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ACTT - Team Therapist

Company: Children's Hope Alliance
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Durham - Durham, NC

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
Graduate Degree

Salary Range
$55,000.00 - $66,400.00 Salary/year

Job Shift
40 hr. week

Job Category
Nonprofit - Social Services


Children's Hope Alliance is looking for a great mission minded team member to work as an ACTT Team Therapist to help to provide a safe, healing journey for hurting children and families, creating hope now and in the future. The DURHAM and surrounding area ACTT Team Therapist supports the new and innovative Child Focused Assertive Community Treatment Team. Child ACTT is a team-based multi-disciplinary approach to serving kids in their homes, kinship placements, foster homes, or may begin during a transition from a more restrictive residential setting or hospitalization. Child ACTT is primarily community based; however, some administrative and office work will be required. This is an exciting new service in N.C. with the goal of helping children with severe emotional disturbances stay in their home environments successfully.


$2,000 Sign On Bonus after successful 90 Day Evaluation

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Duties

  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy to clients using clinical models and modalities approved by the agency and the service definition for children and adults who are being referred to mental health and substance abuse services.
  • Conduct Comprehensive Clinical Assessments, Person Centered Treatment Plan Meetings, Screening Tools, comprehensive crisis plans, and all clinical documentation duties as required.
  • Participate in daily/weekly client staffings, team meetings and trainings, and work cohesively with other members of the ACTT team to insure the most appropriate and highest quality care is given to the children and families served.
  • Provide support and training to clients and staff related to behavioral strategies and interventions using evidenced-based models.
  • Coordinate care for client / families as needed.
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call crisis response.
    Administrative Duties
    • Complete documentation required including progress notes, treatment plans, service authorization requests, and clinical intakes when applicable. Submit clinical assessments, clinical addendums, internal transfer documentation, clinical conference notes, and client discharge paperwork within designated time frames set by the team lead.
    • Utilize EHR to track client engagement; and to interactively document and communicate with the treatment team
    • Complete requested staff evaluations when applicable
    • Complete all care coordination needs for client and family; working with support staff and outside resources as needed
    • Supervision responsibilities:
      Supervision Responsibilities/Miscellaneous Duties
      • Meet supervision requirements to maintain good standing with professional licensure board.
      • Utilize telehealth, CHA app, and other electronic resources as needed
      • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.


        • The position requires the following:
          • Master's Degree in a Human Service or related field plus 1 year of experience with a similar population.
          • A valid NC licensure LCSW, LMFT or LCMHC or LCAS. Associate level licensed professionals may also be considered for this position.
          • Experience with children and adolescents required.
          • Knowledge and the ability to practically implement mental health regulations and clinical services.
          • Effective communication, decision making, analytical, interpersonal, leadership and professionalism skills and abilities; basic computer and math skills; and a valid Driver's License.

            Children's Hope Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Children's Hope Alliance, Durham , ACTT - Team Therapist, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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