Business: Boys Town
In a career as a Chemical Use Program Therapist, you will provide families with evidenced based treatment. Many families face challenges and struggle to find the help they need when it comes to their children who are experiencing substance abuse concerns. Boys Town Therapists are knowledgeable and committed to quality treatment for children and families. Our Behavioral Health Clinics are safe, caring environments where individuals find help, healing, and hope.
The Chemical Use Program Therapist completes comprehensive chemical use evaluations and assessments on adolescents and facilitates ongoing services in the form of individual, family, and group psychotherapy.
- Completes comprehensive chemical use evaluations and assessments on adolescents referred or selected in relation to their use of alcohol or other drugs.
- Conducts mental health assessments with youth referred by courts for comprehensive evaluations including family assessments, psychosocial histories, records review and summary, and drug and alcohol evaluations.
- Serves as the primary therapist for facilitation of individual and/or family psychotherapy services, individualized to the presenting client and with completion of goals that are aligned with diagnosis and which meet clinical criteria for such treatment services utilized.
- Serves as the primary group leader for chemical use group(s) and determines appropriate curricula for each selected adolescent including individualizing treatment plans based on needs regarding drug-using and/or mental health and associated behaviors.
- Works collaboratively with all other direct care providers and treatment team members to reinforce behavioral standards and program components.
- Engages in ongoing supervision and training to ensure specific and broad-based competence and credentialing.
- M.A. or M.S. in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field.
- 2 years of experience working with adolescents and families.
- Licensed mental health practitioner in the state of Nebraska (LMHP) required; licensedindependent mental health practitioner (LIMHP) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.
- Licensed or provisionally licensed alcohol and drug counselor in the state of Nebraska (LADC or PLADC) or willingness to attain provisional status within 12 months of employment.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include health insurance, dental, vision, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), life insurance, prescription assistance programs, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: September 3, 2021
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, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.