Behavioral Counselor - Family Therapist
Company: The Center for Children and Families
Posted on: January 24, 2023
"Our therapist didn't just see us as a case, she got to know us
as a family."
"Our therapist showed us a better way to communicate."
"Our therapist helped me understand the trauma my daughter had been
"Our therapist took every word, thought, or idea into
consideration. He was a true blessing in our time of need."
These are the voices of families whose lives have been changed by a
family therapist from The Center for Children & Families. We are
committed to show up, see value, and offer hope to families in
need. If you're a therapist or counselor who wants to offer hope
and make a difference for families, there is a place for you on our
Behavioral Counselor - Family Therapist - Shreveport, LA
The Center for Children & Families is currently hiring Family
Therapists in our SHREVEPORT, LA location, servicing the greater
northwest Louisiana area. The positions are available in our
evidenced programs Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare
(FFT-CW) and CPST. Candidates must hold a Master's degree in
Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology. Preference
is given to candidates who are licensed or provisionally
These are full-time independent contractor positions with
competitive pay rates.
Our mission is to promote safe, healthy environments for children
and families through advocacy, counseling, education, and
prevention. The Center for Children and Families has developed and
implemented innovative treatment programs that specifically target
fractured family relationships.
The Center for Children and Families creates a unique work
environment dedicated to caring for and growing every person to
their professional and personal best. This is done through weekly
Huddle meetings, small group discussions, a spirit of fun and play,
and professional trainings and retreats.
Applicants should also become familiar with our organization by
visiting our website at www.standforhope.org
Responsibilities and Duties:
Services are delivered in the home environment to ensure that the
family therapist is able to fully participate in activating
resources and relationships available to families.
This is an in-person position. Telehealth is used in a limited
capacity only when it best suits the client due to medical
Complete applicable online training for evidence-based program.
Complete all necessary paperwork for the appropriate Medicaid
Evaluate client needs and create a custom treatment plan
Help individuals with the resources needed to reach personal
Our ultimate goal is to empower families to build an environment
that promotes family stability through a process of utilization and
creativity that incorporates indigenous family and community
Qualifications and Skills:
A master's degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or
Preference will be given to applicants who are licensed or
provisionally licensed as a PLPC, LPC, PLMFT, or LMFT. Due to the
independent contract aspect of these positions, we are unable to
hire individuals with an LMSW license. Applicants with a Master's
in Social Work must be an LCSW.
Ability to leverage internal and external resources as part of a
client treatment plan
Ability to empathize with clients
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