In Home Counselor
Primary Location: MD-MDLanham-4200 Forbes Blvd
Function:Behavioral/Mental Health Professional
Founded in 1988, Institute for Family Centered Services (IFCS) supports families in Maryland through intensive In-Home Family Centered Services. Using an evidence-based service model, called Family Centered Treatment®, IFCS delivers individualized, practical supports that empower youth and families to lead healthy, stable lives at home. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />
IFCS is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join IFCS and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
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IFCS is seeking a Family Centered Specialist to provide home based family centered services to families and clients with a behavioral and/or mental health diagnosis. The primary services are to be provided via direct involvement with the client and other family members. The Family Centered Specialist is required to provide family preservation services or assessments. Provide the required contact/daily reporting data, reports, plans of service or treatment, and court reports etc, on time and in a form that meets the needs of the family, referring agency and requirements of IFCS. Build and maintain positive relationships with personnel from referring / collateral agencies. Participate in individual and team supervision as scheduled – usually weekly.
- Bachelor's Degree required- preferably in Social Work/Psychology/Counseling
- New Graduates Encouraged to apply
- 1 year related experience preferred
- Valid Driver's license
- Reliable transportation
- Proof of Car Insurance