Marriage And Family Therapist
(Female, Age 27) from Rocky Hill, CT
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Marriage And Family Therapist|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Rocky Hill, CT|
|Years Experience||1 year|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work at a agency that focuses on families and children between the ages of 4-17 who need our services for a healthier family life. We work with an ethnically and economically diverse community.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I am a clinician who see these families and children. I assess their needs and work with them to heal and/or grow together.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes and I enjoy working with others because it provides with resources and support
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
office, which I enjoy because it mentally prepares me for work
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am|
|8am to 9am|
|9am to 10am|
|10am to 11am||get into work. Do paper work- bill insurance companies, check appointment book for upcoming appointments this week|
|11am to 12pm|
|12pm to 1pm||Clinical meeting with psychiatrists and other clinicians about mutual clients and their status.|
|1pm to 2pm|
|2pm to 3pm||Clients|
|3pm to 4pm||Clients|
|4pm to 5pm||Clients|
|5pm to 6pm||Clients|
|6pm to 7pm||Clients|
|7pm to 8pm||Clients|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
referral from peers
What was the application process?
submit a resume and then a paper application
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, two interviews- both individual
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
What are your strengths and constraints?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes, graduate school with two internships during the course of my program
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, it was my focus in Graduate school
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
pursue a Bachelor’s in psychology, and then a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Be an empathetic listener, warm, good multitasker, think outside of the box, and remain unjudgmental
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes- graduate school
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
make sure you are committed to it
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, it is exactly what i went to school for.
What are your current career goals?
To eventually open my own practice and write a book.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||clinician||1 year||50000||clinical intern providing services to families and children|
|Prior Job 2||nanny||2||15000||responsible for 3 children|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.5
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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