GROUP FACILITATOR, TRAUMATIC BEREAVEMENT AND GRIEF SUPPORT

Organization: 
Urban Affairs Coalition
Division / Program: 
Chester Community Coalition
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Mon, 07/22/2019
Position Summary: 
The Group Facilitator at Healing and Strength works per diem to lead and offer guidance to the support group process, conducts psychosocial assessments, shares therapeutic expertise in order to provide best practices in grief support for children and their families, and identifies needs of clients for case managers. Position will require 5-6 hours per week and the program occurs twice per fiscal year, in fall and spring for 12 weeks.
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
CLINICAL
  • Meet regularly with Program Director and program team for clinical and organizational supervision
  • Facilitates groups as assigned
  • Participate in the client intake and assessment process.
ADMINISTRATIVE
  • Implement counseling services utilizing current best practices in core arenas of trauma treatment, holistic strengths-based case management, crisis intervention, healthy relationships, constructive coping, resiliency, and interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Completes required documentation, including client records, service reports and administrative paperwork thoroughly and in a timely manner
  • Ensure that therapy services are delivered in a manner that is consistent with policies, applicable laws, contracts, professional standards, and community expectations
  • Oversee intake process, and ensure high-risk or recently traumatized individuals are prioritized
  • Assesses individuals and families for the most clinically appropriate therapeutic services available
  • Ensure quality and effectiveness of groups by adhering to the established curriculum
  • Responsible for maintaining clinically accurate and timely record management
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the treatment team and throughout the organization
  • Attend 1 hour of clinical supervision per week
  • Attend team and organizational meetings, activities, and events as required/able
EVALUATION
  • Assist in evaluating program effectiveness through observation, experience and gathering feedback
  • Participate in data collection as part of standard intake and follow-up procedures
  • Assist in improving program curriculum, activities and materials
GENERAL
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and within a team and seek guidance as appropriate
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize, attend to, and complete multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Comply with all organizational policies and procedures.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING: The Group Facilitator is a licensed LSW, LMFT or LPC or psychologist with a minimum of a master’s level education in social work, psychology, therapy, counseling, or related field Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) candidates are welcome to apply SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES SOUGHT: Two years of post-master’s experience in grief counseling/support AND/OR child and adolescent counseling/therapy Experience conducting assessments and providing support services for children and their families Effective communication and public speaking skills Experience with grief, loss and trauma as they relate to serving bereaved children and families Familiarity with diverse populations and local community resources
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Forward cover letter and resume (mail or fax) to: franstier@chestercommunitycoalition.org