Therapist – PT (YOT)

Date:  7/1/19
Agency:  AADAP, Inc.- Youth Outpatient
Job Title:  Therapist- PT (YOT)
Role:  Non-Exempt Contract Employee
Salary:  Commensurate Upon Experience
Opening Date:  Immediately
Closing Date:  Until Filled
Open Positions:  One (1) Part-time
Submit Resumes to:  hr@aadapinc.org

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

  • The Clinician/Therapist under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor will conduct Mental Health Services including outreach, intake/assessment, individual, group, family therapy, and case management services with the SPA 5,6, and 8.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT SERVICES (20%)
  • Schedule an assessment with caregiver and client and collaborate with referring party/source
  • To effectively assess family needs across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from others discipline.
  • Develop individualized service plans for participants, including assessment and referrals for additional support services.
  • Follow Agency requirements regarding accurate and timely case records, statistical and other administrative procedures

 

  1. DIRECT SERVICE PROVISION (70%)
  • Manage caseload as assigned.
  • Conduct diagnostic assessment and develop treatment plan.
  • Implement treatment plan to include: individual, group, and family therapy services.
  • Coordinate support services.
  • Maintain files and records according to agency, county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Submit other reports as assigned.
  • Under supervision, provide direct clinical service hours to Agency clients using the most appropriate intervention modalities.
  • Serve as a liaison with schools, probation and court offices, and other institutions as appropriate.
  • Participate in weekly case conference meetings.
  • Participation in on-going supervision based on level of skill and professional development

 

  1. OUTREACH AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (10%)
  • Conduct outreach to youth and families, particularly those who are underserved or difficult to reach.
  • Participate in community-based planning, as appropriate.
  • Perform other agency duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES):

  1. REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must possess a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, or related field.
  • Must be registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Have evidence based practice accreditation in Triple Positive Parenting Program and/or Trauma Focused CBT
  • Experience or be familiarized with DMH documentation.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working with children, youth, and families in the mental health field.
  • Ability to organize and prepare documentation in a timely manner.
  • Strong organizational, written, and communication skills.
  • Permanent Residence or U.S. citizen; proof of work eligibility upon hiring.
  • Valid California Drivers License, current minimum automobile insurance, and an appropriate motor vehicle.
  • At least three years of recovery or drug free lifestyle as of the date of the application.
  • Complete a physical examination and TB test with one (1) week of date of hire.
  • Pass a criminal background check to work with children and adolescents.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience or be familiarized with Exym or electronic data interchange/web-based documentation.