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Opening: Education and Outreach Specialist – South Dade

General Description:

The Education and Outreach Specialist (EOS) coordinates all aspects of community education and outreach to child serving professionals, educators, parents and children. Duties include program planning, community outreach, presenting, and data collection. In addition to presentations, the EOS assists when a child or family member discloses sexual abuse and directs appropriate services and follow-up for the children and their families.

This position will be devoted to the southern-most areas of Miami-Dade County including Homestead, Florida City, Leisure City and Naranja. Someone living in or very familiar with the community strongly preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Become a trainer in evidence-based curricula including but not limited to Stewards of Children, Problematic Sexual Behavior, CSEC Community Intervention Program and early childhood programs.
  • Develop relationships, attend community meetings and reach out to organizations to increase community awareness of Kristi House, child sexual abuse and exploitation and the services we provide.
  • Secure training opportunities; maintain a full calendar making presentations throughout southern Miami-Dade County.
  • Work under direct supervision of the Chief of Operations, Education and Community Partnerships.
  • Provide comprehensive follow-up regarding referrals made to service providers to ensure that services have been accessed; assist with any problems that may arise.
  • Maintain records of presentations, pre/post surveys and victim services in order to create monthly and quarterly reports.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree program in education, social work, or psychology OR in lieu of Bachelor’s, direct experience in the field working with the target population.
  • Experience working with school systems, social service agencies or community organizations preferred.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse children and families.
  • Must be very comfortable with public speaking in both English and Spanish.
  • Knowledge of the Homestead and other deep South Dade communities preferred.

For interest in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:

 


Opening: Master’s Level Therapist – South Dade

Working Job Title: Master’s Level Therapist

General Description: This is an unlicensed, Master’s level, full-time, 40 hours per week position designed to provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse victims. The therapist is responsible for carrying a therapeutic caseload of up to 22 Kristi House clients, providing in-home individual, group, and family therapy in the evidence based treatment(s) proven effective for child sexual trauma.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide therapeutic services for children referred ages 2 to 18 including in-home individual, group and/or family therapy as appropriate
  • Serve on call for critical incidents and ongoing consultation
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality, including entry into Kristi House’s client management system of all relevant client information, assessment scores and case notes
  • Monitor clients’ clinical progress during the course of treatment
  • Participate in treatment planning and review
  • Coordinate with Kristi House case coordinators and other agencies on the multidisciplinary team to ensure communication among agencies involved with the family
  • Participate in training and professional development activities of the organization
  • Attend weekly meetings with clinical and administrative staff
  • Perform related work as required

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university in Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • TF-CBT training and Licensure is a PLUS.
  • A minimum of 3 year Masters level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Creole  preferred

For interest in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Education and Outreach Specialist

General Description:  The Education and Outreach Specialist (EOS) coordinates all aspects of community education and outreach to child serving professionals, educators, parents and children. Duties include program planning, community outreach, presenting, and data collection.  In addition to presentations, the EOS assists when a child or family member discloses sexual abuse and directs appropriate services and follow-up for the children and their families.

Responsibilities:

  •  Become a trainer in evidence-based curricula including but not limited to Stewards of Children, Problematic Sexual Behavior, CSEC Community Intervention Program and Safe Child program.
  • Develop relationships, attend community meetings and reach out to organizations to increase community awareness of Kristi House, child sexual abuse and exploitation and the services we provide.
  • Secure training opportunities; maintain a full calendar making presentations throughout southern Miami-Dade County.
  • Work under direct supervision of the Chief of Operations, Training and Community Partnerships.
  • Provide comprehensive follow-up regarding referrals made to service providers to ensure that services have been accessed; assist with any problems that may arise.
  • Maintain records of presentations, pre/post surveys and victim services in order to create monthly and quarterly reports.

Qualifications:

  •     Ÿ  Bachelor’s degree program in education, social work, psychology or related field experience.
  • Ÿ  Experience working with school systems, social service agencies or community organizations preferred.
  • Ÿ  Experience working with culturally diverse children and families.
  • Must be very comfortable with public speaking in both English and Spanish.

