Child and Family Therapist


Pinetta, FL

Full/Part Time:

Full Time



Apply On Or Before:

January 31, 2017

Facility Name: Florida United Methodist Children’s Home 

Madison Youth Ranch Facility 

Location: 1647 NE Captain Buie Road, Pinetta, FL 32350 

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On or Before: January 31, 2017

Anticipated Salary Range: negotiable

Schedule: 8am – 5pm, Some on-call

Criminal Background Check: Yes

Pay Plan: every 2 weeks

How to Apply: If you are interested in the above position, please submit a resume via email to, or fax it to (386) 668-3363, Attn: Human Resources



The Child and Family Therapist of the Florida United Methodist Children's Home for the Madison Youth Ranch provides in-depth clinical assessment and treatment of children and families. The Child and Family Therapist conducts individual, group, and family therapy sessions, monitors progress on treatment plan goals, and provides general oversight of the implementation of the treatment plan goals. 



  • Active Florida LCSW, LMHC or LMFT is required 
  • Masters Degree in Human Services or related field from a nationally accredited college or university 
  • Experience working with children with history of complex trauma, mental health, and behavioral disorders 



  • Familiarity with utilization review process preferred 
  • Ability to organize and generate billable Medicaid documentation in a timely manner 
  • Minimum one-year experience working in a crisis or child welfare environment (crisis stabilization unit, group care) 
  • Be willing and able to work with difficult youth and their families 
  • Be able to communicate (written and verbal) effectively with all clients, parents, staff, stakeholders, and providers 
  • Be computer literate and able to document case information electronically 
  • Have workable understanding of appropriate theory and methodology 
  • Ability to develop and implement evidenced based treatment goals and interventions 
  • Must be able to work within the philosophy of services to children and families consistent with the ministry and goals of the Florida United Methodist Children's Home (trauma-focused model of care) 
  • Ability to properly assess and diagnose based upon DSM IV and V 
  • Sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics 
  • Valid Florida Drivers license PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provides individual, group, and family therapy to the residents and their families 
  • Documents clinical information and billing according to Medicaid and agency standards 
  • Completes required paperwork upon assignment of new admissions 
  • Completes discharge summary at discharge 
  • Maintains case records 
  • Meets productivity standards while maintaining established standard of care 
  • Administersthe Children’s Functional Assessment Rating Scale on all children in assigned caseload 
  • Attends psychiatric appointments and other meetings/staffing as required, interacts with case managers, Guardian ad Litems, and other professional staff 
  • Provides oversight for behavioral health programming associated with the treatment plan for all children in assigned caseload 
  • Provides training to direct care staff in the particular components of the treatment plan and behavioral management components