Full-Time Child Family Therapist

Job Description

SUPERVISED BY:  Director of Clinical Services 
SUMMARY: Provides individual/family counseling, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, case management and crisis intervention to the children/families residing at First Step Home
  1. Successfully support parents with understanding treatment and its benefits to them and their children.   
  2. Responsible for completing a child diagnostic assessment and developing a person-centered treatment plan.
  3. Responsible for monitoring services and activities, identifying progress and updating the treatment plan, as necessary.
  4. Responsible for conducting individual counseling with children and family members, as assessed.
  5. Responsible for identifying crisis situations and taking appropriate action.
  6. Responsible for collaborating with agencies to meet the needs of the child/family.
  7. Responsible for referring child for psychiatric evaluation, as indicted. 
  8. Responsible for connecting child to external resources, as indicated.
  9. Responsible for meeting productivity standards based on billable direct service hours
  10. Attend individual counseling sessions with the Director of Clinical Services or other designated supervisor. 
  11. Responsible for submitting all documents relevant to services rendered according to First Step Home, Inc. standards.
  12. Works to attain the goals as written in job performance evaluations.
  13. Abide by the standards as set forth in First Step Home’s Compliance Plan and Code of Conduct.
  14. Responsible for following all safety rules and safe health practices at First Step Home, Inc.
  15. Pursue training necessary for enhancing clinical skills and acquiring and maintaining appropriate credentials and licenses.
  16. Comply with all agency policies, procedures, and directives of immediate supervisor, the President/CEO and the Board of Trustees of First Step Home, Inc.
  17. Responsible for following the Core Values of First Step Home, Inc.
  18. Other duties as assigned.
1.  Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling or related field required
2.  Licensure Required: LISW or LPCC required, in addition LCDCII, LCDCIII or LICDC a plus 
3.  Three years’ plus experience working in the field of chemical dependency