Boys and Girls Village

Reunification Specialist-Bilingual Preferred

 

Location: Milford, CT

  • BGV is seeking a Bachelor’s Level  Reunification Specialist
  • Increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates

POSITION SUMMARY:  

  • Provides in home intensive treatment services to families including: crisis intervention, parent guidance, and education, brief psychotherapy (as needed), concrete services, advocacy and linkage to other services and supportive interventions individualized to meet the broad needs of children and adults to be served.
  • Assumes responsibility for facilitating strength based, client focused treatment planning
  • Works nontraditional flexible hours to meet families’ needs
  • Provides services consistent with the designated service component (Therapeutic Family Time and Reunification Services) as outlined in DCF contract.
  • Documents all services in adherence with state statures, regulatory, billing, COA standards and Boys & Girls Village Standards.
  • Leads in development of crisis plan
  • Respond to crisis situations involving the family either through phone calls or in person responses dependent on case circumstances, including rotation in the 24/ 7 on- call service.
  • Evening and occasional weekends are required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related mental health field or equivalent. Also appropriate for Master’s Degree with little experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive to off –campus sites for home visits and collaborative meetings and have access to reliable transportation

PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF THE PROGRAM:

The Function of the Reunification and Therapeutic Family Time Program is to engage support and intervene with parents, whose children are placed in out-home care, by offering a variety of services designed to promote and effect successful reunification, strengthen parent child relations and attachments and reduce the risk for further abuse and neglect. 

COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

Boys & Girls Village (BGV) takes pride in the supportive, team-oriented environment we offer to our employees.

FOR YOUR HEALTH & WELLBEING

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, including an option that is free to employees. Currently using United HealthCare
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Free annual flu shots
    • Wellness workshops

FOR YOUR FUTURE

    • a 401K plan with employer contributions
    • Company paid life and AD&D insurance, short and long-term disability.

FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    • A tuition reimbursement program and free licensing supervision.
    • Partnership with CT Non-Profit Alliance for tuition discounts at participating universities
    • Training and development opportunities

FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

    • Competitive salaries, with increased compensation for Bi-lingual in Spanish staff
    • Generous benefit time, including vacation, sick, and personal time
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling for employee and family

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.