The Residential Therapist works to alleviate or stabilize mental health symptoms of selected clients, which impairs their ability to adjust to home, community integration, or maintain living stability; provides therapeutic services to individuals, families or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems such as therapeutic settings by performing the following duties; develops assessment and treatment planning for clients.
- Maintains highest ethical standards in keeping with professional affiliations and demonstrates ability to perform strength-oriented practice
- Provide clinical direction to a residential home team, facilitating clinical meetings, participating in clinical staffings and team meetings
- Integrates all services provided by serving as a central point of communications for all mental health related services, supportive services treatment and counseling
- Plans and administers therapeutic treatment to youth and Regularly discusses progress toward goals with client and encourages client feedback and client ownership of outcomes
- Offers coaching, informal and formal training to residential staff
- Complete Admission Notes, Mental Health Assessments, Individual Treatment Plans, Individual Treatment Plan Reviews, Mental Health Reassessments and Court Reports for each youth in the home within the required time
- Monitors client progress and periodically reassess client's level of functioning within required time
- Completes accurate and timely documentation of clinical and case management services provided to youth on a daily basis
- Completes transition and aftercare as prescribed by the DCF Transition/Aftercare Protocol
- Ensures there is a medical rule out of symptoms and coordinates the approach with medical and other providers serving the client
- Provides internal and external trainings as requested
- Represents OHU at court hearings, meetings, Annual Case Reviews, Child and Family Team Meetings and any other collaborative meetings on behalf of youth and families
- Adheres to Trauma Informed, Evidence Based Program
- Performs on-call responsibilities on residential campus
- Treats all information concerning the program as confidential
- MA/MS in Social Work, psychology, counseling, or related field required
- License eligible required; license preferred
- 1 year of related experience preferred
- Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record with OHU required levels of coverage for auto insurance
ONE HOPE UNITED VALUES:
- Do the Right Thing | We serve the best interest of our clients and staff. We act mindfully and responsibly, honoring our commitments. We’re willing to challenge the status quo.
- Fully Contribute | We bring our presence, passion, and ideas to every interaction, and we respect differing views and backgrounds so that others can do the same.
- Empower One Another | We collaborate with, care for, and encourage each other toward greater impact, treating everyone with dignity and respect
- Turn Hope into Action | We believe in the resiliency of the human spirit. We advocate for those in need and do what it takes to build a better future for all.
- Seek Impact Every Day | We make things happen, and make them count. We leverage all our resources and make data-informed decisions for maximum, sustainable results.
- Always Keep Improving | We pursue excellence in an atmosphere of innovation. We embrace change, take prudent risks, learn from failure, and recognize success.
We Invest In You
- Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
- Up to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up to 5 paid Sick days annually
- Medical, dental, vision, 403b Retirement, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and short-term disability options
- Agency paid life up to $50K based on salary
- Voluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse, and Child(ren)
- Voluntary Legal Plans
- Agency paid long term after 1 year of employment
- Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
A Different Kind Of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?
- 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida
- Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency-- strong since 1895
- Energetic leadership and a rich community of support
One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 1 - 3 years