Child Clinician

US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2017-2668
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
2
Category
Behavioral Health/Social Work

Overview

For over 80 years JFCS has been providing care, help, and healing to those in need; serving nearly 30,000 children and adults of all faiths throughout Maricopa County.  Counseling services for children, adults, older adults and seniors.  Counseling Programs include counseling and behavioral health services, outpatient mental health services, play therapy & treatment (younger children), adolescent substance abuse counseling, psychiatric care, HIV/AIDS services, medication services, parenting group workshops, marriage/couple counseling, bereavement/grief support, and care management.

 

Become Part of the JFCS Team!

“Healing Lives.  Whatever It Takes.”

 

 

Responsibilities

JFCS is seeking a Child Clinician at our West Valley location (95th Ave/Mc Dowell).  This Child Clinician will provide clinical oversight, direct therapy and case management services including intake and assessment to clients and families .  As well as CFT facilitation, and discharge planning and coordination with other agencies. Will also perform administrative tasks in accordance with agency procedures.

  • Provides clinical services such as direct therapy, case management services, facilitating child family teams, intakes and assessments that foster solution/strengths based orientation. Assist in addressing the client and family’s ongoing needs.  Uses clinical best practices to engage formal and informal resources for the client including the transition, discharge and aftercare plans of behavioral health services. Demonstrates a positive, strengths based attitude of teamwork and shared leadership. Ensures all services are clinically necessary and are documented as such within outlined timeframes at least 95% of the time.
  • Performs the duties of a Clinical Liaison, developing programs directed at expanding the continuum of services in collaboration with clinical team members. Acquaints the agency with community trends and identify gaps in specific services as indicated by consumer's needs. Prepares required reports, inclusive of incident reports, CPS referrals, QI/QM activities, performance audits, and compilation of meeting minutes.
  • Provides clinical oversight for the coordination of behavioral health services with other agencies, such as Child Protective Services, Probation and Parole Departments, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Arizona Long Term Care, schools and other providers.  Participates in assigned JFCS and job related committees (BH Matrix; Training; Substance Abuse; Utilization Management; Safety, MIS/Nextgen Computer, and Risk Management).
  • Works effectively within the Arizona Recovery Model as outlined by the 12 principles including: Accessible services, Best practices, Collaboration with families, Collaboration with others, Connection to natural supports, Functional outcomes, Independence, Most appropriate setting, Respect for the child and/or family's unique cultural heritage, services tailored to the family, stability, and timeliness.
  • Facilitates Child Family Teams, medical, treatment and management teams in implementing agency policies and procedures, acquaints the agency with community trends, identifies gaps in services and works with special projects and committees to better meet the client’s needs. Identify, prioritize and record the family vision and goals via the Behavioral Health Service Plan, Safety Plan, and all other related clinical documentation.

Qualifications

  • Must have a Master's degree from an accredited school in the field of social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology, or related behavioral health field.
  • Post Masters experience working with children.
  • Must be eligible to be Credentialed & Privileged by RBHA or relevant licensing board.
  • Ability to receive and maintain DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • AZ Behavioral Health License preferred, Independent Licensure a plus.  
  • Spanish or Arabic Bilingual preferred, not required.

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