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Functional Family Therapist, Behavioral Health (Merraine Group)

Lyons, New York
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19 May 2023
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The Functional Family Therapist/Clinician provides intensive home based family therapy services including strength-based assessments, treatment planning and coordination, family treatment, and discharge planning and intervention work with client support systems. This position offers sign on bonus of $10,000 and $5,000 relocation bonus, both payable in 2 parts. The position is also a Hybrid position.

Functional Family Therapist/Clinician Job Responsibilities

Provide home based family therapy services to at-risk youth and their families.
Complete rapid assessments during intake process to assess relational and hierarchical functioning within the home.
Rapidly engage youth and family members into therapy to begin working toward behavior change techniques which will target risk factors.
Implement treatment planning which focuses on behavior change techniques to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors.
Create Relapse Prevention Plan to assist family with future difficulties
Assist families with managing crisis situations without the need for outside intervention including on-call hours.
Coordinate with other collaterals involved with cases to ensure all providers are aware of treatment plan for family.

Job Requirements

Preferred licensed Clinician with any of the following: LMHC, LMSW, LMFT, LCAT or Limited Per Eligible
Minimum 1-3 years of experience working with at risk youth and families in the Mental Health, Counselor, Counseling, Human Services and Healthcare field.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule with variable hours including day, evening, weekend, holiday and subject to call hours.
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle. Travel is required. Ability to coordinate and plan travel for visits and appointments in efficient manner.
Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse population.
Skills: Organizational and prioritization skills including the ability to complete reports and paperwork in a timely manner

Salary Range:

Limited Permit Clinician = $67,500 + $10,000 + $5,000 relocation bonus.
License Clinician + 1-year post licensure experience = $70,000 + $10,000 + $5,000 relocation bonus.
License Clinician + 2-year post licensure experience = $72,500 + $10,000 + $5,000 relocation bonus.
License Clinician + 5-year post licensure experience = $76,000 + $10,000 + $5,000 relocation bonus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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)
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