The Relief Residential Clinical Therapist provides Relief Coverage, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy and Family Therapy on a mutually-agreeable basis as authorized by ADRS &/or DRS; possibly including psych reviews with the expectation that their time will be pre-approved and limited in scope.
- Requisite training hours not to exceed 20 compensable hours per year.
- It is the expectation of the Relief Residential Clinical Therapist to be flexible with their schedule, adjust to the needs of the agency, understanding that a specific number of hours cannot be guaranteed for this position.
- The Relief Residential Clinical Therapist is responsible for the provision of comprehensive clinical and case management services to students and their families.
- The provision of individual, family, group therapies, crisis intervention, advocacy, assessment, planning, discharge planning, interdisciplinary teamwork and community liaison.
- Responsible for formulating and implementing appropriate treatment strategies for students and their families on their assigned caseload and for timely and satisfactory documentation of all treatment efforts.
- Adheres to standards and regulations as set forth by the agency, The Joint Commission, and OCS licensing.
- Expected to abide by all safety rules and regulations of the facility.
- The responsibilities of the Residential Clinical Therapist are carried out according to AK Child & Family policies, and mission of AK Child & Family and its philosophy of care.
- Assumes additional duties as assigned.*
- All positions at AK Child & Family may have responsibilities altered during the course of employment due to agency imperatives.
“AK Child & Family practices the Sanctuary Model which is a non-hierarchical, highly participatory, trauma-informed and evidence-supported whole culture approach, which helps the organization function in a safe, democratic and socially responsible manner and thereby provide effective treatment for clients and the community. We expect all of our employees, families and students to learn, understand and implement this model as part of their daily responsibilities and commitment to the culture of this agency.”
All employees with AK Child & Family are required to be in compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid COVID vaccine mandate. The mandate requires that by 12/6/21, staff at all health care facilities must have received their first dose of a 2-shot series (Moderna or Pfizer, currently) or a single dose of a 1-shot vaccine (Johnson and Johnson, currently) with the exception of those that have sought and been granted an exemption to the COVID mandate. Staff must complete this step before they can provide any care, treatment or other services for the facility and/or its patients. By 1/4/22, all staff with the exception of those that have sought and been granted an exemption to the COVID mandate, must complete the primary vaccination series.
Relief employees are eligible for:
- Employee Assistance Program
- 403(b) Retirement Plan
- Annual raises are based on the annual budget and not guaranteed each year.
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