This position is eligible for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds which includes a one-time $750.00 sign-on bonus payable after the completion of 90 days of employment as well as a monthly stipend of up to $694.50 which is based upon the hours worked in the previous month. These funds are guaranteed through June 30, 2023.
At Child & Family, we hold two core beliefs. That individuals and communities thrive when supported by strong families and that a community works best when it accepts responsibility for all of its members. These beliefs influence everything we do and have guided our growth since we first opened our doors in 1866.
This position is responsible for providing clinical supervision and treatment to families involved in transition to Family Care Community Partnerships (FCCP). Includes conducting assessments, supervising staff responsible for family advocacy and education, and developing treatment plans intended to focus on family-centered practice.
Responsible for providing outreach family counseling to clients assigned through EBFCCP, utilizing a variety of Treatment interventions and working as a member of the Care Planning Team. Due to the nature of the workflow and level of responsibility this individual maintains a flexible schedule, which may go beyond a forty-hour workweek. He/she is directly accountable to the EBFCCP Director who provides supervision and training.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: 37.5 per week
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Primary Location: Middletown or Providence
Travel Requirement: Barrington, Bristol, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Warren
Responsibilities and Duties
- Provide direct supervision, provide guidance and oversee the Family Service Coordinator’s open cases.
- Conduct a strength-based, culturally competent family needs assessment that focuses on engaging parents
- Work with the Care Planning Team (CPT) to develop a comprehensive treatment plan, known as the Family Care Plan (FCP).
- Schedule and coordinate case conferences, meetings CPT as necessary to make appropriate changes to FCP
- Utilize home-based strength model to provide a wide range of assistance and resources to families in the process of reunification or to avoid separation.
- Treat psychological and emotional issues that affect parenting using strength based family centered care planning.
- Provide home based therapy when needed to secure a safe and independent level of functioning.
- Contact the family in crisis as soon as possible following the reported crisis, and conduct a
- clinical assessment of the situation.
- Develop, implement and monitor an ongoing case plan for each family served; coordinate all service components both within the EBFCCP and in the community.
- Maintain updated case records and function as an Emergency Access response worker as needed.
- Provide clinical counseling within the home as needed.
- Provide supportive counseling to families with young children, addressing separation and readjustment issues.
- Coordinate services with schools, police, health care provider, court systems, and other service providers.
- Maintain all necessary case records statistics and other required paperwork.
- Broaden parents’ knowledge of developmental stages appropriate for their children.
- Maintain positive and productive relationships within the agency and with outside
- individuals and agencies.
- Represents EBFCCP at State and Local meetings.
- Maintain on-call coverage at all times to EBFCCP services in order to respond to emergency situations and be in contact throughout the day when needed.
- Handle day-to-day community relations regarding the interactions of the program and its clients in the community.
- Review daily logs and make any indicated program adjustments.
- Ensures that the EBFCCP’s scope of service strives to meet the needs and expectations of internal and external customers.
- Control, utilization and record keeping for all program expenses including mileage and program supply and activity account. Also included are staffing levels, unusual incidence reports, employee absentee reports, and care plan reviews.
- Ensures all clients receive quality services, which comply with the standards set by the Agency, licensing agents, funding sources, and other relevant organizations.
- Ensures all clients receive goal-oriented assessments and treatment/service plans within established time frames.
- Ensures client intake and termination dates and demographic information is transmitted to the Business Office for timely completion of billing.
- Promotes opportunities for teamwork among staff.
- Seeks and uses supervision from direct supervisor
Qualifications and Skills
- Active Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) RI Department of Health license preferred
- Active Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) RI Department of Health license required
- A minimum of 5 years experience in providing family-based services, with 1 of those years at a supervisory/administrative level is required.
Benefits and Perks
All full-time and part-time employees are considered benefit eligible and are eligible for all Agency benefits. Temporary employees are considered not benefit eligible and are only eligible for paid time off under the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act.
- 12 holidays, 2-4 weeks vacation, 12 sick days, and 1 personal day
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI
- Fully funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) through London Health
- Delta Dental of RI
- VSP vision insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA): dependent care and health care through London Health
- Agency paid for New York Life/Cigna life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability
- Supplemental AFLAC insurance
- 401(k) plan: traditional and Roth deferrals, company contribution after 1 year
- Coastline EAP
- Tuition Assistance Program
- Employee Referral Bonus Program - $2,000 per hired referral
- Discounted childcare available at Middletown building
- Discounted cell phone discount through Verizon Wireless
- Discounted pet insurance through Nationwide Insurance
- Discounted YMCA membership
- Discounted BJ's membership
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible
- RI DOH license and bilingual salary stipends
- Shift differential for night shifts
- Direct deposit and employee self-services through Paycom
Offers of Employment
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful and favorable completion of:
- Rhode Island Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI)
- National fingerprint check
- Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS)
- Tuberculosis test
- COVID-19 vaccination
- For positions that require driving to/from client meetings and/or driving clients:
- Valid drivers license
- Motor vehicle record
- Vehicle registration
- Proof of insurance
- For positions within our Sandpipers program as required by the Rhode Island Department of Health:
- 1 dose of Flu vaccine every year
- 2 doses of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine
- 1 dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccine
- 2 doses of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine
Equal Employment Opportunity
Child & Family will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation), marital status, parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other protected category under local, state or federal law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, performance evaluation and management systems, promotions, training, and career development programs. Consistent with these obligations, the Agency also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, and practices.
Child & Family strives to achieve a workforce that includes representation of qualified affirmative action group members in proportion to the qualified and available target group workforce in the community that we serve.