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Family Therapist, Caseworker, and More in Adoption Support and Preservation Services

The Baby Fold

Location

Urbana, Normal, & Springfield

End Date

31-07-2022

Job description

We are accepting applications for several positions in the Champaign/Urbana, Normal, and Springfield offices.
To hear more and apply today, please visit our website.https://www.thebabyfold.org/careers/tbf

The ASAP (Adoption Support & Preservation) Caseworker is responsible for assessing and providing voluntary services to Central Illinois families formed through adoption and subsidized guardianship. Services include in-home assessments, crisis and other counseling interventions, education, training, support groups, respite, advocacy and referrals to community services. Demonstrates an ability to apply trauma-informed principles and integrates them into daily practice. Communicates effectively and promotes collaborative problem solving by demonstrating care and respect in considering the diverse experiences and perspectives of others.

The Family Therapist is responsible for assessing and providing voluntary services to Central Illinois families formed through adoption and subsidized guardianship. Services include in-home assessments, crisis and other therapeutic interventions, education, training, support groups, respite, advocacy and referrals to community services. Benefits for a full-time therapist would include SIGN ON BONUS medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, 403B retirement matching plan, unique opportunities for high levels of professional training, meaningful work, collaborative team culture, discounted health club memberships, paid vacation, sick and personal time, and paid agency holidays.

The Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (MHC) will provide ongoing, relationship based mental health consultation, technical assistance, and referral services to Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) providers working with children ages birth to age 5 and their families within the communities served. The MHC will provide/facilitate pertinent training to ECCE providers and others within the communities served, and on a statewide basis. The MHC will work proactively within their respective communities to improve and facilitate understanding and collaboration between the ECCE field and the Mental Health field, and to promote community understanding of and support for child and family mental health.

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