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Teen Age Parent Support Services Program Family Counselor
TITLE: Teen Age Parent Support Services Program Family Counselor
REPORTS TO: TAPSS Program Supervisor
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
JOB SUMMARY: The Family Counselor will provide comprehensive, relationship driven and culturally responsive home-based counseling and case management services to teen parents and their families. This position includes receiving weekly individual and group reflective supervision to support best practice and professional development, requiring self-reflection.
- Providing parenting education utilizing the Parents as Teachers Curriculum that is focused on improved parent-infant/toddler relationship and supporting child development
- Assists with support and educational groups for teen parents
- Fulfill all program objectives as contracted by the funder(s)
- Perform related work as assigned
- Being flexible and creative to support the needs of the client
- Self-motivation to assist with approaching and responding to crisis in and decisive and emotional regulated manner to help families maintain balance, health and well-being
- Completing assessments, progress notes and required case documentation.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field; relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
- A minimum of one year’s experience working with children and families.
- Familiar with the psycho-social aspects of adolescent parenting, child development, generational trauma, child maltreatment, parent-child attachment, and multi-cultural issues.
- Skills to successfully interact and engage with professionals and individuals with varied socio-economic backgrounds.
- Strong writing and computing skills
- Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
- Previous experience working with teen parents, familiarity with the child welfare system, knowledge of Rochester-area resources, preferred
- Previous training in the Parents As Teachers (PAT) model, preferred
- Training and experience with Infant Mental Health principles and practices, and the ability to serve Spanish-speaking clients, preferred
- A demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work and delivering services with a trauma-informed and equitable lens
WORKING AT SPCC: As an employer, SPCC believes that it is our responsibility to offer a work environment that is family-friendly, flexible scheduling, supportive, and trauma-informed. Professional development opportunities that enhance program goals and employee needs are offered. Quality weekly individual and group supervision is prioritized for all staff.
SPCC is committed to the work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and delivering services with a trauma-informed and equitable lens. We are seeking candidates who can contribute to this standard and purpose of the agency in efforts to better serve the well-being of all.
Candidate will be required to successfully complete the Agency Confidentiality Agreement, required Background Check, and State Central Register Clearance. The Candidate must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and carry agency required levels of automobile liability insurance.
This position is benefits eligible.
SUBMIT APPLICATION and RESUME TO: Jess Ghio, email@example.com
RESUEME AND APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 12, 2022
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: Employment-Application-rev-June-2021-1-for-PDF-Form-Fill.pdf (spcc-roch.org)