Job Description :
This part-time role will support the program in providing facility based peer support group programs to grieving children (ages 1 month through high school graduation) and their adult family members. Responsibilities include providing oversight of the families and volunteers in attendance at our evening support group programs. This oversight covers a wide range of tasks from planning and logistics to clinical assessments of families and coordination and support of a volunteer team. Staff may also conduct family assessments over the phone to determine family program participation.
- Plan and implement introductory and ongoing peer support sessions for grieving children and their families
- Conduct thorough assessments to determine family’s level of appropriateness for the Caring Place program and/or need for other community services.
- Provide guidance and support for volunteer team during support group sessions.
- Participation in training of peer support group session volunteers.
- Other duties as assigned or requested.
- Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Child Development, Counseling, or other related field
- 0 – 2 years working with children and/or families in a mental health setting
- 0 – 2 years working in therapy and/or support groups
- 3 years in the field of Grief and Loss
- 3 years Public speaking and/or Community engagement
LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS
- Licensed Psychologist OR
- Licensed Social Worker (LSW) OR
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) OR
- School Counseling Certification OR
- Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) OR
- Certified Art Therapist
- Excellent judgement and decision making
- Problem solving
- Supportive Listening
- Ability to multi-task
- Adaptable to change
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Ability to collaborate with team members
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Strong time management ability
- Ability to work variable hours including regular evening hours and occasional weekend work
- Knowledge of local mental health and social service agencies
Language: (Other than English)
0% – 25%
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