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Therapist - Council Bluffs Outpatient

Company: Childrens Square U.S.A.
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description PURPOSE OF POSITION: Provide trauma-informed therapeutic services to children ages 4-18 and their caregivers who are experiencing effects of trauma and attachment difficulties. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Service Delivery

  • Maintain direct service unit expectations consistent with that of a full-time employee.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to provide evidenced-based treatment models in at least one of the following models. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) or Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP).
  • Take personal responsibility for insuring that trauma-informed practices are implemented in all aspects of care.
  • Provide counseling and therapy services to individuals and families, individuals, and couples in order to effect change for growth and healing.
  • (Establish and Lead) Develop and facilitate therapeutic groups for specific problem areas.
  • Provide follow-up to re-engage clients who fail to appear for appointments or drop out of treatment.
  • Administer baseline and follow-up outcome measures necessary for program standards.
  • Design and deliver educational/therapeutic workshops, classes, or programs to meet identified needs of groups.
  • Assist in the promotion of agency services, workshops, and classes.
  • Assume responsibility for building and maintaining a referral base and caseload.
  • Collaborate with other community professionals to provide maximum positive results with clients.
  • Provide consultation for churches, schools, organizations, and communities in areas related to behavioral health and family life.
  • Follow agency policies and procedures.
  • Provide on-call services on a rotational basis as required by program.
  • Integrate cultural considerations within service delivery. 2. Communication
    • Displays excellent communication skills.
    • Demonstrated the ability to write in a clear, concise and easily understood style.
    • Efficient verbal communicator. Able to explain thoughts and concepts in easily understood manner. Is able to communicate clearly using verbal skills.
    • Accurately communicates information to all the necessary parties in order to coordinate services to the client and/or family. 3. Leadership
      • Acts as a resource to give input to other professionals about the best course of action in difficult client situations.
      • Takes initiative to implement good practice and meeting licensing and accreditation standards.
      • Assumes a leadership role in handling a crisis.
      • Assesses needs in crisis situations quickly, calmly, and accurately.
      • Interacts and collaborates professionally and cooperatively with other parts of the agency (i.e. Human Resources, Academic Center, Operations, etc.).
      • Conducts team meetings with other professionals as the need arises. 4. Record Keeping
        • Maintains accurate, written clinical records of services provided per established agency/COA standards.
        • Timely completion of any provider enrollment forms and reports needed for third party payers or other outside entities.
        • Participates in peer review process as assigned by supervisor.
        • Collects client fees and ensure services have prior authorization.
        • Ensures services provided are billable and coded properly.
        • Maintains documentation of supervision with clinical supervision/supervising practitioner when applicable. 5. Professionalism
          • Participates in regular supervision sessions for the purpose of reviewing cases, discussing treatment strategy, and monitoring client progress.
          • Continues personal and professional growth and development through reading, research, workshops, seminars and other strategies that will broaden knowledge on therapeutic approaches and techniques.
          • Keep all client names, information and other agency business confidential.
          • Ensures that all office and record security procedures are followed.
          • Reports to meetings and training on time.
          • Actively participates in a constructive manner.
          • Follows agency procedures in use of leave time.
          • Represents themselves and the agency in a positive way.
          • Uses good telephone skills.
          • Uses direct communication.
          • Demonstrates good problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.
          • Works toward team and agency goals.
          • Participates in agency required training.
          • Dresses appropriately for the activity being performed. 6. Networking
            • Regularly contacts parents and referring workers at least twice each month.
            • Builds relationships with referring workers.
            • Demonstrates teamwork when collaborating with other professionals.
            • Builds contacts that facilitate appropriate referrals to other or additional services.
            • Receives positive responses from clients, caregivers, and referring entity on at least 90% of satisfaction surveys.
            • The ideal candidate will be trained and certified or certified-ready in at least one of the following Evidenced-based Treatment Models, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), ParentChild Interaction Therapy (PCIT) or Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP).
            • Must be able to demonstrate overall knowledge of families and youth, the child welfare system, family dynamics and the change process. Knowledge of counseling/therapy models and techniques including the use of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy is essential.
            • Demonstrates ability to express concepts and ideas orally and in writing.
            • Possess a desire to grow, learn and change, and to serve as a role model for children in care, families, and other team members.
            • Demonstrates ability (Ability) and willingness to travel and to utilize flexible scheduling is required.
            • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, strong listening skills, and the ability to establish relationships with a wide range of individuals.
            • Demonstrates ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
            • Requires valid driver's license, own vehicle and automobile insurance that meet agency policy.
            • Demonstrates ability to interact with clients and children with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
              • Willing to be flexible in work schedule, including some evening and weekend work; on call responsibilities.
              • Able to consistently function effectively in a busy work environment, medium to high stress level; may have competing demands and time lines. Bending, lifting, carrying ability to move from building to building and travel to other sites for service delivery are requirements of this position. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Other duties as directed by the supervisor.
                • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner.
                • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner. 2. Completes training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans.
                  • Identifies training appropriate to this position.
                  • Takes responsibility for scheduling and attending appropriate training (minimum of 40 hours per year). ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
                    • Knowledge of the stages of grown and development.
                    • Masters Degree in Social Work or other related Mental Health or Human Services.
                    • Currently licensed or ability to gain license in Iowa to facilitate individual and family therapy (preferred licensed).
                    • Experience working with trauma and attachment difficulties is required.

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