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APN Lodge is hiring a Family Therapist in Edwards, CO.
Broad Statement of Responsibilities: The Family Therapist at All Points North (APN) Lodge is responsible for providing the highest levels of therapeutic services for family members of clients under the care of APN Lodge. Family Therapists are responsible for providing individual and group counseling services to individual family members and the family unit as a whole. The Family Therapist works as part of an Interdisciplinary team helping to develop treatment plans for each family, facilitating its focus, goals and execution. The Family Therapist will work diligently to help each patient’s family find their path to recovery and change.
The Family Therapist plays a critical role in the delivery of care. Family Therapists are responsible for developing rapport with patients’ family members, observing how the family unit interacts, evaluating and resolving relationship problems, highlighting problematic relational or behavioral patterns, and helping replace dysfunctional behaviors with healthy alternatives.
Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: This position requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling from an accredited college or university.
Experience: This position requires 3 plus years’ of Family Therapy experience.
Special Skills & Knowledge: Exceptional verbal and written skills are required to effectively express ideas and views when (a) speaking to groups, staff, outside professionals and corporate officers; (b) for preparing written reports; (c.) data input. Must possess initiative and judgment capabilities to organize and plan activities, systematize procedures, promote favorable public relations and make decisions affecting service delivery to consumers. Must be flexible to adjust to changing conditions and the various details of the job. Basic computer skills are required with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based products knowledge a bonus. Current LMFT credentials required. Independent licensure required.
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Routine mobility to include standing, stooping, bending, lifting, walking and running.
- Regularly required to sit and work at a phone/computer work station
- Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.
Materials & Equipment: Copy machine, Multi-line telephone, personal computer, and fax machine.
- High moral and ethical values
- Willingness to be open to learning and growing
- Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a treatment team
- Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries
- \Ability to pass background, urine drug screen and criminal records tests; appropriate references; and transcript from Master’s program.
- Follow NADAAC policies for ethical practice.
- Maturity of judgment and behavior.
- Ability to remain flexible to accommodate changes in work schedule.
- Adapts effectively to new situations.
Position Duties and Responsibilities – Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Utilizes evidence-based approaches to provide robust family services
- Engages in family psychotherapy and maintains excellence in family therapy with appropriate boundaries, structure, and process for family sessions
- Incorporates psychoeducation as necessary and facilitates psychoeducational sessions
- Assists with group-based family support and structured family program events
- Works with clients and family to assess family systems, dynamics, roles, and challenges
- Works with clients and families to develop appropriate family treatment plans and goals
- Works with clients and families to address issues related to continuing care/aftercare
- Ensures appropriate ROIs are open to communicate with key stakeholders in the client’s care
- Is a valuable member of the treatment team and coordinates with all members to ensure quality of care
- Coordinates with primary therapists and communicates clearly about client needs, progress, and barriers
- Works with the case manager/continuing care coordinator to develop client aftercare plans
- Refers families to appropriate programs for support and ongoing care
- Documents client interactions, family classes, and psychotherapy sessions appropriately and in a timely manner
- Provides clinical information for utilization review
- Contributes to the development of the Family Program
The above duties reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle work functions of the position, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be in the position. These duties and responsibilities are the expectations upon which performance is measured.
All Points North Lodge is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, sexual expression, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions.