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:

Family Therapist – Child Resiliency Specialist

 

Description

Full-time exempt position. One of three family therapists needed for expansion of services. This position will specialize in serving families with children ages 0-11 that have experienced adverse childhood events (ACEs).

The ideal therapist for this position will:

  • Be able to articulate their own view of how strong families are built, and the role of the therapist in that process.
  • Be dedicated to strengthening their own family relationships, and to their own self-care and personal growth.
  • Be able to effectively work with our team of therapists and professionals within our organization and community.
  • Be creative, positive, and growth-oriented.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery care, education, and counseling services.

 

Duties Synopsis:

Provide family, marriage, individual, and group therapy and complete associated documentation and reports.  Contribute creatively and proactively in shaping future growth of The Family Place Clinical Department. Position reports directly to The Family Place Clinical Director.

Duties:

  1. Conduct services in a manner consistent with The Family Place mission and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  2. Provide family, marriage, individual, and/or group therapy, including clinical assessment, treatment planning and review, crisis intervention, case management, discharge planning, and referral.
  3. Focus therapy interventions on building stronger families; base interventions on application of EBPs; and insure interventions are trauma-informed.
  4. Provide services based on the Attachment-Regulation-Competence (ARC) model as part of The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project (TRP), and work closely with TRP staff to meet project requirements and help ensure that all families receive the project’s trauma-informed services.
  5. Coordinate services with Kid’s Place and Education department services, and interact effectively with other therapists, agency staff and volunteers, and community partners.
  6. Assist with program development by proactively contributing ideas for program growth, sustainability, and improvement, and by completing tasks necessary for expansion.
  7. Complete work assignments given by the Clinical Director, VOCA Clinical Supervisor, or other agency administrators.
  8. Attend required meetings to coordinate services and maintain strong relationships.
  9. Develop and follow a self-care plan, complete at least one personal/professional growth goal annually, proactively seek to learn and obtain training, and attend required trainings.
  10. Meet standards established for making the position and program sustainable and for insuring high quality of services, including proactively seeking feedback and self-improvement.
  11. Travel to locations as required.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. LMFT, LCSW, CMHC, or Ph.D. Psychologists or pending licensure in the State of Utah.
  2. Experience working with families (i.e., couples, adolescents, children).
  3. Experience working with individuals that have experienced trauma; ability to provide trauma-informed care.
  4. The individual will preferably be bilingual and bicultural.
  5. Experience in crisis intervention and counseling.
  6. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  7. First Aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  8. Own transportation.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Ability to work effectively interpersonally; problem solving, communication, leadership skills.
  2. Knowledge of family systems theory and marriage and family therapy approaches.
  3. Understanding of and commitment to providing trauma-informed care.
  4. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  5. Ability to maintain self-care, particularly under stress.
  6. Knowledge of therapy approaches for children and adolescents; experience with play and sand-tray therapy preferred.
  7. Knowledge of positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  8. Knowledge of community resources and referral process.
  9. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  10. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.
  11. Experience with clinical supervision a plus.

 

Compensation:

$38K to $48K based on experience and licensure status, plus benefits.

 

To Apply:

 

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to reece@thefamilyplaceutah.org by December 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Open until filled.

Family Therapist – Adolescent Specialist

 

Description

Full-time exempt position. One of three family therapy positions needed for expansion of services. This position will specialize in family therapy for families with adolescents, and will supervise CSW staff.

The ideal therapist for this position will:

  • Be able to articulate their own view of how strong families are built, and the role of the therapist in that process.
  • Be dedicated to strengthening their own family relationships, and to their own self-care and personal growth.
  • Be able to effectively work with our team of therapists and professionals within our organization and community.
  • Be creative, positive, and growth-oriented.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery care, education, and counseling services.

 

Duties Synopsis:

Provide family, marriage, individual, and group therapy and complete associated documentation and reports.  Contribute creatively and proactively in shaping future growth of The Family Place Clinical Department. Position reports directly to The Family Place Clinical Director.

