Employment

Outreach Teen & Family Services, Inc. currently has the following positions available:

Outpatient Counselor
Job Open: 10-18-18

Reports to: Director of Professional and Program Services

Part-time position: Flexible Hours, Excellent Setting
Competitive Hourly Rates, Commensurate with Industry Best Practices

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education or Counseling.
Current active PA. License required.  PA. Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) and/or PA. Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) with current insurance credentialing/paneling (or credential eligible).

All Legal Clearances required.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position provides therapy and counseling services focusing on early intervention, prevention and psych-education to children and families in an outpatient office setting; utilizes other community supports as deemed clinically necessary; provides services in accordance with the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics and Standards, and in alignment with the agency’s Mission, Vision, Polices, Procedures and Practices.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct clinical assessments (initial evaluations) to identify treatment goals.  The therapist shall utilize a strengths-based, family-driven approach in client needs.
  • Provide individual and/or family counseling sessions.
  • Demonstrate an ability to conceptualize cases and translate significant issues into attainable treatment goals in collaboration with the client, family, and/or relevant service providers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to select appropriate short and long-term goals and treatment modalities based on the diagnostic criteria and client’s current level of need.
  • Contribute to the design of the treatment plan, in conjunction with the client and family in a timely manner while reflecting specific and measurable objectives.
  • Use good judgment in securing additional therapeutic consultation as clinically indicated while demonstrating the ability to use supervision/consultation effectively for continuous quality improvement and treatment fidelity.
  • Maintain ongoing dialogue regarding client treatment with family members and significantly involved Agencies (e.g., schools, CYF, etc.) when clinically appropriate.
  • Ensure that each client or family is documented in progress notes and included on the case activity form assuring that the client file is constantly updated with contact.
  • Provide all requested clinical information to the Director of Professional & Program Services in a timely manner, in a well-organized case consultation of client’s current status (e.g., progress toward treatment goals, treatment compliance, etc.) during supervision.
  • Maintain strict professional boundaries with all clients/families in accordance with good clinical judgment, agency policies and licensing body code of ethics.
  • Perform other duties as asked including group facilitation(s), educational speaking engagements and monthly clinical supervision.
  • Utilize an agency provided email address and voicemail box that is checked regularly and respond to messages within 24 hours.
  • Adhere to all required Documentation Policies and Procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Please submit resume, cover letter and preferred hourly rate to:

Dr. Tracy Scanlon Limegrover, tlimegrover@outreachteen.org


A.R.T. Program Facilitator
Job Open: 10-18-18

Group Facilitator Part Time Position: Flexible Hours, Excellent Setting.
Competitive Hourly Rate, Commensurate with Industry Best Practices.

Qualifications:

Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, Criminal Justice or Education. Graduate Students May Apply.

All Legal Clearances required.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position provides facilitation and behavior management focusing on ART (Anger Replacement Training) which is an evidence-based, cognitive behavioral intervention that concentrates on the development of individual skills to address various emotional and social aspects that contributes to aggressive behavior in youth. The program specifically targets chronically aggressive children and adolescents ages 12-17.  Each cohort is 10 weeks in duration.  Ideal position for a person familiar with the juvenile justice population and adjudicated youth who is interested in criminal justice.  All training provided by agency.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate ability to manage group behaviors.
  • Work cooperatively with referral sources as well as other facilitators.
  • Deliver quality instruction of standardized curriculum.
  • Report back to supervisor on a regularly basic and maintain contact with referral sources as needed.
  • Use good judgment in securing additional consultation as clinically indicated while demonstrating the ability to use supervision/consultation effectively for continuous quality improvement and Program fidelity.
  • Ensure that each client or family is documented in progress notes and included on the case activity form assuring that the client file is constantly updated with contact.
  • Provide all requested documentation & information to the ART manager in a timely manner.
  • Maintain strict professional boundaries with all clients/families.
  • Utilize an agency provided email address that is checked regularly and respond to messages within 24 hours.
  • Adhere to all required Documentation Policies and Procedures.

Please submit resume, cover letter and preferred hourly rate to:

Dr. Tracy Scanlon Limegrover, tlimegrover@outreachteen.org