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March 2, 2015
Job Opportunity

Looking for a committed, passionate, team player who is dedicated to the work of transformation for children and families. We are a multidisciplinary, cutting edge team of people who are constantly seeking new and powerful techniques to support our vision to make a difference in our community. If you fit these characteristics and you are trained and licensed as a mental health counselor, social worker, marriage and family therapist, or a psychologist....keep reading.

We are looking for a psycho-metrician who is skilled in full psychological evaluations. As well as a team player who is trained and gifted at child therapy. You must be in a position in your life where you are ready and excited to start your own business as a member of our team. You must be comfortable and dedicated to being the best clinician you can be but also a cutting edge business person in our community to serve children and families. If you feel this description fits you please apply to our center by including your CV, reference and a cover letter that let's see who you are. Email all to: Becca@familiesbydesign.net

February 24, 2015
Regional Suicide Prevention Specialist

General Position Summary
Florida LINC (Linking Individuals Needing Care) Project is seeking applications for a Regional Suicide Prevention Specialist (RSPS) to innovatively enhance suicide prevention, intervention and postvention services to reach at-risk youth (ages 10-24) and to ensure that young people are referred and receive needed services in the System of Care (SoC). The RSPS is a grant funded, full time position that will report both to the Florida Council of Community Mental Health (FCCMH) under the supervision of the FL LINC Project Director of Training and Community Engagement and the [AGENCY] Managing Entity (ME) under the supervision of [POSITION]. This position will enhance, expand, and implement culturally sensitive, evidence-based suicide prevention, intervention and postvention strategies. The RSPS will interact with stakeholders, community agencies, professionals, schools, families, and individuals to prevent suicide.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities - The Regional Suicide Prevention Specialist (RSPS) will:

  • Lead suicide prevention, intervention and postvention strategies through instruction, education, programming and implementation of evidence-based or best practice trainings to address the problem of suicide in the community.
  • Provide training, advisement and technical assistance to a group of selected, professional suicide prevention and intervention educators.
  • Insure compliance with aspects required of the grant including but not limited to fidelity of training standards.
  • Serve as a liaison between the Project staff, the Managing Entity, community stakeholders, and System of Care which will include building relationships with the local emergency departments and psychiatric inpatient units.
  • Establish, link and track care coordination, in conjunction with the ME, between youth at risk of attempting suicide identified (through the implementation of grant activities) and local resources.
  • Administration of all grant activities including up-to-date records of project goals and activities.
  • Conduct research, assessment, data collection and evaluation of all grant activities.
  • Preparation of marketing and informational material to inform and support grant activities.
  • Engage in continuous professional development in relation to the issue of suicide and the implementation and support of the Project.
  • Assist with other responsibilities related to the implementation and support of the SAMHSA grant.

Qualifications
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health or related field required, Master’s degree in Mental Health, Social Work or Public Health preferred. Experience with suicide prevention required (2 years minimum).

  1. Excellent verbal and communication skills with a history of training professionals in public health or mental health issues; preference given to those that are Certified QPR Instructors.
  2. Understanding of crisis intervention at both a system and interpersonal level; preference given to those with crisis hotline experience.
  3. Experience training and/or working with culturally diverse groups preferred.
  4. Excellent organizational skills.
  5. Computer competence with Microsoft Office applications, especially PowerPoint.
  6. Some evening or weekend work will be required.
  7. Reliable transportation and phone.

To apply candidates should contact Rita Ruggles at 561-203-2485 x303 or by email at Rita_Ruggles@sefbhn.org.

February 16, 2015
Job Opportunity

Please see attached link to a current job opportunity within our Youth Services Department: http://pbcgov.com/OnlineApplication/Asps/App/ShowJobNotice.aspx?JobAnnouncementSeq=2784

The salary, location, qualifications and requirements regarding the position are listed in the advertisement. Applications should be submitted to PBC Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on 2/23/2015.

February 16, 2015
Job Opportunity

Pathway 2 Recovery Treatment Center is now open in Boca Raton and is looking for Therapists with a CAP, CAC, MSW or LCSW. Any interested applicants can forward their resume and salary requirements to pathway2recoverytreatmentcenter@yahoo.com attention James Tomasso.

