Child and Family Service
  • Lihue, HI, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

Established in 1899, Child & Family Service (CFS) is a community-based organization with a mission of strengthening families and fostering the healthy development children.  CFS has been a fierce advocate for children and families in the midst of social injustices and inequalities. Our statewide support, counseling, and therapeutic programs help individuals and families heal from trauma, prevent abuse and neglect, and can break the cycle of generational poverty.

OUR MISSION

Strengthening families and fostering the healthy development of children.

OUR VISION

Healthy, thriving individuals and families building strong, multi-cultural communities across generations.

OUR VALUES

Integrity, Quality Client Service, Employee Excellence, Teamwork and Communication

We offer an extensive array of benefits for our employee including paid time off, preventative health care paid time off, birthday floating holiday, volunteer floating holiday, 14 Paid Holidays in a Year (15 in an Election Year), Medical/Dental/Vision/RX plans, Opt-out incentive, 401(k), flexible spending plans, & more.

Come join Child & Family Service and help us serve thousands in our communities!


SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Develops and implements service plans with measurable objectives (based on clinical assessments). Provides individual, conjoint, family and group therapy according to treatment needs, and outreach (with home visits as the standard means of service delivery). Provides family life education and advocacy as needed. Appropriately and selectively utilizes a broad variety of diagnostic and treatment skills and techniques. May provide transportation for families on occasion. Performs required administrative tasks related to caseload, such as correspondence, reports, dictation and maintaining of case records. Uses regular supervision to improve performance and assure excellence in service delivery. Represents the program in community organizations. Coordinates and collaborates with public and private agencies to ensure non-duplication of services. Facilitates and records interdisciplinary team meetings. Provides case management and service coordination in conjunction with referring CWS social worker. Performs administrative tasks related to agency-wide data, such as daily and monthly activity reports, in a timely fashion. Maintains participant confidentiality at all times. Performs other related duties as assigned.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Family Counselor: Masters' Degree in social work, psychology, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Requires knowledge of an advanced type.
  • Along with 2 years of clinically supervised progressive work experience inclusive of residency, internship, or practicum in the care or treatment of families in a mental health or educational setting. Two years of experience providing domestic violence services required.

EXPERIENCE

  • Over two years, up to and including four years.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Knowledge, experience, and training required in working with families who have experienced issues such as domestic violence, child abuse, neglect, or threatened harm, substance abuse, mental health and trauma-informed care.

OTHER POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Conducts intake and assessment, including review of referral information, and identification and engagement of key participants as needed.

  • Engages participants in development of service/treatment plan and goals that are individualized to the participant's needs, which are measurable and culturally sensitive.

  • Provides individual, conjoint, family and group therapy according to treatment needs, and outreach (with home visits as the standard means of service delivery).

  • Provides family life education and advocacy as needed.

  • Appropriately and selectively utilizes a broad variety of diagnostic and treatment skills and techniques.

  • May provide transportation for families on occasion.

  • Performs required administrative tasks related to caseload, such as correspondence, reports, dictation and maintaining of case records.

  • Uses regular supervision to improve performance and assure excellence in service delivery.

  • Represents the program in community organizations.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with public and private agencies to ensure non-duplication of services.

  • Facilitates and records interdisciplinary team meetings.

  • Provides case management and service coordination in conjunction with referring CWS social worker.

  • Performs administrative tasks related to agency-wide data, such as daily and monthly activity reports, in a timely fashion.

  • Maintains participant confidentiality at all times.

  • This job requires a valid Hawaii driver's license, a clear driver's abstract, and use of personal vehicle to transport participants, as needed, as well as a willingness to travel in personal vehicle on an as-needed basis throughout the island.

  • This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and continued employment is contingent on a record clear of convictions.

  • Continued employment in this position is contingent on successful completion of CPI classes OR other Behavioral Management certification as may be contract-mandated.

  • Requires contacts both inside and outside the organization in order to furnish or obtain information and/or provide participant services. Normal courtesy, tact and discretion required. Maintains participant confidentiality at all times.

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