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Child Placement Team Therapist / Part-Time  

Category Child Mental Health Services  
Description

WHO WE ARE:

Together We Achieve Better Days: Easter Seals UCP creates opportunities, promotes individual choice, and changes the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. We are Accountable, Committed, and Caring. These three words guide everything we do.

We currently have a part-time opportunity for a Licensed Clinician to join our Child Placement Team. This position is 25 hours per week with the potential for full-time within 6 months.  Providing both Telehealth sessions and in-person.  Must be willing to travel to support Raleigh/Durham, Greensboro, & Roxboro (one case/client per area).  If you’re looking for a rewarding, challenging position with a sustainable organization, we’d love to explore this opportunity with you.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

The Child Placement Therapist provides direct therapeutic interventions as part of a multi-disciplinary team intended to stabilize the living arrangement and promote reunification for identified youth through the age of 20. These services are provided in multiple locations, including therapeutic foster homes, households, and the community of the persons served.

  • Provides weekly individual and family therapy, including the reunification of family and treatment foster family, in a community-based or home-based setting.
  • Provides crisis intervention services.
  • Ensure all children receive Comprehensive Clinical Assessments upon placement and annually.
  • Attends Child and Family Team meetings for individuals served.
  • Attends weekly staff meetings and provides supervision to team members working with youth receiving therapy.
  • Submits weekly supervision reports to the supervisor.
  • Provides and/or assists in oversight, monitoring, and development of the person-centered plan.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the person-centered plan / PCP.
  • Provides supportive counseling and psychoeducational support to the child and family to improve stability and coping mechanisms in accordance with evidence-based interventions.
  • Works with caregivers in the implementation of home-based behavioral supports.
  • Helps monitor presenting behavioral and/or addiction symptoms.
  • Provides parent skills training to encourage family skill base around crisis response and interdependence with community resources.
  • Assists with foster parent training.
  • Provides psycho-educational support regarding wellness, recovery, and substance abuse.
  • Assists in transition in and out of services, working in cooperation with other providers/agencies, and continuation of individual therapy as appropriate after discharge from foster care.
  • Documents services and service provision according to ESUCP, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of clinical and administrative issues relating to service delivery.
  • Attends regular group or individual supervision as required;
  • Participates in ongoing Quality Improvement activities;
  • Provides high-quality customer service, serving as a positive representative for the agency.
  • Must demonstrate Easter Seals valued behaviors of Accountability, Commitment, and Caring as appropriate to the position.
 
Position Requirements

YOU’RE A GREAT MATCH FOR OUR TEAM IF YOU HAVE:

  • Master's degree in a human service field from a college or university accredited by an entity approved by USDOE or CHEA
  • Must hold an active, unrestricted license or provisional license as an LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LCAS
  • Credentialed with MCO’s
  • Have documented experience with the population to be served
  • Maintain valid, unrestricted driver’s license and valid insurance for personal vehicles utilized for work.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Child Placement Team Therapist  
Division Child Placement  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Child Placement Durham  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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