Family Service & Guidance Center of Topeka, Inc.

  • Staff Clinician

    Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
    Job ID
    2018-1074
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Clinical
    Job Post Information* : External Company Name
    Family Service & Guidance Center
    Job Post Information* : External Company URL
    https://www.fsgctopeka.com/
    Type
    Regular Full-Time (w/ Benefits)
    Program
    Out-Patient Therapy
  • Overview

    The Clinician is primarily responsible for providing individual, family and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families at Family Service & Guidance Center.  The Clinician works closely with the client, family and treatment team to identify treatment goals, objectives and discharge criteria.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Complete admission assessments per agency procedure for all new or returning clients.
    • Provide individual, family and group therapy to children, adolescents and families.
    • Meet productivity expectation of Family Service & Guidance Center.
    • Provide crisis intervention with families as deemed appropriate.
    • Be familiar in the philosophy of WrapAround Services both for the purpose of assessing needs and delivering services.
    • Participate in weekly team meetings for the purpose of case assignments, case review, individual case planning and collaboration with team members.
    • Complete clinical documentation (admission assessments, progress notes, 90 day progress reviews, referrals for other services, etc.) in compliance with time lines established by Family Service & Guidance Center’s Quality Assurance standards as well as those set by funding sources.
    • Expected to stay informed of agency developments by reading memorandums and other agency related written communication.
    • Provide clinical oversight of clinical cases and direct treatment among multiple Family Service & Guidance Center providers when assigned the role of primary provider.
    • Master’s or Doctoral Level Psychologists may be assigned the responsibility of completing psychological testing under the supervision of the licensed psychologist coordinating assessment services.
    • Respect and demonstrate ability to maintain client confidentiality.
    • Act as an ambassador of Family Service & Guidance Center in the community setting. This may include doing public educational and informational presentations.
    • Supports and actively promotes the vision and mission of Family Service & Guidance Center and the philosophy of the strengths perspective.
    • Other duties as assigned by respective team leader or supervisors.

    Qualifications

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    Education/Licensure:

    • Master’s degree in a recognized mental health discipline
    • Valid license to practice in the state of Kansas
    • Active membership in professional organizations strongly encouraged

     Experience:

    • Experience working with children and families preferred
    • Passion and desire to work with children and adolescents

     

     WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Office and Community-Based working environment; requires flexible schedule; frequent interruptions occur; expected to deal with individuals in crisis; potential risk of exposure to aggressive and/or acting out (verbal and physical) children and youth.

     

    Background checks and drug screen required.

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