Therapist in Shelby, OH at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS OF OHIO

Compensation Base: 

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.

 

Summary:
This is a direct service position providing a full range of services directed toward the therapeutic care and rehabilitation of adolescent Incumbent participates in the planning, organization and delivery of cross-disciplinary services, (i.e., case work, counseling, specialized treatment, etc.) according to individual skills and abilities.


 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works and counsels with individual residents to effect and monitor treatment and progress.
  • Utilizes group-counseling techniques to effectively monitor and enhance treatment progress.
  • Contacts residents to evaluate needs and specific requirements.
  • Works with resident’s families to understand case history and life environment.
  • Works with colleagues and agency staff to develop specific effective Treatment Plans.
  • Works with external agency staff (probation officers, case workers) to understand case history and identify specific treatment needs.
  • Coordinates the implementation of treatment related activities.
  • 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: Communication Log, Incident Reports, Progress Notes, and treatment related documentation IOP Notes.
  • Prepares reports as required by Abraxas and external sources.  To include: Progress Reports, Court Reports, Discharge Summaries, etc.
  • Maintains necessary documentation as it relates to individual and group counseling.
  • Ensures clients receive essential supplies, such as food, clothing and hygiene supplies.
  • Maintains eyeball supervision and proximity control to ensure clients are safe and secure at all times.
  • Performs issues interventions when needed, including safely and effectively managing aggressive behavior.
  • Monitors resident movement.
  • Screens residents returning to the facility.
  • Reports significant changes in the behavior, attitude, and physical condition of residents to appropriate supervisory

 

**$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 Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a social science field and at least two years of related experience (Master’s degree preferred); AND
  • Licensed Social Worker licensed in the State of Ohio; OR 
  • Licensed Professional Counselor licensed by the State of Ohio

 

Other Qualifications:

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