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  • 13-Apr-2018 to 30-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Clearwater
  • Clearwater, FL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Licensed Therapist Navigators needed to work in partnership with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office providing crisis intervention therapy to adults, children, and families. The Navigator will be responsible for providing clinical services, engagement, crisis intervention and case management to the target population of individuals having a significant amount of recent interactions and/or an extensive history of contacts with the PCSO deputies or other law enforcement officers. The Navigator will provide follow up engagement services with the expressed purpose of ensuring that the individuals are connected to appropriate service providers and remain connected to them over time. The Navigators will be located with PCSO Deputies and will be providing services in the community. Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts is required (LCSW & LMHC). Candidates should have a flexible schedule to work in partnership with the assigned Deputy. 

The work hours will be 4 10's - specifically 1-11 pm Tuesday- Friday or Monday -Thursday 


Clinical Direct Services

  • Establish and maintain effective rapport with clients and maintains high satisfaction rate with clients and families served.
  • Develops and updates realistic and effective treatment plans with clients and their families as required and ensures that all documentation exhibits sound clinical judgment, identifies client success/improvements or issues and identifies client participation in the service process.
  • Conducts thorough client interviews/evaluations exhibiting accuracy and thoroughness of assessment and referral skills.
  • Maintain continuity of contact with clients as appropriate to their treatment plans.
  • Maintain a level of direct service of 67% of paid hours.
  • Completes all required clinical paperwork within required timeframe of 24 hours.
  • Involve significant others of clients in their treatment as appropriate.
  • Provides clinical interventions, utilizing flexibility in approach, maintenance of appropriate boundaries, and sound psychotherapeutic principles.
  • Manage caseload appropriately and demonstrate complete and timely follow-up, closing cases within 2 months of last face to face contact.
  • Adhere to Organization policies, professional/ethical standards and legal requirements regarding clinical practice.          
  • Plan and implement psychotherapeutic and psycho-educational groups.
  • Transport clients as needed and required in personal vehicle as part of service provision.
  • Visit or work at sites outside the office as needed or required for service provision (including home or school) and provide own safe transportation to such locations.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency in service provision including recognition of any unique aspects of persons served.


  • Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field required.
  • Licensed as LCSW, LMHC, or Clinical Psychologist
  • Must have sufficient clinical knowledge to provide clinical intervention with adults and children who manifest a range of psychopathology, utilizing various treatment approaches including individual, family, play, and group therapy, individual psychopathology and normal childhood development.
  • Have sufficient clinical knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other evidence based treatments.


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