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  • Outpatient/School Based Therapist (Non-Licensed) Beaver Falls, PA

    Posted: 02/28/2021

    Job Description: The Outpatient/School Based Therapist will work within our outpatient clinic and within a school setting as needed.
    • Outpatient Counseling may include:
      • Individual, family, and group therapy for a variety of mental health issues such as marital or family issues, parent-child relationship problems, separation and loss, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
    • School Based Counseling may include: 
      • Completing client intakes (inclusive of psycho-social assessment, initial treatment plan and required legal consents); developing measurable treatment goals in collaboration with clients and families; completing treatment reviews in accordance with outpatient regulations; and providing individual, group, and family therapy as is clinically indicated. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Master’s degree in a counseling related field, and one-year post Master-level clinical experience required with at least six months of the experience working with children/adolescents.
    • Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency personnel, community agencies, and stakeholders
    • Ability to accept supervision
    • Ability to adjust hours to job requirements
    • Ability to work independently
    • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to protect the confidentiality of clients
    • Eligible for PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History clearance, and FBI clearance.

    CORE COMPETENCIES:

    • Complete intakes (inclusive of psycho-social assessment, initial treatment plan and required legal consents) for assigned school-based clients in accordance with outpatient regulations.
    • Develop measurable treatment plan goals in collaboration with the assigned school-based client (and legal guardian when indicated).
    • Complete treatment reviews in accordance with outpatient regulations. 
    • Participate in individual and group clinical supervision activities as scheduled. 
    • Communicate and collaborate with designated school district personnel when indicated. 
    • Attend in-service and professional development activities as scheduled. 
    • Provide individual, family, group and couples counseling to clients as defined in an individualized treatment plan generated within 15 days or 2 sessions of date of admission and updated at a minimum of 120 days.  Treatment plan goals are to be measurable with progress documented in a progress note for each session.
    • Complete clinical file documentation in a timely manner (initial paperwork within 72 hours, psychosocial within 2 weeks, payroll according to agency schedule) and in accordance with agency policies and procedures.  Maintain case documentation according to DHS requirements.
    • Consult with psychiatrist, other involved program areas or providers on a regular basis to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
    • Complete the agency's orientation and keep up to date with personnel and training requirements
    • Must meet identified productivity expectations.

    KNOWLEDGE AREAS:

    • Proficiency in providing Individual, Group, and Family therapy
    • Evidenced based therapeutic interventions
    • Child Protective Services Law and requirements as a mandated reporter
    • Trauma informed care perspective
    • Positive behavioral support interventions
    • Strong working knowledge of the most common DSM-V diagnoses among children and adolescents
    • Theological Knowledge and Sensitivity
    • Positive Discipline
    • Child Protective Services Law
    • Treatment of Sexual, Physical, and Emotional Abuse
    • Behavioral Modification
    • Behavioral Management
    • Marital Counseling
    Job Location
    Beaver Falls, PA, United States 
     
    Position Type
    Part-Time 
     
    How to Apply:
    Candidates must apply via our careers page at http://www.gladerun.org/careers. This is the first step in our application process.
    Equal Opportunity Employer