Licensed Clinical Counselor - (Salaried Or Fee For Service)

Children's Home Society Of Florida West Palm Beach , FL 33409

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

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Since opening our doors in 1902, CHS became a part of Florida's history.

CHS has been committed to growing and evolving to provide the right services and solutions to address the needs of children and families throughout the changing times. Every day, our team works with parents and kids to empower them and encourage them. With innovative technology solutions and a dedicated, experienced team throughout the state, we're changing the face of foster care and positively impacting children and families' lives for generations to come.

Join our team to continue to do good and create history serving Florida's children and families!

The Licensed Clinical Counselor provides in-depth clinical assessment and treatment of individuals and families by delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals; provides needed information, services and treatment; and provides individual, family and group therapy. Overall, the Licensed Clinical Counselor contributes to the CHS high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that position CHS as the leader in delivering proactive behavioral health, case management, community and early childhood solutions for children and families.

WHY JOIN CHS?

  • Uplifting mission-driven work culture

  • Make an impact in your community and become a part of Florida's history!

  • Growth and professional development opportunities

  • Great benefits package, including generous paid time off and holidays

Responsibilities

Primary Job Functions

1.Provide in-depth clinical and supportive counseling services; individual, group and family therapy, including but not limited to TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS services, in a CHS office/facility, client home and/or school community as necessary.

  • Provide in-depth clinical assessment, diagnosis of clinical conditions, treatment plans and intervention, including but not limited to Medicaid Brief Behavioral Health Status Examinations, TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS services.

  • Complete assessments required to be conducted by a licensed individual in support of CHS Behavioral Health programs statewide.

  • Deliver evidence-based treatment interventions (i.e. Trauma-Focused Care, Infant Mental Health).

  • Oversee the behavioral program or treatment interventions associated with the client treatment plan; train and provide clinical supervision of direct care staff regarding components of the individualized treatment plan.

  • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.).

  • Generate/maintain necessary reports/paperwork in a timely manner (i.e. Quality Assurance, program accounting reports).

  • Enter data into Client Information System (CIS) and other data systems in a timely manner as required by the program.

  • Participate in treatment and/or multidisciplinary teams, including but not limited to: TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS (only provided in Residential settings) treatment team meetings as required by the program.

  • Meet established program productivity goals while upholding the CHS standard of care.

  • May facilitate psycho-educational classes/groups such as parenting skills, substance abuse, independent living skills, anger management, behavior management, MAPP/PRIDE training, etc.

  • May provide case management services including information, plan referral and linkages, coordinate services with other professionals and para-professionals, and liaison with outside social service agencies and other organizations.

  • May provide crisis counseling services to families.

  • May make collateral contacts to assess client progress and functioning.

  • May participate in peer review process to oversee that services provided comply with contract, Medicaid and licensing requirements, COA, and internal quality assurance standards.

  • May coordinate and supervise therapeutic family visitation.

  • May provide on-call support as required or scheduled.

  • May review and monitor billing for clinical services.

  • Warm Line Program only: Provide direct support and counseling to Warm Line clients and callers.

  • Warm Line Program only: Attain weekly goals of identified billable service targets outside of Warm Line support.

2.Contribute to a positive, engaging work environment.

  • Develop a strong knowledge base and stay current on job-related issues and trends.

  • Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and education, as well as the quality process.

  • Comply with CHS's code of conduct, policies, procedures and other obligations.

  • Assist with training other team members and providing back up when necessary.

  • Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

  • Demonstrate the CHS Common Bond values in the performance of all job duties.

Qualifications

Job Qualifications

Education, Licenses & Certifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or comparable human services field from an accredited university, required.

  • Professional Florida license in Mental Health (LMHC), Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) or Psychology, required.

  • Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire is required, along with daily access to a reliable and insured vehicle.

  • Must apply for and maintain a Florida Medicaid Number through the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

Experience:

  • Three years of post-Bachelor's degree experience working with at-risk children and families, required.

  • Please see COA (Council on Accreditation) standards for specific skills and knowledge that pertain to the program in which the employee is working.

  • Experience providing therapy to at-risk children and families, preferred.

Competencies

Knowledge of:

  • VARIOUS COMMUNITY RESOURCES
  • COMPREHENSIVE THERAPY SKILLS WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, ABUSE, NEGLECT, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Skills and Proficiency in:

  • Planning, project management, organization, analysis, and time management

  • Oral and written communication, including presentation and platform

  • Collaboration, teamwork, consulting, facilitation, coaching and mentoring

  • Computer systems, including MS Office, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

Ability to:

  • Assess and apply proper intervention strategies.

  • Effectively interact with children and families from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Learn computer skills sufficient to perform all essential functions.

  • Commit to providing high customer satisfaction with positive service delivery results.

  • Be energetic, passionate and adaptable with a deep commitment to social service, empathy for children and families and a positive approach to embracing and managing change.

  • Perform at a high level of autonomy, with general supervision.

  • Perform under strong demands in fast-paced, diverse, sometimes ambiguous environments.

  • Handle highly stressful, sensitive situations; maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries.

  • Meet critical deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy and quality.

  • Demonstrate the behaviors of our CHS Common Bond Values.

Schedule Expectations

The incumbent will work a standard scheduled week, which may include weekends, holidays and evenings. The ability to work flexible hours is required to meet business needs. If working remotely, incumbent will be required to be available by telephone and email during specified hours. Travel will be on an as-needed basis to conduct business-related activities. In the event of a declared disaster or emergency, this Business Operations Continuity position will be required to carr

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Licensed Clinical Counselor - (Salaried Or Fee For Service)

Children's Home Society Of Florida