If you're looking for one of the best places in South Florida to practice child and family counseling, consider a career with Kids In Distress as one of our Family Support Counselors.
Kids In Distress is a nationally accredited agency dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, the preservation of the family and the care and treatment of abused and neglected children. We offer dedicated family counselors the ability to work with individuals through a variety of programs that cover a vast diversity of counseling needs. From teen pregnancy and substance abuse to family conflict, drug addiction to school dropout to situations involving domestic violence, KID provides you the resources and the access to work in the most challenging situations where you can make the greatest impact, for the most positive reward.
KID Family Support Counselors are the front line for all clients coming to KID for care and support and are accessible to our clients 24/7. Each Family Support Counselor will meet with new clients being added to their case load at either our site location or within the client’s home to conduct an initial assessment and to create a case treatment/family service plan. The ultimate goal of the Family Support Counselor is to provide active counseling to the children and/or family and to ensure that they are making the most of the assistance and services being offered to them. Through the process the Family Support Counselor will maintain daily documentation of client interactions/progress and will manage the discharge process once it is determined that the child/family is back on track.
Candidates for these positions will have Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with major course work in Psychology, Counseling, or have at least two years of experience in working with at-risk or dependent children and families and/or populations with special needs.
If you are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program and are working towards your degree in social work, ask us about our internship programs.
Contact us to learn more about our Family Support Counselor jobs in South Florida.