Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County, Inc Behavioral Health Therapist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
This is an exempt position.Qualifications: MSW, LMHC, Masters in counseling or any mental health field and with at least two years of experience in the field. Experience in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT) or other therapeutic model. Excellent written and verbal communication, and time management skills a must. Bi-lingual in English/Spanish or Creole/English is preferred. Computer proficiency. Must have reliable transportation.Description: Counselor/Case Manager will provide intensive in-home case management and counseling while providing the Nurturing Parenting Program curriculum, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and/or Trauma Focused CBT with Motivational Interviewing, as indicated by assessment.Hours: Full time 40 hours/week. Some weekends and or evenings may be required as defined by program and participant needs.Duties: Conduct in-home, intense case management and/or counseling weekly, for at least 2 hours each with pregnant/parenting moms.Conduct initial/clinical assessment, trauma assessment and develop a service plan.Conduct in-home CBT and/or TF-CBT counseling and client education.Attend trainings as required.Provide education to the pregnant/parenting moms pertaining to childbirth and other resources to empower them for independence.Meet or exceed the required units on a weekly basis as determined by contract.Seek referral resources as needed to obtain needed items for clients and their babies.Maintain accurate and current case notes on all required documentation forms.Maintain updated weekly scheduled appointments, time sheet and mileage form.Maintain all documentation and contacts for or on behalf of the client for unit billing. Attend all staff and team meetings as scheduled.Participate in and assist in conducting support group activities for clients as needed.Provide Nurturing Parenting or other approved curriculum in home sessions.Provide parent/child development testing. Counsel and provide case management and referrals as defined by program requirements.Ongoing case evaluationComplete training in ETO and any other agency client database.Work cooperatively and professionally with management, staff and volunteers.