Working at Harmony is not just a job.

This is an opportunity to live your passion. To challenge routine and be fearless in the search of proactive solutions. To find energy in your work and strength in your team. To meet others where they stand and advocate for an inclusive future. All so children may live their best lives.

Harmony Family Center is committed to providing cutting edge trauma-responsive services to children, adults, and families. Our team of experts, innovative programs, and evidence-based solutions uniquely position us to serve those experiencing the challenges, stressors, and trauma of modern life ranging from the most common to the most complex. 

You’ll be a great fit if you:

  • bring courage and conviction to our team
  • seek collaboration over competition
  • want to be on the cutting edge of providing clinical and therapeutic solutions
  • are interested in learning The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics
  • thrive on a dynamic and evolving workplace
  • believe in the nurturing power of a dog in your lap
  • love nature and believe in its’ power to heal
  • can do your best work when self-care and flexibility are priorities
  • are comfortable taking initiative and saying “hey, maybe there’s a better way”

Why Harmony?

In keeping with this commitment, Harmony Family Center maintains a strict policy prohibiting all forms of unlawful discrimination or harassment. Harmony conducts its affairs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, family or marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, national origin, ancestry, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Roles we are hiring for.

Individual and Family Therapist

 Classification: Part-time

 Job Summary:  Responsible for providing a continuum of mental health and trauma focused therapeutic services to children, families, and adults including prevention, education, and support linkage.

 Accountabilities:

  • Reports to Clinical Development Director

 Essential Functions

 Family and Individual Counseling

  • Clinically assess needs of the individual and family
  • Provide individual and family counseling at Harmony’s Therapeutic Services office
  • Utilize evidence-based, trauma informed treatment models/ approaches that are relevant and appropriate for population served

Clinical Case Management and Stabilization:

  • Participate in community meetings that are pertinent to the clients and families being served, e.g. M-Team, IEP, court hearings, etc.
  • Provide case management services to clients by providing referrals to community resources, advocacy for children, families & adults, and assessment of family strengths, needs, and risk factors
  • Identify additional sources of assistance or connections for the individual/family and make appropriate referrals

 Administrative and Other Functions:

  • Responsible for the timely submission of documentation into the Harmony Family Center database within operational guidelines
  • Assist in the marketing of Therapeutic Services through participation in presentations, trainings, meetings, or providing case consultation to outside providers.
  • Participate in Harmony staff meetings and sponsored trainings supporting compliance with COA standards and professional best practices
  • Engage in individual and group professional development activities
  • Adhere to Harmony policies and procedures regarding ethical and professional code of conduct as well as relevant credentialing bodies’ code of ethics
  • Engage with and work cooperatively with fellow colleagues and other agency personnel
  • Participation in various conference and training calls as needed or requested
  • Other job responsibilities as assigned by Clinical Development Director and/or negotiated to meet the needs of the agency

Job Specifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling (MHC), Professional Counseling (PC), Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), Social Work (MSSW), or equivalent
  • Full licensure in the State of Tennessee to include either LCSW, LAPSW, LMFT, LPC, or LPC-MHSP, or licensure eligible
  • Two years of direct clinical experience with families and children in individual and group settings
  • Ability to clinically assess individual and family needs, develop clinical treatment plan, provide crisis management, and resource linkage as needed
  • Ability to appropriately and actively engage with the Clinical Development Director in individual and group clinical supervision and case consultation as needed
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Flexible expectations specific to caseload, session type, etc.
  • Willingness to improvise, adapt, and overcome challenging barriers to meeting the unique needs of each individual or family, e.g. cultural issues, attachment issues, trauma, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to continue growth and education as well as acquire practice skills in themes pertinent to working with individuals and families served by the agency
  • Commitment to building positive working relationships with community stakeholders and other service providers in the field
  • Ability to contribute to discussion in team meetings as appropriate
  • Ability to speak comfortably and confidently before small and large groups, as needed
  • Experience working with individual clients as well as the family system
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create rapport
  • Ability to use creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to use basic computer programs, including Word and Excel and navigate Harmony Family Center database to document clinical and other activities in a timely manner
  • Position is a maximum of 30 hours per week; no minimum number of hours are guaranteed per week
  • The position is based from Harmony Family Center’s Therapeutic Services office in Knoxville
  • Position requires afternoon and evening work; occasional weekend work may be required
  • Willingness to travel to client homes and other locations as needed or requested
  • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against another person
  • Means of reliable transportation and proof of insurance and motor vehicle record

Family Therapist

Classification: Full-time

Job Summary: Responsible for providing a continuum of ASAP|GSAP services to children and families including prevention, education, support linkage, and individual and family counseling

Accountabilities: • Reports to Clinical Manager • Responsible for maintaining DCS programming compliance with expectations outlined in the state contract, and with the auditing arm of Finance and Administration and with COA standards.

