Clinical Therapist

Position title:            Clinical Therapist

Classification:          Full Time, Non-Exempt, Salary

General Statement of Responsibility

Provide home visitation and therapeutic services for Crosswinds In-Home Family Counseling program. 

Responsibilities

Provide structured, goal-oriented, time-limited therapy with individuals, couples, and families who request service.
Engage and assist the family's participation in the treatment planning process.
Facilitate competent counseling services from a faith-based perspective.
Visit in client's home or at an agreed upon location as scheduled with them.
Provide emergency and crisis consultation on a 24-hour basis.
Completion of clear, accurate documentation of 1) all contacts with clients, 2) monthly reports, 3) treatment plans, and 4) court reports (as needed).
Complete all clinical and agency paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.
Demonstrate respect and cultural sensitivity to all clients and to all referral sources.
Maintain strict confidentiality at all times to protect clients' privacy.
Comply with required in-service / continuing education hours as outlined in policy manual.
Attain/maintain CPR and First Aid Certification.
Engage in weekly staffing and address risk management areas to ensure safety.
Ensure that services are provided Effectively, Efficiently, and with Evidence for each case.

Examples of Tasks

Assist and teach through role modeling and hands-on education, guidance, parenting education, and effective non-physical discipline/redirection of youth.
Provide therapy with emphasis on needed areas. Examples include, but are not limited to: stress management, communication skills, conflict resolution, goal setting, behavior modification, marital enrichment, family organization and structure, self-esteem, etc.
Demonstrate respect for sociocultural values, personal goals, lifestyle choices, and complex family interactions and deliver services in a culturally competent fashion.
Provide transportation for client for services, as needed.

Qualifications

Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or marriage and family therapy.
Be a licensed clinicial or be pursuing a professional license (LMHC, LMFT, LCSW).
Belief in the family preservation philosophy.
Understanding of integrating the Christian faith in counseling of clients.
Knowledge of family of orgin / inter-generational issues.
Knowledge of child and adult development and child abuse and neglect.
Knowledge of community resources.

Contact Information

Name: Laura Oyer
Position: Clinical Director
Email: laura.oyer@crosswinds.org
Phone: (260) 702-3773
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