Institute for Child & Family Health

Miami, FL

Mental Health Therapist

$40,000-$70,500 / YEAR

Mental Health Therapist:


The Institute for Child and Family Health (ICFH) is a not-for-profit established in 1945 that provides behavioral health and prevention services to children and their families in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. It is one of the oldest and largest community mental health centers exclusively dedicated to the well-being of children and their families in the State of Florida. ICFH employs a staff of more than 400 full-time and part-time employees, and administers multiple contracts and grants from a diversity of funding sources in order to provide services in the following six areas: Child and Family Counseling; Substance Abuse Prevention; Early Childhood Programs; Violence Prevention; Literacy and Educational Development; and Professional Training Programs.

We are seeking Licensed & Unlicensed Mental Health Therapist who will be responsible for but not limited to: Conducting intakes (Licensed Therapist), participating in monthly case staffing meetings and implementing therapeutic treatment plans for emotionally disturbed children/adolescents through individual, group therapy and behavioral management.

Skills/ Requirements

Qualifications (Minimum):

  • Master's level degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy or psychology¬†with current State of Florida license or Registered Intern status with state of Florida.
  • Two years' experience with severely emotionally disturbed children; knowledgeable in areas of child development, family functioning, child abuse and neglect, and resistant clients.
  • Skilled in collaborating with other disciplines and services.
  • Background screening required.
  • Bilingual preferred but not required.


  1. Strong written and oral communication skills
  2. Proficient in Word and Excel
  3. Ability to work directly with the public

ICFH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Place. Background Screening is required.

Job Requirementssee above