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@kristihouse.org

Posted 6/2/2016

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Master’s Level Therapist

Kristi House seeks a full-time master’s level (MSW or MHC) therapist to provide therapeutic services to culturally diverse child sexual abuse victims and their non-offending parents. The position carries a caseload of clients for individual, group and family therapy. A minimum of 1 year Master’s level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents including assessment and treatment of abuse and trauma. Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole) strongly preferred.

Duties include:

  • Provide and/or supervise intake and evaluation to clients referred for therapeutic services
  • Provide and/or supervise individual, group and/or family therapy as appropriate to clients seen at Kristi House.
  • Serve on call for critical incidents and ongoing consultation
  • Plan, organize and implement relevant trainings or presentations for staff
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality
  • Monitor clients’ clinical progress during the course of treatment
  • Participate in treatment planning and review
  • Coordinate with KH case coordinators and other agencies collocated at the Center to ensure communication among agencies involved with the family
  • Attend weekly meetings with clinical and administrative staff

Fax resume and cover letter to 305-547-6816

EOE

Posted: 3/14/13

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Clinical Supervisor 1 Job Description

General Description:  This is a licensed, clinical full-time, 40-hours-per-week position designed to provide clinical and administrative supervision to therapists in the therapy department, working with  child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending caregivers.  The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for carrying a small therapeutic caseload of Kristi House clients, conducting individual, family, and group therapy, and supervising interns who rotate through the therapy department at Kristi House Children’s Advocacy Center. Work is performed under the supervision of the Programs Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare significant amount of administrative reports for multiple funding sources
  • Provide and/or supervise intake and evaluation to clients referred for therapeutic services. Review and approve diagnosis, guide planning, course of treatment, discharge and referrals as needed.
  • Provide and/or supervise individual, family, and/or group therapy provided to clients seen at Kristi House.
  • Supervise interns and/or therapists in group and individual supervision.
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping.
  • Monitor client’s clinical progress during the course of treatment, through individual and/or group supervision.
  • Participate in treatment planning; review and sign treatment plans, Initial clinical assessment, and discharge summaries.
  • Maintain contact with Kristi House, case coordinators and other agencies co-located at KH as well as outside agencies to ensure communication among professionals involved with families.
  • Review and prepare therapy department monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Review and prepare documentation for funding sources as needed.
  • Facilitate bi-monthly group supervision meetings with clinical and administrative staff, and monthly psychiatric case review.
  • Monitor and document therapy caseloads, case assignments, case opening/closure, and attendance via service tickets and supervision logs.
  • Maintain demographic information and statistical information regarding children seen in the therapy department.
  • Perform related work as required such as CQI-Review of charts, and Co-chair bi-monthly peer review.
  • Keep documentation of all Supervision of therapy staff and psychiatric case review.
  • Assist in program development of the Therapy Department.
  • Perform 90-Day Probation and Annual Employee Performance Evaluations for the therapy department.
  • Attend required community meetings and provide information and resources to the therapy team for implementation in the department as needed.
  • Perform and be available as back up for initial clinical intake assessments.
  • Psychiatric Component: Monitor and support consulting psychiatrist, and support staff to maintain records of all psychiatric patients evaluations, and monitor on-going medication management appointments.

Qualifications:

  • A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist.
  • A minimum of 4 years post licensing experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience providing supervision to graduate level mental health counselor or social work students or to unlicensed Master’s level mental health service providers.
  • A Qualified clinical social work/mental health supervisor.

