Career Board

LCAS/CADC CLINICIAN

Do you have a passion for families and children? Do you want to support local families dealing with the challenges related to parental substance abuse? This could be the career for you!  At The SPARC Foundation, we provide education and support in order to keep people out of institutional care. We collaborate with local Departments of Health and Human Services, schools, mental health and substance abuse providers and local non-profits in order to create a safer community and healthier families. Through evidence-based models and proven strategies, we seek to fill gaps in the community where the underserved often fall through. Our comprehensive strategies address all areas of an individual’s life, such as work, home, spirituality and relationships. We are passionate about meeting the needs of the community using innovative ideas to overcome traditional problems. 

The SPARC Foundation seeks a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) or Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) with a background in family systems work to provide home-based treatment services to families engaged with the Department of Social Services. Parental substance abuse continues to be a leading factor in DSS involvement, which often results in children being removed from their homes. We believe families want and deserve to be together, but poverty, addiction, isolation, poor role models have led many families into dysfunction. SPARC is a licensed agency providing Family Centered Treatment (FCT) which focuses on 6 Areas of Family Functioning and with the goal to retain children in the home or reunite families. This clinician will meet with families in their homes following the Family Centered Treatment protocol which guides the family through four phases of treatment: Joining & Assessing, Restructuring, Valuing Changes, Generalization. Substance abuse treatment will incorporate the structured interventions that are already a core aspect of FCT. Families will be guided to interact with each other in new and different ways with the target of addressing the substance use and/or the family functioning that is “keeping the substance use alive” in their relationship/response patterns. A Peer Support Specialist provides direct recovery support, including WRAP. FCT clinicians must complete an intensive training program and work with some of the most challenging and complex client systems. FCT clinicians are required to work with the entire family system and address problematic Areas of Family Functioning as outlined in the FCT Model.

Our ideal candidate will: Be fully OR provisionally licensed as an LCAS OR have a CADC and a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field
Have a minimum of 1 year experience providing In-Home services
Have experience providing trauma-informed services
Be flexible and creative
Be an enthusiastic learner willing to make mistakes
Understand the value of stakeholders and collaboration with partners
Be the ultimate team player
Have experience with evidence based models
Have conflict resolution skills and willing to embrace conflict
Accept feedback and try something new

SPARC staff will collaborate closely with social workers and methadone clinics to provide a full continuum of support to families. Our agency values guide how we interact with one another and set clear expectations. These values are: Work to Keep People Out of Institutional Care Maintain a Positive, Solution-based demeanor Give & Accept Feedback appropriately & Grow Support the principles of Systems of Care Maintain GREAT Customer Service Record What We Do Accurately and Timely Families in our community deserve the best treatment, education, support and care that we can offer. If this resonates with you, we want to hear from you.

At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
As a young non-profit agency, we are not yet able to offer health benefits. Please consider this before applying. However, we do have staff perks such as: All Purpose Leave - 10 paid days/year + 6 paid holidays Mileage reimbursement Agency laptop and phone Team environment
We are now accepting cover letters and resumes from candidates who possess either an LCAS or CADC looking to provide innovative treatment services to resolve historical problems.

 Job Type: Full-time   Pay: $45,000-55,000 per year  

APPLY HERE
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LCAS PROJECT DIRECTOR

Do you have a passion for leading a team and supporting families? This role combines both of these important endeavors. As the LCAS Project Director, you would support the team of clinicians who provide direct services to local families dealing with parental substance abuse. If this sounds like your dream career, apply now!
    At The SPARC Foundation, we provide education and support in order to keep people out of institutional care. Through evidence-based models and proven strategies, we seek to fill gaps in the community where the underserved often fall through. Our comprehensive strategies address all areas of an individual’s life, such as work, home, spirituality and relationships. We are passionate about meeting the needs of the community using innovative ideas to overcome traditional problems.
     Family Centered Recovery SPARC's Family Centered Treatment Recovery program is addressing the issue of parental substance abuse leading to family disruption. This program has been in development for the past three years and continues forward through a SAMHSA grant for the next five years. The Program Director will manage the SAMHSA grant reporting while supporting the team that provides direct services. The SPARC Foundation seeks a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) with a background in family systems work to provide supervision to the Family Centered Treatment Recovery Team, comprised of FCT practitioners and Certified Peer Support Specialists.

The incumbent will: · Utilize SPARC’s values and process of direct and timely feedback to staff. · Provide clinical supervision to practitioners. · Provide administrative support to the Family Centered Treatment Recovery Team consistent with SPARC values and utilizing the Leadership Manual. · Convene weekly team meetings to provide group clinical supervision and administrative support · Convene monthly implementation teams in each county in the project. · Provide trainings on Family Centered Treatment Recovery to project partners, and other stakeholders with a shared interest. · Manage referrals and ensure clinicians have referrals. · Collaborate with the Clinical Trainer to ensure practitioners receive all trainings and support to provide Family Centered Treatment. · Collaborate with LCAS Consultant to ensure fidelity to FCTR curriculum and refinement of program. · Gather and compile data required for SAMHSA grant. Submit reports timely and accurately per SAMHSA guidelines. · Participate in agency Leadership Team meetings for support, exchange of ideas, reporting on Continuous Quality Improvement. · Review data, family feedback to assess effectiveness of program and make recommendations to improve quality of care. · Follow the values and participate in the culture of SPARC.

