Family Crisis Therapist Supervisor

Recruitment #102522-MDDC02-370400

Introduction

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The Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families (DSCYF) is now offering incentives for new hires for Family Service Specialist, Youth Rehabilitation Counselors, or Youth Rehabilitation Treatment Specialists, in accordance with the DSCYF Recruitment and Referral Program.

The program provides recruitment incentives as follows:

• $5,000 signing bonus to full time, Merit Family Service Specialist, Youth Care Specialist I, or Youth Rehabilitation Treatment Specialist positions. This bonus will be paid in two installments: $2,500 upon completing all required training, paperwork, and conditions of hire and $2,500 at 18 months after the date of initial employment.

 

• $2,500 referral bonus to Merit DSCYF employees who refer applicants who become DSCYF new, full time, Merit Family Service Specialists, Youth Care Specialist I’s or Youth or Youth Rehabilitation Treatment Specialists.  The bonus will be paid in two installments: $1,250 upon form completion and applicant completing all conditions of hire and $1,250 paid 18 months after the new employee’s initial date of employment.

NOTE: This program is administered by The Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families. This program may be terminated by the State at any time. Casual-seasonal positions are not eligible for this program.

Summary Statement

This is the supervisory level in the family crisis therapy series responsible for overseeing and monitoring program operations for intervention services.

Selective Requirement

Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements.  Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.

  1. Possession of a Delaware Mental Health license such as a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPCMH), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Intervenes in family crisis situations.
     
  • Provides on-going clinical assessment and treatment.
     
  • Develops and implements treatment plans.
     
  • Assesses progress and recommends appropriate strategies for continual functional improvement within the family.
     
  • Conducts individual and family therapy sessions.
     
  • Prepares clinical reports and documentation of progress towards goals of families and clients.
     
  • Provides on-going consultation with professional staff.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Family Crisis Therapist Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Behavioral or Social Science or related field. 
  2. Three years experience in case management which includes assessing, planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating options and services to meet an individuals human service needs .
  3. Three years experience in crisis intervention.
  4. Three years experience in making recommendations as part of a clients service plan such as clinical treatment, counseling, or determining eligibility for health or human services/benefits.
  5. Six months experience in health or human services work such as applying theories, principles, laws and practices of health or human services programs and services that assist with and improve life for individuals, families, or communities such as financial support, employment, unemployment, housing, health care, disease prevention, substance abuse, child protective services, physical/mental health treatment and prevention or rehabilitation.
  6. Three years experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  7. Six months experience in narrative report writing.
  8. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
  9. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving). 

Conditions of Hire

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 


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Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.