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Licensed Child Therapist

Company: Southwest Human Development Inc
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking skilled Licensed Child Therapists to become a part of Southwest Human Development's (SWHD) Birth to Five Center of Excellence team. The position would include services such as child and family counseling, parent-child groups, care coordination, in-depth developmental and/or mental health assessments. - We have full time, part-time or contract positions available. - Services include a combination of home visits, telehealth and in-office services.
The Birth to Five Center of Excellence is recognized as a leader in Arizona and the nation for its work with infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Our psychologists and therapists work exclusively with this young population and their families to provide services in the family's home or at our Center, covering challenges in a wide range of areas to include: trauma, bonding/attachment, developmental challenges and a variety of symptoms impacting the child and child/caregiver relationship.
Primary Duties:


  • Facilitate the development and implementation of an individual treatment plan for each enrolled client in collaboration with the client, family members and/or appropriate individuals (Child Family Team).


    • Provide therapeutic intervention appropriate to the child and family needs, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plan.


      • Provide information, input and/or referral to clients and families to increase their utilization of available community resources and assists with accessing these services.


        • Conduct periodic reviews of the individual treatment plans and reassesses the client's treatment needs according to designated timelines for quality assurance.


          • Transition discharged/transferred clients and develops discharge or aftercare plans which are incorporated into the individual treatment plan for each child.


            • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of services, including individual/family sessions, staff meetings and required clinical chart elements.


              • Develop and maintain positive professional relationships and develop new resources with community health, welfare and social agencies.


                • Report suspected or actual child abuse/neglect to Department of Child Safety and local law enforcement agency in accordance with procedures outlined in Clinical Policies.

                  Qualifications:

                  • Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.


                    • Licensed by Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners is required.


                      • Experience working with children ages birth to five and their families.


                        • Experience working in a classroom setting and/or consulting with teachers as well as in a home-visiting program.


                          • Experience working with economically disadvantaged and culturally diverse populations.


                            • Familiarity with special education procedures and the special needs of young children with disabilities and their families.


                              • Effective written and verbal communication skills.


                                • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications.


                                  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.


                                    • Reliable transportation, valid driver's license in good standing and proof of current auto insurance is required.


                                      • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.

                                        SWHD takes the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve very seriously. We strongly believe vaccination is a critical safety measure to protect each of us and the communities we serve. The COVID vaccinations have proven to be highly effective at protecting people from getting COVID-19 or from getting severely ill from it.
                                        All candidates must meet SWHD vaccination standards, including the COVID vaccine, for their program.
                                        Compensation: DOEEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Southwest Human Development Inc, Peoria , Licensed Child Therapist, Healthcare , Peoria, Arizona

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