Outpatient/School Based Therapist (Licensed and Non-Licensed Positions Available in Allegheny, Beaver and Butler Counties)

Posted: 12/30/2020

Job Description: The Outpatient/School Based Therapist will work within our outpatient clinic and within a school setting as needed.
  • Outpatient Counseling may include:
    • Individual, family, and group therapy for a variety of mental health issues such as marital or family issues, parent-child relationship problems, separation and loss, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
  • School Based Counseling may include: 
    • Completing client intakes (inclusive of psycho-social assessment, initial treatment plan and required legal consents); developing measurable treatment goals in collaboration with clients and families; completing treatment reviews in accordance with outpatient regulations; and providing individual, group, and family therapy as is clinically indicated. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-LICENSED POSITIONS:

  • Master’s degree in a counseling related field, and one-year post Master-level clinical experience required with at least six months of the experience working with children/adolescents.
  • Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency personnel, community agencies, and stakeholders
  • Ability to accept supervision
  • Ability to adjust hours to job requirements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of clients
  • Eligible for PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History clearance, and FBI clearance.

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSED POSITIONS:

  • Master’s degree in a counseling related field which must include a clinical practicum, and one-year post Master-level clinical experience required with at least six months of the experience working with children/adolescents. Professional license and credentialed required. (Professional license does not include Licensed Social Worker – LSW)
  • Must have audio/visual/verbal activity to provide supervision for the clients and to perform essential job function.
  • Must have emotional stability to perform essential job functions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with agency personnel and community agencies.
  • Ability to accept supervision.
  • Ability to adjust hours to job requirements.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of the clients.
  • Eligible for PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History clearance and FBI clearance.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Complete intakes (inclusive of psycho-social assessment, initial treatment plan and required legal consents) for assigned school-based clients in accordance with outpatient regulations.
  • Develop measurable treatment plan goals in collaboration with the assigned school-based client (and legal guardian when indicated).
  • Complete treatment reviews in accordance with outpatient regulations. 
  • Participate in individual and group clinical supervision activities as scheduled. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with designated school district personnel when indicated. 
  • Attend in-service and professional development activities as scheduled. 
  • Provide individual, family, group and couples counseling to clients as defined in an individualized treatment plan generated within 15 days or 2 sessions of date of admission and updated at a minimum of 120 days.  Treatment plan goals are to be measurable with progress documented in a progress note for each session.
  • Complete clinical file documentation in a timely manner (initial paperwork within 72 hours, psychosocial within 2 weeks, payroll according to agency schedule) and in accordance with agency policies and procedures.  Maintain case documentation according to DHS requirements.
  • Consult with psychiatrist, other involved program areas or providers on a regular basis to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
  • Complete the agency's orientation and keep up to date with personnel and training requirements
  • Must meet identified productivity expectations.

KNOWLEDGE AREAS:

  • Proficiency in providing Individual, Group, and Family therapy
  • Evidenced based therapeutic interventions
  • Child Protective Services Law and requirements as a mandated reporter
  • Trauma informed care perspective
  • Positive behavioral support interventions
  • Strong working knowledge of the most common DSM-V diagnoses among children and adolescents
  • Theological Knowledge and Sensitivity
  • Positive Discipline
  • Child Protective Services Law
  • Treatment of Sexual, Physical, and Emotional Abuse
  • Behavioral Modification
  • Behavioral Management
  • Marital Counseling
Job Location(s)
Pittsburgh, PA, United States 
Beaver Falls, PA, United States
Butler, PA, United States
Zelienople, PA, United States
 
Position Type
Part-Time 
 
How to Apply:
Candidates must apply via our careers page based on location of preference at http://www.gladerun.org/careers. This is the first step in our application process.
Equal Opportunity Employer