Child and Family Service
  • Wailuku, HI, USA
  • Hourly
  • 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

HOPE values: Humility, Ownership, Perseverance, Engagement

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, 15 Paid Holidays in a Year (16 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

Conducts intakes and assessments, including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, developing an analysis of problem behaviors within the ecological context, utilizing a broad variety of culturally sensitive diagnostic modalities and techniques appropriately and selectively



EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Masters' Degree from a school accredited by a recognized accrediting agency

EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrated ability in experience and education in relevant aspects of clinical practice.

  • Commitment to empowering families to be an effective problem solver and nurturing agent.

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with people of diverse social, economic, ethnic/racial, and cultural backgrounds.

  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with at-risk families.

  • Commitment to family centered, community based services.

  • Commitment to children's safety and family stability.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in therapeutic assessment, interviewing and recording.

  • Flexible work schedule to promote accessibility to service.


SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Preferred Experience:

    Direct use of a variety of family therapies.

    Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques.

    Marital therapy.

    Therapeutic interventions targeting school behavior and academic performance.

    Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the participant's natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of youth (i.e. family, peer, school, and neighborhood).

    Provision of group and individual clinical supervision.

  • Preferred Knowledge:
    Family systems theory and application.

    Social ecological theory and application.

    Behavioral therapies theory and application.

    Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application.

    Pragmatic family therapies theory and application.

    Child development research and its application in treatment.

    Social skills assessment and intervention

  • Required:
    Demonstrated ability in experience and education in relevant aspects of clinical practice.

    Commitment to empowering families to be an effective problem solver and nurturing agent.

    Ability to communicate and work effectively with people of diverse social, economic, ethnic/racial, and cultural backgrounds.

    Ability to establish effective working relationships with at-risk families.

    Commitment to family centered, community based services.

    Commitment to children's safety and family stability.

    Good verbal and written communication skills in therapeutic assessment, interviewing and recording.

    Flexible work schedule to promote accessibility to service.


OTHER POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • This job requires a valid Hawaii driver's license, a clear driver's abstract, and willingness to travel in personal vehicle on an as-needed basis throughout the island.
  • The nature of this position requires the incumbent to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and continued employment is contingent on a record clear of convictions.

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