February 10, 2015
Job Opportunity

Community Partners is looking for two full time therapists for our Trauma Care program. This exciting program is reaching children removed by DCF at the point of removal to provide crisis support and ongoing therapy. By getting to these children immediately during times of distress, we get to provide needed care and intervention to offset impacts of trauma and create powerful therapeutic relationships with a vulnerable and at risk population. License preferred, registered intern required. Please email lshaffer@cp-cto.org with resumes or questions.

February 5, 2015
The Starting Place
Position: Therapist

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Therapist is responsible for performing a wide variety of therapeutic activities as directed by the Program Director and the Clinical Director. The Therapist will be responsible for providing mental health and substance abuse counseling to children, adolescents, adults and/or families. Some of the services that the Therapist will be responsible for performing include, but are not limited to individual, family and group therapy, therapeutic behavioral on-site services, psychosocial assessments, and any and all other documents or services which are deemed necessary or are required by The Starting Place policy and/or contracts.

EDUCATIONAL/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited university with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or related field and a minimum of 1 year experience providing substance abuse and/or mental health counseling.

Interested applicants should contact Marilyn Albaum via email at malbaum@startingplace.org or office phone 954-327-4060 - ask for Marilyn.

February 5, 2015
The Starting Place
Position: Case Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Case Manager is responsible for performing a wide variety of activities as directed by the Program Director and the Clinical Director. The Case Manager will be responsible for assisting clients in gaining access to needed financial and insurance benefits, employment, medical, social, education, assessment of functional abilities and other services as required by the client and his/her support system to develop and implement the service plan and the aftercare plan and any other service which is deemed necessary or is required by The Starting Place policy. The team Case management duties also include follow-up to determine the status of services and the effectiveness of activities related to the client’s successful discharge and integration back into their community.

EDUCATIONAL/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or related field and a minimum of 1 year experience providing substance abuse and/or mental health counseling.

Interested applicants should contact Marilyn Albaum via email at malbaum@startingplace.org or office phone 954-327-4060 - ask for Marilyn.

February 5, 2015
The Starting Place
Position: Peer Advocate

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Peer Advocate works as part of a Team that also includes a Team Therapist, Case Manager, and a Parent Advocate as directed by the Program Director and Clinical Director. The Peer Advocate is responsible for performing a wide variety of activities to engage and support children and youth that have severe behavioral health symptoms. The Team Therapist leads the direction of the Team activities and the Program Director supervises the work of the Peer Advocate. The Peer Advocate will be responsible for working with the Team of Professionals listed above to engage the clients into treatment, helping them stay motivated to successfully complete treatment, model effective coping skills and self-help strategies, and ensure that they are working a recovery program successfully.

EDUCATIONAL/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from High School or obtained a GED.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recovery time.
  • Must have knowledge of the principles and practices of the discipline.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse groups and individuals.
  • Maintains current annual training requirements of minimum of 40 hours.
  • Bilingual a plus.

Interested applicants should contact Marilyn Albaum via email at malbaum@startingplace.org or office phone 954-327-4060 – ask for Marilyn.

January 26, 2015
Job Opening

We are seeking qualified applicants for the attached job announcement. Could you please help us by posting the announcement physically or electronically? Attached is also a link for the application that can be filled out and printed.

January 26, 2015
Full Time Case Manager

The Case Manager works in a faith based organization with the Holocaust Survivors population. The position functions include use of a database, home visits within Broward County, assist individuals and/or families in maintaining or improving their independence, assess level of functioning and quality of life by arranging for an array of social services. The case manager also continues to network in the community and maintains relationships in the community.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Perform bio-psychosocial assessments including the areas of physical functioning, psychological/emotional functioning, mental status, activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, social functioning, nutrition, and environment. These assessments help determine the client’s needs and are performed in client’s home setting.
  • Develop service plans based on assessment to meet client’s needs and to establish a working relationship.
  • Refer and coordinate needed services internally and externally. Advocate to meet client’s needs. Consult and collaborate with other professionals as well as service providers to assure comprehensive care.
  • Counsel and support clients, families, or significant others to maximize their well-being.
  • Monitor the ongoing needs of clients through telephone and face-to-face interaction in order to evaluate the treatment process.
  • Document all activity and maintain case records to meet quality standards.
  • Assists with application, appeals, and inquiries of Holocaust Reparations and compensations.
  • Respond to emergencies/crises to maintain quality care.
  • Maintain caseload size as required by the agency to meet goals.
  • Respond to all communications in a timely manner for care continuity.

Please e-mail resumes to Liorah Karni at lkarni@jfsbroward.org

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