Primary responsibilities include: Working as part of the Total Family Strategy program, this incumbent will provide services that are consistent with the program methodology and in conformance with all program standards. Provides therapeutic and case management services which are culturally competent, solution focused, strength based, recovery oriented, and co-occurring capable as they are needed by program families. Accurately assesses families with multiple needs, areas of concern and crisis; develops Treatment Plans that are responsive to the families’ needs and clearly indicate the action steps towards resolutions with a high degree of specificity. Meets weekly or more frequently with all cases in active status, transfers families to follow-up status when they complete their initial Treatment Plan goals; meets monthly with families in follow up status. Schedule may be irregular, based on client availability. Work is primarily off site in client family homes and community locations. Must have valid Florida driver's license, have automobile liability insurance, personal vehicle and a driving record that is acceptable to Suncoast Center. Must be able to complete a level II background screening and pre-employment drug test in compliance with Florida Law.
Education: Master’s degreerequired in social work, family therapy, or closely related field; may be licensed as a clinical social worker, family therapist or mental health counselor.
Licensure: Not required.
Experience: Must be able to assist families struggling with multiple stressors. Understanding of the special problems and treatment of consumers with mental illness and child welfare issues is essential. Understanding of community resources and social support development is required.