Mental Health Therapist
We are currently actively hiring for all positions listed below
This position is responsible for providing individual as well as wrap around family therapy to children, teens & families in a clinic setting. Must be able to develop, implement and evaluate a plan of care according to the needs of the client. Must be capable of working with diverse populations. Ability to demonstrate initiative, good judgment and problem solving skills. Must be able to work with different family dynamics. Maintains accurate and timely records, including clinical progress notes, according to facility policy. Proficient use of computer. This position will also support other agency programs by staffing’s directed at broadening clinical directions to all system staff and providers. Work will take place in Priest River and Sandpoint Idaho. Must be licensed in the state of Idaho as either a LCPC, LPC or LCSW, Must pass a background check. This position qualifies for a school loan re-payment program through the National Health Service Corp. This position will quickly grow into a full-time position
Provides Habilitative Intervention (HI) therapy for children with developmental disabilities ages 3 through 17. Job Duties: Maintains knowledge of individual’s, their health/medical needs, and their service plans. Provides therapy as scheduled and as outlined in each individual’s service plan. * Provide transport to and from community locations associated with delivery of services. * Maintains communication with Service Coordinators, Department of Health and Welfare, other service providers, family members/advocates, school districts and community members. * Complete a minimum of 12 hours of training annually. * Maintains knowledge of and compliance with all internal company policies and state regulations.
Qualifications: * Bachelor’s Degree in a health, human services, educational, behavioral science or counseling field from a nationally accredited university or college. * Certification as Habilitative Interventionist approved by the Department (includes completion of Department approved competency coursework.) Or RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) certification* One year supervised experience working with children with developmental disabilities. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Sign on bonus after 3 months of successful work history
Habilitative Supports provide one-on-one therapy to children who have a wide range of developmental disabilities and are between the ages of 3-17. The purpose of this position is to create opportunities for the child to develop friendships and build relationships. The role of the Habilitative Support is to help the child expand on their communication, socialization and relationship building skills in various settings.
Becoming a Habilitative Support is a great way to learn more about this field and is a great opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience. This position can also count towards potential internship hours. Students looking to earn credit for an internship are typically pursing education in the social services, human services, or educational fields.
Candidate must be willing to complete Habilitative Supports competency coursework within 7 days of hire (agency pays for this). Candidate must also complete a background check with the Department of Health and Welfare. Candidate must have current CPR and First Aid certification or be willing and able to complete certification within 60 days of hire. Work starts immediately.
Also looking for staff to do respite work. This could be combined with the habilitative supports work for increased hours and pay. The habilitative supports is working with clients one on one, and the respite provider will be working with individuals as well as groups of youth from ages 4-17. The groups will consist of at least 4 kids per group divided up by age. The provider will provide interactive activities aimed at the group utilizing their social skills. This could include activities such as working on art projects, doing team sports and other various group play activities. Most work will take place in our Sandpoint office.