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Intact Family Services Therapist - Centralia, IL

Company: One Hope United
Location: Centralia
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope United, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The requirement is subject to accommodation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.The Intact Family Services Therapist works to alleviate or stabilize mental health symptoms of selected clients, which impairs their ability to adjust to home, community integration, or maintain living stability; provides therapeutic services to individuals, families or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems such as therapeutic settings by performing the following
duties; develops assessment and treatment planning for clients.Job Duties

  • Selects and administers various psychological tests, personality inventories, and intelligence quotient tests, to identify behavioral or personality traits and intelligence levels and review results to evaluate client needs
  • Maintains the highest ethical standards in keeping with professional affiliations and demonstrates the ability to perform a strength-oriented practice
  • Provides comprehensive and initial diagnostic assessment of all referred clients utilizing interviews and well-recognized criteria
  • Develops treatment plans using a variety of generally accepted intervention techniques to address areas of assessed need
    Plans and administers therapeutic treatment
  • Regularly discusses progress toward goals with client and encourages client feedback and client ownership of outcomes
    Ensures there is a medical rule out of symptoms and coordinates the approach with medical and other providers serving the client
  • Adapts clinical methodology to the needs of the client using an evaluative tool and client feedback approach to ensure client service is meeting needs, and as needs change, adapts method and degree of therapy Integrates all services provided by serving as a central point of communications for all mental health-related services, supportive services treatment and counseling
  • Maintains comprehensive client file with progress/process notes, completing assessments and quarterly reports, closing summaries, preparing reports for court as needed, testifying in court as needed, and participating in multidisciplinary staffing as needed
  • Develops collaborative relationships with staff and other programs both within and outside of the agency and assume initiative in developing therapeutic groups
  • Represents agency at court hearings and and attends required staffing meetings
  • Monitors client progress and periodically reassess client's level of functioning as necessary, utilizing standard clinical instruments as well as diagnostic and statistical manual as required
  • Takes a protective role in overall service by ensuring integration of clients other providers by including them in the treatment planning
  • Adhere to Evidence-Based/Informed program
  • QMHP to oversee completion and approval of MHP documentation, when requiredQualificationsEducationMA/MS in Social Work, psychology, counseling, or related field; license eligibleExperience1 year of related experience preferredOtherValid driver's license and acceptable driving record with OHU required levels of coverage for auto insuranceIntact Family ServicesIntact Family Services maintain and strengthen family units, by providing in-home services designed to prevent children from entering the foster care system. This program, works with family strengths, monitors the family dynamics, provides linkages to community resources, assists with housing or school issues, and provides information regarding child development/age-appropriate behavior and discipline as well as general case management services. Emphasis is on child safety and keeping the family together. The program provides intensive in-home case management as well as 24-hour response to emergencies.Services Offered
    • Case management-Provide families with case managers, who monitor families weekly to ensure that the families are provided and linked with needed services.
    • Linkage with substances abuse treatment programs- Referrals for both inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs are available to all family members.
    • In-home counseling-The program provides weekly counseling for adults, children, couples, and families. Intact also refers families to out-of-home counseling within the community.
    • Community linkage services-Families are referred to a number of community-based services, including medical services, counseling, drug/alcohol treatment support groups, food pantries, housing, employment training, and continuing education programs.We Invest in You!
      • Competitive pay and benefits
      • Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
      • Generous vacation and PTO plans
      • Health, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account, the agency paid life and LTD, supplemental life insurance
      • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
      • Leadership opportunities on site-based Center Management TeamsA Different Kind Of Employer - One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?
        • 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida
        • Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency- strong since 1895
        • Energetic leadership and a rich community of supportOne Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. One Hope United participates in e Verify.

Keywords: One Hope United, Decatur , Intact Family Services Therapist - Centralia, IL, Other , Centralia, Illinois

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