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Family Therapist Supervisor 

Employer
Wellroot
Location
Tucker & Gainesville, GA
Salary
$65,000 - $85,000
Closing date
Feb 9, 2022

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Focus Areas
Human Services
Job Function
Direct Service / Social Service, Social Work / Counseling
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Masters
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Job Details

$1000 signing bonus and up to $2000 for bilingual! 

Job Title:  Family Therapist Supervisor  

Reports To: Clinical Director 

Department:  Behavioral Health

Location: Tucker & Gainesville, GA 

FLSA:  Exempt   

Job Summary: 

The Supervisor reports to the Clinical Director and will be accountable for providing day-to-day support, leadership, general/clinical supervision to the FFT therapist team. FFT therapist will serve families throughout Gwinnett, Hall, and Dekalb County struggling with behavioral/mental and/or emotional problems. The Supervisor will support and supervise a trauma-sensitive, culturally responsive, and linguistically appropriate in-home based program that provides counseling and clinical interventions to at-risk children and families. The Supervisor is responsible for maintaining adherence to the FFT model. The supervisor will complete FFT certification prior to supervision training. The Supervisor will hold caseloads during the certification process and maintain smaller caseloads as the Clinical Supervisor. 

Responsibilities: 

  • The Supervisor will coach, support, and guide therapists through the implementation and delivery of the FFT-CW model 
  • Ensures therapists provide targeted interventions to support families throughout the life of the case (typically 3-5 months) and that all components and stages of the FFT-CW model will be followed 
  • Continuously assess for risk and safety factors and ensures therapist provide quality services to families 
  • Ensures therapists deliver one hour of intervention weekly with each family; constituting four contacts per family per month 
  • Ensures therapist’s progress notes are entered within 5 days of the contact and follow the FFT-CW template; Progress notes will be reviewed in preparation for case review. 
  • Responsible for reviewing timelines to make sure all fidelity measures are being met, as well as every child being seen 
  • Responsible for entering supervisory progress notes into CONNX within three weeks of the occurrence of the event 
  • Follows supervisor note template and reviews all FASP’s prior to submission to Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) 
  • Ensures that FASP’s are completed accurately and submitted on time 
  • Ensures FASP submission for their unit adheres to internal timelines and all FFT-CW model timelines are met 
  • Including initial call to family, weekly sessions, etc., supervisor will ensure that all fidelity measures for FFT-CW model are met for their team, as well as those of the ACS 
  • Communicates with ACS personnel, case managers, PPRS liaison officers, school personnel, court officials and other mental health professionals, as needed 
  • Supervisor’s attendance is a critical factor as it sets an example for workers, as well as provides stability for the units. 
  • The Supervisor will perform other duties as requested by direct supervisor 

Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree in social work or related degree eligible for licensure with three or more years of experience in child and family services 
  • Bilingual and able to read, write, and speak Spanish proficiently strongly preferred 
  • Willingness to carry a caseload and work with families in their own homes 
  • Ability to establish a mutually respectful relationship, in which the family is a full partner, empowered families to solve their own problems 
  • As a strengths-based model, FFT focuses on acceptance and respect and uses assessments and interventions to determine risk and protective factors in relation to the family and youth’s development 
  • Ability to internalize and work within the Functional Family Therapy philosophy and model 
  • Flexibility to meet with the families when they are available
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule which will include evenings and weekends is required Ability to intervene decisively, when necessary, to protect family members 
  • Ability to set appropriate boundaries and limits for best practice 
  • Ability to work with respect for cultural diversity 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as strong clinical skills 

Work Environment: 

  • This position is located at Wellroot office in Tucker, Georgia, and the work is conducted in an office setting and across the campus 
  • Flexible and open, working with vulnerable clients. 
  • Manage a week-end on call roster 
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds 
  • Usually sits in front of a computer 50% of the time 
  • Subject to deadlines 
  • Has regular contact with clients and their staff, family members, and the general public 
  • Will be working with angry, hurt, and emotionally upset clients and family members 
  • Work travel for in-home sessions 
  • Telehealth and remote work part of the time 
  • Work in a variety of settings. Sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, move, squat, climb stairs, reach above shoulder level during working hours 

Wellroot is an EEO employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package that may include: 

  • Major medical, dental and vision coverage 
  • Paid company holidays 
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • Retirement plan with employer matching contribution 
  • Clinical supervision for licensure 

Salary Range: $65,000 - $85,000 - BASED ON EXPERIENCE 

Company

Our mission: We restore children and families from trauma through Jesus Christ.

Our vision: We envision a world where every child is raised in a loving, compassionate, and nurturing home.

 

Foster Care in GeorgiaFor nearly 150 years, Wellroot Family Services has been leading the effort to transform the lives of children and families in Georgia. Through our four programs, Wellroot cares for and encourages the growth and healing of children, young adults and families in and affected by the foster care system of Georgia.

Wellroot first opened its doors in 1871. Its name at the time, though, was The Decatur Orphans’ Home. Its mission was to serve the needs of children who had been orphaned during the Civil War. Over the next several decades, the needs of children and families in Georgia changed, as did the focus and programs of The Decatur Orphans’ Home, whose leadership continued to grow and transform the organization in order to better meet those needs. In 1934, after 63 years as The Decatur Orphans’ Home, The Board of Trustees approved a name change that would better reflect the growth of the organization, along with its potential as an Foster Familiesagency of the Methodist Church. The new name was The Methodist Children’s Home.  Thirty-six years later, in 1970, “United” was added to the name, reflecting the continued growth and transformation of the Methodist denomination.

The needs of children and families in Georgia continue to change and true to our heritage, the programs and focus continue to be transformed in order to better meet those needs.

In December 2018, the Board of The United Methodist Children’s Home approved another name change, one that better reflects the growth of the organization, along with its potential as an agency of The United Methodist Church. After 49 years of operating as The United Methodist Children’s Home, our organization is now called Wellroot Family Services.

Built on industry best practices, our Christian faith and bold, new innovative approaches toward child welfare, Wellroot is the leading faith-centered family services organization in Georgia. As an agency of The United Methodist Church in North Georgia, Wellroot Family Services’ programs were designed to respond to the needs of children and families through faith-centered service. With a focus on supporting youth from infancy through early adulthood, we help people reach their God-given potential through the encouragement and love of a healthy home.

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Website
Telephone
(404) 327-5820
Location
1967 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 400
Tucker
GA
30084
United States
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