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Reach Therapist

Location : Lecanto
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 10821965
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3-5 years
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Position Overview:
This position is responsible for counseling individuals or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems and develops and implements therapeutic treatment plans by performing the following duties.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Interviews students to obtain pertinent information.
• Observes students to detect indications of abnormal physical or mental behavior.
• Educates staff in crisis intervention and therapeutic techniques.
• Plans and administers therapeutic treatment such as behavior modification and stress management therapy to assist student in controlling disorders and other problems.
• Provides counseling, support and direction for management team as a result of care review and or observation.
• Counsels and provides therapy and educational materials to the students (and families) when needed.
• Collaborates with Teacher/Advisor and follow-up staff in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans.
• Conducts conflict resolutions as needed.
• Trains staff in using techniques involving crisis intervention; keeps staff informed of issues.
• Participates in any parent conferences as needed; communicate with students and families regarding specific treatment.
• Prepares and participates in care review meetings.
• Provides advocacy within the community, conferences and public speaking events.
• Facilitates the integration of Gender Responsive Programming and PACE Values and Guiding Principles.
• Completes appropriate documentation accurately and timely.
• Attends agency meeting to follow-up on treatment for students.
• Reviews eligibility requirements for each student entering the PACE Program; assists with paperwork; provide transportation services.
• Collaborates with program staff and referral agencies to ensure a holistic approach to treatment services; coordinates services and follows up.
• Provides staff support for management of student behavior.
• Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications :










Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Required
• Master's Degree or higher
• Degree/Major in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health, Counseling or a related field
• Must be licensed as a therapist, social worker or related field or meet licensing eligibility
• Minimum five to seven years experience preferred
• Knowledge of case management practices
• Therapeutic counseling skills and crisis management skills
• Valid Florida Driver's license for transporting students and required travel

Other Requirements:
• Must adhere to Agency Values and Principles.
• Upholds the ethical standards of the Agency.
• Follows policies and procedures of the Agency.
• Must work evenings and weekends as required to fulfill workload requirements.
• Must be able to travel by automobile, plane, train, etc.; occasional overnight travel may be required

Preferred:
• Knowledge of laws relating to children and families
• Knowledge of state and school districts policies
• Ability to incorporate group facilitation skills
• Work with at-risk youth

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Work Schedule: Full-Time, hours not specified

Salary: Not Specified

Skills :
Behavior Modification Case Management Crisis Intervention Crisis Management Data entry Effective listening Written and Oral Communication
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