FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY (FFT) CLINICIAN

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY (FFT) CLINICIAN

Community-Based Programs | Columbus - The Rosemont Center

 

The Buckeye Ranch is seeking an individual with mental health clinical training and experience to provide Functional Family Therapy (FFT.)  FFT is a strength-based, short term, evidence-based treatment model that serves 11-18 year old youth, and their families, who have been referred for behavioral and/or emotional problems. Therapists work in the home, school and community to provide caregivers with the tools they need to transform the lives of troubled youth.

Interested persons may locate information about this treatment model at http://fftllc.com

Responsibilities of a FFT clinician include:  

• Providing clinical behavioral health interventions to children and families in their homes, school, and communities in the Franklin County Area.  

• Advocating for children and their families that are involved with children services and the juvenile court

• Advocating for children with mental health needs in their home school settings. 

• Linking Children and Families with community resources. 

• Providing clinical interventions for small caseloads: average caseload size is 10 clients 

• Independently managing a flexible schedule that is based off of your caseload needs 

• Interacting with other agency programs and professionals that may also be providing services to your clients 

• Working effectively with people and families regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, etc.

• Maintaining clinical documentation in the agency’s electronic health record (assessments, treatment plans, ongoing documentation of services) 

• Maintain model fidelity 

• Participate in crisis on-call rotation 

The following are things provided to clinicians to support and enhance their ability to do their job: 

• Weekly individual and group clinical supervision to develop an employee’s clinical skills and promote self-care 

· Clinical practice supervision that counts toward required hours for independent license 

· 12 week ramp up schedule to assist new employees in being successful with job expectations 

· One week of intensive paid training within the evidence based model

· Quarterly trainings based on identified FFT clinical needs

· Clinician development plans developed from personal outcome data

· New hire mentor program to assist new employees in adjusting to the agency and program expectations. 

· New hire training series to assist new employees in developing skills to be successful in the job (self care, personal safety, community safety, lethality assessments, collaborating with other professionals, and more) 

· Potential for ongoing bonuses based on clinician’s performance* 

· Annual reviews and merit raises, other opportunities for potential salary increases 

· Mileage reimbursement 

· Team building activities and events to develop positive supportive team relationships and culture 

· Access to Study materials and financial assistance to help pass licensure tests 

Required:  

Master’s degree in a related field 

Current State of Ohio LSW, LPC, or MFT license in good standing, or license eligible 

Family-centered perspective 

Ability to work with diverse clients and collaterals

 

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