Salary: $24.63 – $37.67 Hourly
Location: AODA, 303 West Court Street, Janesville, WI 53548, WIJob Type: Full TimeDepartment: HSD-B AODA ServicesJob Number: RC-0803273Closing date and time: 12/18/2020 at 5:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
- Position Summary and Job Duties
- The FRC Therapist provides clinical, co-occurring services to adults who are referred to the program through the Family Recovery Court. This position functions as a member of the Treatment Courts with a specific emphasis on the interdisciplinary FRC team. FRC utilizes best practice and evidence-based treatment models. Clients are involved in the child protection system with the goal of family reunification. Daily activities in this position include providing individual, group, and family treatment; intake assessments; assessing safety risks; documentation of services; attending client staffing’s and administrative meetings; case management; discharge planning; writing reports; collaboration with FRC team and others; collaboration with internal and external colleagues. Services are provided in-person and through telehealth. Supports and promotes the mission, vision and guiding principles of the Human Services Department. Performs in a manner consistent with the HSD Professional Standards and “Commitment to my Co-Workers.”
25%- Provide screening and biopsychosocial assessment for clients referred to treatment court programs:
- Use DSM-V criteria to determine SUD diagnosis for referred clients.
- Determine level of care recommendations using American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) screening tool.
- Complete co-occurring assessment and diagnosis using GAIN-I comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment.
- Use stage of change model to assess readiness to change and current stage of motivation.
- Make determinations regarding treatment needs and discuss recommendations with client and court team.
- Complete criminogenic risk assessment
55%- Provide outpatient treatment and case management services to referred clients:
- Meet with clients to develop collaborative treatment plan for services, review progress and regular intervals per DHS 75, and make updates to treatment plan as indicated.
- Provide individual and group therapy to address needs identified in treatment plan.
- Assess participants’ motivation and progress, and make recommendations to court team.
- Participate in decision-making with court team as treatment representative and SUD expert.
- Monitor compliance with IDP expectations and submit documentation within appropriate time frames per DOT and DHS 62.
15%- Collaborate with OWI team and other providers:
- Attend OWI staffing’s and court.
- Provide treatment updates and recommendations, including weekly court reports.
- Attend all treatment provider meetings.
- Compile drug testing results.
- Participate in data collection as required for treatment court programming.
3%- Ensure Chart Compliance
- Complete all paperwork in determined time frame.
- Follow DHS 75 requirements for documentation of assessment, treatment plans, reviews, transfers, progress notes, and discharges.
2%- Other duties as assigned
- Success Factors (KSA’s)
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of social work, marriage and family therapy, or professional counseling and its application.
- Knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or the willingness to be trained.
- Knowledge of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) or the willingness to be trained.
- Knowledge of Reactive Attachment Disorder and strategies for treatment.
- Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing and its application to clinical practice.
- Knowledge of laws, regulations, and practices pertaining to federal and state human service programs and/or domestic violence programming, specifically chapters 35, 48, 51 and 938.
- Knowledge of human service and community resources and how to effectively utilize them.
- Knowledge of organization process.
- Knowledge of assessment and treatment of mental illness, self harm, suicidal ideation and chemical misuse/abuse/dependency.
- Ability to plan and organize work effectively.
- Ability to maintain accurate, current records, and prepare clear and concise reports from them.
- Ability to establish and maintain effectively working relationships within the agency and community.
- Knowledge of current social and economic problems and ways in which these problems affect individuals and families.
- Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions.
- Ability to perform assessment and make appropriate dispositions often under pressure.
- Knowledge and application of cultural competency.
- Knowledge and application of person centered care.
- Ability and comfort in assessing risk and safety planning.
- Ability to accept feedback and apply feedback given by supervisor.
- Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care and ability to utilize the principles in all interactions.
- Knowledge of child development and principles of Family Systems and their applications to clinical interventions with children who have complex needs.
- Ability to take initiative, work independently, and seek out supervision as needed.
- Ability to manage one’s time and emotions in an environment of rapidly changing priorities.
- Excellent computer skills related to electronic record keeping, email, and Internet.
- Job Requirements, Education, Training & Experience
- Requires license to independently practice psychotherapy in Wisconsin;
- Expertise in treating youth with co-occurring disorders;
- Substance use credential preferred
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in social work or related field required.
- Must possess valid driver’s license and provide own transportation.
- Willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings.
- Experience working with children and families.
- Essential Job Functions (physical elements, equipment and working conditions)
- Ability to write, talk, stand, walk and sit
- Ability to exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently
- Ability to use computer and computer keyboard
- Ability to use copy and fax machine as well as telephone
- Almost all indoor work in an office and community settings (includes schools, clients homes, and other locations); occasional outside work with exposure to weather conditions
- Potential for unpredictable and violent clients
- Potential for unsanitary homes and his stress environments