Methodist Home for Children
  • 30-Jan-2018 to 02-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville, NC, USA
  • $48,000 - 55,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent benefits available after 90 days.


Methodist Home for Children offers day treatment services to youth, ages 8 to 18, who are diagnosed with mental illness/severe emotional disorders and underlying developmental disabilities. These youth are residents in the Jacksonville area, living in their home, in foster care or in MHC's Level III group home for dually diagnosed teens (ages 8 to 18).

We are currently seeking a Day Treatment/Outpatient Therapist to provide individual, group, and family therapy sessions as part of the Day Treatment Program and Residential Programs.

 

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide individual, group and family therapy to the clients participating in the Residential and Day Treatment Programs in accordance with their needs, psychological abilities, and written treatment plan.
  • Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary Treatment Team and attends the Team's weekly meetings.  Assist in the formulation and development of each client's overall treatment plan, discharge criteria, and ultimate placement recommendations.
  • Maintain appropriate on-going contact with parents/guardians/case managers as related to each client's treatment needs.
  • Studies evaluate, and report on each client's progress, response, and reaction to therapy for continued review and appraisal by the Treatment Team.
  • Assist Program Manager and Treatment Coordinators in planning and conducting training, educational and instructive programs for clients and staff upon request.
  • Fulfill any and all supervision requirements established by the relevant Board in the State of North Carolina to either obtain or maintain licensure/certification.
  • Serves as a member of each client's Child and Family Treatment Team.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining productive community resources to support program and client rehabilitation objectives.
  • Maintain adequate supplies to provide optimal therapeutic activities in a cost effective manner.
  • Perform other related duties as requested by the Clinical Director.

ARE YOU QUALIFIED?

Qualified Therapists MUST meet the following criteria:
  • Master's Degree in a human services field from an accredited and approved college or university.
  • Licensed by the relevant North Carolina State Board. 
  • Two (2) years of experience providing therapeutic services to client population.

 

At Methodist Home for Children, you will receive training to help you do your job well:

  • General orientation to our values and model of care.
  • Job-specific training on topics such as adolescent development and sexuality, diet and health, professionalism and protecting youth rights.
  • Opportunities for continuing education and career advancement.
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