Have you always wanted to help the most broken families out there and gain the tools to make a difference in the lives of children? Family Connections Therapy is hiring a Court Involved Conjoint Therapist to assist with meeting the needs of our community in our Rancho Bernardo office! You will go through a Training Program to develop skills to work with families, parents and children who have been court ordered to have individual or conjoint therapy. You get the opportunity to learn a skill that few can do!
- Flexible schedule
- Competitive salary & Sign on Bonus
- Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
- Opportunities for professional growth
- Team outings!
- Team meetings in a supportive atmosphere with case consultation!
- Super good snacks are just a few of the things we offer when you become a part of our family!
- This is a great opportunity to increase your knowledge of working with the Family Court system and helping Families and Children who are struggling!
We are specifically looking for an energetic person that is friendly with clients and our team, organized, and is open to new experiences and skills! Most importantly, we are looking for a team player that will be an asset to our already amazing group!
We have high expectations for our Court Involved Conjoint Therapist and are focused on Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists who have training in attachment-based child therapy. We truly care about our clients and are looking for individuals who love to work with families, children and adults. We are a team-oriented company that goes above and beyond to take care of our clients and employees.
Court Involved Conjoint Therapist’s Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
- Maintain a professional appearance and attitude in face to face interactions as well as on the telephone and social media.
- Develop rapport with clients to facilitate a healthy professional relationship.
- Complete intake assessments which include documentation such as Mental Status Exam intake paperwork and other assessments.
- Effectively create and carry out treatment plans using evidence-based practices.
- Write treatment summaries or court reports as needed on each case, following all CAMFT and BBS guidelines and FCT policies.
- Testify in court when subpoenaed, following all CAMFT and BBS guidelines and FCT policies.
- Read court documents thoroughly for each family and reference them in treatment summaries.
- Communicate with referral sources as well as primary care physicians (PCP) after initial intake, and as needed for ongoing care of clients.
- Complete invoices, bill payments and progress notes within 24 hours of time of service.
- Complete timesheet daily reflecting billable hours worked.
- Maintain client’s charts and keep complete and correct documentation.
- Complete discharge summaries as needed for each client.
- Notify FCT within 24 hours if you: 1. learn of your client’s intent to do harm to self or others; 2. Receive a subpoena in relation to your work as a therapist regarding a client obtained via FCT or counseling services performed at FCT’s facilities or 3. File a child or adult protective services report.
- Exercise sound clinical and professional judgement.
- Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling or related field and licensed in the state of California (LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, PsyD, PhD, etc.).
- Maintain licensure requirements and completed continuing education as stated in the BBS Statutes and Regulations.
- Clinical experience with children, teens, adults and/or families with mental health issues (trauma, anxiety, depression, family issues, couples’ issues, parenting, etc.)
- Knowledge of strategies for examining, applying and evaluating various techniques from cognitive-behavioral, child/adult attachment, play therapy, family systems, etc.
- Ability to empathize with clients.
- Maintain current malpractice insurance coverage, at a minimum of individual at 1 million and total yearly for 3 million
- Provide FCT with copies of the following: current and valid California professional license, certifications, diplomas, malpractice insurance, up to date resume reflecting employment at FCT.
- Must be able to use a computer proficiently and for prolonged periods of time.
- Must be warm, compassionate, energetic, and able to develop rapport with clients.
- Must have excellent communication, organization, and time-management skills.
- Must be willing to train in and follow all HIPPA rules and laws.
- Must be able to exercise sound clinical and professional judgment while interacting with anyone associated with FCT.
- Must be able to attend team meetings, either in person or via Zoom.
All interested applicants will be asked to provide a diagnostic assessment onsite as well as a write a clinical note and treatment plan to demonstrate evidence of sound clinical skills.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.