FCT/IFP Therapist (Kearney, Grand Island, Hastings, Lexington, NE)

$44,448 - $60,135 yearly
  • Saint Francis Ministries
  • Jan 17, 2022
Full time Case Management Internship Opportunties Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

  • Enroll in Wheels of Change © at time of hire completing the first 4 units within 14 days of hire. The first 4 units must be completed prior to serving clients. Training for each phase of training must be completed prior to providing services required in each phase. 
  • Complete all requirements to be certified in the FCT model within 365 days of start date.  
  • Collects information for and completes Bio-psycho/social Assessments on identified client (Conducts initial and on-going assessments that are strength based and individualized to be incorporated into treatment plans) 
  • Attends and participates in weekly team supervision meetings where cases are reviewed, and feedback is provided.  
  • Facilitates and monitors ongoing treatment, planning, and implementation. 
  • Develops short- and long-term goals with the family with measurable outcomes 
  • Provides FCT in-home family treatment, adhering to and ensuring fidelity to the FCT model. 
  • The ideal caseload will be 4-5 families, spend an average of 4 hours per week with clients, a minimum of 2 weekly contacts, in compliance with the FCT model. 
  • Ability to prioritize cases and organize multiple case demands for multiple clients 
  • Serves as liaison with DHS, courts, schools, other providers, and community. 
  • Provide thorough documentation including treatment plans, progress notes, monthly reports and assessments and submitted within the required deadlines reflecting language that is related to the model  
  • Complete and maintain all program fidelity documents in a timely manner 
  • Assists in monitoring the overall client satisfaction of the program. 
  • Provides intervention for clients in crisis situations 24 hour on-call, 365 days 
  • Completes reports for court and participates in court proceedings as needed. 
  • Submits all required paperwork required for billing 
  • Provides treatment within scope and practice of training and education 
  • Ability to establish and maintain good community relations with other professionals 
  • Ability to work in diverse home situations, tolerate odors, and environments which may require safety precautions 
  • Provides services unique to each family that promotes the achievement of safety, permanency and well-being for the children, including evidence-based and trauma-informed in-home services. 
  • Implement interventions to ensure any gaps related to the family’s basic needs are filled while helping the family also plan for long term sustainability. 
  • Implements Saint Francis Ministries policies and follows directives as required. Follows and adheres to all pertinent Saint Francis Ministries Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), rules, personnel policies and procedures; related accreditation and licensure standards; and federal, state and local rules, statutes, regulations, and contractual terms. 
  • Reports unusual incidents through appropriate Risk Management, clinical and safety channels. 
  • Ensures clients’ rights are protected.  Makes sure all clients have received their rights and maintains a signed copy in each file 
  • Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures 
  • Will participate in minimum required CEU to keep license current 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university. 
  • Licensed or provisionally licensed to practice in the State of Nebraska 
  • Must have two years’ experience working with children and families. 
  • Mandated reporter, ability to monitor safety and address safety concerns 
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Understanding of family driven practice, genograms, ecomaps, and social histories. 
  • Understanding of the child welfare and state system. 
  • Family therapy techniques, both individual and group. 
  • Understanding of child and adolescent development and family systems. 
  • Receives training in trauma informed practices and incorporates knowledge in day-to-day practices.  
  • Ability to collaborate with child/family, extended family and friends and other agencies involved to empower the family 
  • Ability to work with all cultures, use culturally competent model 
  • Flexible to changing situations, ability to work evenings and weekend if needed by the family 
  • Able to solve problems and make independent judgements to effect change, but also able and willing to seek assistance when necessary. 
  • Handles multiple priorities. 
  • Ability to manage emotions and exhibit emotional maturity, empathy, patience, and sound judgment  
  • Works alone effectively, self-motivated 
  • Works effectively with others /teamwork, ability to receive feedback. 
  • Understands and practices Universal Precautions 
  • Ability to travel and provide in home services 

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Kearney, Grand Island, Hastings, Lexington, Nebraska