Forensic Support Services Program Coordinator/Outpatient Therapist
Job Details
BUTLER OFFICE - Butler, PA
Full Time
Graduate Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

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The role of the FSSP Coordinator/Outpatient Therapist is to provide outpatient services to a variety of individuals, including those who have recently been released from incarceration. The FSSP Coordinator/Outpatient Therapist would work directly with the FSSP team to ensure a warm hand off of clients being released from the Butler County Prison and provide a stable transition back into the community. This would occur by employing a holistic service/strengths-based approach that addresses conditions within the individual’s life that could contribute to recidivism, joblessness, homelessness, and/or substance abuse relapse. The coordinator/therapist would specifically review outcome measures for FSSP as well as attend to other needs of the program. In addition, the coordinator/therapist would provide therapy to Outpatient clients through the Butler Clinic. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Master’s degree in a counseling related field, and three-years Master-level clinical experience required with at least six months of the experience working with adults (preferably experience with those who have been involved in the criminal justice system).
  2. Professional license (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) required and credentialing preferred. (Professional license does not include Licensed Social Worker – LSW).
  3. Must have completed a clinical practicum during Master’s program.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with agency personnel and community stakeholders.
  5. Ability to accept supervision.
  6. Ability to adjust hours to job requirements.
  7. Ability to work both independently and in a team.
  8. Must have emotional stability to perform essential job functions.
  9. Must be comfortable working in a correctional facility environment.
  10. Must be able to work quickly and effectively in high pressured situations. 
  11. Must be able to be able to work in a flexible work environment. 
  12. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  13. Ability to protect the confidentiality of the clients.
  14. Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
  15. Ability to identify with the agency’s mission statement and support the agency’s core values.
  16. Must have acceptable PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History clearance and FBI clearance.

KNOWLEDGE AREAS:

  • Individual, Family and Group Therapy
  • Positive Discipline
  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • Child Protective Services Law
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Brief intervention therapy
  • Behavioral Modification
  • Behavioral Management
  • DSM V Diagnoses
  • Familiarity with the operations of the criminal justice system 
  • Assessing for high risk and suicide
  • Crisis intervention
  • Multicultural Competency 
  • Outcome data tracking 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  1. Complete intakes (inclusive of psycho-social assessment, initial treatment plan and required legal consents) for assigned clients in accordance with outpatient regulations.
  2. Complete treatment reviews in accordance with outpatient regulations. 
  3. Provide individual, group and family therapy as indicated in the treatment plan. 
  4. Consult with a designated psychiatrist and supervisor regularly to ensure effective collaboration and quality of service. 
  5. Participate in individual and group clinical supervision activities as scheduled. 
  6. Communicate and collaborate with designated community partnerships.
  7. Work collaboratively with the FSSP team to ensure a warm handoff of clients released from Butler County prison. 
  8. Maintain clear tracking records of outcome data for the FSSP. 
  9. Attend professional development activities as scheduled. 
  10. Must meet agency productivity requirements.
  11. Enter clinical documentation in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) in a timely manner as per program guidelines. 

Job Location:
Butler, PA, United States

Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular

Who We Are: Founded in 1854 by the Rev. Dr. William Passavant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Glade Run has evolved over the years to meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of children, adults and families throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. With a focus on education, mental health, autism, and unique therapeutic offerings, Glade Run has a long tradition of linking faith and service. Last year, Glade Run served over 4,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings.

What We Offer – Community Mental Health Programs
(Must meet eligibility requirements- see policies/plan documents for complete requirements and eligibility) 

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401K offerings with agency match
  • Agency provided life insurance and long-term disability coverage
  • Paid mileage for traveling between client sites and offices
  • Paid training and administrative time
  • Licensure Supervision for FREE!
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus Incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Glade Run is Sanctuary certified – we provide a supportive, respectful environment for our clients and our staff where shared governance, open communication, social learning and responsibility, non-violence, emotional intelligence, and growth and change are paramount in all aspects of our programming
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