Family Therapist / Counselor

Job title: Family Therapist / Counselor





Job Description


Provide a range of home-based services and group therapy to families according to individual family needs including:

  • Assessing and treating individuals, families, and groups to achieve more adequate, satisfying, and productive family and social environments.
  • Address a wide array of relational issues within the context of the family system.
  • Addressing individuals holistically and contextually.
  • Conduct group counseling sessions as required by program


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or equivalent degree; experience with families and children preferred.
  • Must be working towards or have obtained LMFT or LPC License.
  • Willingness to provide hands-on, in-home concrete services.
  • Must have respect for cultural differences and families’ rights to self-determination.
  • Must be able to assess situations quickly, and have sufficient ingenuity to cope with limited resources.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks


The Family Therapist/Counselor is hired by the Clinical Director. The Family Therapist/Counselor reports directly to the Program Coordinator who is responsible for his/her performance evaluations. The Therapist/Counselor meets once a week with the Program Coordinator for clinical supervision. When a crisis arises, the Therapist/Counselor will inform the Program Coordinator immediately.


  • Demonstrate acceptable level of commitment to the Core Values and Mission of The Center for Children and Families.
  • Provide intensive individual and family therapy as well as facilitate group counseling sessions per program requirements.
  • Maintain contact and face to face visits with entire caseload as per program requirements.
  • Maintain all confidential information.
  • Be available 24 hours a day for crisis counseling if needed.
  • Be available by phone to clients, collaterals and coworkers on a consistent basis.
  • Provide aftercare sessions as needed.
  • Advocate for clients with community agencies/collaterals as needed.
  • Complete all necessary training.
  • Attend weekly clinical supervision with the Program Coordinator/Clinical Director to discuss cases.
  • Attend weekly clinical consultation with Program Consultant per program requirements.
  • Maintain communication with community agencies and resource providers within his/her assigned region.
  • Provide Assistance to Family Advocates, where applicable, by assisting with the coordination of community resources for the children and families.
  • Provide assistance to Family Advocates, where applicable, in maintaining and organizing program files.
  • Provide assistance to the Program Coordinator/Clinical Director as needed and when requested.
  • Attend staff meetings and assist in the evaluation of the program.
  • Generate and maintain case notes and treatment plans.
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Provide assistance and consultation for other staff members as needed and when requested.
  • Participate in peer file reviews monthly.
  • Complete work time sheets weekly.
  • Attend conferences, seminars, and meetings as requested by the Program Coordinator/Director.
  • Participate in performance evaluations of this position as directed by the Clinical Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Expected salary:

Location: Clinton, MS

Job date: Sat, 20 May 2023 07:24:41 GMT

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