IICAPS Positions at Family & Children's Aid: two clinician positions open in Bridgeport site
IICAPS is an intensive in home program that services children who are at risk for
out of home placement. The clinicians in our Bridgeport site work with a bachelor's
level mental health counselor and service children in Bridgeport, Stratford, Fairfield,
Trumbull, Easton and Monroe. While IICAPS is child focused, the flexibility of the
model allows for individual, parent and family sessions.
IICAPS is a wonderful opportunity for a new clinician to work in a fast paced environment. While IICAPS cases can be difficult, the work is quite rewarding.
More information can be found at http://www.fcaweb.org/Child-and-Adolescent-Services/community-based-services/, under IICAPS and submission of resumes can be directed to Erin Caso, HR director at email@example.com or faxed to Erin's attention at (203) 791-2374.
Additional questions applicants may have about IICAPS can also be directed to:
Erika Betancourt, LCSW
Family & Children's Aid
Social Worker Part time, Regency House of Wallingford
MAJOR PURPOSE: Responsible for assisting residents with all social and emotional issues relating to placement in a nursing facility and all other aspects of his/her life. Performs periodic assessments of all residents to determine status and needs.
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in order to communicate assessments and findings.
Ability to assess the resident's social, emotional and psychological needs and develop treatment plans.
Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties.
Ability to work independently and creatively.
Ability to work hours as scheduled based on requirements of the position/assignment.
Experience in health care and/or geriatric setting.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing the social service functions within a nursing facility.
Assumes a caseload as assigned by the Director of Social Services.
Assesses caseload from admission to discharge and develops treatment plans and documents interventions and pertinent information in medical record on a timely basis. Complete Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Rap modules.
Participates in Resident Care Conferences to assist in the implementation of care plans.
Assists residents and families with adjustments which follow initial placement. Encourages resident participation in facility activities.
Identifies and documents changes in affect, behavior or personality. Advises the appropriate personnel.
Refers resident/family to community services or makes contact, when needed.
Intervenes in all resident conflict situations as necessary.
Develops discharge plans for caseload and coordinates all discharge planning in accordance with that policy and procedure.
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day, proper body mechanics required—bending, stooping, turning, stretching, reaching above the shoulders and occasional lifting are involved.
Must be able to cope with the mental, emotional and physical stress of the position.
Must be able to observe, listen and communicate effectively.
Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, support agencies, and outside agencies.
Bilingual Clinic Therapist, The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc.
The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc., a non-profit company involved in many facets of human services has recently opened an outpatient clinic in which serves both children and adults with trauma history, and developmental disabilities. IPP is currently seeking a Bilingual Clinic Therapist to help service these clients. Below, you can find the job description with contact information
Using a trauma-informed approach, a clinic therapist is responsible for providing assessments, individual, family or group therapy to both children and adults who are referred to the clinic.
-Utilizing trauma-focused modalities, provide individual, family or group therapy to clients as indicated
-Keep current with trauma-focused practices.
-Must have basic computer operation skills.
State of Connecticut Exams and Job Openings: www.das.state.ct.us