Family Centered Treatment Therapist

  • Saint Francis Ministries
  • Remote (Hastings, NE, Kearney, NE, Grand Island, NE)
  • Dec 30, 2019
Full time Licensed Professional

Job Description

Therapist uses his/her abilities to provide intense in-home/clinical out-patient family services, using a therapeutic model.

* Provides in-home therapy and family services to include: attendance at team meetings, assessments, education concerning early care and development, assists in forming a family support network, home-based support services and ancillary family-focused services

* 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, and 4 phases of FTC treatment.

*Maintains fidelity to the FTC evidenced based model.

* Responsible for billable Medicaid hours and submitting necessary paperwork for Medicaid billing

* Facilitates and documents  family meetings, treatment sessions and progress notes.

* Must utilize leadership skills with the staff team members when a child is being removed from the home.

* Documents all contacts with families and collaterals on agency database

* Completes reports for court and provides court testimony as required

* Liaison with DHHS, school personnel, and other community provider.

* Ensures clients’ rights are protected, explain SFM’s privacy policy and provide copies of SFM’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

* Meets with  Supervisor weekly to review assigned cases and participates in FTC team supervision

* Submits requested reports to Supervisor in a timely manner

* Provides services within licensure and accreditation standards. Adheres to all pertinent SF Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), personnel policies and federal and state statutes and contractual terms

* Has working knowledge of and adheres to the Family Centered Treatment contractual requirements outlined by the DHHS.

* Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university.

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