Lead Therapist Triple P Program (Positive Parenting Program)

FSLA Classification- Exempt


  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences from an accredited college
  • Licensed in the state of Florida, or license eligible within one year of hire preferred.
    Actively pursuing Registration as an Intern through the state of Florida for any of the following categories: Social Work, Mental
  • Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Minimum of three years providing direct service in the field working with children, adolescents and families, specifically in the home-based settings
  • Ability to complete Triple P Accreditation training.
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Able to pass a background check and fingerprinting through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement
  • Able to legally work in the United States


  • Responsible for the development, implementation, coordination, and management of the Triple P, levels 3/Primary Care, 4/Standard and Group and 5/Enhanced and Pathways, including input into policies and procedures, networking in the community, attending necessary meetings in and outside of the agency, and ensuring optimal utilization of program.
  • Carries a caseload of approximately 8 to 12 clients depending on level of experience and expertise
  • Lead Therapist will work from the main office Monday through Friday.
  • Assists the Triple P Program Supervisor with program functions
  • Provides administrative supervision to the program staff as required with agency policies and mandates of the grant
  • Provides face-to-face or virtual therapeutic services to clients on their caseload in accordance with the requirements set forth by the program contract
  • Completes all documentation and timely manner in HBDS and Kipu
  • Ensures caseloads are being distributed in a timely and fair fashion to appropriate clinicians
  • Assures quality service by being knowledgeable of and enforcing rules, regulations, legal requirements
  • Maintains records necessary for accountability
  • Reviews client charts and ensure program compliance with quality improvement and record keeping standards
  • Monitors service delivery including level and intensity of care and ensure compliance with agency policies
  • Assures quality service by evaluating program effectiveness and compliance with specific funder requirements.
  • Participates in staff meetings, and case reviews according to agency standards and seeks consultation as needed
  • Responds to emergencies and any other critical needs which include suicide calls, emergency walk-ins and critical incidents in the community
  • Promotes a positive image of the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available and conducting oneself according to a professional code of ethics in the treatment of clients, and in interaction with colleagues
  • Knows and acts in accordance with matters and policies described in the Employee Handbook and maintains confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA standards.
  • May be asked to give presentations or seminars in the agency, community or media
  • Participates, when called upon, in the training of master level studentsParticipates in Triple P and other training on an on-going basis
  • Attends and actively participates in agency meetings monthly and other such programs as part of Healthy Beginnings/CSC system.
  • Completes all required training in the Relias training program and CSC mandated trainings.


Licensure / Academics

  • Is licensed or
  • Is pursing licensing to meet state requirements by:
    • Satisfying academic requirements
    • Involved in completing supervisory requirements
    • Accumulating clinical hours
    • Registered with DOH to take exam

Clinical Skills

  • Ability to conduct an assessment in order to obtain adequate information and collaborate with families in formulating goals for intervention.
  • Ability to assist clients to access the resources in achieving their goals.
  • Ability to integrate client outcome and relationship feedback to improve outcomes.
  • Documentation – completes Assessment, and other Triple P requirements, evaluative tools (treatment outcomes and symptom markers) and Closing summary according to documentation standards in all files
  • Parenting Plan
    • The parenting plan reflects the goals, solutions, and tasks identified collaboratively between parents/caretakers and the therapist
    • Appropriate referrals to community resources are identified when indicated
  • Evaluating Services Provided
    • Progress in parenting services and interventions are noted on data system at the time of the session, and outcome of parenting is summarized in the closing summary within 30 days.
    • Utilizes outcome feedback to improve the effectiveness of services.


  • The Lead therapist identifies areas of clinical expertise and limits in practice skills of self and other program clinicians, and seeks supervision or informs supervisor when case requirements exceed areas of expertise.
  • A typical case load consists of approximately 8 to 12 parents/caregivers.

Quality of Service

  • Rules – Lead Therapist is knowledgeable of Policy and Procedure Manual and adheres to stated guidelines.
  • Legal Requirements – Lead Therapist is knowledgeable of DCF and DOH Mental Health Laws and Regulations regarding the report of abuse, confidentiality and involuntary placement.
  • Maintaining Records – Maintains all case records according to agency “Guidelines for Documentation.”

Staff Meetings

  • Attends required staff meetings and makes contribution to topics of discussion and actively participates in identifying problem areas and gaps in service.
  • Supervision/Peer Support
    • Participates in supervision/Peer Support according to agency standards
      • Peer Support occurs twice a month.
      • Peer Support is facilitated by Triple P Practitioners and Triple P Supervisor who alternate the responsibility of leading the Peer Support meetings.
      • Monthly individual live observation once a quarter
    • Participates in monthly case record review of program charts.

Emergencies, Critical Needs

  • Clinician responds in a timely manner to all caseload emergencies and other emergency situations as needed
  • Critical Incidents – Participates In critical incident debriefings as required.
  • Clinician is on rotating on call schedule for evenings and weekends.

Continuing Education and Professional Development

  • Attains a minimum of 15 CEU’s per year if therapist is licensed
  • Attends all required Triple P Training sessions
  • Attends agency outcome management training when requested
  • Completes all as Relias and CSC required trainings

Professional Image

  • Demonstrates a knowledge of agency programs and services
  • Is aware of the agency’s role in promoting physical, social, and emotional well-being of families, children and individuals who live in the communities served.
  • Is knowledgeable of and adheres to all Department of Professional Regulation rules governing practice of mental health services.
  • Is respectful, appropriate, and courteous when interacting with professional and office staff, both in and outside the agency.

Effectiveness of Profession
Maintains membership in at least one related professional organization

Conducts Presentations
If requested, make presentations according to area of expertise or interest

Field Instruction
Prepares learning objectives, evaluates skills of Master’s level interns to further professional development of student interns and provide an appropriate learning experience.

Cultural Competency
Work with multi-cultural individuals and groups in achieving Center for Family Services missions and objectives, and is sensitive to each individual and groups cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Other duties as assigned

HIPAA Security Level: Compliant with all HIPPA regulations and agency policies and procedures regarding client confidentiality


Work with multi-cultural individuals and groups in achieving Center for Family Services missions and objectives, and is sensitive to each individual and groups cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.


Triple P Supervisor

Please send resumes to Carolina Libreros at CLibreros@ctrfam.org

Center For Family Services does not discriminate in any employment opportunities or practices or on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, age, disability, marital status, familial status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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