Family Counselor- Partnership for Families, Children & Adults

Position: Family Counselor – Family Focused Solutions

For Counties: Bradley and Hamilton

Reports to: FFS Assistant Director

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Family Focused Solutions Assistant Director, provides counseling (mental health, learning disabilities, domestic abuse/violence, alcohol and drug abuse, child behavior problems, teenage mothers, etc.) and support services to clients in specific counties that meet the requirements under the Families First contract to remove the obstacles that will promote the client’s ability to achieve socio-economic independence. The incumbent shall provide assessment, counseling and referral service to referred Families First clients with employment barriers. This position provides related activities such as: 1) Short-term solution-focused individual and family therapy; 2) Intensive individualized case management/advocacy utilizing agency and/or outside resources; 3) Self-advocacy training; 4) Financial management training to promote self-sufficiency; 5) Life skills training; 6) Parent skills training; 7) Psycho-education and therapeutic groups; and 8) Performing basic administrative and educational tasks.

Education/Exp: A Master’s degree in social work, professional counseling or related behavioral field with two years of experience in providing mental health counseling (experience may consist of professional work, intern/externship or volunteering, or combined undergrad in such areas as crisis counseling, hotlines. Minimum of one year internship clinical experience must be associated with Master’s Degree.) Families First experience preferred.

Salary: Exempt, Grade 170 - $37k

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, HRM Consultant


The Partnership provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a covered veteran, genetic information, or any other protected class in accordance with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.