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Current Openings

Part-Time Adoption Home Study & Family Support Social Worker

The Barker Adoption Foundation is seeking licensed MSW’s to provide home study and post-placement services to prospective and parenting adoptive families.  Experience in adoption, child welfare, and/or parent support services is preferred.  This is a part-time, PRN position with significant flexibility.  It is a great fit for those who are seeking to work around children’s schedules or other responsibilities, and for people who are looking for part-time opportunities to pair with a full-time job.  The successful candidates will possess at least an LGSW license (or higher) in MD or DC, with the willingness & ability to attain licensure in both places.  Applicants must have reliable transportation, and excellent clinical, organizational, and writing skills. Please send your resume and cover letter to bclarke [at] barkerfoundation.org. No phone calls, please. 

Post for Adoption Competent Child & Family Therapist

The Barker Adoption Foundation, a non-profit adoption agency, is seeking a licensed social worker to serve as a therapist for our post-adoption services department to work primarily with families, children, and adolescents. Applicants must hold an MSW degree and a social work license in MD or DC with the ability to attain licensure in both jurisdictions. Experience preferred around permanency-related issues including: core developmental stages, loss, grief, trauma, behavior management, attachment, ADHD, and anxiety. Candidates must have an interest in completing adoption competency training. Supervision is provided for those seeking clinical licensure. Primary duties include providing therapy for children/adolescents/families, group therapy for children and teens, facilitation of educational workshops, and providing search and reunion services. People of color and diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  To apply send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Cynthia Cubbage at ccubbage [at] barkerfoundation.org ">ccubbage [at] barkerfoundation.org.  No phone calls please.