The THRIVE Center for Emerging Young Adults

 

Thrive Center Professional Opportunities

Become part of a collaborative treatment team for Heron's Gate, the struggling-to-launch young adults program of the THRIVE Center, in Columbia, Maryland.

At our growing outpatient mental health practice, clinicians utilize a treatment approach that stresses the value of relationship among patients, family members and the treating practitioners. A supportive, caring relationship is viewed as the root of healing and informs all clinical activities and communications, from diagnosis to treatment planning and review, from initial contact to on-going attention to the patients' satisfaction with care.

Join a team where your professional expertise will be valued, where humor and serious discussion blend to create effective treatments and a sense of vitality, and where high quality care thrives in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect.

We are currently seeking professionals for the following position:

Family Therapist

Printable VersionFamily Therapist
Columbia, MD

The THRIVE Center for Emerging Young Adults in Columbia is seeking a family therapist to become part of a collaborative treatment team focused on the needs of struggling-to-launch young adults. The position will begin as part-time with the opportunity to grow. It involves work with a multidisciplinary team where your professional expertise will be valued, where humor and serious discussion blend to create effective treatments and a sense of vitality, and where high-quality care thrives in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect.

At our growing outpatient mental health practice, clinicians utilize a treatment approach that stresses the value of relationship among patients, family members and the treating practitioners. A supportive, caring relationship is viewed as the root of healing and suffuses all clinical activities and communications, from diagnosis to treatment planning and review, from initial contact to on-going attention to the patients’ satisfaction with care.

THRIVE is a fee-for-service center that does not directly participate with insurance panels. Extensive administrative support for billing and scheduling is provided.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following Competencies and Expertise:

  1. Certified and licensed as a mental health provider in the State of Maryland.
  2. Experience working as a family therapist (family systems approach preferred).
  3. Experience and ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  4. Interest/expertise in ADHD, ASD, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders in a young adult struggling to launch population.
  5. Experience with addictions highly desirable.
  6. Diagnosis/ case formulation / treatment planning – experience providing input to team on patient diagnoses, updating case formulations and guiding the development of multidisciplinary treatment plans
  7. Crisis intervention/ risk management – experience assessing risk and engaging in a team effort to stabilize risk
  8. Effective written/ verbal communication skills.
  9. Team management – experience managing a multidisciplinary treatment team preferred but not required

The Tasks and Duties of the job include:

  1. Conduct family therapy sessions.
  2. Diagnose and treat psychological disorders within a family context.
  3. Work with parents as a sub unit of the overall family system.
  4. Identify and work towards the resolution of treatment-interfering behavior.
  5. Provide support to the family and the team beyond scheduled appointment times for family crises.
  6. Communicate therapeutic imperatives, therapy interventions and progress to parents.
  7. Set realistic expectations with parents regarding clinical outcomes resulting from treatment programming.
  8. Do risk assessment and management activities as needed
  9. Attend weekly team meetings (Wednesday) and actively participate in treatment planning
  10. Record clinical notes in EMR system.
  11. Maintain active email, informal face-to-face communication with team throughout the week, including weekends as needed to stay manage crises and maintain treatment progress
  12. Participate in mandatory weekly supervision with an on-staff clinical supervisor to maintain team cohesiveness and to insure effective clinical case management.
  13. Engage with Clinical Director to learn how to manage the clinical team.

For more information:
Please call 410-740-3240     Opportunities@MyThrive.net

THRIVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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