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THERAPIST in Shelby, Ohio at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/3/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shelby, Ohio
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/3/2020

Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS OF OHIO

Compensation Base: 25.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a part-time position for licensed social workers or professional counselors to run group therapy sessions on the weekends.

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 bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, 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.

POSITION SUMMARY:    

  • This is a clinical service position providing behavioral healthcare services directed toward the therapeutic care and rehabilitation of adolescents with mental health or substance abuse disorders.  This includes youth with sexual offending and sexual abusing behaviors.  Incumbent performs group therapy according to individual skills, abilities and scope of practice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.          

Major Activity: Performs Group Therapy.   

  • Utilizes group-counseling techniques to effectively monitor and enhance treatment progress.

Major Activity: Maintains necessary documentation.

  • Ensures compliance with clinical programming.
  • Enforces facility rules and standards of behavior.
  • Maintains and completes required documentation prior to the end of the shift. To include: Progress Notes.
  • Maintains necessary documentation as it relates to group therapy.                            

POSITION(S) SUPERVISED:

  • This position does not provide supervision

 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 21 years of age. 
  • Experience in social work, crisis intervention, and counseling within the substance abuse and mental health, to include juvenile sex offender and sexual abusing behavior youth.
  • Thorough knowledge of current health/mental health issues and problems , available community/clinical resources and best practice therapeutic intervention skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A social worker licensed by the state of Ohio counselor, social worker and marriage & family therapist board and whose professional disclosure statement includes juvenile sex offender assessment and treatment; Bachelor’s degree in the social science field and at least two years of related experience;
  • A professional counselor licensed by the state of Ohio counselor, social worker and marriage & family therapist board and whose professional disclosure statement includes juvenile sex offender assessment and treatment; Bachelor’s degree in the social science field and at least two years of related experience.