Therapist

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned according to the qualification of staff and development of programs.

• Continues to build a child welfare system that is safe, secure, and stable; family centered, connected to the community; and which relies on evidence based practice necessary to support contract services.
• The Therapist will act as a member of a treatment team and give feedback on client progress.
• The Therapist will provide treatment as directed by the treatment plan and more often as necessary.
• The Therapist will travel (possibly to multiple counties in a service area) and be able to work in homes of families that are served.
• The Therapist will assist in assessment and the formation of the child’s initial and master treatment plan.
• The therapist will implement therapy plans for presenting problems requiring therapy intervention. Monitor consumer progress and adjust clinical approach as required.
• The Therapist will be knowledgeable in the areas of child development, parenting skills, and trauma.
• The Therapist will have knowledge of and utilize Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) when providing treatment to children and families. The therapist will document use of these EBPs.
• The Therapist will have knowledge of Medically and Socially Necessary service techniques and proper documentation of these services.
• The Therapist will have knowledge of de-escalation techniques.
• The Therapist will participate in a 24 hour on- call rotation.
• The Therapist will work with all community members involved in the child’s life including the birth mother or birth extended family.
The Therapist will have a good working relationship with the Department of Health and Human Services.
• Meets with Director of Permanency for a minimum of one hour bi-weekly to provide supervision.
• Responsible for meeting performance expectations including contract requirements, timelines, regulations and laws.
• Provides direct services per program, state, and contract guidelines.
• Ensures services are in compliance with all regulatory standards and contract terms and conditions.
• Completes all required paperwork and follows agency policies and procedures within timelines, to ensure smooth paperwork flow.
• Attends and participates in all scheduled meetings, court hearings, consultations, and staff meetings, as required.
• Acquires and develops resources to meet identified needs of clients and staff.
• Provides positive feedback to clients and staff.
• Provides culturally relevant and sensitive services to clients and ensures staff do the same.
• Provides back up support to contract services as requested.
• Observes children for signs of abuse and/or neglect.
• Maintains working relationships and communications with DHHR, FFTA and other community partners.
• Understands contract requirements and work to improve contract specific outcomes.
• Attend meetings, seminars, and other educational functions as identified by the supervisor or agency director.
• Complete Essential Learning Core Competencies for Therapists and annual courses according to agency schedule.
• Participate in a minimum of one of the semimonthly agency Peer Review sessions.
• Obtain 40 CEUs per year, including 20 by June 30. Obtain CEUs as required by licensure and maintain all licensure requirements.
• Communicate with Vice President of Operations, Director of Permanency and Regional Director to discuss any issues that arise with a supervisee or direct service provider in regards to documentation or other concerns.

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Location US-WV-Wayne
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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KVC Health Systems

KVC Health Systems, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation providing medical and behavioral health care, social services and education to children and families. Each day KVC touches the lives of more than 40,000 children and families. At KVC, we are committed to utilizing family-centered, culturally informed and evidence-based practices to heal children and their families. Learn More

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KVC Health Systems
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US-WV-Wayne
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Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned according to the qualification of staff and development of programs.

• Continues to build a child welfare system that is safe, secure, and stable; family centered, connected to the community; and which relies on evidence based practice necessary to support contract services.
• The Therapist will act as a member of a treatment team and give feedback on client progress.
• The Therapist will provide treatment as directed by the treatment plan and more often as necessary.
• The Therapist will travel (possibly to multiple counties in a service area) and be able to work in homes of families that are served.
• The Therapist will assist in assessment and the formation of the child’s initial and master treatment plan.
• The therapist will implement therapy plans for presenting problems requiring therapy intervention. Monitor consumer progress and adjust clinical approach as required.
• The Therapist will be knowledgeable in the areas of child development, parenting skills, and trauma.
• The Therapist will have knowledge of and utilize Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) when providing treatment to children and families. The therapist will document use of these EBPs.
• The Therapist will have knowledge of Medically and Socially Necessary service techniques and proper documentation of these services.
• The Therapist will have knowledge of de-escalation techniques.
• The Therapist will participate in a 24 hour on- call rotation.
• The Therapist will work with all community members involved in the child’s life including the birth mother or birth extended family.
The Therapist will have a good working relationship with the Department of Health and Human Services.
• Meets with Director of Permanency for a minimum of one hour bi-weekly to provide supervision.
• Responsible for meeting performance expectations including contract requirements, timelines, regulations and laws.
• Provides direct services per program, state, and contract guidelines.
• Ensures services are in compliance with all regulatory standards and contract terms and conditions.
• Completes all required paperwork and follows agency policies and procedures within timelines, to ensure smooth paperwork flow.
• Attends and participates in all scheduled meetings, court hearings, consultations, and staff meetings, as required.
• Acquires and develops resources to meet identified needs of clients and staff.
• Provides positive feedback to clients and staff.
• Provides culturally relevant and sensitive services to clients and ensures staff do the same.
• Provides back up support to contract services as requested.
• Observes children for signs of abuse and/or neglect.
• Maintains working relationships and communications with DHHR, FFTA and other community partners.
• Understands contract requirements and work to improve contract specific outcomes.
• Attend meetings, seminars, and other educational functions as identified by the supervisor or agency director.
• Complete Essential Learning Core Competencies for Therapists and annual courses according to agency schedule.
• Participate in a minimum of one of the semimonthly agency Peer Review sessions.
• Obtain 40 CEUs per year, including 20 by June 30. Obtain CEUs as required by licensure and maintain all licensure requirements.
• Communicate with Vice President of Operations, Director of Permanency and Regional Director to discuss any issues that arise with a supervisee or direct service provider in regards to documentation or other concerns.

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Job Requirements

 
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