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
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.
* 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).