Home Base Therapist 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and family therapy to children & families involved with the Dept. of Child Services

  • Provide Supervised Therapeutic Family Visitation of children removed from their parents/caregivers.

  • Understand and implement evidenced based modalities

  • Participate in individual and group supervision as scheduled

  • Develop Treatment Plans, weekly case notes, and monthly progress report.

 

Qualifications:

Therapists must meet one of the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Master’s or Doctorate degree with a current license issued by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board as one of the following: Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist Associate or Mental Health Counselor Associate. 

  2. Master’s degree with a temporary permit issued by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human         Services Licensing Board as one of the following:

  • Valid Driver’s License 

  • Reliable transportation & auto insurance that complies state law.

  • Successful clearance of local, state, and national background checks.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends preferred.

  • Good writing skills.

 

In addition to the above:

  • Knowledge of family of origin/intergenerational issues

  • Knowledge of child abuse/neglect

  • Knowledge of child and adult development 

  • Belief in the family preservation philosophy

  • Skillful in the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Skillful in the use of Motivational Interviewing