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Contract: Family Counselor

Company: Family Resources Inc.
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Who we need:This position is responsible for providing counseling services to youth and families in Family Resources programs. The position helps problematic youth and families identify problems and find solutions through assessment, planning, case management and individual, family and group counseling.This is a mid-level position in the Family Counselor series and is expected to function independently. Routine supervision is provided with a less detailed review as experience is gained. Initiative is encouraged. This position maintains an active caseload and has regular contact with clients. Services are generally provided at an assigned location but may be required at off-site locations as well.What you get:
Hourly Rate:Master Level - $35.00
If Licensed - $45.00Hours: Contract / As Needed
Primary Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Provides counseling services to youth and families referred to Family Resources.
  • Receive referrals and screen potential clients.
  • Conduct family assessments and prepare individualized treatment/service plans.
  • Provide counseling to youth and families at location that best serves client (office, school, home or other community location).
  • Conduct individual, family and group counseling as assigned.
  • Provide and facilitate interagency and community referrals, case management, client advocacy and discharge planning as needed.
  • Perform all administrative and record keeping tasks associated with client case records in designated time frame.
  • Meet and maintain required training on an annual basis.
  • Participates in Truancy Court as needed
  • Attend case consults regularly and provide a written plan for discussion of clients and families.
  • Attend staff meetings regularly; participate in peer review activities and case staffing committee on a rotating basis.
  • All other duties as assigned.Qualifications Required:
    • Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field supplemented by a minimum of two years post graduate experience in individual, family and group counseling.
      • Florida mental health licensure or licensure eligible (registered intern status required).
        • Ability to assess familial problems and assist in developing intervention strategies.
        • Knowledge of social services referral systems.
        • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
        • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
        • Ability to communicate in clear, effective manner both orally and verbally.
        • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
          • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Must demonstrate awareness and acceptance of cultural differences of clients, staff and community contacts.
            • Background compliant with requirements of the Department of Juvenile Justice.
            • Valid Florida driver's license, clear driving record and current automobile insurance.
              We are an EEOC employer and Drug Free Workplace

Keywords: Family Resources Inc., St. Petersburg , Contract: Family Counselor, Other , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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