Outpatient Therapist - Specialty Center for Youth Interventions

Skills and Responsibilities

You must be degreed and licensed and possess a strong sense of empathy and compassion to help people feel comfortable. This position specializes in working with children and adolescents, training provided in evidence-based practices. You will need to be good listeners and good communicator, listening to patients describe their opportunities and working with them to come up with plans, explaining progress to the patient, their family, other doctors, and insurance companies. You will provide support and development of flexible and individualized program service guides. You will be working with patients to develop ways to manage pain, cope with ailments and recover from physical or mental trauma. You will need to think outside the box to create specific plans for each person, according to their needs, comfort level and limitations. You will require an understanding and comfortability around computer equipment to assist and rehabilitate a patient, for taking notes and assessing the patient.

You will facilitate linkages to a broad offering community social services and deliver the supervised delivery and coordination of services to consumers including:

· Individual group and family intervention.

· Referral, advocacy for linkage to essential services.

· Connection of consumer to social, spiritual and other community resources as expressed by consumer’s wishes and service plan.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related Human Service required. Licensure in social work required for all MSW’s. LCSW, LPC, LMFT preferred. Appropriate licensure required.

Please send resume in confidence to careers@jfsatlantic.org