Provide assessment and treatment services to individuals, families and groups, as well as facilitate partnership strategies within the community.
Work within a residential treatment facility and provide assessments for evaluation and treatment planning for children with emotional and behavioral problems. Responsibilities include developing individual and group treatment plans, providing individual, group and family therapy and education, participating in resident discharge and aftercare planning, communicating and coordinating services with legal, education and social service entities and conducting in-service staff training on therapy techniques and application.
Requires a Masters Degree in psychology, social work or clinically related discipline. Licensed or close to licensure and two years experience in adolescent counseling and/or residential experience strongly preferred. Bi-Lingual also preferred. Must possess a valid driver license and acceptable driving record. Requires flexibility to work evenings and weekends and be on-call when needed. Must be able to assist in proper restraining of residents, be able lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100+ pounds with assistance, and be able to twist, bend and stretch in a manner conducive to the execution of daily activities within a residential program. EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Vet/Disab