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Crisis Therapist

Company: The Center for Children and Families
Location: Monroe
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

"Our therapist didn't just see us as a case, she got to know us as a family."

"Our therapist showed us a better way to communicate."

"Our therapist helped me understand the trauma my daughter had been through."

"Our therapist took every word, thought, or idea into consideration. He was a true blessing in our time of need."

These are the voices of families whose lives have been changed by a family therapist from The Center for Children & Families. We are committed to show up, see value, and offer hope to families in need. If you're a therapist or counselor who wants to offer hope and make a difference for families, there is a place for you on our team.

The Center for Children and Families is seeking a family therapist to fill a Crisis Therapist position in Monroe, LA, servicing the Northeast Louisiana region . 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. This is a full-time independent contractor position.

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

Crisis Therapist Responsibilities and Duties :

  • 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.
  • Conducting initial assessments with new clients within 24 hours of referral.
  • Completing all necessary paperwork for the appropriate Medicaid plans.
  • Evaluating client needs and create a custom treatment plan
  • Work with youth and family for 6-10 hours a week over a 2 week period
  • 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.

    Crisis Therapist Qualifications and Skills:

    • A master's degree in Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy is required.
    • Applicants must be fully licensed as an LPC, LMFT or LCSW .
    • Due to the independent contractor status of this position, applicants with a Master's in Social Work must be an LCSW. Unfortunately, LMSW candidates are not eligible to be independent contractors .
    • Ability to leverage internal and external resources as part of a client treatment plan
    • Ability to empathize with clients
    • Excellent communication skills


Keywords: The Center for Children and Families, Monroe , Crisis Therapist, Healthcare , Monroe, Louisiana

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