Bethany for Children & Families has current openings for School-Based, Mental Health Therapists to work in the Davenport, Iowa and Muscatine, Iowa School Districts beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.
Date Available: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling,
Therapy or related human service field from an accredited program with licensure in the State of Iowa and at least 2 years of post-graduate experience counseling children and families. LMSW or temp-LMHC accepted. LISW or LMHC preferred. Candidates must possess excellent public relations skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, prior experience facilitating groups and the ability to work independently.
Knowledge of Medicaid regulations, Council on Accreditation standards, and state regulations and requirements related to the practice of therapy.
Ability to efficiently assess clients’ functioning, and to develop and formulate an effective treatment plan for each client based on the originating assessment.
Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team framework, contributing to and supporting team decisions, processes, procedures, and policies as established.
Transportation to perform job requirements, including a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.
Fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of Child Welfare Agencies as are prescribed in Illinois Administrative Rule and Procedure, including successful completion of the criminal background investigation, clearance from the Illinois CANTS, Health Care Registry, and Iowa Registry, and certification as a driver of children by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload assignments.
Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the
Be able to physically attend to children who are experiencing difficulties.
Assessing the need(s) of the client.
Developing, implementing, and monitoring the client treatment plan for each client consistent with the program plan of the specified program.
Facilitating appropriate therapy services on a regular basis for each client consistent with the client treatment plan.
Meeting regularly with the Program Supervisor for oversight, direction, and clinical review of current caseload.
Continuing to develop educational and growth opportunities by
attending appropriate trainings within the agency’s policy framework
and with the approval of his/her supervisor.
Assuring quality service through meeting regularly with his/her
supervisor to review specific case progress in relationship to the
Complying with all rules, regulations, codes, and legal requirements that are assigned by the various licensing and accreditation entities.
Maintaining case records and all required data and reports as dictated by specific program requirements, and filing all necessary reports in a timely manner.
Providing training and consultation to other staff members and service colleagues through in-service trainings and consultation.
Maintains positive relationships with all agency staff and all funding
and referral sources through the provision of quality services and
timely responses to questions, concerns, and issues.
Performs and carrying out all other duties as assigned.
Visit our website at www.bethany-qc.org for a complete description of our School-Based Therapy program. Click on Services, Mental Health Services, then School-Based Therapy.
In turn, employees are offered a generous benefits package which includes:
Health insurance (an option of two plans with employer contributions to a health savings account, if enrolling in the high deductible health plan)
A 403(b) Thrift retirement plan with an 8% employer-contribution rate upon meeting eligibility requirements
Paid-time-off days in addition to all school holidays and summer breaks.
Interested candidates are invited to apply by mailing a cover sheet and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, c/o Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.