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.
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