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Georgia Hope Contractor - Therapist/Assessor in State Wide, Georgia

The Social Service Division Therapist/Assessor Contractor collaborates with the Department of Family and Child Services to provide therapy and assessment services for foster children and their biological parents.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, group, and family counseling to children, adolescents and/or adults in assigned region/counties.

  • Document case notes in online electronic medical record system (Ecase).

  • Attend agency training, as needed

  • Case load based on contractor

  • Assist families who are involved with DFCS (Dept. of Family and Children Services) in building parental capacity and/or work towards reunification through parent skills training and linkage to community resources

  • Collaborate with case managers, other contractors and community partners to ensure effective treatment and case collaboration

  • Contribute to Georgia HOPE's culture of safety and inclusion by demonstrating a commitment to learning how to engage with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree in either counseling, psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or similar field and eligible for provisional/clinical license OR in possession of provisional or clinical licensed Counselors applying must have one of the following licenses: An LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LAPC, LMSW, or LAMFT. Or a master?s level counselor who is eligible to obtain a license.

  • Basic computer skills, including familiarity with using the internet and Microsoft Word

  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently

  • Ability to function as a member for a multi-disciplinary treatment team and work cooperatively with other agency providers

  • Ability to conduct oneself professionally and ethically with clients, co-providers and community partners

Benefits of Working at Georgia HOPE:

  • Mileage reimbursement for client appointments

  • The ability to create your own flexible schedule

  • The ability to work remotely when completing admin-related tasks

  • Compensation based on license and type of service provided

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