Therapist - Graduate Level Professional
Company: Blair Family Solutions
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Sign-On- Bonus $10000 with a minimum of 5 week PTO plus paid
holidays Job Title: Graduate Level Professional/Mobile Therapist
Description of Services The Graduate Level Professional/Mobile
Therapist will be responsible for providing and supervising mental
health treatment and crisis intervention for children and families
through the Clinical Home model. This position also includes
providing intensive case management service to children and
families, and providing consultation and training to supervisees as
well as teachers and school personnel to support the overall mental
health goals of the child's treatment plan. Specific Job Duties and
Responsibilities Clinical Responsibilities: Design and provide
direct mental health and behavioral services and interventions.
This will include psychosocial assessment, individual/group
therapy, and crisis intervention to identified children and
families within the school system as well as in the home and
Develop a partnership and collaborative relationship with the
parent/guardian of each client.
Develop and complete individual treatment plans and monthly
treatment plan reviews and updates.
Participate in the collection of mental health information and
child assessments and child outcomes for each client to be used for
monitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of the
Provide in school group therapy and psychotherapy groups to clients
and/or parents and family members as deemed appropriate.
Develop individualized crisis plans for each client and work with
treatment team to implement and monitor crisis plans. The crisis
plans include de-escalation and clinical restraint planning that is
clearly defined in partnership with the family.
Monitor and participate in on-call crisis intervention triage as
needed during evenings, nights, and weekends. Assist in debriefing
of crisis situations to develop more effective plans for families
Supervise bachelor-level staff and monitor the receipt of their
services. Provide curriculum and materials for staff to work with
Supervise bachelor-level staff through group supervision. Review
and sign off on all case records required and in compliance with
all Federal and State regulations.
Attend all trainings and workshops as required for professional
Provide and/or supervise the delivery of Structural Family Therapy
for children and families on a weekly basis.
Coordinate and supervise behavioral health interventions/schedules
of services for children in the school setting on a daily basis.
Case Management Responsibilities: Provide intensive case management
to children and families that include addressing needs that
negatively impact the family's level of functioning.
Participate as a member in Student Assistance Meetings to assess
appropriate services for children referred to SAP program.
Facilitate interagency meetings for newly identified children and
facilitate review meetings for clients at least every six
Participate in Individualized Educational Plans for clients as
Work in collaboration with child's psychiatrist to access, monitor,
and attend to psychiatric needs. This may include attending
psychiatric appointments, and coordinating transportation.
Monitor psychotropic medication within the scope of practice. Work
with consulting psychiatrist to assist in the management of
Complete required reports to Child line and other agencies
involved, as necessary.
Work in collaboration with Program Director, Clinical Consultant,
Administrative Staff, Quality Assurance Department, and the billing
department to assist in the process of monitoring quality assurance
and other protocols necessary to effectively manage programmatic
Maintain high quality records sufficient to meet State and Federal
clinical documentation requirements that include all funding
sources. Consultation and Training Responsibilities: Facilitate
client-centered case consultation with teachers and other school
Provide consultation to teachers and other school personnel to
address behavioral classroom management.
Train program staff, teachers, and school personnel as necessary in
treatment protocols and evidenced based interventions. Train
program staff, teachers, and school personnel on clinical
intervention strategies, treatment planning, and assist in
monitoring and implementing strategies and treatment plans.
Provide behavioral/mental health consultation, including the
development of educational materials, to the program staff,
teachers, school personnel, and other treatment providers through
group training or to individual staff. Education Requirements
Professional License Other Qualifications All necessary child abuse
clearances (PA Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse Clearance, and
Federal Criminal History Clearance)
Valid driver's license
Auto insurance General Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Communication Skills - Transmits information clearly, in writing
and/or verbally; Clearly and consistently communicates with
clients, supervisors, and families
Customer Service Skills - always puts the client first
Problem Solving Skills - Demonstrates sound judgement and
Organizational Skills - uses an organized approach to job
Active Listening Skills - Consistently uses good active listening
Professionalism - acts with professionalism and integrity in all
Initiative - takes initiative and is proactive
Responsive - attentive/responsive to needs of internal and/or
Patience - able to maintain patience in all situations
Consistency - able to handle all situations and treat all people
Ability to work closely with others
Ability to manage time and meet frequent deadlines
Ability to maintain accurate paperwork
Ability to analyze information and apply standard practices
Ability to work with interruptions
Ability to utilize creativity to problem solve
Ability to follow and maintain confidentiality and safety policies
Working Conditions Work will be completed in a variety of
conditions and settings, such as the client's home, school, or
other social setting Physical Requirements Constantly Incurred
(More than 75% of time on job) - ability to communicate orally and
in writing, ability to hear conversations, ability to observe
behavior, ability to analyze actions and behaviors, ability to sit
Frequently Incurred (Between 25% - 75% of time on job) - ability to
stand, ability to walk, ability to sit, ability to drive (in order
to make home visits), ability use legs/arms to climb, ability to
balance, ability to run Occasionally Incurred (Less than 25% of
time on job) - ability to lift, ability to work in hot (between
90-100 degrees) and cold (below 55 degrees) temperatures, exposure
to intermittent noise above 85DB, exposure to chemicals (cleaning),
the ability to restrain once officially trained This job
description is intended to cover the information essential to
understanding the scope of the job, and the general nature and
level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job
description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of
qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or
working conditions associated with the position. To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed of
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Blair Family
Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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