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Family Therapist/Counselor

Company: The Center for Children and Families
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIESLOCATION: SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANADEPARTMENT: THERAPEUTIC SERVICESJob Description:The Center for Children & Families is currently hiring Therapists in our Shreveport, LA location. The position is available in our Community Psychiatric Support Treatment (CPST) program. Candidates must hold a Master's degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Social Work. Candidates must be licensed or provisionally licensed.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 children and family's needs due to experienced trauma.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 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 reasons.Complete applicable online training for evidence-based programs.Complete all necessary paperwork for the appropriate Medicaid plans.Evaluate client needs and create a custom treatment plan.Help individuals with the resources needed to reach personal goals.Our ultimate goal is to empower children and families to build an environment that promotes family stability through a process of utilization and creativity that incorporates indigenous family and community strengths.Qualifications and Skills:A master's degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or Sociology.Must be 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.Rates: Starting rate is $45

Keywords: The Center for Children and Families, Shreveport , Family Therapist/Counselor, Healthcare , Shreveport, Louisiana

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