Are you looking to encourage growth and promote positive, healthy lives? CONCERN is a non-profit human services organization dedicated to providing child welfare, juvenile justice, and behavioral health services to children and their families. Since 1978, CONCERN has brought hope, offered opportunity, and inspired change in the communities that we serve.
We are looking for experienced therapists to join our Intensive Behavioral Health Services Team on our mission to address the mental and behavioral health needs of the youth in the Wilkes Barre area. Our ideal candidates will enjoy working with a variety of mental health needs across various settings that include home, school, and community. Our goal will be to assess the needs of the youth, develop an individualized treatment plan in collaboration with the child, their family, and other treatment team members, and provide them with the skills and support that allow them to successfully reach those goals.
These positions do allow for flexibility with scheduling, the hours and locations of assignments are based on the client and familys needs. There are no overnight hours but the ability to have some flexibility with scheduling is preferred.
What Do I Need?
Education and Experience
Master’s Degree required in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field.
Must meetONEof the following:
Licensed in PA as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and familytherapist orClinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed in PA as a Social Worker (LSW) or Behavior Specialist (BSL) and have a graduate degree thatrequireda clinical or mental health direct service practicum
At least 1 year offull-time experienceproviding mental health direct services to children up to and including age 21, and a graduate degree with at least nine (9) credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, socialworkor counseling; Or
Completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degreewith atleast nine (9) credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, educationcounseling orarelated field
You will maintain a valid drivers license
You will maintain all required state and federal clearances
You will be organized and have excellent communications and decision-making skills
You will be resourceful with the ability to work with a team and independently
You will keep all information confidential and abide by HIPPA guidelines
What Will I Do?
You will participate in a multi-disciplinary treatment team and in the development of an individual psychosocial evaluation and remedy plan for each client on his/her caseload.
You will use a written order and assessment to determine the therapy approach and ultimately develop a remedy for attending to children, youth and young adults with behavioral health needs sometimes compounded by developmental disorders who present with challenging behaviors.
You will provide mobile and face-to-face therapy for individuals, couples, families and groups in a competent, professional and confidential manner
You will meet with the Clinical Supervisor for supervision as assigned and participate in scheduled staff and in-service meetings.
You will work in conjunction with CONCERN Case Managers to implement treatment plans and individual program descriptions.
Hours of Work
This position requires some flexibility with scheduling around client needs.
Ability to work days, evenings, and/or weekends is preferred but not necessarily required.
What Will I Get?
Billable Rates (Time spent providing direct care to your client)
Licensed Mobile Therapist- $37/hr.
Non-Licensed Mobile Therapist -$30/hr.
Administrative Rates (functions performed outside of direct client care)
Supervision and Training – $14/hr.
All other non-billable (e.g. phone calls, documentation, etc.) – $7.50/hr.
Birthday Holiday! (4 hours paid time off for part-time employees to celebrate YOU!)
Employee Referral Program
What Happens Next?
After you apply, a member of the hiring team will review your qualifications and experience. If determined you are a good match, we will be in touch to schedule an interview.
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