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Residential Therapist

Childrens Square U.S.A. Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

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.

Job Details

Date Posted June 22, 2018
Date Closes July 22, 2018
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 51502
Name Human Resources
Address PO Box 8-C
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, IA 51502
FAX (712) 323-6968

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Child Care (On-site)
  • Free Parking
  • Nursing Facilities
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

This job requires the following skills

  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Word Processing
  • Child and Dependent Abuse Reporting
  • Discharge Planning
  • Mental Health Care
  • Group Psychotherapy

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  • Pension Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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