Child & Family Therapist InternLocation: Corvallis - Children's Farm Home
Program/Department: Residential/Day Treatment/Outpatient
Schedule: Varies Depending on Requirements
Job Summary: Unpaid learning Opportunity with close supervision from the assigned clinical supervisor, observes and provides family, individual and group therapy. Observes and conducts assessment interviews with clients and families. Position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Individual Plan of Care (IPC), by integrating assessment data from other members of the treatment team. With supervisor guidance, provides clinical recommendations to other members of the treatment team, facilitates treatment interventions and works with resources in the community on behalf of clients and families. Follows and completes all additional requirements from the intern’s educational institution.
Duties and Responsibilities:
|Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:|
|Therapy Skills: including individual, family, and group therapy utilizing evidence based practices as appropriate|
|Assessment and Conceptualization Skills: including ability to conduct intake assessments, create treatment plans, present and conceptualize cases from a theoretical orientation|
|Crisis Intervention Skills: including assessment of suicide and homicide risk and creating safety plans as appropriate|
|Acting as the Clinical Lead for clients in caseload: including recommending interventions, consulting with internal and external teams as needed|
|Case Management and Care Coordination: including utilization reviews, discharge and aftercare planning|
|Facilitating Treatment Meetings: including Individual Plan of Care meetings, family team meetings, and collaboration with community partners|
|Quality and Timely Documentation: including TIER notes, movement team/discharge team emails, and other required documentation|
|Ability to Prioritize Duties to Ensure that Urgent Tasks are Completed as Required|
|Ability to be flexible to meet client and family needs and to adapt to the dynamic residential and day treatment environments|
|Personality Characteristics Conducive to being an Effective Therapist: including approachability, adaptability to change, personal stress management, caring about others|
|Focus on Professional Development: including being current on all required trainings, showing a willingness to learn, and demonstrating a commitment to cultural awareness|
|Demonstrates understanding of risk management procedures, protocols, policies and interventions related to high risk client behavior. This is achieved through policy review, formal testing, training compliance, and validated observation|
|All other duties as assigned.|
|Demonstrates a commitment to the following Organizational Priorities with regard to all persons:|
|A commitment to non-violence: Helping to build safety skills and a commitment to higher purpose.|
|A commitment to emotional intelligence: Helping to teach emotional management skills.|
|A commitment to social learning: Helping to build cognitive skills|
|A commitment to open communication: Helping to overcome barriers to healthy communication, learn conflict management, reduce acting out, enhance self protective and self correcting skills, teach health boundaries|
|A commitment to democracy: Helping to create civic skills of self control, self discipline and administration of healthy authority.|
|Commitments to social responsibility: Helping to rebuild social connection skills, establish health attachment relationships; establish sense of fair play and justice.|
|A commitment to growth and change: Helping to work through loss and prepare for the future.|
Additional Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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: Currently in a graduate degree program leading to a clinical degree requiring a clinical internship.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: N/A
Experience: Preferred: one year experience at the QMHA or QMHP level (including internship and practicum experience) in an outpatient mental health treatment facility, hospital, residential or day treatment setting providing counseling or skills training services to children, adolescents, and families.
Job Knowledge: Within accepted therapeutic standards and guidelines and Trillium Family Services policy and procedure, determines own therapeutic practices and techniques, consulting as necessary with supervisors. Work is routinely performed within the task areas defined above, is complex and involves assessment and therapeutic decisions, which directly impact the progress and emotional well-being of clients. Supervisors routinely review case notes and the treatment plan recommendations. Therapeutic interactions with clients in family, group or individual sessions are monitored and reviewed by supervisors.
Skills: Computer skills; word processing and data entry
Physical Demands: For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.
Consideration of candidates will begin as soon as 2/18, and position may close after that date without notice.
If you need accommodation to review the information and/or complete the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.
Trillium Family Services is a drug free workplace. All final applicants will be subject to a criminal record identification check pursuant to ORS 181.536.727.537 and agency policy. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and support a culturally linguistically diverse governance, leadership and workforce.