Our ideal candidate will: Be licensed as an LCAS Be a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS or CCSI)
Have a minimum of 1 year experience providing In-Home services
Have federal grants management experience
Have experience providing trauma-informed services
Be flexible and creative
Be an enthusiastic learner willing to make mistakes
Understand the value of stakeholders and collaboration with partners
Be the ultimate team player
Have experience with evidence based models
Have conflict resolution skills and willing to embrace conflict
Accept feedback and try something new

SPARC staff will collaborate closely with social workers and methadone clinics to provide a full continuum of support to families. Our agency values guide how we interact with one another and set clear expectations. These values are: Work to Keep People Out of Institutional Care Maintain a Positive, Solution-based demeanor Give & Accept Feedback appropriately & Grow Support the principles of Systems of Care Maintain GREAT Customer Service Record What We Do Accurately and Timely Families in our community deserve the best treatment, education, support and care that we can offer.

If this resonates with you, we want to hear from you. At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

As a young non-profit agency, we are not yet able to offer health benefits. Please consider this before applying. However, we do have staff perks such as: All Purpose Leave - 10 paid days/year + 6 paid holidays Mileage reimbursement, Agency laptop and phone, Team environment

We are now accepting cover letters and resumes from candidates who possess an LCAS and are looking to provide innovative treatment services to resolve historical problems. www.familycenteredtreament.com

Job Type: Full-time  Pay: $55,000-65,000 per year

APPLY HERE

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*$500 SIGN-ON BONUS**

FAMILY CENTERED TREATMENT CLINICIANS - TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY
(Licensed or Provisionally Licensed)


Family Centered Treatment is an evidence based in-home model which utilizes family systems theory to support families who have experienced family dysfunction. Our goal is to maintain children in their homes or reunite children who have been removed. Many of the families we serve have parents who are experiencing substance abuse/addiction, so LCAS/CADC candidates are encouraged to apply.

     A Licensed/Provisionally Licensed Family Centered Treatment Clinician has an active case load of 4-6 families at a time. We meet with families multiple times a week in their homes providing FCT sessions. In order to best serve families, we schedule sessions at times that are best for the family – afternoons, evenings, weekends. Family Therapists will serve families in Transylvania County. Clinicians are on-call for families in order to best support families.  Clinicians partner closely with Social Workers and any other members of the Child and Family Team. In order to become credentialed in FCT, Clinicians will complete a 40-hour on-line course and pass fidelity markers in each of the 4 phases of FCT treatment. Family Therapists serve families while going through the credentialing process. (www.familycenteredtreatment.com)

     SPARC's mission is to ignite connections to education, employment and mentorship to strengthen the well-being and personal freedom of people and families in need. We function as a team who teaches and learns from each other. If you are passionate about working with families in the home setting and meet our qualifications, we would love to hear from you!

Qualified candidates will:
· Have a Master’s degree with verifiable Child Mental Health experience and an Associate or Full License in Mental Health (LPC/LPC-A, LCSW/LCSW-A, LMFT/LMFT-A)
· Have experience working with families (parents and children)
· Have a trauma-informed perspective
· Work effectively with a culturally diverse population
· Become credentialed as an FCT clinician within 12 months of hire
· Be flexible and creative
· Have experience providing Medicaid services
· Be an enthusiastic learner willing to make mistakes
· Understand the value of stakeholders and collaboration with partners
· Be the ultimate team player
· Have conflict resolution skills and willing to embrace conflict

Salary: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year

As a young, growing agency, we are not able to offer health benefits. Please consider this before applying.
Benefits include: paid time off, equipment provided (laptop, phone), holiday pay, team-oriented culture.

Please submit a cover letter and resume. At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
APPLY HERE
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FAMILY VISITATION COACH

SPARC's mission is to ignite connections to education, employment and mentorship to strengthen the well-being and personal freedom of people and families in need. The Visitation Coach provides visitation coverage to parents and children who have been referred by social workers.

The primary duties are to:
· Provide visitation coverage to families referred by BCHHS Social Workers.
· Model Positive Parenting skills such as setting boundaries, redirection, de-escalating conflict, sibling rivalry.
· Receive training in Triple P and maintain credentialing.
· Help the parent prepare for visits and to say goodbye at the end of visits; help parent and child(ren) with separation and loss issues.
· Recognize and reinforce safety/risk issues that impact the child(ren): domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse, appropriate caregivers, health environment, supervision, anger management, etc.
· Assure that any unsafe behaviors by the parent or child(ren) will be immediately addressed and redirected; elicit feedback from the child(ren) or parent regarding alternative methods of discipline.
· Help provide structure around the visitation and give parent increased responsibility to identify and demonstrate desired behaviors for safety as visitations progress.
· When necessary, provide transportation for children and/or parents to/from visits.
· Provide monthly activity report that tracks a total number of clients served in the month and names of clients served.

