Part Time Therapist
Hours Worked: Part Time (22.5 hrs. per week)
Reports to: Program Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides assessments and counseling to individuals, couples, families, children and groups.
- Maintains a minimum scheduling of an average of 3-5 face-to-face counseling hours per workday.
- Plans and facilitates group therapy sessions when applicable.
- Provides information and referrals.
- Oversees the administration of testing instruments such as pre/post tests and Session Rating Scales given to counselor’s clients.
- Provides statistical, as well as data regarding outcome measurements, to be used in Agency reports to United Way or other funding sources and for CQI purposes.
- Advocates for clients when necessary and in client’s best interest.
- Attends regularly scheduled supervision meetings with immediate supervisor.
- Participates in Quarterly Case Records Review, correcting one’s own case files when deficiencies are found.
- Interfaces with other community agencies as much as possible for collaborative purposes.
- Participates in networking and marketing events for community outreach and client recruitment when applicable.
- Assist with the counseling program fundraisers when applicable.
- Maintains case records in a timely manner, with essential information deemed necessary to provide appropriate services.
- Becomes familiar with and carries out the policies and procedures of Catholic Charities.
- Supports and participates as needed in the accreditation or re-accreditation process.
- Assists with providing counseling services at all locations when applicable.
- Attends agency meetings/staff development programs as required.
- Attends training sessions as determined by needs outlined in annual evaluation.
- Participates on a CQI team if working full time.
This is a sampling of duties. Other tasks, responsibilities and duties may be assigned as needed.
- Master’s degree in clinical social work, mental health counseling, or marriage and family therapy.
- 1-2 years’ experience in counseling children and adults; internships qualify.
- Licensed clinician in Florida preferred.
- Must speak English, Spanish preferred.
- Good communication skills both verbal and written
- Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to use equipment (fax, computer, copier etc.)
- Capable of maintaining confidentiality of sensitive data
- Proficiency in Microsoft Software (especially Word, Outlook and Excel)
- Will adhere to all Catholic Charities and Diocesan policies and Procedures
- Exhibits professional telephone manner, interpersonal skills, confidentiality.
- Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, pastors, departments heads, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
- Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
- Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment
- Ability to work irregular hours
- Knowledge and support of Catholic Church teachings
- Florida Driver’s License, excellent driving record and access to vehicle
- Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds
- Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds
- Frequent use both hands and fingers (i.e. typing)
- Frequent extended periods of sitting
- Occasional periods of standing, kneeling and climbing
- Occasional ability to distinguish basic colors (i.e. graphics)
- Occasional ability of minimal hearing (i.e. driving) and routine hearing (i.e. listening to others in conversation)
- Occasional time spent working closely with others