We are looking for a fully-licensed mental health professional who will provide individual, family and group psychotherapy utilizing the Natural Lifemanship model. Ideally this is someone who has experience working with children and families who have experienced trauma; and, who has worked in the community mental health field with experience in doing diagnostic intake assessments, writing treatment plans, setting therapy goals, and creating great clinical documentation. This position is critical to our work and we need someone who is self-aware, has good self-regulation skills, is a team player, is open to learning a new model, and who is able to ask for help from peers and supervisors. We have a team approach to therapy in a supportive environment. We also mostly work outdoors in a natural setting.
Additionally, we desire these qualities:
- Strong psychosocial assessment and diagnostic skills.
- Strong self-direction with minimal supervision regarding use of time.
- Ability to effectively prioritize work assignments.
- Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families.
- Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a self-directed team.
- Provides individual, family and group psychotherapy utilizing the Natural Lifemanship model (training will be provided). Incorporates other experiential treatment modalities including art, play, music and outdoor therapy as needed to enhance client’s treatment plan.
- Conducts new client intake sessions; administers evaluation and measurement tools.
- Assesses clients for risk of harm to self or others
- Modifies treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients' status
- Counsels family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting clients
- Communicates with clients via phone calls and email as needed to address questions and concerns that arise outside of scheduled sessions.
- Enters clinical notes into client management system for each session in a timely manner, according to requirements of regulatory agencies and consistent with the organization’s policies and procedures
Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university. Three years or more of experience working in a community mental health setting with children and families who have experienced trauma is preferred.
Must be a fully licensed mental health professional (i.e. LPC, LCSW, LMFT). Must have a CAQH number and credentialing with Medicare/Medicaid is preferred.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be working primarily outdoors around horses and other livestock and is exposed to changing weather conditions.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience
Medical and Dental insurance available
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan available
Competitive PTO policy