Achievement Consultant 2: Mental Health Therapist

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Arming Our Girls With The Blueprint To Achievement!

Summary:

Provide outpatient mental health assessments and therapy and/or therapy, in-person and virtually, to Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC. participants and their family members in need of such services. Clinical therapy services include treatment of female adolescents and their adult guardians. Therapist must be culturally competent.

Maintain consistency in, and fully embrace the commitment to always function within the policies and procedures of the Strength-based Family Worker model: to carry out quality services from an empowerment perspective of helping our youth and their families to realize their own voice and power in controlling their own processes and outcomes.

Maintain consistency in, and fully embrace the commitment to utilize the process of Achievement Consultation to help our young ladies to reach their fullest potential and blossom into successful virtuous women.

Develop a personal and positive rapport with our female youth and their families which encourages them to live to their fullest true potential and develop positive relationships that empower them to succeed.  Provide exceptional services based on the needs of our families, focusing primarily in the areas of Family Development, Care Coordination, Life Coaching, Life Skills, Job Development, Job Readiness and Employment Soft Skills, and Mentoring.

Work as a collaborative team unit with our young ladies and their families to devise the best possible plan of action to achieve maximum results and successful futures.  Collaborate with the team to develop an effective Family Goal Plan that encompasses the physical, social and emotional needs of our female youth and their families.

Pay:

$30,000 – $60,000 per year

Job Type:

Full-Time and Part-Time are both available

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in counseling or social work; and a minimum of three years of experience working with female youth and families. Active, unrestricted license (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT, LPC or LSW) in the State of Pennsylvania (must be licensed). A copy must be provided to Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC.
  • Available to hold a minimum of 10 sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC.
  • Qualified applicant must have a sincere passion for advocating the success of adolescent female youth.

Other Qualification Preferences:

  • Approved as an in-network provider on at least two Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC affiliated insurance panel.
  • Prior experience in a private practice setting.
  • Have at least one niche market for counseling services (i.e., children, teens, trauma, anxiety, grief, anger management, DBT, etc.).

Reports To:

Achievement Consultation Program Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

*Please be advised that in the event that face-to-face and in-person restrictions are in order, the Achievement Consultant will be required to carry out all Duties and Responsibilities described below utilizing technological resources including, but not limited to, Video Conferencing.

1)    Achievement Consultation Duties:

a.     Conduct Achievement Consultation meetings with participants and their guardians: The Achievement Consultant will work one-on-one with our female youth and their families

i.     Conduct thorough assessments with participants and their guardians, as a team, to support them in the process of identifying their needs in order to achieve positively successful futures.

ii.      Teach participants and their guardians the process of creating personalized Life Goal Plans utilizing the SFW Family Goals Plan and conduct a thorough assessment regarding additional services and/or referrals necessary to support the family in achieving success now and future goal attainment.

iii.     Maintain consistent contact with the team unit to review progress toward outlined goals:

1.     Minimum of 1x/week contact via telephone, text message, email, social media, etc.

2.     Minimum of 1x/month face-to-face contact

b.     Conduct all follow-up Achievement Consultation meetings occurring mandatorily 1x/month, unless the participant requests otherwise, as the Achievement Consultant tracks goal progress and provides consistent support through feedback and essential resources for successful goal attainment.

c.     Utilize our “Blueprint-To-Achievement”, to teach participants and their guardians how to identify and properly address any current barriers to successful future achievement, while at the same time creating SMART short-term and long-term goals specifically targeting successful futures.

i.     Commit to carrying out our “Blueprint-To-Achievement” in teaching our female youth how to control their own destiny:

1.     Teach our female youth how to first properly identify, and then appropriately address their barriers to success, so that they will be able to manage future adversities through healthy self-reliance and they learn how to become effective problem solvers as they mature into productive citizens.

d.     Utilize the Achievement Consultation process for addressing the negative behaviors, repetitive behavioral health issues, and recidivism patterns among female youth.

