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DCCCA Inc. Intensive FPS Therapist (Sign-on Bonus Available) in Lawrence, Kansas

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Intensive FPS Therapist Wichita

**Qualified candidates are eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus**

FT Therapist

The IFPS Therapist provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families by delivering and coordinating culturally competent therapeutic and case management services that are responsive to the unique needs of the family. Family Preservation Services (FPS) provides intensive in-home services and case management services to families who have one or more children at risk of out-of-home placement or who will be at risk of out-of-home placement at birth.

Position Overview:

+ Provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families during the referral period

+ Completes and analyzes initial and on-going family assessments related to safety, stability and well-being, including mental health, substance abuse, education, emotional, social and physical well-being, parenting and parent-child relationships

+ Utilizes assessments to develop the case plan in partnership with child/ren and family; make community referrals as necessary

+ Delivers and coordinates culturally competent therapeutic and case management services to children and families consistent with the evidence-based practice models

+ Builds therapeutic relationships for conflictual relationships, including domestic violence and parent child conflicts, crisis intervention and stabilization

+ Provides education, and/or intervention, related to sexual abuse, domestic violence, and substance abuse prevention

+ Assesses child safety and risk, initially and ongoing, assisting the family in developing a behaviorally specific safety plan and monitoring for child safety

+ Meets with the family in the home weekly and meets monthly with each child individually

+ Available to the family 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to mitigate immediate child safety concerns and stabilize family crisis and assess the family's needs

Requirements include:

+ Master's degree in social work or human services field required

+ Requires master's level licensure with the Kansas BSRB; additional LMAC/LCAC preferred

+ Prior work in behavioral health or children/family services is required; personal experience with addictions treatment is preferred

+ Valid driver's license with a good driving record

+ Must pass pre-employment background checks, fingerprinting and drug screening