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Behavioral Counselor - Family Therapist

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Monroe
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Monroe, LA Behavioral Counselor/Family Therapist Job Summary The Center for Children and Families is seeking family therapists in our Monroe, LA location, servicing the Northeast Louisiana region. The positions are available in a number of our therapy programs including Functional Family Therapy (FFT,) Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare (FFT-CW,) and Multisystemic Therapy (MST.) Candidates for must hold a Master's degree in Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology, or Sociology. Preference is given to candidates who are licensed or provisionally licensed. Our mission is to promote safe, healthy environments for children and families through advocacy, counseling, education, and prevention. The Center for Children and Families has developed and implemented innovative treatment programs that specifically target fractured family relationships. These are full-time independent contractor positions. The Center for Children and Families creates a unique work environment dedicated to caring for and growing every person to their professional and personal best. This is done through weekly Huddle meetings, small group discussions, a spirit of fun and play, and professional trainings and retreats. Applicants should also become familiar with our organization by visiting our website at www.standforhope.org Job Requirements:

  • Services are delivered in the home environment to ensure that the family therapist is able to fully participate in activating resources and relationships available to families.
  • This is an in-person position. Due to COVID-19, some therapy sessions are currently conducted via telehealth, when it is best for the families being served. However, the majority of sessions will take place face to face.
  • Complete applicable online training for evidence-based program.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork for the appropriate Medicaid plans.
  • Evaluate client needs and create a custom treatment plan
  • Help individuals with the resources needed to reach personal goals
  • Our ultimate goal is to empower families to build an environment that promotes family stability through a process of utilization and creativity that incorporates indigenous family and community strengths. Family Therapist Qualifications and Skills:
  • A master---s degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or Sociology
  • Preference will be give to applicants who are licensed or provisionally licensed as a PLPC, LPC, PLMFT, or LMFT. Due to the independent contract aspect of these positions, we are unable to hire individuals with an LMSW license. Applicants with a Master---s in Social Work must be an LCSW.
  • Ability to leverage internal and external resources as part of a client treatment plan
  • Ability to empathize with clients
  • Excellent communication skills *Hourly pay rate is reflective of client contact hours only. This position is required to have a minimum of 16 client contact hours per week.

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Monroe , Behavioral Counselor - Family Therapist, Healthcare , Monroe, Louisiana

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