Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Family Therapist in Washington, Connecticut
Being a Licensed Family Therapist has its Advantages
-As a Licensed Family Therapist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
-An environment where you can to be an active decision maker
-A role where you can be innovative and contribute to programs across the facility
-A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10-21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourettes, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. Located inWashington, CT the Direct Support Professional will assist in daily living activities, including health and hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, recreation and documentation to include shift reports, incident reports and individual progress reports. You will maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional and personal needs of the individuals we serve.
Being a Licensed Family Therapist Job Functions
Plan and develop treatment goals pertaining to family engagement, improvement of family communication and planning for transfer of treatment into the home setting.
Provide regular (at least monthly) family therapy sessions to identified families.
Maintain strong supportive working relationship with the Clinical and Behavior teams.
Supports and maintain compliance with all delivery of services to the fiscal, ethical and legal standards.
On-Call responsibilities as needed for family therapy and coaching during home visits.
Complete required documentation and collaborate with individual clinicians related to treatment plans.
Reporting on progress of family related goals on a regular basis.
Participate in weekly Psychiatric rounds and Clinical Team Meetings.
Assumes all other duties necessary to assure all state and federal regulations are met.
Maintain responsibilities of student caseload as assigned.
Maintains clear and professional boundaries.
Work schedule will include at least one to two evenings per week depending on family scheduling needs.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Learn more about our benefits here : https://learn.devereux.org/benefits/Overview-Summary/Colorado%20Benefit%20Summary.pdf
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Keywords: clinical therapist, licensed professional counselor, LPC, LCSW, LMFT, social work, stabilization, mental health
Must be at least 21 years of age
Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling or Social Work. Position requires licensure (LMFT, LPC and/or LCSW).
Must possess current, valid driver’s license
3 to 5 years post-licensure experience providing family therapy
Experience working with individuals diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders, mood and anxiety disorders and reactive attachment disorders required
Trauma-informed clinicians highly preferred
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.
We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;
Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.
Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.
Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Employee assistance / work-life balance program.
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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Posted Date 6 days ago (7/21/2021 12:04 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-19015
Position Type Full-Time
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
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