WestCare Child Behavioral Therapist in Key West, Florida

Job Description:

Duties: Provides a full range of assessment, consultation and psychotherapeutic services for Mental Health, Substance Abuse and/or Co-Occurring Disorders, for identified clients. Services are provided in-home and on-site in the community to include the family home, foster care, school, shelter or other community agencies. Essential Job Functions:

  • Carries caseload of approximately 20

  • Appropriately diagnoses clients and updates as necessary in conjunction with Program QIP

  • Works with client to develop and implement treatment plans

  • Engages in direct staff hours of service for assigned clients at the rate of 115 hours per month.

  • Conducts intake assessments/biopsychosocial evaluations for new and existing clients.

  • Conducts individual and family counseling activities as required.

  • Prepares written documentation for each service conducted.

  • Conducts all activities in such a way as to safeguard the confidential status of client information.

  • Participates in required staff development / training activities.

Requirements:

  • Proficient with computer programs: MS Office

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, possess effective interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to pass criminal background clearance and drug screening

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Minimum Standards: Education: Master’s Degree in psychology, social work or related clinical field. Mental Health License, Board Certification or license eligible within one year of employment.

Experience:

  • Preferably two years of clinical experience

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Effective communication skills

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stoop and bend to access four-drawer and lateral filing cabinet

  • Frequent writing and use of key board

  • Occasional lifting of 20-25 pounds

Requisition Number: 2944

City: Key West

State: Florida

Job Title: Child Behavioral Therapist

Area of Interest: Clinical/Counseling