F/T Family Based Mental Health Therapists - Lebanon County
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. - Lebanon County, PA

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F/T Family Based Mental Health Therapists - Lebanon County, PA Position: Family Based Mental Health Therapists - Lebanon County, PA

Status: Full-time
FLSA classification: Exempt

Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and to invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families.

Summary of the Position: Full time, salaried Master's degree position working as a co-therapist to provide intense, time limited therapy to children and their families. Provide individual, family, parent, and sibling therapy sessions as well as case management. Children are at risk of placement or need an intensive treatment modality. The position requires 2-3 evenings per week, and crisis intervention as needed. Must have experience in therapy, children services, or in a mental health setting.

Qualifications/Requirements: Position requires reliable transportation, valid Pennsylvania driver's license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be completed, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Clearance, State Police Criminal Record Check, 3-year Driving Record.

Educational requirements are Master's degree in counseling, therapy, psychology, social work, sociology, juvenile justice or related field of study. One year full-time or full-time-equivalent paid experience is required.

Additional candidates with the following will be considered; A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with at least 15 credit hours in counseling, therapy, psychology, social work, sociology, juvenile justice or related field of study. One year full-time or full-time-equivalent paid experience is required.

Training is provided by Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Employees must complete training that is relevant to the position as required. CPR/FA certification, Advocacy, Autism, Mandt training and pre-employment trainings are required.

Benefits Available: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional and two personal references to:
ATTN: Staci Shupp
518 South 8th Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
Fax: 717-228-0939
Phone: 717-228-0935

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Posted 3/18/13

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