FCT Therapist

  • Saint Francis Ministries
  • North Platte, NE
  • Oct 08, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Therapist uses his/her abilities to provide intense in-home family services, using a therapeutic model for Intensive Family Preservation and Family Centered Treatment.

Licensing:  PLMHP, LMHP or LIMHP           Also:  IFP Intern/Practicum Status Available
* Provides in-home therapy and family services to include: attendance at initial team meeting, assessments, education concerning early care and development, assists in forming a family support network, home-based support services and ancillary family-focused services
* Assists families in establishing a support network by utilizing family, kinship, and community resources
* Provides 24/7 crisis intervention for referred families including on-call rotation
* Engages the child and family in services through various assessments, including the bio-psycho-social assessment, family genogram, family lifecycle study,, service delivery and day-to-day practices      *ability to work a flexible schedule
* Responsible for billable Medicaid hours and submitting necessary paperwork for Medicaid billing
* Provides a smooth transition when children are moved back into home placement.
* Must utilize leadership skills with the staff team members and work with the skill builder
* Documents all contacts with families and collaterals in a timely manner.
* Completes reports for court and provides court testimony as required
* Liaison with DHHS, school personnel, and other community stakeholders. 
* Ensures clients’ rights are protected, explain SF’s privacy policy and provide copies of SF’s Notice of Privacy Practices and Family Preservation Brochure on clients’ rights
* Reports critical incidents to DHHS verbally within 12 hours, written within 24 hours
* Reports critical and unusual incidents to Risk Management.
* Assists in monitoring the overall client satisfaction of the program                                             *completes FCT training within one year of hire                                                                                             *Can be provisionally licensed or intern who has completed Masters
* Meets with Clinical Supervisor weekly to review assigned cases
* Submits requested reports to Supervisor
* Provides services within licensure and accreditation standards. Adheres to all pertinent SFM Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), personnel policies and federal and state statutes and contractual terms
* Has working knowledge of and adheres to the Family Preservation contractual requirements outlined by the DHHS
* Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures

Loan Forgiveness?

No

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