Licensed Child Play Therapist
Some of the workplace benefits that our team members enjoy …
- Paid Holidays (full time) & Vacation package
- Pay: $76,000 to $104,000
- Professional Development: Paid CEUs, Partial or Full scholarships for certifications in specialty
- Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, Life Insurance, EAP, FSA
- Collaborative team approach; assistance with case consultation! Simple documentation; minimal paperwork
Children need you now, more than ever!
You may be thinking: Do I want to make a change? Do I really need more from where I’m working at right now? Do I want to be in a place where “Kiddos come first?” Well, answer these questions before you go any further:
- Do you want to work with the type of client YOU dreamed of but your job assigns whomever they want to your schedule?
- Do you want to step into a warm, creative group who is team oriented and has mutual goals: they are all passionate about helping clients and making a difference in their lives?
- Are you interested in a child centered model and advocating for increased connections and attachment amongst families?
If you answered YES to any of those questions, you are at the right place! We are currently looking to hire a Child Play Therapist.
At Family Connections Therapy, our primary focus is to help our employees and clients feel cared for, listened to and part of a team. From our Client Care Specialists to our Therapists, We take great pride to help clients Connect with their Kiddos, Strengthening Families Through Child Centered Care.
Quick Job Summary – What’s special about this job …
We are specifically looking for an energetic person that is friendly with clients, enjoys working on a team, is organized, and is open to new experiences and learning new skills! Most importantly, we are looking for a team player that will be an asset to our already amazing group.
What will our Child Play Therapist do? Essential responsibilities include:
- Maintain a professional appearance and professional attitude in face-to-face interactions as well as on the telephone, via virtual meetings, and on social media.
- Quickly develop good rapport with clients to facilitate a healthy professional relationship.
- Complete intake assessments which include documentation such as Mental Status Exams intake paperwork and other assessments.
- Communicate with referral sources as well as primary care physicians (PCP) after initial intake, and as needed for ongoing care of clients.
- Complete invoices, bill payments and progress notes within 24 hours of time of service.
- Complete timesheet daily reflecting billable hours worked.
- Maintain client’s charts and keep complete and correct documentation.
- Complete discharge summaries as needed for each client.
- Exercise sound clinical and professional judgement.
Minimum Education and Licensing Requirements:
- Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling or related field and licensed in the state of California (LMFT, LPCC, PsyD, PhD, etc.).
- At least 1 year of family systems therapy training and experience.
- Maintain licensure requirements and completed continuing education as stated in the BBS Statutes and Regulations.
- Clinical experience with children, teens, adults and/or families with mental health issues (trauma, anxiety, depression, family issues, couples’ issues, parenting, etc.).
- Knowledge of strategies for examining, applying and evaluating various techniques from systems and therapies; and knowledge of child and adult attachment and positive parenting techniques.
- Training in Attachment therapy with Children.
- Training in Play Therapy with Preschoolers and up.
- Ability to empathize with clients.
- Must be able to exercise sound clinical and professional judgment while interacting with anyone associated with FCT.
You may be a great fit for this role if you possess these skills and abilities
- Must be warm, compassionate, energetic, and able to develop rapport with clients.
- Must be organized and detail oriented; and have excellent time management skills.
- Must be able to work independently on a variety of assigned tasks.
- Have strong written and verbal and written communication, skills and strong interpersonal skills.
- Must be able to use a computer proficiently and for prolonged periods of time.
- Must be willing to train in and follow all HIPPA (and related) rules and laws.
- Must be able to attend team meetings, either in person or via Zoom.
- Provide FCT with copies of the following: current and valid California professional license, certifications, diplomas, malpractice insurance, up to date resume reflecting employment at FCT.
- Selected applicants will be asked to provide a diagnostic assessment onsite as well as a write a clinical note and treatment plan to demonstrate evidence of sound clinical skills.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
COVID-19 considerations: Telehealth is used for parent consultations and with teens and adults. Everyone is required to wear a mask. HEPA filters provided in every room. Masks are provided as well as cleaning supplies.