Boys and Girls Village

Therapist- FFT-FC

LOCATION: MILFORD, CT

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Conduct initial assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying protective and risks factors, and developing analysis of hierarchy and relational assessment within the family
  • Provides assessment and treatment interventions consistent with fidelity to evidence-based model.
  • Provides reunification services to child in placement and family of origin
  • Performs home and community-based care to address clinical needs of clients through model adherent FFT FC interventions.
  • Continually assess for levels of engagement of all key participants and collaborate with supervisor and stakeholders to overcome barriers to engagement
  • Documents ongoing client progress and outcomes consistent with model fidelity.
  • Demonstrates competency in age related or specialty issues and developmental needs for each population served.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with family members and other service providers.
  • Provides crisis assessment and intervention to monitor status of clients in crisis.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or related Behavioral Health field of study.
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge and at least one year experience providing clinical services to children and/or families

Licensure/Certification/Registration: At minimum LMSW, LMFT-A, LPC-A. Licensed preferred as LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or Licensed psychologist. 

PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF THE PROGRAM:

The Functional Family Therapy – Foster Care (FFT-FC) Program is a relationally focused and trauma-informed treatment model for youth in the Foster Care System that increases the likelihood of successful positive adjustment and permanency placement. It provides a comprehensive and systematic approach to help youth and families overcome individual and relational trauma to promote stable foster care and long-term permanency placements. In addition, the FFT- FC Program trains, recruits, and approves resource families.

COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

Boys & Girls Village (BGV) takes pride in the supportive, team-oriented environment we offer to our employees.

FOR YOUR HEALTH & WELLBEING

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, including an option that is free to employees. Currently using United HealthCare
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Free annual flu shots
    • Wellness workshops

FOR YOUR FUTURE

    • a 401K plan with employer contributions
    • Company paid life and AD&D insurance, short and long-term disability.

FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    • A tuition reimbursement program and free licensing supervision.
    • Partnership with CT Non-Profit Alliance for tuition discounts at participating universities
    • Training and development opportunities

FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

    • Competitive salaries, with increased compensation for Bi-lingual in Spanish staff
    • Generous benefit time, including vacation, sick, and personal time
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling for employee and family

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

  • Remote interview process offered
  • Personal protective equipment provided and required
  • Plastic shields at workstations
  • Temperature screening at all entrances
  • Social distance guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, Disinfecting, & Cleaning procedures in place

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.