Danellie Counseling Center:
Opportunities to shadow clinical staff providing intake assessments, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Social Skills groups for children diagnosed on the Autism spectrum and also developing effective case management practices.
Therapeutic work to improve family functioning and keep children in their homes. Skills taught include feelings expression, positive communication and conflict resolution, anger management, and behavior modification.
Foster, Kinship and Adoption Counseling Services:
Therapeutic intervention to families working on attachment, separation and loss. Trauma-informed services and education to families to increase healthy family bonding and relationships.
Functional Family Therapy:
An effective treatment for adolescents for a wide range of behavioral and relational problems, both at home and in the community, including symptoms of conduct and oppositional defiant behaviors. Will be trained and certified in the FFT model, which includes travel to training sites. Provide direct in-home therapy to families in the program
Keeping Families Together:
Offers supportive and permanent housing for Gloucester and Atlantic County families. Learning to serve families through creative and solution focused interventions geared towards addressing mental health, trauma, attachment/parenting, domestic violence, and self-esteem. Therapists will be trained in providing in-home individual, family and group support/therapy to DCP&P involved families living in KFT housing.
Mobile Response and Stabilization System:
This program provides timely crisis intervention for children and youth and is accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week via a hotline. Mobile Response provides services in the home to children and youth experiencing escalating emotional or behavioral health issues. Mobile Response helps to develop a plan to maintain the child in the community and can provide short term case management for up to 8 weeks.
Therapeutic Visitation Services:
Providing therapeutic support to families in the process of working toward permanency with their children who are in out of home placements. Issues include substance abuse, mental health and domestic violence.
Necessary Skills and Abilities
- Must demonstrate initiative, creativity, be dependable, reliable and work well independently.
- Must be able to exercise independent thinking and good judgment under all circumstances.
- Must be able to analyze work, set goals, develop plans and utilize time effectively and efficiently.
- Must regularly be able to see, speak and hear.
- Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, bend, use hands and arms and must occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
- Must be sensitive, flexible and responsive to gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other special needs as reflected in the ability to communicate with staff and/or clients.
- Work in conjunction with their supervisor to provide culturally competent service delivery.
- Upholds ethical standards in accordance with Social Work Code of Ethics.
- Effectively engages all client populations with supervisory support and guidance.
- Continually assesses clients' needs.
- Provides appropriate intervention strategies and adjusts services accordingly under supervisory support and guidance.