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Empowering Parents, INC
Job Description

Posted 02/10/19 

Company Description
Empowering Parents is a fast-growing not-for-profit parent aide program based in Lee's Summit, MO and serving 4 counties. We specializing in serving children and their families in office and in home, and we also provide therapy to all ages in our office. 

Responsible for assisting individuals with mental illness and/or substance use disorders to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments as well as provide clinical guidance.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Complete intake/screening/assessment process within appropriate time frames as designated by state regulatory/CARF/agency standards.
  • Develop treatment plans for clients in accordance with state regulatory /CARF guidelines that demonstrate individualization and evolution based on information gathered from assessment.
  • Complete all correspondence in a timely fashion.
  • Participate in clinical staffing/treatment meetings providing feedback on all pertinent cases.
  • Adhere to weekly direct service model.
  • Work closely with insurance department to ensure authorized services are approved and adequate information is provided within specified time frames.
  • Document all services provided in accordance with DMH/CARF/agency standards. o Ensure that services are entered within appropriate time frame, DAP format, notes refer to treatment plans, etc.
  • Correct any file/charting deficiencies within appropriate time frame.
  • Assist clients through transition process and complete final correspondence such as transition summary, plan, letter, etc.
  • Complete all mandatory trainings meeting state regulatory /CARF Standards, obtaining 36 hours of training every 2 years with focus on EBP and improved clinical skill sets (MO) and 40 hours of training every 2 years with 3 hours being Ethics (KS).
  • Represent the agency within the community in a professional manner.
  • Maintain positive, professional relationships with referral sources, clients, and coworkers, adhering to Code of Ethics and agency policies.
  • Handle crisis situations as they arise.
  • Assist in Professional Supervision once all professional requirements have been met.
  • Facilitate group counseling, group education, family conferences, and individual sessions.
  • Provide training on Clinical issues and evidenced based practices.
  • Provide Clinical Consultation when necessary.
  • Demonstrates interest in long term and short term goals and objectives of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned by the CEO/COO
Experience and Education Qualifications:
  • Holds licensure with the applicable board of professional registration for the state that they are providing services in for licensure as a professional counselor or social worker.
  • Missouri: Provisional Licensed (PLPC) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Provisional Licensed (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)
  • Will pay for clinical supervision by LCSW in house if working 30+ hours per week. 
  • Preferred bilingual but not required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Conditions of Employment:

Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate background checks. Upon offer of employment, applicant must grant permission for Empowering Parents, INC to verify accuracy, legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of employment:
  • Adequate employment and/or personal reference checks
  • Degrees, transcripts, licenses, certifications, and/or other documents that verify the educational qualifications of the employee
  • Verification of eligibility to work in the United States (INS Form – I-9)
  • Missouri Employees: Family Care Safety Registry, which includes inquiries from the Missouri State Highway Patrol Criminal Records Division, Highway Patrol Sex Offender Registry, Department of Social Services Child Abuse/Neglect Records, Department of Health and Senior Services Employee . Disqualification List and the Department of Mental Health Employee Disqualification Registry. Kansas Employees: Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Kansas Criminal (KBI)
  • Motor vehicle driving record

Pay will be based on experience.  Range of pay will consist from $25 per hour to 40 dollars per billable hour.

Currently, this will consist of a contract position and will move into a full time position with benefits once grant funding is approved. 
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