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Therapist/Clinician

at Arizona's Children Association

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2244
Keywords: health

Job Description

Would you like to ensure that every Arizona family has the resources and support needed to be safe, strong, and resilient? Would you like to join us in building a stronger Arizona for children and families? As a Therapist with Arizona's Children Association, that's what you'll do every day by providing clinical evaluation and assessment of clients and their family’s situation and provide family and/or individual therapy. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with school programs, referral agencies, and other outside resources. **Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field of study required**

Founded in 1912, Arizona’s Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you’ll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:
* Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
* Employee Assistance Program
* Flexible Schedule
* Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
* 403B Retirement Savings Plan
* Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

Find your passion. Join our Team!

Essential Job Functions:
* Conducts a full and ongoing assessment utilizing the program specific protocol, including verbal and written diagrams, summarizes central issues, themes and agreements reached, develops operational problem definition, assesses structural functioning of individual in relationship to environment/milieu/family, conducts thorough child/young adult/family strengths and needs assessment.
* Develops and implements successful trauma informed interventions, including identifying the treatment method, collaboratively establishing treatment plans that identify issues, goals and measurable objectives that are achievable in a reasonable time frame, interventions/strategies that address the assessment issues, and maintains timely progress notes that reflect movement towards goals/objectives.
* Provides effective trauma informed crisis management according to program guidelines (within each program/specialty)
* Provides services in home and in the community, to include work that may be outside of normal business hours, utilizing program specific protocol.
* Provides or supports educational activities that promote client understanding of treatment goals, which may include domestic violence or substance abuse education, instruction in communication skills, problem solving, nutrition and home management, conflict resolution, job readiness, personal hygiene, accessing transportation, budgeting, identification of home safety issues and systems of support.
* Conducts or supports structured, evidence based parenting education to include the effects of trauma, child abuse and neglect.
* Plans for client treatment discharge/termination including establishing treatment plans that address projected length of care and discharge criteria, helping the client/family plan and prepare for discharge needs, maintaining progress notes that reflect movement towards goals/objectives. Makes follow-up referrals as needed.

Minimum Education and Experience:
* Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
* Internship or equivalent experience with children and families providing clinical services.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:
* Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
* Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
* Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies.
* Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
* Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
* May be required to travel for program and agency required meetings.
* Must be available to work evenings and weekends to accommodate client schedules.
* An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer 

 

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