The Trauma and Domestic Violence Social Worker III will:
Provide emotional and behavioral therapy for children ages 3 – 21and their families who have been impacted by Domestic Violence. The Social Worker will provide clinical intervention using Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and other modalities, and will support families in the management of crisis as needed. These services are intended to help the child and family better manage trauma.
Services are provided in the office with some home visits. Services may also be provided in the child’s school, other places in the community convenient to the child and family and conducive to treatment.
Collaboratively: When required, attend and participate in family team meetings, treatment team meetings, and case conferences for the children and families.
The Social Worker III must have a Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work, psychology or counseling. New Jersey LCSW or LPC required.
Certification or License Requirements: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey. Certified in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or willing to participate in the training and complete necessary certification. CHSofNJ will provide needed training.
Work Experience Requirement:
At least 4 years of experience in therapeutic counseling. Experience should include therapeutic counseling in one of the following areas of foster care, trauma, domestic violence, separation and loss, and managing emotional and behavioral issues with children. Experience working with families as part of the therapeutic process. Bi-lingual is a plus.
We save children’s lives and build healthy families.
Founded in 1894, The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey is a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk infants, children, youth, and families achieve their potential. We protect abused or neglected infants and children, strengthen families, and strive for stable, permanent, and loving homes. CHSofNJ gives parents the knowledge they need to help their children and themselves long after our active services have ended.