McDonough Consulting Group is conducting a search for a Teen and Family Therapist for a Christian Therapeutic Boarding School in beautiful Lafayette, Louisiana:
- Key Result Areas
The Teen and Family Therapist plays a key role on the clinical team. She works under the clinical direction and leadership of the Executive Director. She leads and provides individual, family, and group therapeutic interventions within the treatment model. She completes psychosocial assessments and manages clinical documentation. She works as a member of the staff team to coordinate treatment for each student. She also coordinates the communication of clinical data to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and other clinicians. She maintains an upbeat supportive environment for parents, students, referral sources, and callers.
- Clinical Competence
o Systems theory and Structural Family Therapy experience o Experience or willingness to be trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy o Experience with DSM-IV / V diagnosis of adolescents o Psychosocial assessment and treatment planning experience o Experience facilitating group therapy interventions o Experience or ability to work as a contributing member of a multi-disciplinary team o Ability to establish trust and a healthy therapeutic rapport o Motivation, desire and natural gifting to work with teens o Understand and maintain professional boundaries with students and families
- Christian Discipleship
o Model a Christ-centered lifestyle to students, families, and referral sources o Effectively use Biblical perspective within therapeutic behavioral interventions o Support parents in Christian parenting principles and family dynamics o Maintain appropriate boundaries between clinical and spiritual program componentso Experience in ministry leadership, lay leadership and church involvement
- Customer Service
o Hospitable, friendly and welcoming demeanor o Strong written and verbal communication skills o Diplomatic abilities to serve as liaison between staff, parents, and referring professionals o Support staff team with clinical perspective and creative intervention ideas o Serve in on-call staff support rotation
Salary and Benefits
Full-time position with occasional weekend, on-call and event work
Exceptional salary package based on degree, license and experience
Comprehensive benefit package
This is a unique opportunity to join a Christian Academy which is a boutique, parent-choice therapeutic boarding school that provides a clinically driven, Christian focused process of change for teens and families.
Master’s Degree from accredited clinical school
Licensed or pursuing license as an LCSW or LMFT
Clinical training and experience with adolescent and family therapy
Experience in Christian discipleship, leadership or professional ministry
Experience in residential treatment settings is preferred
Internal Number: 07111950
About McDonough Consulting Group
McDonough Consulting Group is a Human Resource Consultancy specializing in the behavioral healthcare environment.