Family Therapist - Swansea, Massachusetts

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Position Summary

Family Therapists provide in-home and community-based therapy and support to youth and families at risk. Family Therapists utilize a family systems approach to support the self- sufficiency of the family by addressing safety issues, improving patterns of interaction, building parenting skills, and connecting with sustainable community resources.

Education & Licensing Requirements

* Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling Education, Counseling Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, or Rehabilitation Counseling from an accredited educational institution. * LCSW/ LICSW, LMHC, or LMFT license preferred, but not required

Duties & Responsibilities

* Works in tandem with, and provides supervision to Therapeutic Training and Support Staff to meet the needs of the identified youth and family. * Provides individual and family therapy and care coordination * Consult with other community-based resources such as state agencies, schools, medical and other mental health professionals, as necessary * Ensure that documentation meets the Performance Specifications set forth by the state and is submitted timely * Provides outreach to community providers to develop and foster solid working relationships and awareness of CBHI services.

Experience & Skills

* Passion and commitment to helping the youth in our community * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Ability to connect with and support children and their families Identify problem behaviors, provide advice and track development while children improve their skills * Provide effective individual, family and group psychotherapy and counseling

Benefits of Working at South Bay

* We are passionate and dedicated to helping our community * You get hands-on, invaluable experience working with our consumers in their environment * As a South Bay employee, you have a clear growth potential/ career path. * We continually offer training and have a successful on-boarding process. * We offer competitive salary, mileage stipend, health benefits, paid time off, flexible schedule for clinical staff, strong team environment, in service training, electronic health records, professional liability insurance, and career advancement.

About South Bay

Do you want to work with leaders in your field to make an impact in under served communities? Come join South Bay Community Services, a leader in community-based, behavioral health care. At South Bay, our mission is to encourage the self-sufficiency of disadvantaged people through behavioral health care services that are grounded in the community. We are constantly evolving our programs to meet the changing needs of our consumers. We believe, above all else, that every member of the community is worth fighting for.

South Bay Community Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tracking Code

1104

Area

Child & Adolescent
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