Health & Mental Health | Programs/Services
Organization Type: Non-profit
Type: Full Time
Direct Report: Clinical Director
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-7pm; On-call rotation required, some weekends may be required
Compensation: DOE; Eligible to enroll in health, vision, dental benefits program
Qualifications/Requirements: Therapist position requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or other Human Services related field through a CACREP or CESW accredited school or have proof of educational equivalence. Addictions counseling, education or certification a plus. Play Therapy certified highly preferred. Bilingual a plus. 1-2 years experience providing clinical services, preferably to adolescents and their families who have experienced trauma or working with survivors of human trafficking. Licensed through DORA: LPC, LMFT, LCSW.
Responsibilities/ Job Duties:
- Therapist provides clinical support and case management to 11-17-year-old youth in the RCCF safe home, with diagnoses that include PTSD, Depression, Anxiety and substance abuse issues as a result of involvement in sex trafficking
- Complete intake assessment within 7 days of placement.
- Provide assessment, diagnosis, case conceptualization, treatment planning, and coordinating with a team of professionals outside of the agency.
- Conducts individual, family and group therapy with residents according to individual treatment plans and maintains caseload as assigned by Supervisor. This may include community and home based family therapy.
- Case management and coordination with the referring agencies, community contacts, family, legal system, and other professionals involved in the resident’s treatment. Meets monthly to discuss progress in the program.
- Maintains timely and quality documentation of progress notes, admission paperwork, and monthly reports.
- Complies with rules and regulations regarding ongoing review of clinical caseload in order to meet all licensing requirements for residential care for youth.
- Participates in weekly supervision with Supervisor
- Maintain client files according to licensing and Medicaid requirements.
- Facilitates transitions to next level of care by coordinating with the step-down agency and/or family members, and all other professionals involved in the planned departure from Extended Hands of Hope.
- Consults with the direct care staff weekly regarding clinical issues and helps direct the delivery of trauma-informed interventions with individual clients. Identifying and assisting in training as needed for direct care staff and volunteers, ensuring Avanti House programming is in line with our trauma-informed, strengths based and restorative approach to treatment.
- Provides crisis management on an as needed basis to support direct care staff.
- Complete any other responsibilities or duties assigned by Supervisor to support individualized treatment planning and case-management needs within the program.