FAMILYFOCUSEDSOLUTIONS COUNSELORS– LEVEL 8 – CONTINGENTUPONGRANTFUNDING – Counties to be served include Bledsoe, Hamilton and Rhea. Other counties may be assigned.
Family Focused Solutions Counselors are responsible to the Director of Family Focused Solutions for establishing a liaison with the Families First (TANF) case managers in his/her counties. This position also:
Provides assessment and screening to referred 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 clients.
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 career coaches.
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.
The Fair Labor Standards Act status of exempt or non-exempt will depend on the incumbent's entry salary for this position. All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.
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: 16953
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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.