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Therapist (Children) In Home Services

June 19, 2015 - July 03, 2015
Location:Largo, FL
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:This is a professional clinical position providing in-home therapy to children. Work involves the application of psDirections for living has embarked upon implementing and imbedding Trauma Informed Care principles throughout our agency. Candidates should have knowledge and/or interest in assisting Directions for Living carry out this implementation.ychotherapeutic theories and practices.
Duties:Clinical Direct Services

1.Establish and maintain effective rapport with consumers.
2.Develop accurate and complete clinical evaluations of consumers.
3.Develop realistic and effective treatment plans with consumers, and update them as appropriate.
4.Maintain continuity of contact with consumers as appropriate to their treatment plans.
5.Maintain a level of direct service of at least 50%.
6.Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with consumers.
7.Involve significant others of consumers in their treatment as appropriate.
8.Exhibit flexibility regarding clinical approach in order to most effectively respond to differing consumer problems.
9.Transfer and/or terminate consumer cases in a professional manner.
10.Adhere to Organization policies, professional/ethical standards and legal requirements regarding clinical practice.
11.Plan and implement psychotherapeutic and psycho-educational groups.
12.Transport clients as needed and required in personal vehicle as part of service provision.
13.Visit or work at sites outside the office as needed or required for service provision and provide own safe transportation to such locations.
14.Demonstrate cultural competency in service provision including recognition of any unique aspects of persons served.
Qualifications:Formal Education

1.Masterís degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field required.
2.Florida Licensure as LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, Clinical Psychologist required.
3. CAP preferred


1.Must verbally communicate in an appropriate and professional manner with consumers and staff.
2.Must effectively apply clinical knowledge.
3.Must communicate ideas in a clear, concise written format and adequately express self both verbally and in writing.
4.Must possess organizational and time management skills.
5.Must maintain an appropriate balance between autonomous functioning and the use of supervisory support.
6.Must possess basic computer literacy.
7.Reading and writing skills that enable reading and writing progress notes, treatment plans and pertinent information concerning the consumer.
8.Knowledge of DSM-IV and ICD-9 diagnostic codes.
9.Basic knowledge of psychotropic medications.
10. Bilinqual preferred.


1.Must have sufficient clinical knowledge to provide clinical intervention children who manifest a range of psychopathology,utilizing various treatment approaches including individual, family, play, and group therapy, individual psychopathology and normal childhood development.
2.Must acquire knowledge of community resources.

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