PosItion Title: Therapist
REPORTS TO: Divisional Director
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Non- Exempt
WORK SCHEDULE: Varies
The Therapist provides evidence based individual, group, and family psychological counseling to the clients and their families. Therapist shall provide intake, assessment and treatment planning for women, their children, youth and their families. Work closely with treatment team to ensure a comprehensive, coordinated effort to identify the needed services for women, children/youth and their families and formulate an effective treatment plan to help family find their path to recovery.
Required Education and Work Experience
Provide psychiatric evaluation/counseling for the assigned clients.
Provide individual, group and family counseling services as assigned.
Provide psychiatric progress notes and assessments for the assigned clients.
Develop treatment plans for each client and review and update as needed.
Documenting casework in a timely manner in compliance with agency policies and procedures.
Writing objective intake and case notes, progress and termination reports, follow-up reports and other timely status reports as requested by the Program Director or others.
Perform other duties as requested within the CONTRACTOR'S area of expertise as requested by EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR or his designee.
Maintain complete and accurate record of all work performed for the purpose of reimbursement.
Assist with the collection of GPRA and other evaluation data.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Must be drug free.
Posses strong organizational and documentation skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Must have a valid Texas Drivers license.
Have a strong knowledge of substance abuse and the needs of women with children.
Must be computer literacy, including basic word and data entry.
Able to accept responsibility; follow or exceed organizational standards.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This position requires the ability to move throughout the community and occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.