Website Project Pathfinder

Job description:

  • Provide individual, group and family psychotherapy for clients, with demonstrated competency in provision of therapeutic services and case management
  • Attend staff meetings and other program related meetings.
  • Stay  current on sex offender treatment practices and protocols.  .
  • Complete timely quarterly progress reviews for clients [within one week of the quarter end – (ex:  end of 1st Qtr is March 30th, so progress reviews completed no later than end of first week of April]. (at least 85%)
  • Hold clients accountable to their treatment expectations [weekly group, 2 times per month individual sessions, balances not over $200, paperwork is updated and current (ROI’s, quaterleries, case notes, treatment plan, federal paperwork]. At least 85% of clients are in compliance with all of the aforementioned.
  • Review client background, treatment plan and other materials in order to provide effective treatment services
  • Engage in phone calls and consultation meetings related to client care
  • Assist in the coordination of intake assessments as they are referred
  • Conduct intake assessments for possible referral to treatment at one of the Project Pathfinder locations
  • Conduct intake assessments for possible referral to treatment for Private Counseling Services
  • Complete necessary forms, paperwork, and coordination of appointments
  • Formulate a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan
  • Notify probation or other referral party in regards to acceptance or rejection of client to treatment
  • Assist with determination of placement for the client following intake if it is indicated he or she will attend a PPI or PCS program or counseling.

Conduct assessment interviews, formulate diagnoses and develop a treatment plan.

  • Schedule necessary evaluation sessions, complete evaluation summary and present to staff for disposition.
  • Complete necessary forms and related paperwork during evaluation.
  • Notify probation officer in regards to acceptance or rejection of client for treatment.
  • Provide individual, group and family psychotherapy for clients.
  • Prepare for and conduct group therapy sessions.
  • Prepare for and conduct individual therapy sessions.
  • Conduct family therapy sessions for clients as appropriate.
  • Conduct progress reviews with clients and their probation officers.
  • Complete court reports, correspondence and communications necessary to provide clinical services.
  • Monitor and enforce financial compliance
  • Clinical supervision of treatment groups and/or therapists as assigned.
  • Develop rationale, curriculum, any unique elements
  • Evaluate outcome
  • Develop program materials in coordination with the clinical director or designated staff person.
  • Assist in training activities
  • Plan and implement new collaborative relationships with other professionals, community groups and organizations, resulting in new program development for Project Pathfinder, Inc

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree, Psy.D or Ph.D., 5 years’ experience in the mental health field and treatment of sex offenders. Appropriate license for field of study and degree.

Experience and competence as a supervisor or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Competent in group, individual and conjoint therapy. Experienced in interactions with the Criminal Justice System. Competent in clinical supervision. Competent in the specialized treatment of sexual offenses.