Duties:

  1. Conduct services in a manner consistent with The Family Place mission and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  2. Provide family, marriage, individual, and/or group therapy, including clinical assessment, treatment planning and review, crisis intervention, case management, discharge planning, and referral.
  3. Assess and intervene with suicide risk in adolescents, using family-based intervention strategies.
  4. Focus therapy interventions on building stronger families; base interventions on application of EBPs; and insure interventions are trauma-informed.
  5. Participate in The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project helping ensure that all families receive the project’s trauma-informed services.
  6. Interact effectively with other therapists, agency staff and volunteers, and community partners.
  7. Assist with program development by supervising CSW staff, proactively contributing ideas for program growth, sustainability, and improvement, and completing tasks necessary for expansion.
  8. Coordinate work with Clinical Director, VOCA Clinical Supervisor, and other agency administrators, and complete work assignments as required.
  9. Attend required meetings to coordinate services and maintain strong relationships.
  10. Develop and follow a self-care plan, complete at least one personal/professional growth goal annually, proactively seek to learn and obtain training, and attend required trainings.
  11. Meet standards established for making the position and program sustainable and for insuring high quality of services, including proactively seeking feedback and self-improvement.
  12. Travel to locations as required.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. LCSW in the State of Utah. Two years post-licensure experience strongly preferred.
  2. Experience working with families (i.e., couples, adolescents, children).
  3. Experience working with individuals that have experienced trauma; ability to provide trauma-informed care.
  4. The individual will preferably be bilingual and bicultural.
  5. Experience in crisis intervention and counseling.
  6. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  7. First Aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  8. Own transportation.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Experience with clinical supervision preferred.
  2. Ability to work effectively interpersonally; problem solving, communication, leadership skills.
  3. Knowledge of family systems theory and marriage and family therapy approaches.
  4. Understanding of and commitment to providing trauma-informed care.
  5. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  6. Ability to maintain self-care, particularly under stress.
  7. Knowledge of therapy approaches for children and adolescents; experience with play and sand-tray therapy preferred.
  8. Knowledge of positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  9. Knowledge of community resources and referral process.
  10. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  11. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.

 

Compensation:

$42K to $52K based on experience and licensure status, plus benefits.

 

To Apply:

 

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to reece@thefamilyplaceutah.org by December 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Open until filled.

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

Marriage & Family Therapist

 

Description

Part-time position (15 hours/week start, with potential to grow to full-time). One of three family therapists needed for expansion of services. This position will specialize in marriage and family therapy services tailored to needs in the community.

The ideal therapist for this position will:

  • Be able to articulate their own view of how strong families are built, and the role of the therapist in that process.
  • Be dedicated to strengthening their own family relationships, and to their own self-care and personal growth.
  • Be able to effectively work with our team of therapists and professionals within our organization and community.
  • Be creative, positive, and growth-oriented.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery care, education, and counseling services.

 

Duties Synopsis:

Provide family, marriage, individual, and group therapy and complete associated documentation and reports.  Contribute creatively and proactively in shaping future growth of The Family Place Clinical Department. Position reports directly to The Family Place Clinical Director.

Duties:

  1. Conduct services in a manner consistent with The Family Place mission and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  2. Provide family, marriage, individual, and/or group therapy, including clinical assessment, treatment planning and review, crisis intervention, case management, discharge planning, and referral.
  3. Focus therapy interventions on building stronger families; base interventions on application of EBPs; and insure interventions are trauma-informed.
  4. Participate in The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project helping ensure that all families receive the project’s trauma-informed services.
  5. Interact effectively with other therapists, agency staff and volunteers, and community partners.
  6. Assist with program development by proactively contributing ideas for program growth, sustainability, and improvement, and by completing tasks necessary for expansion.
  7. Complete work assignments given by the Clinical Director, VOCA Clinical Supervisor, or other agency administrators.
  8. Attend required meetings to coordinate services and maintain strong relationships.
  9. Develop and follow a self-care plan, complete at least one personal/professional growth goal annually, proactively seek to learn and obtain training, and attend required trainings.
  10. Meet standards established for making the position and program sustainable and for insuring high quality of services, including proactively seeking feedback and self-improvement.
  11. Travel to locations as required.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. LMFT, LCSW, CMHC, or Ph.D. Psychologists or pending licensure in the State of Utah.
  2. Experience working with families (i.e., couples, adolescents, children).
  3. Experience working with individuals that have experienced trauma; ability to provide trauma-informed care.
  4. The individual will preferably be bilingual and bicultural.
  5. Experience in crisis intervention and counseling.
  6. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  7. First Aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  8. Own transportation.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Ability to work effectively interpersonally; problem solving, communication, leadership skills.
  2. Knowledge of family systems theory and marriage and family therapy approaches.
  3. Understanding of and commitment to providing trauma-informed care.
  4. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  5. Ability to maintain self-care, particularly under stress.
  6. Knowledge of therapy approaches for children and adolescents; experience with play and sand-tray therapy preferred.
  7. Knowledge of positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  8. Knowledge of community resources and referral process.
  9. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  10. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.
  11. Experience with clinical supervision a plus.

 

Compensation:

$18.00 to $25.00 based on experience and licensure status.

 

To Apply:

 

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to reece@thefamilyplaceutah.org by December 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. 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.