Qualified candidates will:
· Have a Bachelor’s degree OR experience working with family systems
· Have certification in parenting model
· Have knowledge of Child Protective Services
· Have excellent language and communication skills
· Have a valid driver’s license ·
Have a reliable vehicle

Pay Range: $33,000-$36,000 Job Type: Full-time

As a young, growing agency, we are not able to offer health benefits. Please consider this before applying.
Perks: paid time off, equipment provided (laptop, phone), holiday pay, team-oriented culture

At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We function as a team who teaches and learns from each other. If you are passionate about supporting children and families and meet our qualifications, we would love to hear from you!

Apply HERE

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*$500 SIGN-ON BONUS**

FAMILY CENTERED TREATMENT CLINICIANS - TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY
(Licensed or Provisionally Licensed)


Family Centered Treatment is an evidence based in-home model which utilizes family systems theory to support families who have experienced family dysfunction. Our goal is to maintain children in their homes or reunite children who have been removed. Many of the families we serve have parents who are experiencing substance abuse/addiction, so LCAS/CADC candidates are encouraged to apply.

     A Licensed/Provisionally Licensed Family Centered Treatment Clinician has an active case load of 4-6 families at a time. We meet with families multiple times a week in their homes providing FCT sessions. In order to best serve families, we schedule sessions at times that are best for the family – afternoons, evenings, weekends. Family Therapists will serve families in Transylvania County. Clinicians are on-call for families in order to best support families.  Clinicians partner closely with Social Workers and any other members of the Child and Family Team. In order to become credentialed in FCT, Clinicians will complete a 40-hour on-line course and pass fidelity markers in each of the 4 phases of FCT treatment. Family Therapists serve families while going through the credentialing process. (www.familycenteredtreatment.com)

     SPARC's mission is to ignite connections to education, employment and mentorship to strengthen the well-being and personal freedom of people and families in need. We function as a team who teaches and learns from each other. If you are passionate about working with families in the home setting and meet our qualifications, we would love to hear from you!

Qualified candidates will:
· Have a Master’s degree with verifiable Child Mental Health experience and an Associate or Full License in Mental Health (LPC/LPC-A, LCSW/LCSW-A, LMFT/LMFT-A)
· Have experience working with families (parents and children)
· Have a trauma-informed perspective
· Work effectively with a culturally diverse population
· Become credentialed as an FCT clinician within 12 months of hire
· Be flexible and creative
· Have experience providing Medicaid services
· Be an enthusiastic learner willing to make mistakes
· Understand the value of stakeholders and collaboration with partners
· Be the ultimate team player
· Have conflict resolution skills and willing to embrace conflict

Salary: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year

As a young, growing agency, we are not able to offer health benefits. Please consider this before applying.
Benefits include: paid time off, equipment provided (laptop, phone), holiday pay, team-oriented culture.

Please submit a cover letter and resume. At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
APPLY HERE
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FAMILY VISITATION COACH

SPARC's mission is to ignite connections to education, employment and mentorship to strengthen the well-being and personal freedom of people and families in need. The Visitation Coach provides visitation coverage to parents and children who have been referred by social workers.

The primary duties are to:
· Provide visitation coverage to families referred by BCHHS Social Workers.
· Model Positive Parenting skills such as setting boundaries, redirection, de-escalating conflict, sibling rivalry.
· Receive training in Triple P and maintain credentialing.
· Help the parent prepare for visits and to say goodbye at the end of visits; help parent and child(ren) with separation and loss issues.
· Recognize and reinforce safety/risk issues that impact the child(ren): domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse, appropriate caregivers, health environment, supervision, anger management, etc.
· Assure that any unsafe behaviors by the parent or child(ren) will be immediately addressed and redirected; elicit feedback from the child(ren) or parent regarding alternative methods of discipline.
· Help provide structure around the visitation and give parent increased responsibility to identify and demonstrate desired behaviors for safety as visitations progress.
· When necessary, provide transportation for children and/or parents to/from visits.
· Provide monthly activity report that tracks a total number of clients served in the month and names of clients served.

Qualified candidates will:
· Have a Bachelor’s degree OR experience working with family systems
· Have certification in parenting model
· Have knowledge of Child Protective Services
· Have excellent language and communication skills
· Have a valid driver’s license ·
Have a reliable vehicle

Pay Range: $33,000-$36,000 Job Type: Full-time

As a young, growing agency, we are not able to offer health benefits. Please consider this before applying.
Perks: paid time off, equipment provided (laptop, phone), holiday pay, team-oriented culture

At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We function as a team who teaches and learns from each other. If you are passionate about supporting children and families and meet our qualifications, we would love to hear from you!

Apply HERE

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