Bethany Christian Services
Licensed Therapist -Full time or Part-time
Bethany Christian Services
Bethany is changing the world through family. We began our work by serving one child more than 75 years ago. Today, Bethany is an international Christian nonprofit partnering with communities in more than 30 states and in several countries around the world. We strengthen and preserve families, support displaced people fleeing danger, and find safe, loving families for children who need them. Bethany is at the forefront of creating and implementing solutions to meet the growing needs of vulnerable children and families in the U.S. and around the world.
As a Licensed Therapist, you will be primarily responsible for providing outpatient therapy to clients who request individual, couple, or family therapy with a wide range of issues including mental health and substance disorders presenting dysfunctional syndromes either psychologically or spiritually oriented.
This position is expected to function effectively with moderate supervision while following the guidelines given on procedures, along with agency, federal, and state regulatory requirements.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meet pre-defined and stipulated billable hours of minimum hour requirements per week in the office as defined by supervisor and program expectations;
Complete and report on client intakes, closing summaries, and psychosocial documentations in a timely manner and in accordance with agency standards;
Provide reports and testimony in court, as requested;
Present cases to the peer supervision group and receive feedback and suggested treatment modifications;
Provide clinical supervision and instruction to student interns, as requested;
Develop groups that provide innovative services to the agency and community;
Participate in professional networking and public relations to further promote the Counseling Department;
Attend weekly meetings with supervisor to consult on cases, to review case plan and direction, and to evaluate client participation and progress;
Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts;
Effectively utilize appropriate systems for data gathering, submission, and tracking client services rendered in accordance with time-bound expectations based on contract requirements, agency expectations, and program policy;
Conduct weekly sessions with clients and/or families or as outlined in the therapeutic treatment plan;
Establish and maintain referral and community resources;
Participate in on-call system as dictated by program needs;
Stay abreast of all agency, federal, and state regulatory requirements related to social services;
Stay up-to-date on treatment modalities and complete trainings as required by funding sources, by attending conferences, seminars and journal reading;
Complete other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field of study from an accredited college;
At least two (2) years of post-master’s program experience in child and family services or counseling;
Prior work experience with co-occurring disorder treatment, preferred;
Must have a broad knowledge of basic principles, concepts, and methodology of social work as acquired through a master’s level degree;
Active professional licensure in the state of the work location;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Demonstrated experience working with children and families from diverse cultures with sensitivity to cultural differences and norms;
Demonstrated ability with providing excellent clinical, therapeutic, and crisis intervention skills;
Capacity to engage, respect, and serve a wide range of clients with a nonjudgmental attitude, while empowering the clients served;
Must have an ability to provide excellent and compassionate customer service;
Ability to work independently and exercise a high level of confidentiality;
Computer and typing skills sufficient to perform essential job functions;
Possess an ability to successfully pass Bethany Christian Services Counseling credentialing process;
Active motor vehicle license and a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coverage;
Pass a criminal history screen, including state and local child protection agency registries;
Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and Cultural Diversity Commitment.
Full benefits are available for full-time employees.
How to Apply
- Date Posted: August 27, 2021
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Clinician
- Service Area: Social / Human Services
- Start Date: 10/01/2021
- Working Hours: 8am-5pm