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Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist - Grand Island

Boys Town Grand Island, NE
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Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist - Grand Island

Deadline to Apply: October 5, 2017 or until filled

OVERVIEW OF BOYS TOWN
Are you passionate about shaping the future of Americas Youth?

Boys Town Nebraska is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!

OVERVIEW OF JOB
As a member of our Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic, the Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist provides psychotherapy and other clinical services to children and families in the Behavioral Health Clinic.The Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist will also assist in developing youth treatment plans as well as observe, evaluate, and document the results of treatment interventions. The Therapists primary responsibilities include providing clinical services to children and families for Outpatient Behavioral Health Services. The Therapist will also provide supervision, consultation, and data analysis to other Boys Town program staff as needed.
An emphasis of the Boys Town OBH clinic is integration within primary care settings. As a result therapists provide services in both the Boys Town clinic setting and primary care office settings. Therapists are responsible for establishing positive relationships with a variety of referral sources to facilitate coordination of care and establishing and maintaining a referral base.

Other roles and responsibilities include:
Provide direct services to approximately 30 clients each week
Consult with medical and educational professionals as appropriate to client care
Manage a case load of clients.
Complete clinical documentation in an accurate and timely manner and consistent with relevant law, professional ethics, and Boys Town policy
Pursue ongoing education related to the fields of clinical psychology, behavioral pediatrics, and parent training.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS

Master's degree in Psychology or related field from a fully accredited university and two years of related experience.
Experience providing child, adolescent and family therapy as well as experience in an outpatient setting and conducting intakes.
Experience and expertise in conducting psychological evaluations with adolescents and families.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of health behavior change theories and their application.
Knowledge of industry standards, technologies, and trends.
Experience in the use of applied behavior change theory.
Ability to collect, synthesize, and analyze data relating to evaluation/treatment plans.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
Familiarity with the Boys Town model or a similar behaviorally-oriented approach.
Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of psychology with an emphasis on behavioral or cognitive behavioral theories.
Must be a licensed mental health professional (LIMHP) in the state in which practicing.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.


Job Details

Date Posted October 9, 2017
Date Closes November 8, 2017
Requisition 10810
Located In Grand island, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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