To work with families in FFSBS and various home-based counseling programs. Work with community resources in a systemic approach to working with families.
Essential Job Functions:
Major highlights of the position requirements are noted below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as required.
- Responsible for timely, periodic submission of all required clearances and physicals.
- Provide family-centered, home and community-based services to families referred for service including teaching trauma treatment, individual, family, and couples therapy, life skills, advocacy, parenting education, information, referral and counseling.
- Responsible for addressing defined problems, as specified in the treatment plan, utilizing a strength-based approach to treatment.
- Serves as the lead clinician and takes a leadership role in the development and implementation of the youth and family’s treatment plan.
- Provide counseling services that are family-centered with a systemic approach Assess risk of child abuse and neglect and provide appropriate interventions with families.
- Assess family and individual functioning, plan goals and identify resources.
- Maintain and complete accurate paperwork including assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and reports within required time frames.
- Involve family in planning outcomes.
- Work with County agency or insurance provider in planning and coordinating service.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of available community resources by providing appropriate information and referrals.
- Work within the norms and system of the clinic, school, or community based agency setting if appropriate, and represent the agency professionally, remembering you are in “someone else’s house”
- Actively network in the community in order to build on local assets to strengthen families
- Perform other activities related to in home and counseling services as needed.
- Prepare for and actively participate in supervision.
- Participate in department meetings and consultations.
- Participate in all agency-wide and departmental training.
- Represent department on specific Agency committees.
- Submit required Agency paperwork within required time frames.
- Availability to work evening hours up to three evenings per week.
- Work flexible hours as required.
- Participate in emergency on-call system.
Transfer to other programs as part of Agency response to community needs