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Family Therapist

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Location: Davidson
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: November 26, 2020


Family Therapist

Primary Function:

A family therapist on the Family Services of Davidson County’ staff provides psychotherapy to individuals, families and groups in the office and at partnering community locations.


A Masters Degree from an accredited school of social work or counseling program. Licensure to practice therapy in the state of North Carolina.

Demonstrated competence as a clinician who has solid theoretical base in the helping process that includes the Family Systems approach.

Demonstrated ability to function as a consultant, educator, and advocate.

Demonstrated ability to form a therapeutic alliance with clients and to possess a strong commitment to human services as a profession.

Preferred: fully credentialed in licensure and with Medicaid/ Insurance panels.


Works under the direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Services.


1. Maintain 24 direct service hours in individual, family, and group therapy services to various populations as appropriate within the criteria for clinical services.
2. Maintain accurate and current records on all clients as required by the agency. This includes writing appropriate treatment plans, social histories, assessments, and progress notes.
3. Complete in a timely fashion all necessary reports regarding services provided, time sheets and any other information requested by the agency management.
4. Maintain a flexible schedule to include an emergency appointment time and consults as the need dictates on a weekly basis.
5. When necessary, provide advocacy services in school based care meetings and, if necessary, in civil and criminal district court.
6. Continue professional growth through attendance at weekly supervision, workshops, and staff meetings. This includes the use and continued growth of the professional self.
7. Maintain professional credentialing or licensure requirements of the specific therapist’s professional field and follow their ethical guidelines.
8. Serve on the quality assurance review committee when requested
9. Co-ordinate services with other community resources for our clients and advocate for them when needed.
10. Provide consultations to agencies and organizations that serve families or children
11. Provide educational presentations to the community when requested


1. Process all correspondence, time and travel sheets and monthly reports as
2. Process all delinquency services staff time and travel sheets and any other agency documentation as necessary.
3. Represent agency at meeting when requested and participate in fund raising events.
4. Promote the Family Services philosophy to the community.
5. Carry out any additional assignments as requested by the supervisor or director.

Interested applicants please submit your resume’ to Sherri Hill, Director of Clinical Of Operations at