Outpatient/School Based Therapist (Non-Licensed) Butler, PA
Job Details
BUTLER OFFICE - Butler, PA
Part Time
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description
 
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
Butler, 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
 
Who We Are: Founded in 1854 by the Rev. Dr. William Passavant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Glade Run has evolved over the years to meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of children, adults and families throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. With a focus on education, mental health, autism, and unique therapeutic offerings, Glade Run has a long tradition of linking faith and service. Last year, Glade Run served over 4,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings.
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