2)    Mental Health Therapy Duties:

– Perform clinical counseling services to patients of Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC, as scheduled, and in accordance with company policies.
– Regular and reliable attendance and timely arrival to work is required.
– Be properly licensed and abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and codes of ethics that are binding upon or applicable to the services performed for Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC.
– Respond to patients’ requests for service or calls within 24 hours whether such requests are made in person, by phone, voicemail, etc. or through the Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC website. Respond to such requests by meeting, evaluating, and providing services to such patients.
– Communicate with a patient’s treatment team (i.e., Achievement Consultant, PCP, psychiatrist, school, etc.) as necessary.
– Complete written records for each patient including, but not limited to: intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, contract notes, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC. or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the patient within 24 hours. Keep patient files accurate and up to date.
– Charge and collect payments from patients for services provided consistent with the policy and rate for such services as established by Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC.
– Attend mandatory supervisions, staff meetings and training as directed by CEO.
– Conduct and regulate counseling services in a professional manner so as to maintain and increase the reputation of Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC. Be respectful of and cooperative and collaborative with co-workers.

3)    Maintain our agency standards of conducting all services provisions from a Strengths-based and Empowerment perspective.

a.     Our Achievement Consultants are strength-based Family Workers who utilize services and individualized treatment plans that focus on empowering female youth and their families in the process of teaching them how to achieve and more importantly retain self-sufficiency as productive and successful citizens of our society.

b.     Carry out ALL interaction with participants and their families utilizing the process of consulting, (which means that we engage in a reciprocal conversation) with our female youth to support them in determining the best plan of action for their unique situation.  This means that we assume nothing because each young lady’s situation is unique to her.  The purpose that we serve within this process is only to support her, but she is the expert regarding her own life.  Therefore, we work together as a team to ensure that she achieves what she feels would be her most successful future possible.

c.     Utilize this process to execute services provision in the areas of Family Development, Care Coordination, Life Coaching, Life Skills, Job Readiness and Employment Soft Skills, and Mentoring for our female youth and their families.

4)    Perform Accurate and Consistent Database Maintenance

a.     Track, document, and measure all participant data using our agency database

b.     Maintain accurate documentation and file maintenance submission in a timely manner per computer entry/database proficiency.

c.     Track participant progress using the following combined methods

i.     Participant participation, engagement and feedback during Forums

ii.     Distribution of data-focused surveys to participants, guardians, and teachers.

iii.     Input and maintain data utilizing agency database

 

5)    Attend all mandatory workshops and professional development trainings.

6)    Maintain and uphold the Mission and Philosophy of Ruth’s Way, Inc., always exhibiting the following values:

a.     Our Mission:

Our mission here at Ruth’s Way is to empower female youth by showing them that they CAN achieve successful futures, regardless of their past or current situation!  Our goal is to help adolescent females achieve long-term success as ethical, virtuous women of society.

b.     Our Philosophy:

Through the elements of Family, Friendship, and Faithfulness, we are blossoming our girls into virtuous women!  We encourage our adolescent females to develop a new, value-based mind-set, which helps to sow the seed of a virtuous woman!  The foundation of our 3-F’s Value-Based System, of Family, Friendship, and Faithfulness, was derived from the values and morals of the Biblical story of Ruth.  Ruth’s entire journey was fueled by her faithfulness to her mother-in-law and her determination to preserve her family connections.  Ruth embraced the value of Family, Friendship, and Faithfulness; and she honored a moral-system that was based on great Love, Humility, and Respect.  Most importantly, the core of this value system was family cohesion and preservation.

*We believe that a young lady who has truly embraced these values, will no longer maintain a desire to repeat negative behaviors which are contradictory to these values.

7)    At all times, display the attributes and characteristics of a Virtuous Woman, presenting the representation of a positive female role model for our female youth.

8)     Follow all procedures and processes as established by Chief Executive Officer

9)     Maintain all files, records, and information as confidential.

*All other duties as assigned

Training Requirements:

  • Strength-based Family Worker Credential
  • Crisis Intervention, Behavior Management, Suicide Prevention and CPR Certification.
  • Mandated Reporter Training

Licensure/Certification Required:

  • Active, unrestricted license (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT, LPC or LSW) in the State of Pennsylvania (must be licensed). A copy must be provided to Ruth’s Way’s Consulting Services for Parents Who Want Their Daughters To Succeed, LLC.
  • Pennsylvania Driver’s License- Achievement Consultant must have access to a motor vehicle, and provide documentation of current licensure, registration, and insurance.

Background Check Requirements:

  • Must have, or agree to obtain FBI, Act 33/34 Clearances
  • Must have or agree to obtain Driving Records from the PA Department of Motor Vehicles

Hours:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Hours can include nights and/or weekends. Therapist is not guaranteed a minimum number of patients or sessions per week. However, it is expected that Therapist will be available to hold a minimum of 10 clinical sessions per week.

To apply for this job email your details to isis@ruthsway.org