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Education Specialist 

Description

Key Responsibilities

Provides to eligible consumers with severe and persistent mental illness, Supported Education services; assists consumers in the process of choosing an educational program and completing all of the necessary Admissions and Financial paperwork to enroll in an educational institution. Assures departmental goals and/or objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame by performing the job responsibilities personally

  • Develops and implements an individualized education plan to assist consumer with his/her education goals
  • Conducts intake assessment, including education exploration with new consumers
  • Identifies potential education programs related to the consumer's specific needs
  • Provides support, training and technical assistance regarding accommodations that may be needed by the client
  • Attends all meeting, trainings, and events and participates, as required.
  • Coordinates and markets the program to the community
  • Documents all interactions with consumers in the client electronic record in accordance with Agency policy and procedures
  • Reports directly to Program Manager

Qualification/Experience/Education

  • BA/BS or AA accepted preferably in Rehabilitation, Psychology, or Social Work. Business or marketing experience helpful.
  • Knowledge and experience working with the target population of young adults with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Experience with job coaching, supported education and/or vocational programs.
  • Strong written and oral communication and listening skills
  • Computer and organizational skills
  • A valid driver's license and must be insurable by agency's automobile insurance
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Hasbrouck Heights Office  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.



Operating out of 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.



For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

Full Time or Part Time None Specified 

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This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://CarePlusNJInc.appone.com



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