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Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Company: United Recovery Project
Location: Laguna Hills
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description:The AMFT is responsible for performing patient care activities as directed by the Clinical Director. He/She will be responsible for patient caseload and will provide group, individual, and family therapy. The Marriage and Family Therapist will conduct psychosocial and bio-psychosocial assessments. He/She will collaborate with the Treatment Team to formulate the Master Treatment Plan and assist in coordinating discharge planning. The Marriage and Family Therapist has primary responsibility for maintaining communication with the family, referral source and other service providers as needed. The Marriage and Family Therapist will hold a maximum caseload of 6 patients, will facilitate two groups a week, and will provide patients with case management support when needed. Perks:Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage96 hours of Vacation time annually 24 hours sick time annually Supervision will be provided!Pay Range $25 to $40 per hour Commensurate with experience. Requirements:EDUCATION:Master's Degree in social work, psychology or related human services field. EXPERIENCE:One Year of work experience in the behavioral health care setting.LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:Licensure and/or (Associate License) to practice clinical discipline in the appropriate state, as applicable, required in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health counselor and/or Certified Addiction Professional.SKILLS/ABILITIES:Marriage and Family Therapist demonstrates Proficiency in Communication, observation & Written skills.Marriage and Family Therapist has a knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Patient Confidentiality laws.Marriage and Family Therapist has a knowledge of addictions.Marriage and Family Therapist has the ability to interact with a multi-disciplinary team to assist in facets of the recovery program relating to physical and mental health.Marriage and Family Therapist has a knowledge of the 12-Step Recovery Program.Marriage and Family Therapist has a knowledge and competency in problem solving, stress management, ethics and team building.Marriage and Family Therapist has the ability to determine if a psychiatric emergency exists and to take appropriate action, when necessary.Marriage and Family Therapist shows flexibility to adapt to schedule changes and assumption of responsibilities not delineated in the job description which are related to work as a member of an addiction treatment team.AGE SPECIFIC INDIVIDUALS SERVED/RESPONSIBILITY:AdultsOTHER QUALIFICATIONS:Familiar with community resources *United Recovery Project is an equal opportunity employer. PI200394224

Keywords: United Recovery Project, Los Angeles , Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Healthcare , Laguna Hills, California

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