Leake and Watts Services

  • COS FFT-CW Therapist

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/4/2018 12:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    Therapist will serve families under COS or at risk of being placed under COS, as identified during the Child Safety Conference, and the child remains with the respondent parent.  The FFT-CW Therapist provides treatment services for children and youth assigned to her/his caseload following the Functional Family Therapy practice.  The FFT-CW Therapist participates in all FFT training and consultation activities, program reviews, and markets the FFT-CW model to the community.


    Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Therapist must meet with assigned families immediately following Child Safety Conferences (CSCs) where COS services have been recommended.
    • Therapist must engage and assess families, complete service intake, and begin collaboration with FSU and FCLS.
    • Therapist are required to participate in all family court hearings, provide written court reports, and collaborate with the Family Service Unit (FSU) of the Division of Child Protection (DCP) and Family Court Legal Services (FCLS) in preparation for hearings.
    • Therapist will provide the model specific intervention to no more than 8 families.
    • Therapist will provide services / support to families throughout the court ordered supervision period which is typically 12 months.
    • Therapist will conduct assessment including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the fit problem behaviors within the ecological context.
    • Therapist will engage primary caregiver other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.
    • Therapist will implement a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, outcome review and strategy revision procedure using the model’s Analytic Process.
    • Therapist will maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with model Analytic Process.
    • Therapist will collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to   ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout treatment.
    • Therapist will participate in all model program training, supervision and consultation activities.
    • Therapist will provide home-based clinical treatment.



    • Scheduled appropriate to the needs of client and families. This position calls for a forty (40) hour work week, but more than 40 hours per week may from time to time be required. When emergency calls occur, it may be necessary for the Therapist to be available either by telephone or in person. Remuneration is based on training, experience and qualifications.


    1. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    2. The Therapist will hold a masters degree from an accredited university in a field that has professional licensure. The field includes, but is not limited to, the following disciplines: Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, and Psychology.


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