Family Support Counselor jobs in the United States

Family Support Counselor identifies and coordinates the delivery of support programs and solutions for families in crisis to meet their financial, educational, social, and emotional needs. Interviews families to assess needs and their eligibility for assistance programs and services. Being a Family Support Counselor helps to navigate the application process and outlines the requirements and benefits of programs or services. Advises about types of counseling services available and makes referrals to service providers. Additionally, Family Support Counselor may require a bachelor's degree in human services related field. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Family Support Counselor work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Family Support Counselor typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Family Support Counselor - Family Finding
  • Victor Community Support Services
  • Fairfield, CA FULL_TIME
  • Job Summary:

    Under the direct supervision of the assigned Supervisor, the Family Support Counselor has responsibility for providing support services to individuals and families as identified in the designated program and/or individualized plan. Services apply to youth in and/or consumer/clients in community based programs.

    Provide intensive family finding and engagement services with the ultimate goal of identifying, locating, and engaging relatives, kin, and support networks to support the permanent placement and lifelong connection needs of children and youth placed in out-of-home care. For the purposes of these services, family is not limited to biological family members, but is any adult that is willing and committed to supporting the child and family throughout services and beyond. Support can include placement, but it also includes emotional support and tangible support such as transportation, assisting with activities or visits, and a variety of other things. Each child and family’s Family Finding and Engagement will look different and will have individualized outcomes based on case plan priorities

    Essential Functions:

    1. Provides individual and family support services in accordance with the individualized plans. Services may include: providing referrals, advocacy and support to individuals and families (clients), linkage and case management services, support groups, educational services and support, transportation, home management assistance, recreational activities, and behavioral interventions and management, etc.
    2. Able to effectively engage and develop relationships with appropriate boundaries with assigned clients.
    3. Effectively manages a flexible community based schedule.
    4. Completes all required documentation according to Agency and program standards within required time constraints. These may include: client contact forms, CANS, service activity summaries, data tracking, daily progress notes for all mental health services provided, mileage documentation, and other administrative duties, etc.
    5. Is an active member of assigned treatment teams. Assumes assigned responsibility within the team in accordance to program needs which may include operating effectively within a Teaming Model and act as a liaison with other community agencies and resources.
    6. Meets Agency service percentage standard reflecting expected time spent with clients, if applicable.
    7. Completes other assigned program operational tasks in accordance with supervisory directives.

    Minimum Required Education and Experience: 

    1. Must possess a high school diploma/GED and two years' experience working with children, youth, adults and/or families.

    Position/Program Requirements: 

    1. Must possess a valid California driver's license, personal automobile insurance and driving record that meets the standards outlined in the Agency's Personnel Policy: Motor Vehicle Operating Standards.
    2. Must be physically and mentally fit in accordance with the Agency's Personnel Policy: Physical Fitness Standards and Examinations. Must be willing to complete a Tuberculosis (TB) and drug screening test.
    3. Must be willing to complete a personal background investigation conducted by the State of California.

     

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Family Support Counselor
  • Victor Community Support Services
  • Roseville, CA FULL_TIME
  • JOB SUMMARY Under the direct supervision of a Program Supervisor, the Facilitator coordinates the Child and Family Teams (CTFs) and the development and implementation of individualized service plans. ...
  • 9 Days Ago

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Family Support Counselor
  • Victor Community Support Services
  • Victorville, CA FULL_TIME
  • Pay Range: $17.36 - $23.44 DOEBilingual Pay: $1.92/hrEducation Pay: $2.00 - $3.00/hr Why Victor? Learning Organization: Victor provides the best training for new grads and clinicians looking to begin ...
  • 11 Days Ago

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Family Support Counselor
  • Victor Community Support Services
  • Marysville, CA FULL_TIME
  • Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the assigned Supervisor, the Family Support Counselor has responsibility for providing support services to individuals and families as identified in the de...
  • 16 Days Ago

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Family Support Counselor
  • Victor Community Support Services
  • Stockton, CA FULL_TIME
  • Pay Range: $17.36 - $23.44Education Variable Pay: $1.00 - $3.00/hrBilingual Variable Pay: $1.92/hr Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the assigned Supervisor, the Family Support Counselor ha...
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Family Support Counselor
  • Victor Community Support Services
  • Fairfield, CA FULL_TIME
  • Pay Range: $17.36 - $23.44 DOE Education Pay: $1.00 - $3.00 Bilingual Pay: $1.92 Why Victor? Learning Organization: Victor provides the best training for new grads and clinicians looking to begin thei...
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Teacher, Adapted PE
  • Loudoun County Public Schools
  • Ashburn, VA
  • Position Overview Under general supervision of a principal and/or other designated administrator, plans and implements a...
  • 6/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Vocational Counselor I-Leesburg, VA
  • Omega Health Services
  • Leesburg, VA
  • Are you ready to make a real impact? Can you be the Change your community needs? Omega Health Services is a CARF Accredi...
  • 6/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Counselor
  • TREE OF LIFE FAMILY SERVICES LLC
  • Aldie, VA
  • Job Description Job Description Job description In home mental health position locations: Northern Virginia We service s...
  • 6/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Counselor
  • Newport Healthcare
  • Leesburg, VA
  • About Us: Newport Healthcare is a nationwide behavioral healthcare organization dedicated to transforming young lives th...
  • 6/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Licensed Mental Health Counselor / Therapist (Remote)
  • Talkspace Inc
  • Aldie, VA
  • What is Talkspace? Talkspace is a leading virtual behavioral healthcare platform that connects mental health therapists ...
  • 6/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Licensed Mental Health Counselor / Therapist (Remote)
  • Talkspace Inc
  • Leesburg, VA
  • Join the worlds leading online platform for therapists & counselors to provide mental health care on your schedule, all ...
  • 6/14/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Counselor
  • TREE OF LIFE FAMILY SERVICES LLC
  • Aldie, VA
  • Job description In home mental health position locations: Northern Virginia We service several counties in Norther Virgi...
  • 6/14/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Adolescent Support Counselor - Expat
  • Leidos
  • Reston, VA
  • Description The Leidos Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is sourcing candidates (both counselors and supervisor...
  • 12/13/2023 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Family Support Counselor jobs
$38,857 to $50,804

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