To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. Provide intensive family based services as a team member with a mental health worker in an effort to prevent out of home placement and improve family relations. Services are delivered primarily in the family’s home and include: individual, family and group therapy; assessments; service coordination; and crisis prevention/intervention. Must be BI-LINGUAL (Spanish).
- Provide initial and on-going comprehensive assessments of identified families and youth
- Provide individual, family, and group therapy with identified families using eco-systemic structural family therapy model.
- Work collaboratively with assigned mental health worker team member to provide comprehensive services and linkages
- Provide 24/7 beeper coverage on a rotating basis
- Deliver services in a manner convenient to families, this includes evening and weekend service provision
- Consult with psychiatrist on a regular basis and attend psychiatric appointments with the youth and family
- Collaborate on a regular basis with all systems involved with the youth and family
- Provide on going role modeling and skill building to families
- Provide case management services as needed
- Attend and participate in required eco-systemic family therapy trainings in addition to required state and local trainings
- Demonstrate commitment to learning and practicing the eco-systemic structural family therapy model, by bringing videotaped sessions to supervision, utilization of genograms, eco-maps, and structural maps
- Present cases both to peers at PATH, Inc. and at training program
- Complete all documentation in a timely, comprehensive and legible manner and in accordance with PATH policies and procedures
- Contribute to any quality improvement/outcome measurement tracking and data gathering as assigned
- Meet productivity standards for your position
Master’s degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family or psychology from an accredited college or university with two years experience working with families and children. Driver’s license & use of personal vehicle required. Must be able to speak, read and write in Spanish fluently.