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Master’s Level Therapist

General Description:         This is an unlicensed, Master’s level, full-time, 40 hours per week position designed to provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse victims and their non-offending parents.  The therapist is responsible for carrying a therapeutic caseload for Kristi House clients, including individual, group, and family therapy.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide intake and evaluation to clients referred for therapeutic services
  • Provide individual, group and/or family therapy as appropriate to clients seen at Kristi House
  • On call for critical incidents and ongoing consultation
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality
  • Monitor clients’ clinical progress during the course of treatment
  • Participate in treatment planning and review
  • Coordinate with KH case coordinators and other agencies co-located at the Center to ensure communication among agencies involved with the family
  • Attend weekly meetings with clinical and administrative staff
  • Perform related work as required
  • Minimum travel for meetings or conferences
  • Assess clients/families for co-occurring disorders and make referrals as needed
  • Attend weekly supervision with licensed clinician and monthly psychiatric case review
  • Lead a therapeutic group at KH such as Teen Group, Pathways, or Parents Group
  • Perform and be available as back up for initial clinical intake assessments

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university in Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • A minimum of 1 year Masters level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents
  • Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Creole  preferred

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Therapy Support Staff

General Description:  The Therapy Support staff position is responsible for maintaining therapists’ schedules, scheduling appointments as needed, maintaining client files and covering reception desk as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect weekly appointment schedules from all therapists
  • Maintain therapist schedules for the reception area.
  • Answer telephone calls when necessary and forward them appropriately.
  • Confirm and cancel appointments as needed.
  • Open and close patient files accordingly.
  • Developed telephone communication skills with our South Florida Behavioral Health Network (SFBHN) providers. Attend SFBHN meetings
  • Enter client’s demographics from MH Outcome Forms/CFARS initial and ongoing in the Serv-U System. Pull reports from KIS web/send invoice to CFO
  • Upload monthly Demo CFARS/Mental outcome services into Serv-U for therapy reports for funding purposes.
  • Enter Therapy Only data in Pictco system
  • Send quarterly FNCAC/Therapy Only Statistic report to Assistant Executive Director
  • Quarterly upload of National Voters Registration
  • Cover the main reception area at lunch hour
  • Cover main reception when receptionist is on vacation or out sick
  • Welcome families to their psychiatric appointments
  • Schedule psychiatric and monthly medication management appointments/Enter weekly medication management/psychiatric evaluations in database
  • Translate for Psychiatrist as needed
  • Type psychiatric evaluation and file charts for both the therapists and the psychiatrist
  • Prepare charts for court/records request when necessary.
  • Maintain Bus Pass log for Therapy Department
  • Order supplies/assessment tools for Therapy Department
  • Assist the Therapy Director/Supervisor/Therapists with formatting any necessary documents.
  • Assist parents with necessary information at their request
  • Develop and maintain patient files without error. Filing is done daily

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma. Bilingual preferred. English/Spanish.
  • Experience with culturally diverse children and families preferred.

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Clinical Intake Therapist

General Description:  This is a Master’s level, full-time, 40 hours per week position responsible for providing clinical and wraparound assessments of child sexual abuse victims and their non-offending parents/guardians.  The assessment therapist manages the initial intake assessment of cases referred to Kristi House to identify formal therapeutic case coordination treatment outcome goals for child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending parent(s)/caregiver(s) in a culturally competent/culturally informed manner.

Work is performed under the supervision of the TRIAG TEAM. Services provided to clients are monitored through supervision, and reviews. Staff job performance is evaluated during supervision, at the 90-day probationary evaluation period and during annual reviews.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide crisis counseling, intake assessment and evaluation to all clients/family referred for KH services using the Trauma Assessment Pathways instrument, through interviews, observation and other best practice instruments to determine child and family status and needs.
  • Conduct clinical interviews and administers standardized assessment tools to capture a variety of clinical domains specific to trauma and to assess parent/caretaker and family functioning.
  • Conduct clinical and concrete assessment to direct case coordination and therapy treatment needs/goals.
  • Provide a treatment model unique to the child victim and his/her family.
  • Identify potential external referral sources for specialized services and make referrals.
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality
  • Maintain progress notes.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s level therapist
  • A minimum of 1 year Master’s level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole

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