OFFICE OF RESEARCHANDSPONSOREDPROGRAMS, CENTERFORCOMMUNITYOUTREACH – FAMILYFOCUSEDSOLUTIONS COUNSELOR– NONCUSTODIALPARENTCOUNSELOR—LEVEL 8 – CONTINGENTUPONGRANT FUNDING– Counties to be served include Washington, Unicoi, Greene, Carter, and Johnson. Other counties may be assigned.
The counseling position will serve 2 separate programs: Families First and the IMPACT noncustodial program. This position is responsible to the Director of Family Focused Solutions for establishing a liaison with the Families First (TANF) case managers and well as with the WIOA Career Specialists in his/her counties. The Family Focused Solutions Counselor:
Provides assessment and screening to referred Families First and noncustodial clients and their families.
Addresses major barriers to employment, including, but not limited to, mental health, learning disabilities, child behavioral health issues, domestic violence, and alcohol and drug issues.
Provides intensive case management and counseling to enhance employability for Families First and noncustodial parents.
Refers clients to multiple community agencies to address barriers and monitor progress, provide groups to address barrier areas, provide feedback on work plan, work as part of a team that includes DHS and WIOA Career Specialists.
Keeps updated and accurate client files, monthly logs, and statistics.
Performs copying and faxing of confidential information.
Prepares assessment packets and copies for client groups.
Prepares client charts and paperwork as related to duties assigned.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Administrative
Master's degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family, or related field required.
Internal Number: 19131
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.