Therapist - Child and Family Services Job
|Employer Name: Centerstone
|Location: Louisville, Kentucky
||Date Posted: 12/3/2019
|Job Code: JR-004582
|Number Of Openings: 1
We are an intensive home-based therapeutic program, providing individual and family therapy to children and their families. Our caseload is about 8 clients, seen 3-4 hours each per week. The children we work with are typically age 7-17. We insist our therapists be a positive, strength-based, future-focused, supportive force for their clients. Our therapists have an unwavering concern for the well-being of the clients whom they serve, and an unflappable perspective that allows them to be calm, consistent, and optimistic. Above all else, our therapists show their clients happiness, kindness, gentleness, peacefulness, consistency, patience, and a self-controlled response to everything that is brought to treatment.
Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Performs clinical services, including intakes and therapeutic interventions such as group, individual, and family therapy, and crisis intervention.
2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards.
3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.
4. Collaborates with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.
5. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.
6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc., according to prescribed standards.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Master's degree in social services field with certification or licensure in area of specialization (e.g., LPCC, LPCA, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate)
Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.
Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, treatment modes, and related issues.
Basic knowledge of community resources and CKY services.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to handle a case load with varying levels of client disability and need.
Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families.
Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.
Reliable transportation for frequent travel.
Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation. Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.
Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served
Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization
Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders
If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change
Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans
Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions
Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course
Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration
Assess clients measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria
Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs
Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targets
Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization
Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.
Health & Wellness
Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability - Company Paid
Wellness Programs - Company Paid
Competitive Compensation Packages
Life Insurance - Company Paid
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid
403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
Retirement and Financial Planning Services
Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)
Career Development and Growth
At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education
Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically
Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders
Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes
Work Life Balance
Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance
Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being
Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 0
Education Required: Masters
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time: 3 weeks / year
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Casual Dress, Regular Employee Outings
At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes peoples lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Were committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think youre a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!
Web Site: https://centerstone.org/
|Contact Name: Ludmilla Plenty
||Company Type: Employer