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IFP/IFR Therapist (Beatrice Intern)

Better Living Counseling Services Inc Beatrice, NE

Job Description

Provide Intensive Family Preservation/ Intensive Family Reuinification (IFP/IFR) services as outlined by Better Living, using the core beliefs/values of the Home Builder’s Model. Apply principles of mental health to enhance patient/family achievement. Applicants who have a Masters Degree Level in Counseling and/or in Social Work, and have completed all of the required classes, but are currently obtaining internship hours for graudation will be considered.  Interns completing their hours, who are in good standing, will be considered for full-time employment upon completion of educational requirement and licensure.  This will qualify the intern for an increase in starting wages as well as a retention bonus. 


Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Completion of hours towards a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling.
  • Course work completed prior to starting the internship
  • Complete required background checks


Skills/Qualifications including but not limited to:

  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Psychosocial Therapy
  • Listening and Excellent Verbal Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Mental Health
  • Legal Compliance
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Building Relationships / Rapport
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Attachment/Bonding
  • Computer skills


Additional Expectations:

  • Willingness to travel to clients' homes in SESA and/or NSA of Nebraska
  • Acceptance of hourly wage and mileage reimbursement
  • Knowledge about human development
  • Knowledge about mental health issues/trends and impact of trauma
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills and solid use of Microsoft Word and other software
  • Demonstrates understanding and empathy for the needs of others
  • Ability and desire to work as a team member
  • Evidence of willingness to advance Better Living Counseling Services, Inc. priorities and goals.

This position will remain open until filled.

Job Details

Date Posted September 12, 2018
Date Closes October 12, 2018
Located In Beatrice, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $14.00 - $14.50
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 35+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68310
Travel Yes - 25
Name Greta Shanahan
Address 7100 South 29th St. Suite B
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone 402-476-0104
FAX 402-438-2801

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Travel Stipends
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Merit Increases
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • And More ...