Set in the breathtaking
landscape of Northern Idaho, Northwest Academy (NWA) is a premier
82-bed therapeutic residential High School that is
specifically designed to meet the unique needs of older adolescents
16-18 years of age. Over a one year period faculty assist
students as they transition to young adulthood. Northwest
Academy's mission is to create opportunities for students to pursue
maturity and success.
To assist with the facilities
growth, Northwest Academy (NWA) currently has an opening for Licensed
Clinical Therapist. The successful candidate will be
responsible for the following:
psychotherapy to students and handle all therapy-related information
initial assessments, master treatment plan, progress notes, and
individual treatment plan updates within the required time
manage assigned caseload and participate as a member of a
multidisciplinary team in implementing and documenting student
students with individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy and
psycho educational classes.
fully in program rules, policies and expectations in dealing with
crisis intervention and assessments.
self-harm, group safety level and emotional readiness to participate
in on and off-campus activities.
liaison, responsible for verbal and written communication with
families, program faculty, and third parties regarding clinical
status of students.
Degree in social work or counseling field required.
- Responsible for Company and personal Service Excellence
license in clinical social work, counseling or MFT or commitment to
obtain State license within one year
Minimum three years experience working with adolescents in
a therapeutic role required.
knowledge of adolescent psychodynamics.
education in the clinical field and familiarity with psychology laws
Advanced understanding of
the behaviors displayed by sophisticated adolescents who are
very familiar within a clinical setting
for clinical experience in a residential or in-patient
required to receive after hours calls regarding students assigned to
required to work some evenings and weekends.
Must be at
least twenty-one (21) years of age per Idaho licensing
Aid/CPR and Crisis Intervention Prevention (CPI) preferred at hire or
within 90 days of hire.
knowledge of workplace and office safety, including ergonomics and
video display terminal.
Occasionally lift and carry very light weight, up to 10 lbs.
touch, hear, see and speak corrected to normal range.
walk on uneven terrain such as rough, rocky, steep, muddy or snowy
Candidate will work from office
located at Northwest Academy in Naples, Idaho. Naples is
located approximately 30 miles north of Sandpoint, Idaho.
Sandpoint was recently voted one of the five best small towns
in America. (USAToday/RandMcNally)
BENEFITS : Professional development and
comprehensive benefits package, including generous paid time
off, extended leave, medical,
dental, vision, life, 401(k) and stock purchase plan. Benefits
after 30 days of
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