Youth Crisis Center is looking for a professional, reliable, and stable Lead Clinical Therapist to work full-time with youth and families in the area.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, similar licensing, or the ability to be licensed in Wyoming to provide therapeutic services.
- One year of experience providing services to youth and their families.
- Experience working in high-stress situations.
- Demonstrated experience with providing and developing programs, successful problem solving, providing clinical services, and collaborating with a team.
- Candidates with a provisional license or those working toward their license may be considered for the position.
- Must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass an extensive background check.
KEY JOB TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist with clinical policy and procedure writing in order to support and further develop clinical services at YCC.
- Build and establish clientele through attendance at meetings and follow-up with YCC team (crisis shelter, group home, day resource).
- Visit and collaborate with external agencies, community presentations, and networking.
- Maintain 22–30 clinical patients for weekly treatment individual (or family services) to provide 88–120 hours of billable services each month.
- Assist with therapeutic/psychoeducation groups (1–3 groups weekly, depending on availability/need).
- Provide and receive clinical and multidisciplinary guidance and support through involvement in YCC Case Management team.
- Support BSW/MSW (or similar) students as a YCC clinician or field supervisor during practicum.
- Participate in weekly clinical supervision as appropriate for licensure.
- Track clinical time as indicated by the Wyoming Mental Health Licensing Board.
- Provide documentation and treatment planning according to Medicaid standards.
- Assist in the development and delivery of clinical services as needed with YCC programs.
- Key Values of YCC’s Clinical Staff Safety — prioritize the safety of youth and staff through the development and implementation of all safety standards and policies, emergency/crisis procedures, and medication management.
- Development — responsible for the development of therapeutic services, clinical, and case management services which includes coordinating monthly team meetings with the clinical staff and Clinical Director.
- Accountability — holds themselves and those they work with accountable to the agency policy/procedures, program rules and guidelines, and all other agency standards.
Additional Values of Clinical Staff:
- Professionalism — communicate courteously, respectfully, and kindly to all coworkers, residents, families, supervisees, and partner agencies, at all times. Maintain confidentiality in all forms of communication.
- Positive Mentoring — model positive habits and behaviors to all staff and youth. Do not use lewd or vulgar language; do not discuss personal habits which may include substances, law breaking, sexual activity, etc.; do not smoke while on shift; do not participate in any activities that are offensive or in poor taste.
- Performance — complete job tasks accurately and in a timely manner. Maintain accurate and clear documentation of all supervisees, abide by all YCC policies and standards, and seek additional opportunities to increase standards and performance at YCC.
- Reliability — arrive to work on time, maintain good attendance, attend all meetings as scheduled, complete work accurately, and follow through on all job tasks. Additionally, respond quickly to staffing concerns, and provide fair and accurate feedback, evaluation, guidance, corrective action, and assessment of staff.
- Stability — respond to crisis situations, staffing conflict and emergencies, and other pressure/tension with calm adherence to policies and procedures. Demonstrate the ability to utilize flexibility when problem-solving, without breaking rules/guidelines, to meet the ever-changing needs of the environment, standards, residents, staff, and crisis situations that may occur.
- Teamwork — professionally and successfully support and collaborate with coworkers, supervisors, partner agencies, and families for the success of the staff, programs, and residents.
- Youth Engagement — support staff to cultivate an encouraging and supportive environment while engaging youth in positive opportunities that help them to achieve success. Provide training and guidance that supports healthy boundaries/relationships for youth and staff.
- Knowledge of adolescent development.
- Working knowledge of community resources for juveniles and families.
- Knowledge of Wyoming juvenile statutes, confidentiality, custody, health codes, licensing, certification requirements, safety procedures, etc.
- Work collaboratively within the clinical team to provide guidance, participate in problem solving, evaluate and improve agency practice standards, communicate collectively, and coordinate services to youth, families, and staff.
- Other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director or Clinical Director.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $55,000.00–$85,000.00 per year
Benefits: Vision, dental, Aflac accidental policy, 401k, life insurance, meals included.
To apply, send résumé to:
|PAID FOR BY YOUTH CRISIS CENTER
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