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Professional Services Group, Inc.

Description:


PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities.


JOB SUMMARY:

The Family Support Program is designed to maintain the parent-child relationship and other family attachments and reduce the sense of abandonment children experience when placed outside of the home. The Family Support Specialist focuses on enhancing and supporting parenting skills and to identify and resolve problems before and after children return home.


This is a great position for current students looking to explore career opportunities in the field.


Come join our team for an opportunity to serve families in our community!


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST:

  • Evaluate youth and families for treatment needs and refer to appropriate resources.
  • Analyze client situations and capabilities to determine services needed to address safety concerns.
  • Implement, evaluate and review safety assessments and plans.
  • Provide parent coaching during child/family interaction visitation.
  • Intervene when necessary to prevent inappropriate behavior or to promote productive interactions.
  • Provide designated parent curriculum in individual or group settings.
  • Act as an on-call resource to evaluate and determine necessary responses in de-escalating crisis situations with youth and families.

LOCATION: Office is based in Janesville, WI. Local travel is required to meet with clients in Rock County. Position offers some flexibility to work remote when not meeting with clients. Must be able to meet in-person with clients in Rock County, Wisconsin.


SCHEDULE: Hours of work are varied/flexible and may include evenings and/or weekends to accommodate clients' needs.


WHY WORK WITH PSG/CIP?

  • Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a difference in the community!
  • Flexible hours and great work-life balance
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Work culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staff
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development

SALARY: $19.00 per hour

Requirements:
  • Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance.
  • Must have at least 60 college/university credit hours toward a Human Services related degree or previous experience working with at-risk youth and families.


Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

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  • Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance.
  • Must have at least 60 college/university credit hours toward a Human Services related degree or previous experience working with at-risk youth and families.


Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Tags: part-time, PT, hybrid/remote, youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, rock county, visitation, case management, case worker, case manager, community services, community resources, wraparound, parent support, family support, youth support, youth worker, child welfare, foster care, family support specialist, family support worker, social worker, social work, child and family services





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