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Family and Youth Counselor ( Trauma Focus)

Company: The Henry Rilla White Foundation
Location: gainesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Henry & Rilla White Youth Foundation, a non-profit human services organization, is seeking a masters-level counselor to work in the Gainesville, FL and surrounding area serving Department of Juvenile Justice Circuit 8.

The Program will include screening, evaluating, treating, and case management of youth referred by the Department of Juvenile Justices. Counselors will be responsible for scheduling youth's initial evaluation and subsequent sessions.

Counselors will receive comprehensive initial and ongoing training in the Trauma Focus- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), as well as weekly clinical supervision with a licensed supervisor.

The Foundation is willing to provide supervision to assist an employee with gaining their licensure if desired.

Full time & Part time positions may be available.

Essential Functions

* Acquire TF-CBT training certificate * Attend weekly supervision meetings in person, by phone, or SKYPE with licensed supervisor. * Provide mental health or substance abuse, therapy services based on the youth's individualized risks, treatment needs, and strengths as identified after the completion of a diagnostic Mental Health and Substance Abuse Evaluation. * Complete client documentation in electronic health record (AZZLY), including a daily note, monthly summary note, treatment plan, treatment plan review and discharge plans. * Complete mental health, substance abuse and or integrated mental health substance abuse evaluation within 10 business days of receipt of referral. * After completion of youth evaluation, complete a diagnostic evaluation report and submit to LMHC supervisor for review within less than 10 days of date of referral. * Complete a treatment plan * Complete a treatment plan review each month. * Complete a log of all case management services, upload to the TF-CBT server for submission to the DJJ contract manger with monthly billing * Begin providing individual, family, or group therapy within 14 business days after the completion of the evaluation and written approval from JPO's. * Provide sign-in documentation for each counseling service provided, containing the name of youth or family member served, the date of service, type of service (individual, group, family), your name and credentials, upload to the TF-CBT server for submission to DJJ contract manager. * Complete a Progress Report/monthly summary note prior to the 5th day of the following month. * Complete) youth status report, LMHC will approve, return to you, and forward to the Chief probation officer, JPO.


Qualifications include: Master's Degree from an accredited college or University in counseling, social work, psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy or related field. Training and experience in cognitive-Behavioral therapy, structural family therapy, and other behaviorally-based treatments are preferred (but not required).

Keywords: The Henry Rilla White Foundation, Gainesville , Family and Youth Counselor ( Trauma Focus), Other , gainesville, Florida

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