Children’s Square USA is seeking an energetic, compassionate, creative thinker to fill the role of Residential Therapist.
The Residential Therapist provides individual, group and family therapy to children and adolescents (ages 8 years to 17 years) in our Residential Treatment setting and to their families. Services are provided using evidence-based models, including (but not limited to) Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Responsibilities also include serving as a member of the interdisciplinary team, completing assessments, crisis intervention, teaching and acting as a resource for other professionals and colleagues.
The successful candidate will be working toward or have completed a Master’s Degree in Social Worker, Counseling or other related Mental Health or Human Services field; have a working knowledge of the children and families, child development, the child welfare system and the change process. Prior training in evidenced based therapy modalities is a plus, and a willingness to be trained in additional modalities is essential.
Must be licensed in the state of Iowa or Nebraska (temporary or provisional licensure is acceptable, full licensure is preferred) and have a desire for self-improvement.
This position may also carry an outpatient caseload, in addition to residential students.
Our Therapists are described as: Flexible, Patient, Determined, Goal Driven, Independently Motivated, Relationship Focused, Well Rounded, Strategic, Emotive, Pragmatic, Organized and Systematic. If this is you, and you are ready to be an Advocate for the mental health of children and families, join our team today!
Children’s Square USA is an equal opportunity employer.
|Date Posted||June 22, 2018|
|Date Closes||July 22, 2018|
|Located In||Council Bluffs, IA|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|SOC Category||21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors|
|Address||PO Box 8-C|
|City, State and Zip||Council Bluffs, IA 51502|
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