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Child Behavioral Therapist
KEY WEST FL 33045
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Thu Apr 5, 2018
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Child Behavioral Therapist
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Job Description:
Major Functions: Provides a full range of assessment, consultation and psychotherapeutic services for Mental Health, Substance Abuse and/or Co-Occurring Disorders, for identified clients. Services are provided in-home and on-site in the community to include the family home, foster care, school, shelter or other community agencies.
Illustrative Duties and Performance Responsibilities:
1.0 Engages in direct staff hours of service for assigned clients at the rate of 115 hours per month.
2.0 Conducts intake assessments/biopsychosocial evaluations for new and existing clients.
2.1 Assessments are performed in accordance with the Center's standards, policies and
procedures relative to frequency, documentation and timeliness.
2.2 The Intake Assessment is an integrated, longitudinal, strength-based document, reflecting
a recovery oriented process, and utilizing both mental health and substance abuse
diagnostic tools. The therapist is responsible for implementing this tool in accordance
with the CCISC model and philosophy.
2.3 Communicates a "Welcoming Expectation" to the client; demonstrates empathic listening and compassion, increases client sense of safety and establishes a hopeful connection, in the process of collecting supporting information in a trauma informed manner.
3.0 Develops and maintains a written treatment plan for each client.
3.1 Written treatment plans are developed with as much participation from the client as
possible and reasonable.
3.2 The treatment plan should contain be strength-based, with Recovery/Resiliency based
treatment recommendations.
4.0 Conducts individual, group and family counseling activities as required.
4.1 All clinical activities are performed in accordance with the Center's standards, policies, and
procedures.
5.0 Prepares written documentation for each service conducted.
5.1 Written documentation for each service conducted is performed in accordance with the
Center's standards, policies and procedures.
5.2 All regulatory and reimbursement forms are accurately completed and submitted within
the required timeframes
5.3 Service Activity Logs are correctly completed, with progress notes attached, on a daily
basis.
5.4 Treatment records accurately reflect the nature of the service activity provided, the
timeliness of services, and the outcome.
6.0 Conducts all activities in such a way as to safeguard the confidential status of client information.
6.1 All "on the job" and "off the job" activities are performed in accordance with the Center's
Confidentiality standards and requirements.
7.0 Participates in required staff development / training activities.
7.1 Maintains up-to-date knowledge of clinical area of practice. Participate in trainings on trauma informed care, assessing and treating victims of domestic violence, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and Seeking Safety
7.2 Completes all orientation and mandated training activities, including E-Learning Courses,
within required timeframes, and in accordance with the criteria established for this position.
8.0 Demonstrates a high degree of dependability.
8.1 Maintains a good attendance record.
8.2 Observes working hours.
8.3 Shows flexibility and is responsive to requests from supervisor.
8.4 Works independently with minimal supervision.
8.5 Exhibits characteristics of good workmanship, and integrity on the job.
8.6 Work time is always productive.
9.0 Establishes and maintains effective and positive working relationships with clients, co-workers,
and other job-related representatives.
9.1 Readily develops and maintains therapeutic relationships with clients.
9.2 Effectively interacts with client's family and significant others.
9.3 Is courteous to clients, staff, and all others.
9.4 Demonstrates tact at the appropriate time.
9.5 Cooperates with others both within and outside the Guidance/Care Center.
9.6 Works well with supervisor; accepts direction and supervision.
9.7 Maintains a positive attitude toward work.
10.0 Ensures and maintains a safe working environment.
10.1 Work area is clean and orderly.
10.2 Verbalizes, understands and adheres to Center safety procedures.
10.3 Demonstrates appropriate use of Unusual Incident Reports, in accordance with the
Center's reporting procedures.
11.0 Presents a positive personal image.
11.1 Dresses and maintains a professional demeanor
12.0 Performs other duties as requested.
12.1 Miscellaneous duties are performed according to instruction.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The ability to develop and maintain client rapport, knowledge of generally acceptable clinical assessment procedures; in-depth and current knowledgeable skills related to psychotherapeutic treatment modalities and techniques, including but not limited to Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety and the CCISC (Comprehensive, Continuous, Integrated, System of Care) Model.
Minimum Qualifications:
* Education: Master's Degree in psychology, social work or related clinical field. Mental Health License, Board Certification or license eligible within one year of employment.
* Experience: Minimum of two - three years of related work experience in Mental Health, and / or Substance Abuse field, preferably both.
* Affidavit of Good Moral Character
* Clearance in Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Records Checks, as required.
Immediate Supervisor:
In accordance wit the organizational chart approved by the Board of Directors, this position is immediately supervised by the G/CC Director of Children & Family Services or the Clinical Coordinator if position is school based.
*Requisition Number:* 3611
*City:* Key West
*State:* Florida
*Job Title:* Child Behavioral Therapist
*Area of Interest:* Clinical/Counseling

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