Clinical Engagement Specialist
Company: Neighbor To Family
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: May 6, 2020
SUMMARY: The Clinical Engagement Specialist is responsible for
providing clinical services to children and families that have been
referred to NTF's prevention program. Facilitates needed services
with individuals in the areas of psychological or emotional
problems such as stress, substance abuse, or family situations and
develops and implements a therapeutic treatment plan for the
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
- Makes initial contact with new referrals within one day of
- Interviews family to obtain family history and provides
clinical impression to team.
- Provides recommendations regarding service needs and timing of
- Initiates clinical interventions as needed with families,
parents and caregivers, and children.
- Responsible for making contacts with each family as assigned
and as determined by the service plan.
- Responsible for completing initial assessment for every family
and individual subject within 48 hours of initial visit.
- Selects and utilizes assessment tools to measure current
functioning and records results.
- Monitors child and family progress in the implementation of the
individual treatment plan or service plan.
- Prepares and maintains all therapeutic records and reports on
children and families seen.
- Plans and administers therapeutic interventions such as
behavior modification, parenting education, and stress management
therapy to assist clients in understanding danger threats, family
dynamics, and individual needs and to increase protective
- Refers client to supportive services to supplement
interventions provided by NTF.
- Develops working relationships with local community providers
pertaining to substance abuse, domestic violence and other clinical
- Follows all policies and procedures of the program to ensure
the protection and safety of the children in the care of the
- Must be available for on-call and after hour support.
- Must obtain and/or maintain certification in TF-CBT.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. A commitment to the goals and philosophy of
Neighbor To Family.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree in Social Work,
Counseling or Psychology, plus a minimum of two years of post
Masters clinical experience in child welfare or related human
services. Other Master level degrees in the Human Services field
could be considered as long as it meets the standards set down by
COA or Medicaid. Certification in TF-CBT preferred. Prior training
in parenting curriculum such as Nurturing Parenting preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: License and/or licensure
eligible preferred. LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, or LCPC in the state where
employment is sought is preferred. In states where there is more
than one level of licensure, the candidate must possess the highest
level of licensure.
BASIC SKILLS & GENERAL KNOWLEDGE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
- Well-developed interpersonal and relationship building
- Efficient time management and scheduling.
- Trauma and sexual safety related to childhood abuse and
- Knowledge of the range of available community resources
- Valid state driver's license, appropriate insurance and
- Florida & Georgia: Bodily liability insurance in the amount of
$100,000/claim and $300,000/incident
- Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug
- Must submit to pass random drug tests during
- Must successfully pass all background screens as required by
- Must complete 40 hours of training annually
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data,
establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret
an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with
several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to formulate
opinions and recommendations that are applicable over a wide array
of programmatic functions.
CULTURAL COMPETENCY: Ability to relate, understand, accept and
interact in a culturally sensitive manner.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general
business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures,
or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from groups of
managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
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