Company: Lifeskills South Florida
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Lifeskills South Florida is looking for a Family Therapist to
join our growing business.
The Family Therapist oversees the wellbeing of the client through
family counseling, group counseling, assessments, education,
documentation, and monitoring quality assurance. Position supports
clinical team by participating in on-call program, record
maintenance, referrals, and family therapy services.In doing so,
the family therapist initiates and maintains frequent and close
working relationships with other residential staff and clients as
well as maintains a good working relationships with community
partners and families/care givers of clients
Some of the family therapists responsibilities are:
- Maintains therapeutic alliance with patients and families.
Demonstrates the following: respect concern, empathy flexibility,
spontaneity appropriate self-disclosure, confrontation, sets
appropriate boundaries, concreteness.
- Document all activity of a therapeutic nature for each patient
and family. Files are current based upon Quantitative and
Qualitative records review. Documentation is legible and
- Prioritize clinical issues for treatment within 10 days of
- Meet with clients and family (in person or via telephone)
- Assess and determine family goals based on history and current
- Progress notes are completed daily and reflect patient and
family progress through treatment. Documentation reflects patient
involvement in treatment planning.
- As required, clinician will conduct process and
psycho-educational groups for clients. Group Curriculum is utilized
for methodologies and targeted outcomes; group notes are completed
for required groups.
- Regularly assesses patients through counseling and treatment
planning to identify the needs of the patient that cannot be met by
Lifeskills program. Makes referrals for outside care are
recommended to the treatment team and arranged on behalf of the
patient, with patient consent.
- Participates in individual and group supervision as per policy
and integrates direction from supervisor into clinical
- As needed, contact and discuss with other professionals to
assure comprehensive quality care for the patient. Conducted within
the scope of the professional and ethical standards of clinician's
licensing board, and Lifeskills Policies and Procedures.
- Demonstrates initiative in his/her professional growth by
participating in seminars/training, etc. that further education and
effectiveness.ISJP123Education: Doctorate level or Master's Degree
in Marriage and Family. therapyExperience: At least three years'
work experience in the field of Mental Health and Chemical
Dependency treatment. Clinician demonstrates comprehensive
knowledge and expertise in providing individual and group therapy
using evidence-based methodologies. Clinician is able to establish
positive rapport with patients and families. Clinician is able to
multi-task, manage appointments, and complete clinical
documentation within time limitations, and maintain compliance with
DCF licensure and CARF standards.License Requirement: Must have a
valid Florida Department of Health license as LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, or
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