Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 125-year tradition of high quality.
We are currently seeking a Group Leader to facilitate psycho-educational groups and provide referral services to participants in our Parents Forever Program approximately six hours per month. This Program offers court-mandated classes for parents going through divorce or separation who have children under the age of 18.
The ideal candidate will follow established Family Service Association Curriculum and program evaluation aspects of the Parents Forever Program; provide referral services to Family Service programs and to community agencies as appropriate; complete all documentation required by the specifications of the agency; attend mandatory staff meetings as required by Family Service Association.
A graduate degree in a mental health discipline or a related graduate degree with appropriate clinical training and have previous experience in conducting psycho educational programs or leading groups is required. Specialized knowledge of issues concerning divorce, separation, family dynamics and child development preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish speaking is a requirement based on needs of our participants.
This is a per diem position approximately six hours per month; Monday and Saturday classes.
Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.