Family Consultant

Organization Name

Elks Aidmore, Inc.

Location

Conyers, GA

Opening Date

September 17, 2021

Closing Date

November 30, 2021

 

Elks Aidmore, Inc., is one of the fastest-growing therapeutic foster care programs in Georgia. To continue the recent success of the expansion program, the agency is recruiting for a Family Consultant in the Conyers office.

The Family Consultant must understand the concepts of community-based child welfare and be able to work with young people who exhibit varying emotional and behavioral problems. In addition, this individual must be able to effectively relate to clients, foster parents, and parents/custodians of all social, economic, ethnic, cultural, and educational backgrounds. The Family Consultant works with the foster family and child to ensure academic, therapeutic, and medical needs are met. Home visits are provided weekly or biweekly; this position functions as part of a team to provide support/assistance on a 24-hour/7 day-per-week.

Preference will be given to a candidate with a Master’s Degree and 2-3 years of relevant experience in family or group psychotherapy with children or adolescents. Candidates must possess a high level of interpersonal and written communication skills; have documented training in working with children and adolescents; are skilled in maintaining highly confidential information; have experiential knowledge of management information systems such as GAScore, SHINES, and Kaliedacare; and have the ability to summarize pertinent clinical information via written correspondence and medical records documentation.

Elks Aidmore is an equal opportunity employer.