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In-Home Family Therapist, Lawrence/Lowell -- 40 hoursJob ID 145898 Date posted 06/15/2018
Sign on Bonus
Up to $3,000.00*
The Master's Level Clinician provides In-Home Therapy to youth with serious emotional disturbance and their families for the purpose of treating the youth's behavioral health needs, including improving the family's ability to provide effective support for the youth to promote his or her functioning within the family. The Master's Level Clinician works as part of a team, which may include one or more qualified paraprofessionals.
Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities:
1. Provide In-Home Therapy to families in outreach settings including the family's home
or another community location.
2. Support families in identifying clear treatment goals and work in collaboration with
assigned paraprofessionals to carry out interventions.
3. Collaborate, as appropriate, with other providers and natural supports of families served.
4. Complete timely and accurate documentation to reflect services provided.
5. Staff person can only bill for services rendered and those that are billable according
to the specifications.
6. Person carries a caseload as assigned.
7. Communicate with Managed Care Entities to ensure authorization for services provided.
8. Meet productivity standard for hours worked.
9. Meet standards as established by Performance Specifications for In-Home Therapy.
10. Build and adjust schedule as necessary to meet the needs of persons served. Afternoon/
evening hours are required. Situations may arise where staff may need to schedule and
hold appointments on weekends based upon the needs of the families served. Exempt
IHT staff are required to be available by telephone from 8 am to 8 pm during the
11. Uphold values and mission of Children's Behavioral Health Initiative.
12. Other related duties as assigned.
Listens and get clarification when needed; responds well to questions. Writes clearly and
informatively. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from consumers, regulatory agencies or other service providers.
A qualified candidate must be one of the following: Master's Level Counselor or LICSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC or Licensed Psychologist must have experience and training in working with youth and their families, including training in family therapy.
Must be able and willing to transport persons served. As such, all qualified candidates must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and reliable vehicle. Travel and an ability to meet persons served in a variety of outreach settings is required.
*Sign on bonus prorated for part time