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Mobile Therapist

NET Centers Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: 6 days ago
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MOBILE THERAPIST

Philadelphia Autism Center for Excellence (PACE)

Location: Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY:

The Mobile Therapist (MT) provides intensive psychotherapy services to children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. MT serves as a psychotherapist on a treatment team providing service in the community (primarily in homes), while working to avert the need for referral to a higher level of care. They are responsible for implementing a family systems perspective and intervention skills involving both the child and adult caregivers in treatment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· A licensed mental health clinician, including psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed professional counselors (LPC), and/or licensed clinical social workers (LCSW). If not licensed as defined above, must meet criteria for all items below:

· Master's Degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, Marriage and Family therapy

· Experience and training working with children and families with autism

· At least one (1) year verified post-Masters experience providing psychotherapy/counseling to children.

· Documented clinical supervision by a licensed clinical psychologist.

· Must have current State clearances for Child Abuse, Criminal background and medical clearance for contagious diseases.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· MT must provide strategic solutions in order to resolve underlying conflict and potential barriers to treatment.

· Additionally, it may be important to provide psychoeducation on the specific symptoms, strengths, and needs of children with autism.

· MT is required to complete progress notes as a means to maintain the electronic medical record for the child, in compliance with state and federal standards.

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