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Clinical Therapist  

About the Organization SAFY's Mission
SAFY is Preserving Families & Securing Futures.

SAFY's Model of Care is a way of working with families across service systems to enhance their capacity to care for and protect their children. Focusing on permanency, safety, and well-being and needs within the context of the family and community, we build on each individual's strengths to achieve positive, sustainable outcomes.  
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Join the SAFY Family

Do you have a passion to serve families and youth right where they are?

Does seeing transformation in the lives of family and children motivate you?

As the Clinical Therapist, you are responsible for the providing a range of moderately complex clinical services for children and adolescents in the Post Adoption Services (PAS) program in our Fort Wayne, Indiana division.

As the Clinical Therapist you would:

Clinical:

  • Provide a range of moderately complex clinical services with children, adolescents, and adults. This will include diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, and individual, family and group therapy according to program specifics.
  • Be knowledgeable of adoption competent therapeutic practices in order to serve our adoptive families
  • Administer, score, and interpret moderate level psychometric assessment instruments.
  • Participate in the development of a Program’s documented treatment/service plans and provide identified behavioral services to meet the need of the clientele and/or program specifics.
  • Provide short-term crisis intervention as needed/identified. Will follow intensive, evidence-based service models based on Family Wellness and other Trauma Informed approaches. Services are provided at the level of frequency, intensity and duration appropriate to program/ service design with a focus toward preventing out of home placement, achieve reunification, or meet the treatment goals as defined. Services provided are tailored to each client’s needs, problems, strengths, lifestyle and culture.
  • Develop/Maintain consultative and liaison relationships with catchments area caregivers (e.g., schools, human services agencies, etc.) in order to cultivate work relations, provide consultative services and/or promote the coordination and development of mental health services. Establish mutually respectful rapport and implement interventions necessary to meet needs of client/collaterals; appropriately set limits and maintain helping role as a Mental Health practitioner.
  • Complete assessments as required by state rules, agency policies, and/or contract requirements. Assessments may include psychosocial assessments, Diagnostic Assessment Forms, and Child and Adolescent Needs Assessments. Prepare all required clinical documentation per established time frames involving all appropriate parties as required by policy and regulations of the state/ program/ contract/ SAFY policy and COA standards.
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy.
  • Develop / assist in development of crisis, safety and behavioral management plans.

Compliance/Reporting:

  • Timely document outcome of home/office visits, support sessions, interaction with parties involved in the client’s care and incidents as required by policy, regulations and contract requirements. Prepare and submit timely all required company, RFP, program, referral agency and regulatory reports, progress notes, and billing tickets. Compile profile using pre and post assessment tools for outcome measures.
  • Report clientele caseload according to requirement to support personnel as identified by program (ex: Office Manager, Medicaid specialist, finance personnel).
  • Maintain contact with referral agency personnel using discharge reports, Diagnostic Assessment forms, telephone calls, and incident reports in addition to regularly scheduled and required written reports.
  • Review all client files pertaining to assigned caseload as part of the quality improvement process.
  • Be in compliance with monthly and quarterly requirements as defined annually by SAFY QI/CQI standards. Meet state required utilization standards for Mental Health services.
  • Inform clients of company policies, procedures, rights and responsibilities. Enforce policies by writing incident reports.
 
Position Requirements

What you bring to this role:

  • Master’s degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, or other license-eligible related field of human services.
  • LSW, LMFTA or LMHCA in Indiana required
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the field of mental health/therapeutic intervention with children, adolescents, and families. Experience with family preservation services and/or best practice models of clinical application preferred
  • Desire to assist adoptive families through adoption-competent therapeutic techniques, rapport-building, community collaboration, and family engagement
 
Location Indiana - Ft. Wayne  
Number of Openings 1  
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Employment Type Full Time/Exempt 

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