Strategic Therapy Associates Farmville, VA 23901, USA
Jan 21, 2019Full time
Family Mental Health Clinician (QMHP) Strategic Therapy Associates is seeking Intensive In-Home Mental Health Clinicians to work in Farmville and surrounding communities. Family Therapists at Strategic do community-based work with at-risk children/adolescents and their families in their homes helping to resolve the issues that are putting the children in an at-risk status, eliminating cause for out of home placement. They help empower families to resolve their own problems, and help restore appropriate hierarchy within the household, putting the parents back in loving charge of the children. We use the Strategic Family Therapy treatment model in our work with families, and clinical supervision is geared from that perspective. Our services include: life skills, parenting, communication skills, anger management, case management and coordination with other services and providers. Strategic Therapy Associates is a change oriented, community-based behavioral health provider who has been providing mental health services in Virginia since 1994. We address a variety of problems including abuse, neglect, court-related problems, and other mental health issues. At Strategic, you will: Learn a powerful approach that helps families change Receive specific, detailed direction on cases from seasoned, accomplished clinical supervisors Work with some of the most challenging cases - there is no better way to learn Do rewarding work that you can really feel good about because you'll see that you helped make a difference in the lives of at-risk families. Responsibilities and Duties: Provide community-based therapeutic mental health services to children, adolescents, adults and families. Empower clients to resolve the issues that can lead to out of home and/or out of community placements, or that may result in institutionalization if not effectively remedied via lesser restrictive measures. Establish rapport quickly and employ creatively, appropriate therapeutic techniques to best meet the needs of the individual client. Be hopeful, optimistic, flexible open-minded and willing to adjust practice for the betterment of their clients. Required Education and Qualification: Bachelor's degree in the human services field ( Social work, Psychology, Counseling or other qualified human service degree) For a list please see the VA Board of Counselings Approved Degrees: Candidates with a Master's Degree in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health, Marriage and Family Counseling, Social Work or other approved counseling programs are eligible for a $1500 sign-on bonus Preferably 1 year of clinical and/or internship experience providing mental health services to at-risk populations Ability to registration with VA Board of Counseling as a QMHP-C or QMHP - Trainee Valid Driver's License, auto insurance, good driving record & willingness to transport clients Benefits: Flexible schedule (as it relates to client availability) Health and Vision insurance Life insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long Term Disability (co. paid) AFLAC options (including dental) Paid vacation, holidays and personal holidays Paid sick time Bereavement leave Retirement plan Mileage Reimbursement *$1500 Signing Bonus (for those with approved Masters degrees or candidates that are Licensed Eligible as an LPC, LMFT or LCSW).