  • Submit monthly program statistics to the Director of Youth and Family Services.
  • Assist Department staff in servicing callers and walk-in’s.
  • Participate in all staff development seminars and Departmental, Team, and Special Call meetings for the Youth and Family Department, as well as agency wide special project Improvement Teams (as needed), and agency wide events (i.e. All Staff Day).
  • Maintain a specific standard of performance according to the organization’s policies and standards.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to bsantana@womenrising.org.

Substance Abuse Navigator, Full-time

Date posted: October 26, 2017

Employer: Prevention Links

Location/ Hours: Various locations in Union County, New Jersey. Full-time with weekend and evening hours.

Job Description: Works to improve the efficacy and accessibility of adolescent substance abuse services in Union County and throughout the state.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work or a related field, required.
  • Either LSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LCADC, required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in human services, required. 
  • Must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License and an independent mode of transportation.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and possess basic computer skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly peer learning meetings as scheduled by CSOC.
  • Meet with Union County CSOC partners regularly.
  • Provide training, information, and expertise to CSOC and system partners.
  • Obtain information from system partners and community stakeholders about youth substance abuse treatment needs, utilization, and access.
  • Collaboratively conduct community-specific and agency-specific needs assessments regarding adolescent SUD for youth-serving agencies in Union County.
  • Collaborate to develop community-specific and agency-specific strategic plans based on comprehensive needs assessment findings.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to CSOC partners and community stakeholders in the implementation of strategic plans.
  • Work with social media coordinator to develop and implement web-based community awareness campaigns.
  • Serve as a single point of contact for Union County system partners, community stakeholders, and the general public to obtain information about adolescent SUD treatment and recovery support.
  • Direct inquiries to appropriate system and community partners with a “warm handoff.”

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Morgan Thompson- Smeraglia at mthompson@preventionlinks.org. Please include “Substance Use Navigator” in the subject line. 

Shelter Administrator, Full-time

Date posted: October 24, 2017

Employer: Bergen County Division of Family Guidance

Location/ Hours: Bergen’s Place, Youth Shelter in Teterboro, NJ/ Full-time.

Job Description: The Shelter Administrator is responsible for administrative and supervisory oversight of clinical, childcare and support staff. The administrator is also responsible for ensuring compliance with state regulations, and that all obligations of grants and contracts are fulfilled and relevant reporting requirements are complete. As part of the administrative and executive staff, the Shelter Administrator will work closely with the Director and other senior staff regarding the program’s daily operation.  Position is full time (40 hrs/wk), requires some evenings and on-call availability to staff.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master’s degree or higher, preferred.
  • Maintenance of full licensure in appropriate discipline, required.
  • Minimum of five years supervisory experience, required.
  • Experience supervising clinical and other supervisory staff, preferred.
  • Experience in youth assessment, child/adolescent development and family dynamics.
  • Residential and/or juvenile justice experience, required.
  • Strong interpersonal/leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ability to learn web based data systems.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight, supervision and quality assurance of all clinical, case management, and monitoring services of the shelter.
  • Responsible for ensuring the provision of supervision for all clinical and para-professional staff, in keeping with standards of practice.
  • Ensures adherence to documentation requirements as identified by regulatory agencies.
  • Review/revise procedure manuals to ensure that treatment plans, case notes and other written correspondence are in compliance with standards.
  • Oversee the audit of clinical charts to ensure adherence to standards of practice.
  • Provide direction and oversight of evidenced based practices that are found to be effective in providing care to at-risk youth.
  • Analyze issues and develop effective solutions to promote and provide safe, trauma-informed care to clients.
  • Collaborate in the development of policies and procedures.
  • Participate in grant writing projects as necessary.
  • Participate in administrative team meetings.
  • Remain available on off hours for employee/client issues.
  • Work with staff at all levels of the Division to explore solutions, resolve problems, and adapt to changing needs of the Division.
  • Perform other supervisory duties as assigned.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to kambrosio@co.bergen.nj.us.

Psychiatric Therapist

Date posted: October 23, 2017

Employer: Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health, Adult Psychiatry and Eating Disorder departments.

Location/ Hours: Somerset, NJ. Both part-time and per diem positions available.

Job Description: Provide assessment, prevention/intervention, education, treatment and discharge services to adult psychiatric patients and their families. The clinician will also actively participate in department-specific and hospital-wide activities to ensure regulatory compliance enhance program development and quality improvement. Additionally, the clinician will engage in community outreach, professional associations and marketing activities.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work, or Counseling degree from an accredited school, required.
  • Ph.D. from an accredited college or university, preferred.
  • Two years or more years’ job related clinical experience, preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of clinical experience is a mental health setting, preferred.
  • NJ State licensure, LCSW, LPC, preferred.
  • LSW, LAC is acceptable depending on experience.
  • Excellent customer satisfaction skills.
  • Ability to present well both verbally and in written form.
  • Experience with community marketing and referral development.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite including, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual, group and family therapy to psychiatric patients for purposes of crisis intervention, ongoing treatment, evaluation of clinical progress and determination of future course of treatment.
  • Enhances professional competence by regularly attending continuing education programs.
  • Maintains regular contact with referral sources and provides timely and complete information regarding the patient’s treatment progress and discharge plan.
  • Facilitates referral of individuals to ancillary and/or alternative providers when appropriate. Has knowledge of community resources to make appropriate referrals
  • Applies the knowledge of growth and development over the lifespan.
  • Applies the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on his or her assigned unit, i.e. Infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Assesses data reflective of each patient’s status and interprets information needed in order to identify each patient’s age requirements relative to his or her age specific health care needs.

If interested in appluying, please send cover letter and resume to Lisa.Knothe@RWJBH.org.

Substance Abuse Counselor, Full-time

Date posted: October 23, 2017

Employer: Paterson Community Health Center 

Location/ Hours: Paterson, NJ. Full-time.

Job Description: This position will be responsible for assessing, counseling, intervening, implementing, and educating the patient, family/significant others to facilitate movement of care. He/she will create an atmosphere conducive to positive change and relationship building.

Requirements/ Preferences:

  • Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LCADC), required.
  • Master’s degree in social work, preferred.
  • Have required credentials for billing both Medicaid and private companies, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Voile Cohen-Carlyle at vcarlyle@patersonchc.org.

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