CLINICIAN I – Paterson

Center for Family Services
November 18, 2020
Paterson, NJ
Job Type
Career level
Entry level
salary range in US $
Other Certifications
Masters degree and an LAC or LSW


The FSP Clinician provides an array of community based clinical and case management services with the goal of stabilizing children at home or in a community based setting. Referrals are made by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, with in home and out of home children. Services are provided to children as well as parents, relative care provider and non-relative resource families. The clinician responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Location: Paterson, New Jersey

  • Meet with the clients in home or at office depending of the need of the family. Face to face sessions are to be 60 minutes in length.
  • Meet weekly for individual reflective supervision and team supervision.
  • Assess the needs of the family (or individual) and provide therapy weekly.
  • Provide community based services to families who have children that are in biological homes, relative care, foster homes using family systems and utilizing strength-based approach. The clinician is expected to also use trauma informed therapies, including TF-CBT and attachment theories.
  • Carries a case load as per program requirement.
  • With family input, the clinician creates case goals and case plans for treatment and monitors progress of case plans every three months to ensure appropriateness of treatment modality, goals and interventions. Monitors case progress towards goal achievement and follows treatment plan.
  • Practice sound clinical and case management judgment.
  • Submit and maintains all documentation as per agency expectations, inclusive but not limited to: comprehensive assessment, goals, weekly clinical notes, case goals updates, and termination documentation.
  • Provides on-call crisis response services.
  • Updates and completes court reports as necessary.
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