JOB OPENINGS

 

 

Outreach Therapist:

Office Locations: Tupelo and Gulfport

Requirements:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

or

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

or

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

  • At least two (2) years of therapy experience working with children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and families with complex needs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Evidence Based Practices (EBP) or best practices in the provision of Outpatient Psychotherapeutic Services, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CB), Certified or willing to become certified.

  • Complete appropriate training or independent study as recommended by the developers of the model/practice for the practices being utilized.

  • Understand the need for flexible hours while traveling throughout the week to meet with foster families and foster children in-home or other settings including therapeutic group homes (75% travel).

  • Participate in a rotating on call schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Have a valid Mississippi Driver’s License and maintain personal automobile liability insurance ($50K minimum).

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employee Health Insurance (Employer 75%, Employee 25%)

  • Employer paid Life, AD&D & LTD

  • Elective Family Health Insurance and Employee/Family Dental, Vision and Life, etc.

  • Pension Plan 14% (Employer 11% Contribution/Employee 3% Contribution)

  • Paid vacation days

  • Paid sick days

  • 9 paid holidays

  • Cell Phone Reimbursement

  • Training and CE Credits for Licensure Requirements

Family Specialist:

Office Locations: Gulfport

Requirements:

  • Required - Bachelor’ degree in Social Work or a related area of study from an accredited college and a minimum of two years’ experience in foster care and adoption.

  • Preferred - Master’s degree in Social Work or a related area of study from an accredited college and a minimum of two years’ experience in foster care and adoption.

  • Social Work License required.

 

Responsibilities:        

  • Assist with recruiting prospective adoption/foster families who are interested in providing a safe, stable home to children in the foster care system who have special needs.

  • Assist with processing inquiries regarding adoption/foster care and organize materials to present to prospective families.

  • Conduct home-studies of prospective foster families using agency guidelines.

  • Conduct specialized group trainings to prepare families for adoption/foster care of children with special needs.

  • Assess and prepare information on children given by MS CPS worker to present to families.

  • Participate in Admission Committees and Placement Committees of children to be considered for placement in adoption/foster care via phone or in person as needed.

  • Place children from Mississippi foster care system, and from other states’ foster care system with adoption/foster families in consultation with Division Director of Adoption and Foster Care.

  • Provide supportive supervision of the children and family during the post-placement period.

  • Prepare accurate records and reports as deemed necessary by Division Director of Adoption Foster Care.

  • Coordinate individual, group and family therapy in order to provide adequate resources for the child and his/her placement family.

  • Coordinate the development of community resources for the children and his/her    placement families.

  • Participate in adoption/foster care support groups.

  • Participate in at least 40 hours of training per year and maintain license.

  • Maintain personal automobile liability insurance ($50 K minimum).

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employee Health Insurance

  • Employer paid Life, AD&D & LTD

  • Elective Family Health Insurance and Employee/Family Dental, Vision and Life, etc.

  • Pension Plan

  • Paid vacation days

  • Paid sick days

  • Paid holidays

  • Cell Phone Reimbursement

  • Training and CE Credits for Licensure Requirements

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