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Detention Family Specialist ($1,000 Sign on Bonus) Virtual Hiring Event

Company: Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our MissionAs a Non-Secure Family Specialist, you will represent the treatment team in working with the families, the home communities and the children towards ensuring a successful reunification and permanency plan. The Case Manager works collaboratively with the treatment team to develop, implement and regularly evaluate/monitor the comprehensive case management plan and discharge plan which outlines goals, objectives and outcomes for the immediate and long-term benefit of the children and families served.Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to deliver, evaluate, monitor and assess case management services including effective treatment and discharge outcomes
  • Experience with developing relationships with schools, community partners, counties and agencies including conducting an ongoing assessment of parental needs; spiritual, parenting, day care, vocational, employment, substance abuse, domestic violence, anger management, and extended support system
  • Ability to form engaging and therapeutic relationships with children and families
  • Ability to participate in the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the comprehensive treatment and discharge plan for each childJob Requirements
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field; Master's degree preferred
    • Minimum 2 years of experience working with children and families
    • Works with culturally and economically diverse population
    • A current, valid driver's license is required as per Agency guidelines
    • MS office Skills requiredTechnical requirementsAfter signing up, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to connect.Please be prepared to join the virtual interview from a quiet place using a desktop or mobile device with a working speaker, microphone, and camera. Check to see if your network connection can support an online session. A plugged in ethernet cable or a strong WiFi network signal will help avoid time delays during your conversation.What to prepare
      • ResumePreferred dress codeBusiness casual (dress pants/skirt, button down/blouse, optional tie)About Berkshire Farm Center & Services for YouthBerkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth is one of New York State's leading nonprofit child welfare agencies and has a distinguished history of working with children and families for more than 129 years. Helping children and families become healthier and stronger has been at the heart of Berkshire's mission since its founding in 1886. We continue to deepen our focus on serving children where they heal and grow best with their families in their home communities.Please apply on our website in addition to your Indeed application. Berkshirefarm.org/careersWhat is a virtual interview?Virtual interviews help employers connect with job seekers when they are not in the same physical location. Since hiring is a human process, employers would like to talk with you online (chat, video or phone) to see if you meet the requirements for the job.

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