Youth Mental Health Clinician

Job Summary/Function:

Provide site-based and telehealth therapy services to individuals and groups referred into the youth mental health program. This position will provide community outreach and engagement and will conduct community/partner trainings on various topics. This position will also provide direct supervision and support to a clinical case manager and is responsible for all aspects of development, implementation, data collection, reporting and all other administrative functions of the youth mental health program. 

JOB TITLE: Therapist


Accountability:  Chief of Behavioral Health Services


  • Excellent grasp of clinical theory and application of evidence based practices in mental health and substance abuse
  • A Florida Licensed Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience providing individual and group therapy sessions.

Physical Requirements: Mobility throughout agency location and ability to sit through client sessions and meeting. Ability to travel and mobilize independently within the community.

Education:  Master’s Degree from an accredited school, with a major in social work or counseling

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform therapy sessions with assigned clients and groups
  • Form strong community partners
  • Organize, develop and complete assessments, treatment plans and progress notes
  • Supervision of a clinical case manager
  • Collect and Report accurate data to funding sources in a timely manner
  • Perform trainings to community partner agencies

Required Skills/Areas of Accountability:

  • Ability to form strong positive relationships with partner agencies, clients and JFCS agency staff and volunteers and within the general community
  • Ability to engage and work effectively and empathetically with diverse youth populations
  • Ability to work independently and effectively supervise and support a clinical case manager
  • Experience working with youth and families where DV, substance abuse and physical, emotional and sexual abuse and other trauma may be a presenting issue
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive professional relationships with colleagues within and outside the agency.
  • Ability to comply with all HIPAA regulations, keep confidential information about staff, clients, agency and the within the community in accordance with all professional standards.

Training Requirements:

  • Annual HIPAA training
  • Annual Deaf & Hard of Hearing Training
  • All other annual required agency wide and counseling specific trainings

Classification: Exempt, full-time position

Job Category: Counseling
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Sarasota

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