Child and Family Therapist II (Madison)

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Madison, WI (30+ days ago)4.3


The Child and Family Therapist provide individual, group and family therapy to children and their families in an outpatient setting.

Requires a Master's Degree in Social Work or related field, plus 3000 hours post Master's experience or PhD or PsyD from an APA accredited program.

State of Wisconsin Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) licensure required. Prefer experience in child welfare or a specialty (trauma, adoption, EMDR, etc.)

This is a part time, benefits eligible position.

Additional Posting Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Child and Family Therapist provide individual, group and family therapy to children and their families in an outpatient setting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Exhibits guiding behaviors that reflect Children’s values and support our mission and vision.
Provides service in a manner that demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to the client’s cultural values and beliefs.
Assesses, diagnoses and treats children, adults and families with mental health/emotional problems.
Assesses treatment needs.
Ability to assume responsibility to assist in building and maintaining defined productivity level for number clients seen per week.
Maintains positive working relationships with referral source and community organizations.
Develops Treatment Plans on a quarterly basis with appropriate goal setting.
Maintains case files including progress notes and other required paperwork/documentation.
Completes insurance authorization paperwork throughout the course of treatment.
Provides case consultation and case review with colleagues.
Communicates with client collateral contacts, i.e. school personnel, health care providers, and family members.
Reports aggregate client data to supervisor for use in reports to funding sources.
Attends staff meetings.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field, plus 3000 hours post Master’s experience or PhD or PsyD from an APA accredited program.
State of Wisconsin Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) licensure required.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED (Continued):
Prefer experience in child welfare or a specialty (trauma, adoption, EMDR, etc.)
Experience in working with victims of sexual, emotional, and physical abuse.
Experience working with families of diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds strongly preferred.
Ability to provide quality individual, group and family therapy.
Experience with post and pre-adoptive families desired.
Play therapy experience preferred for child therapist positions.
Cognitive Behavioral or Family Systems experience for adult therapist positions.
Good written skills and good verbal communication.
Knowledge of psychotropic medications.
Strong computer skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
General office environment.
Must be able to work nights and weekends.
Some travel may be required.

Organizational Information

At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Every child deserves a safe and loving home. When parents are unable to provide this on their own, intervention is needed to ensure these children are free of abuse and neglect.

We provide child well-being services to help children live in a safe and nurturing environment. We provide services to parents needing education and guidance to improve their parenting skills so their children can remain with them. We also provide services to children who are placed with foster families until they can return home or become part of an adoptive family.

Our experienced professionals provide the following services to families in Milwaukee County and at locations throughout Wisconsin.

Foster Care
Treatment Foster Care
Adoption
Respite Care
Child Advocacy Centers
Family Case Management
Family Finding
We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today.

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