In-Home Therapist for Youth

In-Home Therapist for Youth

Job Duties:

  • Provides direct service to children, adolescents, and families
  • Identifies and intervenes with the needs of abused and neglected children and adults.
  • Completes intake and assessment, providing complete and accurate information necessary for treatment and billing.
  • Designs and implements treatment plans that promote healthy attachment, self-regulation, independence, impulse-control, decision-making skills, and social responsibility/empathy
  • Works collaboratively with other team members who are supporting the clients including but not limited to: education, care managers, behavioral assistants, clinicians, physicians, etc.
  • Provides telephone counseling for emergencies both during office hours and outside of office hours for clients.
  • Attends monthly staff meetings

Requirements:

  • Must possess a master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field
  • Must hold valid, current NJ license (LCSW, LPC, LSW, LMFT, LAC)
  • Two or more years experience in counseling children
  • Three or more years experience in mental health
  • Experience in providing treatment to individuals with serious emotional problems.
  • Ability to effectively use DSM V
  • Must possess a driver’s license and access to reliable transportation (vehicle must be documented by the agency to be insured and registered)
  • Ability to make sound clinical judgments and to follow and give complex directions
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Special consideration given to candidates who:

  • Have an understanding of child development, as well as individual and family functioning.
  • Have experience in providing child abuse treatment.
  • Have background and experience in expressive/art therapy, and/or play therapy (filial, theraplay, child-centered, PCIT, MIM relationship assessment, DIR Floortime, TFCBT, PCRT, ACT, Ecosystemic)
  • Are bilingual

All positions also require the following skills:

  • Good computer skills; familiarity with smartphone applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as assessments and procedure manuals.
  • Must consent to and pass a criminal background check.
  • Must comply with all HIPAA (confidentiality) laws as it relates to Protected Health Information.
  • Must be reliable, punctual, organized, and a self-starter.
  • Must be creative, enthusiastic, and a team player.
Job Category: Counselors social worker Therapists
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Atlantic Burlington Camden Cape May Cumberland Gloucester Salem

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