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Licensed Therapist- Domestic Violence Services

Synergy Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The following position is currently available. Resumes with cover letter may be submitted in confidence at hr@synergyservices.org

For questions contact LaMonya Lockett at 816-505-4846.

All full-time positions are eligible for generous benefit package including medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation and holidays, sick days and personal holidays and a 401K Plan with Employer Match. Some regular part-time positions are eligible for partial benefits. Synergy Services is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.

Domestic Violence Services

 

Licensed Therapist – FT position – Position will provide assessment and treatment services to Synergy Service’s clients and their families in the program(s) assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

Clinical

Provides direct clinical counseling services 20-25 hours per week for a full time therapist. (Note: Clinical service hours are prorated if a part time therapist.) The direct clinical counseling services include assessment (initial assessment, testing, or other assessment) and treatment (individual therapy, couple’s therapy, family therapy, group therapy, art therapy, play therapy, support groups, and psycho-educational groups) with designated client populations.  This position requires familiarity with standard of care treatment of domestic violence victims.  This position requires familiarity and understanding of child and youth treatment for children ages 1-17 that have witnessed domestic violence and experienced trauma. This position will require child groups and will assist families in the milieu in working with youth and families from a TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) perspective while also offering adult parenting and support groups to survivors of Domestic Violence.

Case Management

Provides treatment planning, case management, and follow-up of cases.  Case management includes providing support calls, networking with agencies, coordinating services, representing the Agency at legal proceedings, responding to subpoenas, writing reports, and making referrals for additional or different services.  Responds to initial contact phone calls and documents information as needed.  Maintains client files according to Agency documentation standards.

Supervision and Training

Participates in weekly peer supervision group and individual supervision of cases as needed.  Participates in professional development and training such as attending continuing education workshops.  Maintains requirements for credentialing or licensure as appropriate.

Program Development:  Participates in program planning and problem solving, attends program meetings, and participates in the on-call rotation in lieu of clinical and case management responsibilities as prescribed by the program.

 

Participation in Performance and Quality Improvement activity is required by each employee.

Performs other duties as assigned.

This position requires Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, marital and family, art therapy, or other applied behavior science degree and a license in the State of Missouri.   Must possess minimum 2 years of therapy experience. The employee must be licensed as a therapist at the Master’s level (Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist). ). Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, pass a drug screen, fingerprint and background check, TB test, provide current driver’s license, proof of liability insurance and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must be free of violations that conflict with Synergy’s insurance policy. 

 

Licensed Therapist – PT position (about 28 hours) – Position will provide assessment and treatment services to Synergy Service’s clients and their families in the program(s) assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

Clinical

Provides direct clinical counseling services 20-25 hours per week for a full time therapist. (Note: Clinical service hours are prorated if a part time therapist.) The direct clinical counseling services include assessment (initial assessment, testing, or other assessment) and treatment (individual therapy, couple’s therapy, family therapy, group therapy, art therapy, play therapy, support groups, and psycho-educational groups) with designated client populations. This position requires familiarity with standard of care treatment of domestic violence victims. This position requires familiarity and understanding of child and youth treatment for children ages 1-17 that have witnessed domestic violence and experienced trauma. This position will require child groups and will assist families in the milieu in working with youth and families from a TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) perspective while also offering adult parenting and support groups to survivors of Domestic Violence.

Case Management

Provides treatment planning, case management, and follow-up of cases. Case management includes providing support calls, networking with agencies, coordinating services, representing the Agency at legal proceedings, responding to subpoenas, writing reports, and making referrals for additional or different services. Responds to initial contact phone calls and documents information as needed. Maintains client files according to Agency documentation standards.

Supervision and Training

Participates in weekly peer supervision group and individual supervision of cases as needed. Participates in professional development and training such as attending continuing education workshops. Maintains requirements for credentialing or licensure as appropriate.

Program Development: Participates in program planning and problem solving, attends program meetings, and participates in the on-call rotation in lieu of clinical and case management responsibilities as prescribed by the program.

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Participation in Performance and Quality Improvement activity is required by each employee.

Performs other duties as assigned.

This position requires Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, marital and family, art therapy, or other applied behavior science degree and a license in the State of Missouri. Must possess minimum 2 years of therapy experience. The employee must be licensed as a therapist at the Master’s level (Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist). ). Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, pass a drug screen, fingerprint and background check, TB test, provide current driver’s license, proof of liability insurance and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must be free of violations that conflict with Synergy’s insurance policy.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Synergy Services is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion.  We feel our staff, interns and volunteers are among our most valuable assets.  The collective sum of the individual difference, life experience, knowledge, self-expression and unique capabilities that our staff, interns and volunteers bring to their work at Synergy represents a large part of not only our agency culture but our reputation as well.

We embrace and encourage our staff’s, intern’s and volunteers’ differences in age, race/ethnicity, religious creed, ancestry, color, sex, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic testing and screening information, covered veterans status or any other characteristic that makes us unique.

Non-Discrimination:

We firmly support the principle and philosophy of equal employment for all individuals, regardless of age, race/ethnicity, religious creed, ancestry, color, sex, disability (including pregnancy), national origin, marital status, political belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic testing and screening information, covered veteran status or any other protected category pursuant to applicable federal, state or local laws.

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