Careers

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  • Family Success Clinician
  • Family Success Manager

 

Job Description: Family Success Clinician

Purpose
The primary purpose of this role is to provide crisis intervention, assessment, and therapy to children and families experiencing trauma, primarily as a result of abuse or neglect. S/he plays a key role in SAFFT’s effectiveness by helping children, parents, and caregivers of the family unit heal by addressing the root causes of abuse as well as the resulting impacts of abuse. The secondary responsibility of this role is to ensure placements are safe and ready for children in foster
care to live.

Location: SAFFT Family Life Center, Cumming and Gainesville Locations

Organization/Program: Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together/Family Therapy

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 10:30a – 7:30p, Saturday 10a-5p, Sunday 2p-6p

Primary duties:
 Provide trauma-informed mental health services to children and families, including individual, family, dyadic, and
group therapy.
 Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients’ treatment.
 Prepare and maintain all required treatment records, including but not limited to IPOCs, progress notes, federaland state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, assessments, evaluations, recommendations and reports.
 Perform crisis intervention with clients.
 Assess clients’ mental health, based on review of client information, including collateral documentation from other
providers in clients’ professional care team.
 Act as a client advocate to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crises.
 Evaluate the effectiveness of treatment activities on clients’ progress and modify as needed.
 Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting clients or patients.
 Attend professional development and learning opportunities.
 Connect families to community resources and specialists as necessary.
 Plan and conduct programs to prevent substance abuse and improve community health.
 Coordinate and direct employee workshops, courses, and training about mental health.
 Supervise clinical staff, interns, human services staff, and assistants.
 Collaborate with community partners and represent the organization well in the community.
 Assist with public relations and promoting a positive image of SAFFT.
 Assist with and attend fundraising events.
 Other duties as assigned.

Direct Contact/Reports to: Clinical Director

Hours: Full-time, exempt position

Pay Range: $36,800-$48,060 commensurate with credentials and experience

Vacation/Time-Off/Benefits: 10 days of paid time off (PTO) annually

Skills and Minimum Requirements:
Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, or Professional Counseling. Candidate must be licensed in the state of Georgia as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker, or Professional Counselor. Candidate must be trauma competent and experienced working with individuals and families who have experienced trauma. Candidate must also possess a strong understanding of child development, parenting techniques, positive
11.16.19 This is not an employment contract and does not alter the at-will status of potential employees.
re-enforcement, and conflict resolution. Candidate must possess a vehicle with acceptable insurance and driver’s license.
Candidate must complete AHA Pediatric and Adult First Aid/CPR and required online trainings through DHS prior to beginning employment, if offered and accepted.

Preferred Qualifications:
LCSW, LMFT, or LPC with 5 years of clinical supervision.

Submit your résumé to hr@safft.org

Job Description: Family Success Manager

Position/Role: Family Success Manager (FSM)
The purpose of this role is to provide a single resource to support each family through each stage of prevention, crisis intervention, stabilization, and eventual reunification. The Family Success Manager serves as a family case manager facilitating all critical services of the Crisis Intervention Program at SAFFT. Services include but are not limited to supervised
visitation, parent coaching, case management, transportation, home visitation, court representation, and service referrals.

Location: SAFFT Family Life Center (Cumming and Gainesville locations)

Organization/Program: Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together

Hours of Operation: 10:30a – 7:30p Monday-Friday; 10a-5p Saturday; 2p-6p Sunday.

Primary duties:
 Monitor weekly supervised visitations, observing, evaluating, and reporting on parent/child interaction and bond
 Provide parent coaching sessions with all parents as assigned
 Transport families to and from visitations and provide in-home services as needed
 Prepare and maintain weekly documentation including monthly visitation plans and service plan
 Work weekly with assigned families and coordinate services, referrals, case planning, and updates
 Prepare for and testify at court hearings for assigned cases
 Attend Family Team Meetings for assigned cases with Division of Children and Families (DFCS) and or Court
Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) when appropriate
 Attend and communicate client’s progress during weekly meetings
 Administer pre- and post-assessments with families
 Clean and help maintain facilities
 Attend all fundraisers for the organization, weekly or monthly trainings, and required special events defined by
leadership

Direct Contact/Reports to: Program Coordinator

Hours: Full-time, non-exempt position scheduled for 40 hours per week

Pay Range: $15.38/hour

Vacation/Time-Off/Benefits: Vacation time/Paid time off (PTO) included; Family Friendly Organization;

Skills and Minimum Requirements:
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree (preferred in social work, criminal justice, or similar field) and 2-3 years of experience in relevant social work, education, criminal justice, or domestic violence. Candidate must have strong documentation skills, verbal communication, organizational skills, decision-making, and integrity. Candidate must also possess a
strong understanding of child development, parenting techniques, positive re-enforcement, conflict resolution, and trauma-informed care. Candidate must possess a vehicle with acceptable insurance and driver’s license.

Submit your résumé to hr@safft.org