Therapeutic Program Monitor - Part-time
Garden City, MI
Part Time

Growth Works, a non-profit agency serving the Wayne counties of Metro Detroit since 1970, is seeking to add a part-time Therapeutic Program Monitor to the team. The purpose of this role is to support and foster the well-being of families by monitoring visits, familiarization visits, completing intakes and criminal legal advocacy.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Observe and monitor both THERAPEUTIC supervised parenting sessions and exchanges
  • Facilitates Familiarization Visits for Custodial Parents and children. Ensures positive interactions occur between parents and their children in a safe supervised setting that respects the rights of all parties
  • Coordinates and uses Theraplay and/or trauma informed techniques to engage positive interactions between parents and children
  • Collects and enters data into agency systems and databases.
  • Work in partnership with Program Therapists to provide necessary resources and services to families
  • Appears at required staff meetings, staff trainings, and professional development sessions
  • Reviews and assesses proper documentation of case files including writing court reports
  • Abides by all agency guidelines, policies, and procedures, periodically self-reviewing policy and procedure manual to familiarize with supervised visit guidelines and expectations for Program Monitor
  • Completed other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.



  • Master's degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling or Human Services required.
  • Preferred at least 1-2 year's previous experience working in Parenting & Supervisory programs. Highly desired prior experience working with families impacted by domestic violence, child abuse or similar situations.
  • Prior experience with case management, advocacy, and exposure to social work in the legal system highly desired.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, execute sound judgment, and implement crisis intervention techniques when needed.
  • Flexibility to work afternoon shift; some Saturdays required.

Growth Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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