Employment Opportunities

The place for you

Imagine a place where every day you can come to work and know you are making a difference in the lives of children and families. If that’s what you want, then this could be the place for you.

Current Openings

Full time positions, if available, will be listed below:

Full-time Therapist – Spanish Speaking

 

General Description:

 

2 positions, 1 full-time Spanish Speaking (30-40 hours per week) and 1 part-time (15 hours per week with a possibility of more) position. The therapist provides therapeutic services to clients at The Family Place.

 

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families and protecting children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery, education, and counseling services.

 

Direct report to The Family Place Clinical Director.

 

Duties Synopsis:

 

The position provides individual and group therapy, completes required documentation, and completes reports and assignments given by the Clinical Director and Clinical Supervisor.

 

Duties:

  1. Perform mental health assessments.
  2. Conduct individual and group therapy sessions.
  3. Answer crisis hotline/information and referral service as needed.
  4. Attend staff meetings to coordinate services for clients.
  5. Attend interagency meetings as assigned to advocate for clients and provide resources and referrals.
  6. Maintain referral log in accordance with specifications stated in contract.
  7. Maintain case files with specifications stated in contract.
  8. Completes required quarterly and year end reports.
  9. Attend required trainings.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

 

Outcomes:

  1. 75%-80% attendance rate of clients.
  2. Completes counseling, documentation, and reports as assigned.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. LCSW, LMFT, CMHC, or Ph.D. Psychologists or pending licensure in the State of Utah.
  2. Experience in working with victims of abuse, children, adults and families preferred.
  3. The individual will preferably be bilingual and bicultural.
  4. Experience in play therapy interventions with children preferred.
  5. Experience in crisis counseling.
  6. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  7. First aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  8. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  9. Own transportation.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  1. In-depth knowledge of trauma and the effect on victims.
  2. Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  3. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  4. Thorough knowledge in positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  5. Knowledge of community resources and referral process.
  6. Working knowledge of family systems.
  7. Knowledge of play therapy techniques.
  8. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  9. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.
  10. Proven ability to work as an effective team member.

 

Salary/Benefits:

 

Spanish Speaking Therapist $22.00 to $28.00/hour, based on qualifications/experience, plus benefits

Part-time Therapist $17.50-22.00/hour based on qualifications/experience

 

Application:

 

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to janae@thefamilyplaceutah.org by July 28, 2017 at Noon. Open until filled.

 

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Part time positions, if available, will be listed below:

Part-time Therapist

 

General Description:

 

2 positions, 1 full-time Spanish Speaking (30-40 hours per week) and 1 part-time (15 hours per week with a possibility of more) position. The therapist provides therapeutic services to clients at The Family Place.

 

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families and protecting children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery, education, and counseling services.

 

Direct report to The Family Place Clinical Director.

 

Duties Synopsis:

 

The position provides individual and group therapy, completes required documentation, and completes reports and assignments given by the Clinical Director and Clinical Supervisor.

 

Duties:

  1. Perform mental health assessments.
  2. Conduct individual and group therapy sessions.
  3. Answer crisis hotline/information and referral service as needed.
  4. Attend staff meetings to coordinate services for clients.
  5. Attend interagency meetings as assigned to advocate for clients and provide resources and referrals.
  6. Maintain referral log in accordance with specifications stated in contract.
  7. Maintain case files with specifications stated in contract.
  8. Completes required quarterly and year end reports.
  9. Attend required trainings.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

 

Outcomes:

  1. 75%-80% attendance rate of clients.
  2. Completes counseling, documentation, and reports as assigned.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. LCSW, LMFT, CMHC, or Ph.D. Psychologists or pending licensure in the State of Utah.
  2. Experience in working with victims of abuse, children, adults and families preferred.
  3. The individual will preferably be bilingual and bicultural.
  4. Experience in play therapy interventions with children preferred.
  5. Experience in crisis counseling.
  6. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  7. First aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  8. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  9. Own transportation.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  1. In-depth knowledge of trauma and the effect on victims.
  2. Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  3. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  4. Thorough knowledge in positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  5. Knowledge of community resources and referral process.
  6. Working knowledge of family systems.
  7. Knowledge of play therapy techniques.
  8. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  9. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.
  10. Proven ability to work as an effective team member.

 

Salary/Benefits:

 

Spanish Speaking Therapist $22.00 to $28.00/hour, based on qualifications/experience, plus benefits

Part-time Therapist $17.50-22.00/hour based on qualifications/experience

 

Application:

 

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to janae@thefamilyplaceutah.org by July 28, 2017 at Noon. Open until filled.

The Family Place is always accepting applications. If you are interested in joining our efforts to build stronger families in Cache Valley, fill out the application below and bring it by.

Internships

Unpaid internships are available for experience and school credit.
To apply email resume to intern@utahfamilyplace.org.