Therapist LGSW/Lgpc

UHS - First Home Care -VA,MD,DC
Washington, DC
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
First Home Care was established in 1991 to provide community-based services for children with a history of out-of-home behavioral health treatment. Since then, the First Home Care team has developed an integrated continuum of care which includes Therapeutic Foster Care, School-Based Programming, Therapeutic Group Homes, Day Support, Mental Health Support and Outpatient Counseling. We are looking for LGSW/LGPC clinicians to provide therapeutic services to children and their families in and around Washington, DC. Full and part time schedules are available. Some evening work is required to meet the scheduling needs of our families. The position will be responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling to children aged 5-21 and their families. Therapies are provided in the child's home, school and community. Therapists will also provide referrals to outside services and resources as needed and are expected to be an integral part of a treatment team that includes natural and formal supports. Clinical Supervision towards licensure provided. We have both LPC and LICSW Supervisors. Training provided in two evidence-based trauma models, Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) as well as the CAFAS assessment tool, Person-Centered Treatment Planning, Verbal De-escalation. (CEU's available for some in-house training!).Education/Skills: Master's Degree in Social Services, Counseling, Psychology or a related field. LGSW, LGPC, LICSW, LPC, licensure Required Must have demonstrated experience as a Therapist and prior experience with community based work. Previous MRO program experience is preferred. Must be flexible and able to work evening and weekends as needed Must be able to utilize a computer-based system in order to enter contact notes Must possess knowledge of community resources and how to access such resources; family dynamics; crisis intervention/management; and strong organizational and communication skills. Makes a positive first impression with clients, team members and outside agencies and presents a professional image - as reflected in the employees' work attire and demeanor. Treats others as guests. Maintains positive team relations with all staff, customers and clients. Regularly offers assistance to others. Is an effective communicator and maintains a professional and courteous manner in all customer interactions. Effectively communicates with the clients, family members, and co-workers and outside agencies. Turns negative service into positive attitude. Handles stressful situations in a calm and professional manner. Takes direction well and maintains a courteous and professional manner in all customer interactions. Cooperates with supervisor and positively accepts assignments given. Regularly offers assistance to others team members. Projects a positive attitude. Demonstrates an attitude of wanting to find a positive workable solution/approach to the problem. Shows a positive attitude towards work schedule, assignments and co-workers. Working Conditions: Works in the office and/or in the community with other referral sources and/or other agencies. Must possess a valid driver's license and insurance. We are in partnership with Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion. Benefits First Home Care offers those employees working full-time a robust compensation and benefit package to include: Health and Prescription coverage, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Life, AD&D, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401k with matching contributions, Stock purchase plan, Employee Assistance Program, Continuing Education, Paid Time Off, Legal Plan, Long-Term Care Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident Coverage, Auto and Home Insurance and even Pet Insurance!!

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