Neutral Care Coordination Therapist (NCCT) -Partners for Change (PFC)



Minimum of Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences from an accredited college; is Professionally Licensed in the State of Florida by the Department of Health; or is actively pursuing such Licensure via Registration as an Intern through the State of Florida Department of Health for any of the following categories: Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Clinical Psychology

Bilingual preferred

One year experience working with clients with addiction or dual-diagnosis preferred

Experience working with community systems and/or legal systems preferred

Able to legally work in the United States


  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in behavioral science or related field of study obtained from an Accredited College or University
  • Licensed in the state of Florida by the Department of Health as a LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, or Clinical Psychologist
  • At least two years (2) years’ experience in the field of addiction treatment
  • If a recovering alcoholic/addict must have at least five (5) years of continuous current abstinence
  • Able to pass a background check and fingerprinting through the Florida
    Department of Law Enforcement
  • Experience working with community systems and/or legal systems preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Able to legally work in the United States


  • Delivers client-direct services by interviewing, assessing, diagnosing (when appropriate), developing, and implementing treatment plans (when appropriate), and following/ updating client treatment status
  • Attends and participates in court hearings as related to client’s needs
  • Works as a member of the Partner’s for Change- Independent Assessment and
    Neutral Care Coordination Team, and coordinates client care with various internal and external team members
  • Delivers case management and client coordination-of-care services as needed
  • Assures quality service by being knowledgeable of rules, regulations, and legal and ethical considerations
  • Maintains records necessary for accountability, including but not limited to, client records and data in various data systems as required per contract
  • Participates in staff meetings, case review, supervision according to agency standards and seeks consultation as needed
  • Responds to emergencies and any other critical needs of clients in a timely fashion
  • 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
  • May be asked to conduct presentations or seminars in the agency, community, or media appropriate to skills and ability
  • Direct reports to Neutral Care Coordination Lead Clinician (NCCLC)/ Director of Counseling Services


Licensure / Academics

Is Licensed as a LCSW, LMFT, LMHC or Clinical Psychologist in the State of Florida; or

Is pursuing Licensing to meet Florida State Department of Health requirements in the above areas by:

  • Satisfying academic requirements
  • Involved in completing supervisory requirements
  • Accumulating clinical hours
  • Registered with State of Florida to take Professional exam

Clinical Skills

  • Interviewing Skills – Ability to conduct an ASAM Assessment to recommend appropriate level of care/ treatment
  • Documentation – completes all Assessment and follow-up paperwork in a timely fashion, including obtaining supervisor’s signatures when needed
  • Diagnostic Skills – competent and demonstrates skill in making DSM differential diagnosis and follows agency policies and procedures for documentation standards
  • Evaluating Services Provided-Maintains tracking of clients and their success/ status and satisfaction in treatment settings.

Quality of Service

  • Rules – Therapist is knowledgeable of Policy and Procedure Manual and adheres to stated guidelines.
  • Legal Requirements – Therapist is knowledgeable of Federal and State Mental
    Health Laws and Regulations regarding the report of abuse, confidentiality and involuntary placement.
  • Maintaining Records – Maintains all case records according to agency policy plus all legal and/or contractual requirements for the funding source(s).

Staff Meetings

  • Attends required staff meetings and makes contribution to topics of discussion and actively participates in identifying problem areas and gaps in service.
  • Case Review – Participates in case review (if applicable)
  • Supervision
    • Participates in supervision according to agency standards
      • New graduate receives 1x per week
      • Clinician with 2 years’ experience 1x every 2 weeks
      • Clinician with 3 or more years’ experience or licensed 1x per month
      • As indicated or as required by the contract or funder
    • Clinician actively seeks supervision and consultation as needed
    • Licensed clinician provides supervision to students when requested

Continuing Education and Professional Development

  • Attains a minimum of at least 15 CEU’s per year, and whatever is needed to maintain professional credentials
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of agency program 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 State 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

Other duties as required

Please send resumes to Dawn Silver,

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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