Our Licensed Therapists provide individualized treatment to youth in an office setting. As a Licensed Therapist/Social Worker you will work with a multidisciplinary team to assess each child’s needs, increase the child’s sense of well-being via the provision of psychotherapy. The goal is to aid children in self-regulation, improve progress across domains and assist the whole family in improving their relationship toward the goal of reunification. You will employ a range of techniques utilizing experiential relationship building, dialogue, communication and assessment. Training and clinical supervision provided.
As a Therapist, you are a critical part of our important mission; to improve the lives of the children and families we serve.
$6,000 Sign-On Bonus ($2,000 immediately; $2,000 at 6 months; $2,000 at 1 year)
Conduct psycho-social assessments to document history and identify preliminary issues for treatment by interviewing the child and family (if applicable), and transcribing or dictating relevant information for client records.
Provide individual, family and/or group therapies using various treatment modalities.
Develop individualized treatment plans in coordination with interdisciplinary team to include but may not be limited to: The Department of Children and Families, District Family Safety/Community Based Care Provider, Juvenile Justice Counselor (if applicable), and child targeted case manager (if one is assigned)
Work with members of the interdisciplinary team to coordinate other treatment initiatives including school performance, permanency, and reunification planning. Develops and coordinates discharge plan based on treatment, indicating all relevant aftercare needs and plans.
Access to community resources that would be beneficial to client aftercare needs.
Attend regular treatment team staffing and level of care meetings.
Conduct educational groups for clients, families and foster parents.
Provide documentation of foster parent educational in-services to adhere to foster parent licensing standards, assuring that the skills needed for treatment plan in the home environment are learned.
Prepare and train the child’s biological or legal parents to resume care of their child when reunification is the goal (if applicable to the population being served).
Maintain current, legible and adequate medical record documentation in client’s chart. Assures that all required client documentation is in their chart, including any foster parent and/or outside agency documentation pertaining to the client.
Conduct regularly scheduled face-to-face meetings with client and caretaker in order to monitor the child’s progress and discuss treatment strategies and services. Attend regular staff meetings, clinical meeting and one-on-one sessions with direct supervisor to process current status of cases.
Perform other related duties and activities as required.
Clinical Supervision offered
What we offer you:
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
Paid Time Off & Holiday pay
Full and Part time schedules available
An opportunity to build lasting relationships with your co-workers and the people we serve
A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
Free training, career development, and advancement opportunities
Master’s degree in human services field with at least three years of experience
Must be licensed: LPC, LCSW
Internal Number: 19000158
About New Jersey Mentor
From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team provides youth at risk and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with the supports they need to thrive. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—MENTOR employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years.