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Intensive In-Home Therapist

Company: Washburn Center For Children
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

The demand for therapeutic care has skyrocketed. Join our team to help children through the setbacks of life and create a better future. To learn more about how we do that work in homes, schools and clinic-based services, visit us online.What is Intensive In-home therapy?Intensive in-home therapy is available for families whose children, ages 5 to 17, are experiencing social, emotional and behavioral difficulties and need more intensive services to increase stability across settings and help prevent out of home placement.Therapists collaborate with parents in the home setting to improve family functioning and help children develop strategies that will enable them to live successfully at home and in the community. During this 6 to 9 month intensive therapy, Washburn Center's staff also consults with school staff and other agencies involved with the family to coordinate care and identify additional resources.WHAT CAN WASHBURN CENTER OFFER YOU?Washburn Center for Children is committed to all our employees' professional development. During your time at Washburn Center, you will receive continuous clinical training, increased supervision time and exposure to a wide array of clinical needs. This role is a highly collaborative function, and you will experience exposure to all programs at Washburn Center, working in collaboration with a variety of experienced professionals to ensure the best care for the children and families in your care.The Opportunity:Washburn Center for Children has an opening for a full time Intensive In-Home Therapist. This position provides specialized service to children and families in their homes and community such as assessment, crisis intervention, therapy, and parent education using trauma informed practices.Role Responsibilities:Clinical Treatment:Clinicians provides services to educate and support families to become empowered to better self-advocate and navigate the various systems with more confidence and skill, as well as providing specialized direct services to children and their families, in their homes, schools, and communities to include the following services:---Conduct diagnostic assessments---Develop and implement treatment plans, crisis intervention, and goal setting based on the diagnosis---Provide Individual and family therapy designed to improve the functioning of the child in daily and community living. Some solutions the clinician may provide could include the following:---Communication within the family---Problem solving skills---Home and family management---Ideas for leisure time and recreation for the client and the family---Navigating community resources that are available---Provide parent education---Assist families in building essential skills required for growth and coping with traumatic experiences, which may include arranging and participating as necessary with families in recreation and social activities---Care coordination of social and other services designed to help the child and family gain access to all services providers and interdisciplinary services---Provide consultation with school, recreation, and other community programs to encourage the child's successful participation---Create a discharge planDocumentation:Clinicians will be expected to maintain required documentation as specified in our Clinical Policy Manual, including:---Diagnostics assessments---Treatment plans for each client---Daily progress notes---Complete CASIIs, work with parents to complete the Parent SDQ, and work with clients to complete the GAIN-SS---Documentation of all case activities---Discharge or transfer summaries---Collaborate with the billing department to maintain current, timely authorizations for all therapeutic services from required insurance policies---Timely response of communications from the program director, the supervisor, or program support to ensure clear communication throughout the program**All clinicians are to ensure Minnesota and HIPAA data privacy requirements are followed.**Experience and education requirements:---Must have a Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other human service field---Must maintain or be working towards independent licensure; licensure as LICSW, LP, LPCC, or LMFT strongly preferred---If candidate has a Master's in Social Work, valid licensure as an LGSW is required---A minimum of one year of experience with severely emotionally disturbed children and their families is required, with 3-5 years preferred---Must be knowledgeable and confident providing therapy based on and teaching families and others within the treatment team about trauma informed practice---Flexibility, resourcefulness, and demonstrated cultural responsiveness when working with diverse populations, specifically those impacted by systemic inequalityMust have vehicle in operating condition, a valid driver's license, and car insuranceSalary bracket: $51,000 - $65,000 (Salary is based on several factors including but not limited to licensure, work experience and education)Why work at Washburn? https://youtu.be/i4OPCDl1CMgBenefits at Washburn:Washburn offers all benefit eligible employees comprehensive Dental, Vision, Health, Life and Long term disability insurance. Additionally we offer a Retirement plan and a Flexible benefit plan. Vacation: Paid Vacation accrues at 10 hours of vacation per month - up to 15 days / 120 hours annually.Sick Leave: Paid sick leave accrues at 6.68 hours of sick per month - up to 10 days / 80 hours. Employees may accrue up to 480 hours, which is equivalent to 60 work days of sick leave time.Holidays: There are two and half floating holidays per year in addition to the eight standard holidays.Vaccine Requirements at Washburn:Washburn Center for Children (WCC) maintains a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan that mitigates the transmission and spread of COVID-19 to ensure the safety of staff, clients, residents, and community members. As part of the COVID-19 Preparedness Plan and to comply with federal, state, and local government regulations Washburn requires COVID-19 vaccinations for: ---All employees ---All interns/trainees/fellows ---Contractors/consultants who are working onsite at a WCC facility and/or are delivering services to clients regardless of location ---All volunteers (including Board of Trustees members) who have in-person contact with WCC staff, clients, or volunteers Exemptions for medical or religious reasons may be requested using the included forms. Exemptions will be considered for medical reasons and due to religious beliefs. Washburn Center for Children is an EEO/AA employer: women, minorities, people with disabilities, people that hold different gender identities and expressions and veterans are encouraged to apply. Cultural responsiveness and advancing equity are essential to achieving our mission. Our core values guide how we actively heal, learn and work.To learn more about life at Washburn and how we work together, visit us online.

Keywords: Washburn Center For Children, Minneapolis , Intensive In-Home Therapist, Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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