Now Hiring for an Outpatient Therapist-Contractor Position,
flexible hours, part- or full-time available, independently licensed heavily preferred Possible Sign on bonus $4,000
About St. Aloysius:
St. Aloysius is committed to caring and supporting the most vulnerable children and families in our community to overcome their challenges by providing the specialized education, therapies, mental health care, and resources they need to heal and grow through trauma responsive approaches.
We are passionate about providing a strong, supportive, caring culture to help our children and families. All of our employees are trained in trauma informed practices and committed to the Sanctuary Model.
Because we value our employees, we offer competitive salaries and affordable benefits including medical, dental, vision, pet insurance, generous paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays and 403B company matched at 4% after one year of service. We have free life insurance of 50K and free short-term disability.
We also offer a robust employee development/tuition reimbursement program of $3,500 per 12-month period after 180 days, internal development and promotion opportunities as well as a generous employee referral bonus. We are also a place of employment where employees can apply for a student loan forgiveness program.
Education: A Master’s degree from an accredited college in social work, counseling, psychology or a related mental health field. Must be a LISW or LPCC. Must be qualified to provide counseling, psychotherapy, family therapy and related services to population referred to In-School services.
Experience: A minimum of five years experience working with mentally ill and delinquent youth and their families of different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds is preferred. Highly motivated, flexible, independent, excellent communication skills, ability to engage difficult youth and their families, and knowledge of social systems required.
Other: Therapist is required to have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, own vehicle with vehicle liability insurance.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The Outpatient Therapist must demonstrate responsibility for maintaining a safe, secure, and orderly treatment environment by recognizing that his/her behavior impacts children and staff and be willing to examine and modify interventions independently and in response to supervision.
He/she will demonstrate sound clinical knowledge of the therapeutic process evidenced through effective interventions and problem resolution.
Provide individual and family therapy services to outpatient clients and families.
Complete Diagnostic Assessments of Functioning (DAFs) as assigned.
Develop a treatment plan by first session after of the child’s admission to services. Update treatment plan according to agency guidelines (typically every six months) or earlier if needed.
Engage parents and family members in treatment, providing psychoeducational information about nurturing and behavior management.
Complete and submit all documentation in a timely manner, including but not limited to treatment notes within 24 hours, assessments, individualized service plans, and transfer/discharge summaries within 30 days of last service.
Update client paperwork (e.g., releases of information, consent to treat) biannually or annually per agency policy.
Collect all necessary outcome data needed to evaluate services, follow agency procedure regarding timely collection and reporting of data.
Attend all required St. Aloysius staff training, including but not limited to the initial orientation, weekly supervision, staff meetings, quarterly booster trainings, and any other training deemed valuable to add to skills necessary to implement high quality service to youth and families.
Demonstrate willingness to collaborate effectively with agency partners involved in treatment planning for youth and family.
Keep personal license/certification/registration current.
Adhere to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding reporting of abuse, intent to harm, and other life-threatening situations.
Adhere to agency confidentiality rules.
Perform other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
If you enjoy making a difference in the lives of children and their families, we encourage you to apply.
St. Aloysius offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunities that are challenging and rewarding.
St. Aloysius is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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