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Therapist Family and Community Services

Carson Valley Children's Aid

Job Description

Position Function:

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

EOE

Job Requirements

Education/Experience Requirements:

Master’s Degree in a mental health field with at least one (1) year of experience in a child and adolescent mental health or chemical dependency setting, child welfare or juvenile justice setting. Family therapy and Trauma treatment background strongly preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of car insurance, daily access to vehicle.
  • Knowledge of home-based services and child welfare, mental health, drug and alcohol, and juvenile justice.
  • Ability to work with families in crisis.
  • Commitment to a family-centered approach that emphasizes family strengths.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use initiative and act independently.
  • Creative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexible to program changes.
  • Must be computer literate.

Training Requirements:

  • All new hires are required to go through mandated orientation.
  • Comply with Agency Annual Training requirements.

Work Environment and Primary Work Locations:

  • Office-Norristown Neighborhood Center
  • In-home
  • Community Agencies
  • Schools
  • Medical Centers

Physical Considerations:

  • Moderate physical exertion is required
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Manages work related stress
  • Must have ability to use positive and safe crisis interventions and techniques in accordance with accepted agency guidelines.
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Location US-PA-East Norriton
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care

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Carson Valley Children's Aid
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Health Care
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Job Description

Position Function:

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

EOE

Job Requirements

Education/Experience Requirements:

Master’s Degree in a mental health field with at least one (1) year of experience in a child and adolescent mental health or chemical dependency setting, child welfare or juvenile justice setting. Family therapy and Trauma treatment background strongly preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of car insurance, daily access to vehicle.
  • Knowledge of home-based services and child welfare, mental health, drug and alcohol, and juvenile justice.
  • Ability to work with families in crisis.
  • Commitment to a family-centered approach that emphasizes family strengths.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use initiative and act independently.
  • Creative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexible to program changes.
  • Must be computer literate.

Training Requirements:

  • All new hires are required to go through mandated orientation.
  • Comply with Agency Annual Training requirements.

Work Environment and Primary Work Locations:

  • Office-Norristown Neighborhood Center
  • In-home
  • Community Agencies
  • Schools
  • Medical Centers

Physical Considerations:

  • Moderate physical exertion is required
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Manages work related stress
  • Must have ability to use positive and safe crisis interventions and techniques in accordance with accepted agency guidelines.
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