3 недели ago
Family Therapist in Staten Island. New York medical job.
New York
Staten Island
$5,999 / month


ATLAS – Central Family Life Center / Medical job
59 Wright Street, Staten Island, New York 10304

 $ 70.000- $ 75.000 per year

ATLAS – Central Family Life Center is currently seeking a Family Therapist for a full time or part time position

Are you passionate about evidence-based therapeutic interventions? Does the idea of providing clinical care to children and families excite you? Central Family Life Center is looking just for you! CFLC is seeking a full time Functional Family Therapist. For more information, please see below.

About Central Family Life Center:

Atlas works to prevent violence by meeting people during a crisis, like a recent arrest or open court case and connecting them to a change process that nurtures hope and strengthens relationships. As part of Atlas, CFLC is offering FFT to young people at elevated risk for violence in the community, victimization, or a re-arrest. FFT is an evidence-based intervention for youth and families. This high-quality, strength-focused family counseling model is designed for high-risk youth and young adults who have been referred by the criminal court, juvenile justice, mental health, school, or child welfare systems. Services are short-term and typically offered in the home, though services can be offered in the office or other community settings.


The Central Family Life Center is hiring Functional Family Therapists (FFT Therapist) for a community-based violence prevention program that aims to reduce violent recidivism through intensive and voluntary therapeutic services. This program is part of the Atlas initiative and uses the evidence-based Functional Family Therapy (FFT) model to engage young people and their families in holistic anti-violence services.

About the Position:

Roles and Responsibilities:

Education Preference: Master’s degree in social work (MSW), Mental Health Counseling (MHC), Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), psychology, counseling, education, or other relevant human service profession preferred; required for site supervisor position.

Preferred Experience

  • Direct use of pragmatic (i.e., structural, strategic, and functional) family therapies
  • Individual therapy with youth and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques
  • Marital therapy using behaviorally based approaches
  • *Behavioral therapy targeting school behavior and academic performance
  • Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of youth (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood)

Preferred Knowledge: (* required of bachelor’s and masters’ level)

  • Family systems theory and application
  • Social-ecological theory and application
  • *Behavioral therapies theory and application
  • *Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application
  • Pragmatic family therapies theory and application
  • Child development research and its application in the treatment
  • Social skills assessment and intervention
  • *Basic counseling and process skills

Preferred Core Competencies:

  • Ability to engage clients
  • Willingness and ability to be strengths-focused
  • Ability to shift to process
  • Willingness to advocate for youth and family, belief in the capacity of people to grow and change
  • Ability to manage stress and self-care
  • Appreciation, respect, and understanding for teamwork and company systems
  • Ability to maintain a high level of self-awareness
  • Ability to be comfortable with cultural differences; to relate without patronizing
  • Willingness to commit to empowering families to solve their own problems
  • Ability and willingness to work with families in their own homes
  • Willingness to be flexible to work with the families when they are available to meet

Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry a caseload as assigned.
  • Provide virtual/home-based* Functional Family Therapy to adults and their families, adhering to model fidelity requirements. (*as post-pandemic working conditions allow)
  • Actively participate as part of a therapy team, including attending weekly team and individual supervision meetings.
  • Assist families by actively referring them to appropriate services and supports, and with both clinical and concrete services.
  • Make case progress notes as required by FFT and regularly report to external stakeholders.
  • Participate in all FFT training, supervision, and consultation activities.

Salary: $70,000 to $75,000 Annually

Benefits: 401K, Dental, Medical, Vision

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