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Marriage and Family Therapist for forensic program

Victory Starts Now Pasadena, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $75,000 to $80,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

Job Description

We are seeking a recovery oriented individuals to join our team! You will provide direct therapy, case management services addressing social, medical, mental health and substance abuse problems, emotional and administrative support to clients in individual and group settings. You will provide clinical direction and support to residential staff for milieu therapy, case management, and coaching as a clinical lead. You will be working with individuals getting out of jail. YOU MUST BE COMFORTABLE WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS COMING FROM JAIL. You must be comfortable leading the staff of your facility. We are looking for creative individuals that can not only bring their clinical experience but also fun to the environment. 

Duties

-Maintain a caseload of clients that need therapeutic intervention

-Complete a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment to identify and address client’s needs;

-Establish an individualized intervention/treatment plan or strategy to promote identified goals

-Using the Recovery Model, instill hope, empowerment, self-responsibility and support members in developing meaningful roles in life.

-Provide individual and group psychotherapy, case management, individual and group rehabilitation, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, advocacy, psychoeducation, coordination of services and appropriate follow-up on all referrals.

-Use cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, seeking safety and other client centered therapeutic interventions to counsel clients.

-Encourage and promote self-reliance and provide coaching to build self-management skills.

-Review clinical notes routinely to ensure that clients follow up is conducted as required.

-Utilize team approach, through regular collaboration with multidisciplinary staff and facilitate clients’ health care needs are sufficiently met.

-Provide clinical guidance to residential staff on milieu therapy, individual, and group rehabilitation serving as a clinical lead.

-Maintain required documentation in and update clients records in accordance with governmental. and agency policy;

-Participate in regular supervision, team meetings, case conferences and staff trainings.

-Maintain a flexible schedule, to include evenings, weekends and Holidays; *Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

-Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other related field required

-**Experience dealing with people experiencing homeless, severe and persistent mental illness and substance use.

-Knowledge of non-violent crisis intervention, Part-R, CPR and First Aid

-Must be proficient in the following computer applications: Microsoft Word and Excel

-Leadership skills HIGHLY desirable

-Bilingual (Spanish/English) highly desirable.

 

Company Description
We are a nonprofit that works to stabilize homeless individuals and put them on the path to self sufficiency. We truly care about the whole client and provide a therapeutic environment for them to meet their goals.

Victory Starts Now

Why Work Here?

Work for a company that truly cares about the population it serves.

We are a nonprofit that works to stabilize homeless individuals and put them on the path to self sufficiency. We truly care about the whole client and provide a therapeutic environment for them to meet their goals.

Address

138 E 110TH ST Los Angeles CA 90061
Pasadena, CA
USA

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