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Behavioral Counselor - Family Therapist

Company: The Center for Children and Families
Location: Clinton
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

"Our therapist didn't just see us as a case, she got to know us as a family."

"Our therapist showed us a better way to communicate."

"Our therapist helped me understand the trauma my daughter had been through."

"Our therapist took every word, thought, or idea into consideration. He was a true blessing in our time of need."

These are the voices of families whose lives have been changed by a family therapist from The Center for Children & Families. We are committed to show up, see value, and offer hope to families in need. If you're a therapist or counselor who wants to offer hope and make a difference for families, there is a place for you on our team.

Behavioral Counselor - Family Therapist - Clinton, MS

The Center for Children & Families is currently hiring Family Therapists in our Clinton, MS location, servicing the Central/West Central Mississippi region. The positions are in our General Outpatient program. Applicants must hold a Master's degree in Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy. These positions require an LPC or P-LPC license.

This is a full-time independent contractor position with competitive pay rates.

Our mission is to promote safe, healthy environments for children and families through advocacy, counseling, education, and prevention. The Center for Children and Families has developed and implemented innovative treatment programs that specifically target fractured family relationships.

The Center for Children and Families creates a unique work environment dedicated to caring for and growing every person to their professional and personal best. This is done through weekly Huddle meetings, small group discussions, a spirit of fun and play, and professional trainings and retreats.

Applicants should also become familiar with our organization by visiting our website at www.standforhope.org.

Responsibilities and Duties :

  • Services are delivered in the home environment to ensure that the family therapist is able to fully participate in activating resources and relationships available to families.
  • This is an in-person position. Telehealth is used in a limited capacity only when it best suits the client due to medical reasons.
  • Complete applicable online training for evidence-based program.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork for the appropriate Medicaid plans.
  • Evaluate client needs and create a custom treatment plan
  • Help individuals with the resources needed to reach personal goals
  • Our ultimate goal is to empower families to build an environment that promotes family stability through a process of utilization and creativity that incorporates indigenous family and community strengths.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • A master's degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Qualified applicants must be licensed or provisionally licensed as a PLPC, LPC, PLMFT, or LMFT.
    • Ability to leverage internal and external resources as part of a client treatment plan
    • Ability to empathize with clients
    • Excellent communication skills


Keywords: The Center for Children and Families, Jackson , Behavioral Counselor - Family Therapist, Healthcare , Clinton, Mississippi

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