Full Time opportunity
Therapist provides in home and school-based therapeutic counseling as appropriate to children, adolescents, and their parents or guardians to address individual/family issues and mental health. Therapist carries out counseling responsibilities in accordance with agency policies and procedures; s/he reports to a Regional Supervisor. Bilingual in English and Spanish is highly preferred.
Other responsibilities include:
-- Provide direct in home & school-based clinical treatment/therapeutic counseling as appropriate to children, adolescents, and parents or guardians
-- Develop treatment plans, implement interventions, review outcomes, revisit/revise strategies, and employ other methods compatible with agency principles and practices
-- Engage client, supports, caregivers and other key participants in active, change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement
-- Collaborate with all relevant internal/external systems/participants to ensure buy-in and cooperation, and to maximize effectiveness throughout treatment
-- Link consumers to additional resources as appropriate, including schools, DFCS, medical support, etc.
-- Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts which promote peer and supervisory review and feedback
-- Participate in agency staff, supervision, and external professional development opportunities to extend knowledge and remain current on best practices
-Must have a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Counselling
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Flexible work schedule with the ability to work evenings/weekends
-Valid driver's license, vehicle & laptop