Family Centered Services of CT

Family Centered Services works with families to ensure they are safe and nurturing places where children can succeed.

Full time
Family Centered Services of CT New Haven, CT, USA
Education Requirement: Masters degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related subject area.    Preferred Experience: Direct use of pragmatic (i.e., structural, strategic and functional) family therapies Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques Marital therapy using behaviorally-based approaches Substance abuse treatment for adults and children using behaviorally-based approaches Behavioral therapy targeting behavioral change in children at home and school Trauma treatment for adults and children using exposure, cognitive therapies, and stress inoculation training Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of youth (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood) Assessment of Substance Abuse Assessment of suicidality and crisis intervention   Preferred Knowledge: Family systems theory and application Social ecological theory and application Behavioral therapies theory and application Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application particularly in the areas of trauma treatment and anger management Pragmatic family therapies theory and application Child development research and its application in treatment Research on child physical abuse and neglect Social skills assessment and intervention   Job Responsibilities: Conduct MST assessment including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within the ecological context Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement Implement a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, outcome review and strategy revision procedure using the MST Analytic Process Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the nine MST Principles and the MST Analytic Process Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout MST-BSF treatment Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices. Participate in all MST-BSF training, supervision and consultation activities Build a relationship with community stakeholders (i.e., child protection services, Guardians ad Litem, judges, schools, etc.) to ensure cooperation among service providers
Jul 11, 2019