Essential Functions

Prevention, Parent Education and Training: • Provide Adoption Preparation Training curriculum in group and home setting • Attend and facilitate activities at regional F.U.S.E. parent groups for adults and children • Educate families on current clinical insights into parenting and adoption issues • Attend and provide support at a minimum of one family camp offering held at Montvale. This may include, but is not limited to the following: leading parent and/or kid groups, active participation and support of camp activities, contributing to camp structure and design, referring families, completing intake paperwork for prospective camp attendees, and contributing to clinical service provision.

Clinical Case Management and Stabilization: • Participate in all community meetings that are pertinent to the clients and families being served, e.g. M-Team, IEP, court hearings, etc. • Provide case management services to clients by providing referrals to community resources, advocacy for children & families, and assessment of family strengths, needs, and risk factors • Identify additional sources of assistance or connections for the individual/family and make appropriate referrals • Attend CFTMs, and maintain regular communication with DCS personnel as warranted

Family and Individual Counseling: • Clinically assess needs of the child and family • Provide and coordinate crisis and non-crisis intervention services to families by, among other things, contacting the family by telephone within 24 hours of being assigned a new case and scheduling an in-home visit at the earliest convenience for the family • Provide individual and family counseling in the client’s home and/or another appropriate and mutually agreed upon location • Utilize evidence-based, trauma informed treatment models/ approaches that are relevant and appropriate for work with families

Administrative and Other Functions: • Responsible for the timely submission of documentation into the ASAP Online database within operational guidelines • Assist in the marketing of the ASAP|GSAP Program through participation in presentations, trainings, meetings, or providing case consultation to DCS • Participate in Harmony staff meetings and sponsored trainings supporting compliance with COA standards and professional best practices • Engage in individual and group professional development activities • Adhere to Harmony policy regarding ethical and professional code of conduct • Engage with and work cooperatively with fellow team members and other agency personnel • Regular and ongoing participation in various conference calls • Other job responsibilities as assigned by Clinical Manager or negotiated to meet the needs of the agency

Job Specifications: • Master’s Degree in Mental Health (MHC), Professional Counseling (PC), Social Work (MSSW), or equivalent • Two years of direct clinical experience with families and children in individual and group settings • Ability to clinically assess child and family needs, develop clinical treatment plan, provide crisis management, and resource linkage as needed • Ability to appropriately seek and actively engage with the Clinical Manager in individual and group clinical supervision and case consultation as needed • Ability to work independently as well as with a team • Flexible expectations specific to coverage area, caseload, etc. • Willingness to improvise, adapt, and overcome challenging barriers to meeting the unique needs of each family, e.g. cultural issues, attachment issues, trauma, etc. • Ability and willingness to continue growth and education as well as acquire practice skills in themes pertinent to working with adoptive families • Commitment to building positive working relationships with DCS and community stakeholders within designated service area • Ability to contribute to discussion in team meetings as appropriate • Ability to speak comfortably and confidently before small and large groups • Experience working with individual clients as well as the family system • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create rapport • Ability to use creative thinking and problem solving skills • Ability to multi-task and work independently • Ability to use basic computer programs, including Word and Excel and navigate ASAP Online database to document clinical and other activities in a timely manner • Position is a minimum of 40 hours per week; flexible scheduling is required • The position is based from employee’s home office and requires 40 hours of work (at a minimum) between Sunday to Saturday of each week • Position requires primarily afternoon and evening work; occasional weekend work may be required • Willingness to travel to client homes as well as occasional travel to the Harmony office or another designated location for team wide in-service meetings, All Staff gatherings, retreats, etc. • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against children • Means of reliable transportation and proof of insurance and motor vehicle record

Job Type: Full-time

Title: GrandFamilies Health and Wellness Intern

Program or Department: GrandFamilies

Internship Description: The student will work with a clinician on a grant project to prove support, education, and counseling to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. This grant is a partnership with Second Harvest of East Tennessee.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the dynamics of grandparent-headed households
  • Understand basic trauma and neuroscience principals
  • Case management and outreach skills
  • Research and communication skills

About Harmony: Over the past 23 years, Harmony Family Center has helped children we serve live their best lives. We are a leader in trauma-responsive services and training. Today our team of experts, innovative programs, and evidence-based solutions uniquely position us to serve children and families experiencing the challenges, stressors, and trauma of modern life ranging from the most common to the most complex.

Roles and Responsibilities: The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Assist with and lead support groups
  • Materials management
  • Coordinate details for groups, classes, camps, etc.
  • Coordinate and conduct outreach to GrandFamilies

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Compensation and Schedule: Internships are unpaid. Position is based in Blount County, Tennessee. Night and weekend hours will be required.

To Apply: Please submit a resume, writing sample, and internship application to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

HARMONY FAMILY CENTER OPPORTUNITIES
Please email your application to: hr@harmonyfamilycenter.org

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Please contact internships@harmonyfamilycenter.org for more information on internship opportunities

 

 

 

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