MYPAC Therapist - Gulfport, MS
Company: Mississippi Children's Home Services
Posted on: November 17, 2022
Founded in 1912 as an adoption agency, Canopy Children's
Solutions is Mississippi's most comprehensive nonprofit provider of
children's behavioral health, educational, and social service
solutions. Canopy employs a diverse group of mission-driven
individuals committed to honoring the voice of Mississippi children
and families. Being an integral part of the Canopy team involves
committing to the Core Values that drive our organization
The voice of our children and families always comes first
Relationships matter and our differences make us stronger
We take great joy in service to others
Our families and our communities deserve our very best
Canopy has been designated a Great Place to Work - for the third
consecutive year, and is one of only seven companies in Mississippi
to qualify for this certification in 2022-2023. Canopy's employees
are charged with building a healthy work culture within their
teams, that focus on trust, and the collective goal of helping kids
thrive and families to overcome extraordinary challenges.
MYPAC Therapist - Position Overview
The MYPAC therapist is charged with the delivery of all mental
health services (e.g., individual therapy, family therapy, group
therapy, substance abuse treatment, etc.).
The therapist completes all required clinical assessments.
The therapist is responsible for the clinical oversight and
clinical interventions related to the crisis management plan, the
individualized service plan and Wrap-Around Meetings in
coordination with the Primary Service Coordinator.
The therapist is responsible for providing targeted clinical
interventions based on the identified youth's needs through the
various assessments and plans.
The therapist completes required assessments and case documentation
for each individual in a timely manner and within program
Works in collaboration with the MYPAC Wraparound Facilitator to
address client's mental health service needs.
Conducts admission evaluations and develops the Preliminary Action
Plan within 24 hours of admission to MYPAC.
Completes programmatic assessments as assigned within designated
timeframes and uses feedback from the assessments to plan for
clinical interventions with client.
Completes initial clinical goals, objectives and interventions for
the Individual Service Plan within fourteen days of admission in
coordination with the youth, family, and Wraparound
Co-facilitates the initial Child and Family Team meeting with the
Wraparound Facilitator within fourteen days of admission and
ongoing monthly meetings thereafter or as needed.
Completes monthly ISP Reviews, monitors and documents progress
toward treatment goals. Implements clinical treatment interventions
based on the ISP and individualized needs of the child/family.
Conducts individual therapy sessions at least once a week, family
therapy sessions at least twice a month and medication monitoring
at least twice a month in the home but more frequently as needed
(based on assessed needs) and documents all sessions in Evolv.
Attends all scheduled psychological evaluations, psychiatric
reviews and medication management telemed appointments with youth,
family and the staff psychiatrist or nurse practitioner.
Works collaboratively with youth, family and staff psychiatrist to
modify clinical interventions, treatment plan goals/objectives,
medications and other services as needed in the event of severe
behavior regression or adverse medication side effects.
Attends clinical staffing with the staff psychiatrist or nurse
practitioner at least once a month/as needed.
Provides and coordinates clinical services that are youth focused
and builds on the family and community strengths.
Works in a team context with the Wraparound Facilitator, family
members, community agencies, and stakeholders across family serving
Carries out quality assurance activities as assigned such as
auditing case files.
Prepares and completes program reports as required for
Attends weekly staff meetings and/or supervisions as well as
facilitate monthly case staffings with psychiatrist. Utilizes and
accepts clinical supervision to provide quality mental health
Is familiar with all emergency procedures.
Is responsible for sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural
differences in the organization/program service population.
Continuously work with the youth, family and Wraparound Facilitator
in the development and coordination of a discharge/aftercare plan
beginning at admission and at least 10 days prior to discharge from
Provide around the clock support for the child/family through
Provides transportation when necessary.
Other related duties as assigned.
Valid and current mental health Certification (PCMHT or CMHT)
and/or license (LPC, LCSW, LMSW, LMFT, LMFTA) within 30 days of
Master's Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related
behavioral health field required. Must have at least two (2) years
clinical experience working with children and youth with serious
emotional disturbances and families with complex needs in a similar
or more restrictive placement environment.
Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Mississippi driver
license, a good driving record, proof of legally appropriate auto
liability insurance, and must be willing to use personal vehicle
for organization business.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
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