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Therapist, Family Reunification Specialist

Posted by
Career Resources, Inc.
|
Bridgeport, CT

Career Resources, Inc.


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Published 18 days ago

March 1, 2021
February 27, 2021
$60,000 - $65,000

JOB SUMMARY:     Career Resources Inc. is looking for a

motivated and experienced Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) to fill the role

of Family Reunification Specialist. MFTs in this role will be responsible for

providing community based and in-home counseling and case management services

to families navigating the stresses of having a loved one return from a period

of incarceration with the CT Department of Correction that may or may not have

ongoing post incarceration legal supervision. MFTs in this role should have

knowledge of the CT criminal justice system, working knowledge of

community-based resources to help with the transition and experienced providing

in home family and individual counseling. It is projected that this role with

remote components that may vary depending on the status of the COVID-19

pandemic.

JOB DUTIES:           Incumbents in this role will provide community

based and in home clinical case management, needs assessment and supportive

counseling in addressing family strengths, weaknesses and needs; develops, implements

and maintains individualized treatment and rehabilitation plans for families;

works with treatment teams to assist the family in achieving social and

emotional stability; develops psychosocial assessments through clinical

interviews; provides clinical treatment services such as: triage, crisis

intervention, individual/family counseling, screening and planning; makes use

of available community services and facilities to assist families in meeting

identified needs; interprets and synthesizes client information, professional

observations and evaluation reports in order to form professional judgments

about services; monitors and evaluates effectiveness of treatment plans,

documents treatment in clinical records; completes reports in accordance with agency

and accrediting bodies; consults and collaborates with other behavioral health

providers to improve delivery of services to families; maintains counseling

treatment and standards as required; performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•        License in Marriage and Family Therapy field.

•     Knowledge of the Criminal Justice & Corrections systems of Connecticut.

•         Ability to work with and support a diverse customer base.

•         Ability to motivate clients and establish a supportive professional relationship with them. 

•        Experience working with formally incarcerated men and women.

•         Excellent verbal, presentation and written communications skills.

•         Ability to work in and across teams in a collaborative manner.

•         Experience using virtual software such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

•         Bi-lingual and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

JOB SUMMARY:     Career Resources Inc. is looking for a

motivated and experienced Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) to fill the role

of Family Reunification Specialist. MFTs in this role will be responsible for

providing community based and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Medical, dental, vision, 401K match, life insurance, STD, LTD

Medical, dental, vision, 401K match, life insurance, STD, LTD

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in Spanish a plus.

Fluent in Spanish a plus.

Location

On-site
1037 Sylvan Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06606

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