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Family Therapist - Union Parish

Company: The Center for Children and Families
Location: Farmerville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES

FAMILY THERAPIST / COUNSELOR

Job Description





GENERAL DESCRIPTIONS:

Provide a range of home-based services to families in Union Parish according to individual family needs including:


  • Assessing and treating individuals and families to achieve more adequate, satisfying, and productive family and social environments.
  • Provide Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for children and families that have experienced trauma.
  • Provide Crisis Intervention services as needed.
  • Address a wide array of relational issues within the context of the family system.
  • Addressing individuals holistically and contextually.
  • Informing Family Advocate of resources needed by the families and assisting the Family Advocate as needed, if applicable



    QUALIFICATIONS:


    • M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Mental Health, or equivalent degree preferred; experience with families and children preferred.
    • Must be fully licensed as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW.
    • Willingness to provide hands-on, in-home concrete services.
    • Must have respect for cultural differences and families' rights to self-determination.
    • Must be able to assess situations quickly, and have sufficient ingenuity to cope with limited resources.
    • Ability to work well in a team setting.
    • Ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
    • Ability to be flexible in terms of scheduling, where services are rendered, etc.




      ACCOUNTABILITY:

      The Family Therapist/Counselor is hired by the Program Director/Clinical Coordinator. The Family Therapist/Counselor reports directly to the Clinical Coordinator/Team Leader who is responsible for his/her performance evaluations. The Therapist/Counselor meets once a week with the Clinical Supervisor for clinical supervision. When a crisis arises, the Therapist/Counselor will inform the Clinical Coordinator/Team Leader.



      RESPONSIBILITIES:


      • Demonstrate acceptable level of commitment to the Core Values and Mission of the The Center for Children and Families.
      • Become trained and certified in TF-CBT.
      • Maintain TF-CBT program fidelity.
      • Provide intensive individual and family therapy through TF-CBT.
      • Maintain contact and face to face visits with entire caseload as per program requirements.
      • Maintain all confidential information.
      • Ability to handle crisis situations as needed.
      • Be available by phone to clients, collaterals and coworkers on a consistent basis.
      • Provide aftercare sessions as needed.
      • Advocate for clients with community agencies/collaterals as needed.
      • Complete all necessary training.
      • Attend weekly clinical supervision with the Clinical Coordinator to discuss cases.
      • Attend weekly clinical consultation with Brokers of Hope Family Advocates and Director as needed.
      • Maintain communication with community agencies and resource providers within his/her assigned region.
      • Provide Assistance to Family Advocates, where applicable, by assisting with the coordination of community resources for the children and families.
      • Provide assistance to Family Advocates, where applicable, in maintaining and organizing program files.
      • Provide assistance to the Clinical Coordinator as needed and when requested.
      • Attend staff meetings and assist in the evaluation of the program.
      • Generate and maintain case notes and treatment plans.
      • Complete all paperwork in a timely manner.
      • Provide assistance and consultation for other staff members as needed and when requested.
      • Attend conferences, seminars, and meetings as requested by the Clinical Coordinator.
      • Participate in performance evaluations of this position as directed by the Clinical Coordinator.
      • Other duties as assigned.



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Keywords: The Center for Children and Families, Shreveport , Family Therapist - Union Parish, Other , Farmerville, Louisiana

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