Posted on Jul. 19, 2017
Roy Maas Youth Alternatives
Now Hiring: Master Clinician
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MASTER CLINICIAN-CENTRO SEGURO DROP IN CENTER
FLSA STATUS: Exempt –This is a grant funded position for 2 years
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or psychology is required
CREDENTIALS: Minimum 5 years post-licensure experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC/LPC-S), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) certified preferred
PAY GRADE: E-02
SALARY: $65,000 plus full benefits (medical, dental, and vacation)
Roy Maas Youth Alternatives (RMYA) provides treatment programs for traumatized children who most often are victims of sexual, physical, and/or emotional abuse. RMYA supports using trauma-informed techniques and relationship-based approaches to create a safe environment that provides consistency, structure, and caring for the children we serve.
Centro Seguro Drop In Center provides drop in services and appropriate supportive housing for homeless CST youth. The Master Clinician will be responsible for providing individual, group and psychoeducation services to Drop In Center youth. The Master Clinician will conduct and/or oversee assessments and is responsible for the development, implementation, and review of therapeutic treatment plans for all clients. The Master Clinician is required to be on-call for clients and staff on a scheduled, rotating basis.
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Minimum 5 years post-licensure experience.
2. Experience with clients in a residential, shelter, community-based, or hospital setting preferred.
3. Advanced clinical knowledge of complicated issues surrounding homeless CST youth, the dynamics of complex trauma, cultural diversity, substance abuse, and violence.
4. Demonstrated knowledge in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), DBT certified preferred.
5. Ability to obtain the LPC-S licensure within 6 months of hire.
6. Prior supervisory experienced preferred.
7. Advanced clinical knowledge of best practices in the treatment of adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in the treatment of their families.
8. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
9. Time management and organizational skills.
10. Ability to maintain compliance with applicable Texas rules, regulations and laws that govern behavioral and mental health services for children, youth, and their families ensuring that the highest standards of generally accepted clinical, ethical, and professional standards are followed.
11. General understanding of Department of Family Services (DFPS) licensing and operating requirements.
12. Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers, and other professionals.
13. Knowledge of insurance documentation and billing requirements, particularly Medicaid.
14. Experience with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and client management databases.
15. Ability to work independently.
16. Available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and schedule on-call shifts.
17. Successful clearance of a criminal background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing.
1. Oversee therapeutic treatment interventions for all drop in center youth.
2. Oversee and support the drop in center admission process and milieu.
3. Oversee and monitor the completion of all treatment/service plans.
4. Provide direct supervision and training to employees assigned to the clinical milieu, including clinicians.
5. Provide indirect guidance to direct care staff regarding clinical programming and treatment expectations.
6. Work directly with the Chief Program Officer and other senior staff to ensure effective and safe therapeutic practices are being provided at all times.
7. Lead clinical staffings on clients to ensure staff are providing clinically pertinent care to clients.
8. Ensure that clinical staff are providing quality therapeutic interventions, follow-up with referral sources, aftercare, and discharge planning, and that clinical staff are in compliance with RMYA policies and procedures.
9. Provide on-going counseling, case consultations, and/or crisis interventions.
10. Maintain therapeutic services within RMYA, licensing, and funding source guidelines.
11. Prepare and monitor treatment plans, diagnostic assessments, service plans, and progress reports.
12. Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of client tracking and status reports for monthly review/audit of clinical department as well as billing, monitoring, and direct reporting for all funding sources.
13. Maintain professional and ethical standards as prescribed by RMYA and the professional code of ethics for your license.
14. Maintain professional licensure and certifications; attend and participate in all required professional training, workshops and or continuing education.
15. Maintain confidentiality in all areas of client and program operations.
16. Represent RMYA in a professional manner at approved events in the community.
17. Perform special projects as assigned.
18. Be supportive of all RMYA policies and procedures.
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Chief Program Officer
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