Family Therapist

Uplift Education
Published
May 5, 2020
Location
Dallas, Fort Worth, Texas
Category
Job Type

Description

Uplift Education is seeking two Family Therapists (Dallas and Tarrant counties) to provide clinically effective family therapy services to scholars and their families. Family Therapists provide a developmentally based program to encourage all students to maximize personal growth by working with the whole family system to elicit change, help navigate difficult circumstances, and problem-solve areas of challenge. This role may sometimes work non-traditional hours in setting appointments with clients during late afternoon or evening times.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or closely related human services field, AND a valid Texas license to practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed, Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). (LPC-Interns and Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW) may also be considered.)

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a family therapist or counselor working primarily with families; knowledge of evidence-based counseling procedures, student and family appraisal/assessment techniques; demonstrated leadership qualities regarding program development; knowledge of law as it pertains to mental health in the school setting; ability to use data to develop and evaluate programs.

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