Job Description

The Family Counseling Center (FCC) provides confidential and professional counseling for children and their families. In addition to treating issues associated with foster care and adoption, licensed and license-eligible therapists treat a wide range of childhood issues including infant mental health, positive parenting, grief/loss, divorce issues, anger issues, ADD/ADHD, anxiety and school adjustment issues, among others.

This position is responsible for providing a variety of clinical interventions to the children in KID programs and, whenever possible, their families as well. Therapist offers individual therapy to child clients and sibling(s), group and family therapy, in addition to support and advocacy to parents/guardians/caretakers. Therapist works within a multidisciplinary treatment team, and therapeutic services are conducted primarily in the community or in the program where the child is placed.

Skills / Requirements

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education, training and work experience. Two (2) years of experience and Florida Licensure preferred.

Classification: Exempt

Full-time employees are eligible to receive a benefits plan including: medical, dental, life, and vision insurance coverage; flexible spending account, long term disability, and a matching 401k plan, among others. Full time employees are also eligible to receive holiday pay, and earn paid vacation after their first year of employment.

 

Important Notes

It is the policy of Kids In Distress to provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and to applicants for employment in accordance with laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Kids In Distress is a Drug Free Workplace and requires drug testing.