Licensed Mental Health Therapist in Cleveland, OH at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Compensation Base: $40,000.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

**$3000 Sign on Bonus**


Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelors or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.



This is a direct care position providing services at the agency and within the community, including home-based care.  The candidate for this position provides medically necessary mental health treatment services to children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional, behavioral and psychiatric issues. The position provides assessment; treatment planning; individual, family and/or group therapy; collaborative case management; monitoring; and supervision.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Evaluates behavioral and emotional issues of clients and develops specific behavior modification treatment plan.
  • Conducts psycho educational assessments.
  • Conducts family assessments.
  • Identifies presenting problem and develops a comprehensive treatment plan.
  • Provides individual, family, and group therapy in accordance with the client’s treatment plan.
  • Observes and documents treatment interventions, behavior, and client progression.
  • Interprets treatment objectives and assists treatment staff members in providing integrated services.
  • Develops and maintains a current list of resources that include self-help and support groups to ensure comprehensive services are available to the client and their families.
  • Provides screening and assessment; including diagnosis, when appropriate to scope of practice, for adult client population.
  • Conducts file reviews in accordance with referral source contract and The Joint Commission Accreditation Guidelines.
  • Conducts peer reviews and record reviews.
  • Works to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.


**$3000 Sign on Bonus**


This sign-on bonus is only offered to a new full time employee as an incentive to join our company. Current, former, or temporary employees are not eligible for this bonus.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral or social science field and one year related experience working with children and adolescents with mental health concerns and their families that includes assessment and therapy; Master's degree preferred AND
  • LPC or LSW with experience providing mental health and  alcohol and drug addiction counseling. 

Other Qualifications

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employees’ state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


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