Therapist-Treatment Services

ACH Child and Family Services
May 9, 2023
Fort Worth, Texas
Job Type


ACH Child and Family Services - Protecting Children, Preserving Families, Since 1915.

With over a century of experience, ACH brings needed resources and skills to children and families struggling with life’s challenges.

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family Services
  • Community-Based Care
  • Foster Care & Adoption
  • Residential Services

ACH Child and Family Services is currently recruiting a Therapist-Treatment Services.

To support and serve clients and their families by providing and coordinating quality therapeutic services, case management, crisis management, transition planning and supportive aftercare services. The Therapist conducts comprehensive assessments and actively collaborates with the treatment team and program staff to develop treatment plans, safety plans, behavior management plans, group and individual counseling, family counseling, and provide therapeutic services that stabilize behavior, promote healing, and support a timely transition to permanence. The job requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Key Expectations/Responsibilities:


  • Manage admissions through screening and assessment of referrals, facilitation of placement and completion of intake and admission documentation within required timeframes
  • Provide ongoing counseling and skills training to assigned clients and families
  • Facilitate the creation of collaborative service plans for assigned clients
  • Document and assess progress of each assigned client and maintain up-to-date client records that accurately reflect that progress, including timely documentation of client incidents, behavior issues and concerns in accordance with agency and licensing standards
  • Implement group programming to address the social and emotional needs of clients relating to achievement of individual goals
  • Provide case management services; coordination with TDFPS caseworkers, families, community and mainstream support resources
  • Develop discharge and aftercare plans and follow-up referrals
  • Provide supportive aftercare services to clients and families as assigned
  • Provide crisis intervention and stabilization to clients who are in psychological distress
  • Provide Treatment Services Director – Wichita, Treatment Services Program Manager and other members of the treatment team with regular updates on client progress and treatment needs
  • Provide emergency crisis intervention and on-call clinical services as scheduled

Community Relations

  • Coordinate the collaborative relationships and services to referral agencies
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with local human and youth services agencies
  • Represent ACH in a professional and positive manner

Documentation and Reporting

  • Maintain up-to-date case records
  • Develop and document initial assessment and initial plan of service
  • Provide regular case management services for each assigned client
  • Documentation of case progress notes
  • Communication and coordination of needs for each client
  • Communication of goals and service plan with the direct care team
  • Assist in development of program related forms and measurement tools
  • Developing, reviewing and updating of service plans
  • Completing a discharge and after care plan for each client

Work Behaviors

  • Support and uphold the policies and procedures of ACH
  • Maintain a positive morale
  • Ensure that quality services are provided, and professional standards maintained
  • Maintain an attitude of client and family advocacy
  • Work harmoniously with co-workers to generate a productive and constructive environment
  • Ensure that work time is utilized fully and effectively to maximize productivity
  • Adapt to changing assignments/priorities as needed to support clients, families, and the agency

Other Duties Assigned

  • Facilitate and attend team staffing meetings
  • Attend designated agency or community meetings or trainings
  • Complete trainings and certifications as required by licensing standards
  • Assist with other agency program’s activities as assigned
  • Assist with fund raising or other agency functions as needed
  • Other applicable duties as assigned by supervisor

Application Instructions

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