Westside Children’s Therapy seeks a counselor or social worker who has a wear-it-on-their-sleeves passion for working with kids. They will provide the highest level of treatment to kids, collaborate with other therapy disciplines, make Westside families extremely happy, and grow to become the best counselor they can be.
Responsibility #1: Manage a Part-time Caseload of Patients
Counseling staff members have the flexibility to set their own schedule and hours
Counseling staff members can work with our intake team to identify an ideal number of cases to be managing and can increase/decrease as needed
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients’ treatment.
Complete screenings and evaluations for new inquiries
Responsibility #2: Provide Quality Treatment and Educate Families
Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
Counsel clients and patients, individually and in family settings,, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
Considerable knowledge of the techniques and principles of child and family development, family systems theory, crisis therapy intervention, and individual, family, group and play therapy,
Complete appropriate documentation as required by payors (appointment notes, evaluation write-ups, progress notes, etc.)
Responsibility #3: Meeting Families’ Needs
Westside’s primary responsibility is to meet the needs of our patients and families
Westside values relationships with its clients and families. It is expected that you go out of your way to make sure families feel the warm, Westside welcome.
Our primary ambition is to help children achieve socially meaningful goals that increase their overall quality of life.
Responsibility #4: Collaborate with Other Disciplines
Act as client advocates in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
Promote continuity of care across disciplines. Remind team to work with other discipline therapists to avoid contradictions.