Intensive Family Preservation Services Therapist

Full-Time with Benefits:  Qualified candidates are eligible for a sign-on bonus

Position Overview:

  • Provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families during the referral period
  • Completes and analyzes initial and on-going family assessments related to safety, stability and well-being, including mental health, substance abuse, education, emotional, social and physical well-being, parenting and parent-child relationships
  • Utilizes assessments to develop the case plan in partnership with child/ren and family; make community referrals as necessary
  • Delivers and coordinates culturally competent therapeutic and case management services to children and families consistent with the evidence-based practice models 
  • Builds therapeutic relationships for conflictual relationships, including domestic violence and parent child conflicts, crisis intervention and stabilization 
  • Provides education, and/or intervention, related to sexual abuse, domestic violence, and substance abuse prevention 
  • Assesses child safety and risk, initially and ongoing, assisting the family in developing a behaviorally specific safety plan and monitoring for child safety 
  • Meets with the family in the home weekly and meets monthly with each child individually 
  • Available to the family 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to mitigate immediate child safety concerns and stabilize family crisis and assess the family's needs 

Requirements include:

  • Master's degree in social work or human services field required
  • Requires master's level licensure with the Kansas BSRB; additional LMAC/LCAC preferred 
  • Prior work in behavioral health or children/family services is required; personal experience with addictions treatment is preferred
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record 
  • Must pass pre-employment background checks, fingerprinting and drug screening
DCCCA is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer and a tobacco and drug-free workplace.