Therapist- Denton MD -$2000 Sign On Bonus

Board of Child Care
Denton, MD
Oct 15, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
Are you looking to work for an extraordinary mission of "Enriching Communities One Family at a Time", while enjoying the best benefits and working environments? The Board of Child Care is where you need to be! Enjoy generous vacation and sick time; platinum level medical, dental and vision insurance; free parking and lunches; tuition reimbursement; on the job training and opportunity to earn job specific certifications; 403b matching. To view a summary of employee benefits visit . Take a look at the description below and apply through the link. The Board of Child Care is seeking a Counselor The Counselor will provide individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents, and their families; develop/implement Individual Treatment and Transition/Discharge Plans; maintain current and accurate case documentation; conduct clinical assessments; complete activity and performance reports. Essential Functions: Provide individual, group, and family therapy, within the scope of professional license, to children, adolescents, and their families. Learn and implement evidence-based practices selected by the organization, which may include attending on- or off-site training, participating in ongoing supervision, consultation, and/or continuing education, committing to delivery of the practice as expected by BCC, following practice guidelines with fidelity, and engaging in fidelity monitoring. Provide effective management of assigned cases which includes but is not limited to: developing, monitoring, and reviewing Individual Treatment Plans, Safety Plans, and Transition/Discharge Plans, and collaborating in transition/discharge planning. Serve on the Interdisciplinary Care Team for each youth served, to include consultation with the providing psychiatrist regarding client needs and interventions, and working collaboratively with Case Managers, Unit Supervisors, and other program staff under the guidance of the Care Team Coordinator. Evaluate the child's/youth's/family's progress towards goal attainment on a designated basis in line with individual treatment and transition/discharge plan goals that are individualized, have strengths and service needs clearly identified, and are developed in behaviorally measurable terms. Complete psychosocial intake assessments and ongoing clinical assessments that include participation by child/youth and parents/guardians. Provide clinical services that are trauma-informed and aligned with BCC's purpose and values. Coordinate with the Board of Child Care staff members and community resources to address clients' service needs. Maintain effective working relationships with families, children/youth, colleagues, consultants and community agencies. Create Guidance Plans for the living environment with input from the care team and act as a consult to the care team, family, and school regarding clinical and behavioral presentations and interventions. Use Guidance Plans to create 1-1 supervision forms for direct care staff and monitor staff in the delivery of those services. Complete required documentation and reports within the defined time lines. Ensure assigned case records meet documentation standards. Engage in the peer review process. Record and submit billing data within the defined time lines. Promote child/youth/family understanding of available Board of Child Care and community resources and facilitate referrals as appropriate. Participate in biweekly clinical team meetings, weekly care team meetings, departmental and program-specific interdisciplinary team meetings, as well as ITP and IEP meetings as appropriate. Act as Therapist on Call on a rotating basis, or maintain a schedule that includes a weekend shift to provide family engagement activities. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Physically intervene and restrain student, as necessary. Provide crisis intervention. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, and must include two evening shifts (eg 11:30 am - 8 pm). Must rotate through as Therapist on Call or have a scheduled weekend shift. Eligible for flex schedule. Non-essential for snow emergencies. Travel May include some travel by car to community-based meetings, to the local hospital emergency department to support a youth who is awaiting psychiatric evaluation following an emergency petition, and/or transportation of youth to community-based meetings. Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area, occasional out of state travel, and overnight travel may be expected. Required Education and Experience Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or University Current LGSW, LGPC, LCSW-C, LCPC, LGMFT, LCMFT, LGPAT, or LCPAT Maryland State License Preferred Education and Experience Experience providing therapeutic services to children and families At least one year post-graduate experience Current LCSW-C or LCPC Maryland State License The Board of Child Care is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Apply for vacancies as appropriate by going to