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Counselor FPS 


Looking for a full-time counselor for our Family First program.

Job Summary:
You will provide in-home counseling, on-call/in-person crisis intervention, and case management to DCPP-referred, high-risk children and their families to prevent abuse/neglect. Assures departmental goals or objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame by performing the job responsibilities personally.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide in-home services and supportive interventions including case management, linkage to community resources, and provides inter-agency coordination of treatment
  • Conduct assessment/evaluation of clients at intake, during ongoing service, delivery, and at termination
  • Formulate relevant goals with behaviorally measurable objectives that serve as indices for evaluating intervention progress and realistic time frames for achievement
  • Prepare written documentation of assessments, interception plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries in the clients' files with all entries authenticated and time/dated
  • Plan for, communicates, and document aftercare plans for clients completing program and/or accessing other services in the continuum.
  • Function within an interdisciplinary team in the assessment/evaluation of clients, and to articulate verbally and in written documentation the integration if client history and assessment information
  • Collaborate as a member of an interdisciplinary team, including but not limited to, active participation in program and team meetings, providing support to team colleagues, and engaging in program- related performance improvement processes and activities and providing leadership within team and functions
  • Participate in weekly team case conferences and trainings as per Family Preservation Services' requirements
  • Provide 24/7 coverage to caseload

What We Need to See:

  • Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree in Social Work OR another behavioral health discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Two (2) years of experience providing counseling to children and families
  • A valid driver's license and must be insurable by agency's automobile insurance.

What We Offer:

  • 401K, no matching needed
  • High-plan insurance at a generous cost
  • Union benefits
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Per diem opportunities
  • Excellent supervision and training
  • Continuing education, tuition reimbursement, and eligibility for loan forgiveness
  • 10% daycare discount

About CPNJ
CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.
Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA. Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination prior to the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for the protection of our employees and the clients we serve. Therefore, prior to Orientation you will be required to upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot. Failure to have this information timely upload to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Main Site  
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 over 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.

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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.  
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