In-Home Therapist

Application Deadline: 2022-05-25
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Performs difficult professional advanced human services support work through conducting assessments, providing in-home goal-oriented treatment to families needing assistance recovering from a variety of issues, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Children Services Administrator.

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Conduct in-home assessment including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of family functioning within the ecological context.
• Engage primary caregiver(s) and other key participants in active change-oriented.
• Develop short and long term family goals with measurable outcomes in collaboration with the individual/family in services.
• Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate program adherence and fidelity.
• Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation with treatment.
• Provide direct clinical treatment using methods that include but is not limited to eco-structural family.
• Participate in all required training, supervision and consultation activities.
• Share in rotation of 24/7 on-call to in-home families.
• Direct use of pragmatic (i.e., structural, strategic and functional) family therapies.
• Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques.
• Marital therapy using behaviorally-based approaches.
• Behavioral therapy targeting school behavior and academic performance.
• Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the family’s natural ecology.
• Performs other duties as assigned by department.

• Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related program.
• Three years’ experience working in a clinic setting with clients and through a community support or related program.
• State of Wisconsin Advanced Practice Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage or Family Therapist or Professional Counselor License.
• Must successfully pass criminal and caregiver background check.

Posting Pay Range: $65,598-$88,310
Posting Expected Pay Range: $65,538-$73,494
Department: HHS – Children Services
FTE: 1.0

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