The Clinician will be responsible for assessment, treatment, development and implementation of client therapeutic plans. All duties will be performed based on education, training and certified counseling experience within the social service field. The Level I Clinician is directly supervised by the Program Director or designee and is subject to work extended hours, weekends and be on-call.
- Conduct intake interviews and assess client; * Prepare goal-oriented psychosocial diagnostic assessments, service plans and progress reports; * Co-facilitate client groups on specific issues; * Provide case consultations, one-to-one counseling for clients, and/or crisis intervention; * Maintain therapeutic services within the Southwest Key and funding source guidelines; * Maintain confidentiality in all areas of client and program operations; * Maintain professional and ethical standards as presribed by Southwest Key Program and the professional profession; * Comply with the agency and program policy and procedure manual; and * Comply with all Licensing Standards as well as funding source guidelines;
Master's degree in social work, counseling, sociology or in other relevant behavioral science field with one - two years of full-time work experience preferred. Experience must focus on community-based programs, treatment facilities and/or direct practical experience with children and family therapy. Bilingual in Spanish required. Must possess clinical assessment and treatment skills. Will conduct individual and group counseling with diverse populations of children. Must possess the ability to train staff in therapeutic processes, prepare reports and recommendations for clinical and administrative use, and have the ability to work with troubled youth in community-based programs, residential, day treatment or institutional settings. Must embrace cultural diversity awareness.