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Therapist - School Based - Youth 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated School Based Therapist to join our youth therapy team. We offer amazing benefits, a great work life balance, incentives for continuing education and satisfaction at the end of the day! This position will mostly be based in the community but dependent on the need could be school based in the office.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides admission evaluations and provides short term therapeutic services.
  • Outreach to families referred for PACES services and complete admission evaluations.
  • Provides specialized therapeutic interventions as appropriate to client need and training and experience.
  • Will maintain caseload of clients/consumers in need of short-term treatment.
  • Works with other staff to provide increased support to a client at risk of hospitalization or out of home placement.
  • Identifies strengths and needs of client/consumer and families and acts to involve them in planning for desired services.
  • Familiarizes client/consumer with community resources for educational, cultural, recreational and social activities.
  • Works with internal and external service providers including school personnel to secure adequate services, resource acquisition and resource coordination as needed
  • Performs other duties as deemed appropriate by immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Complies with all relevant agency policies and procedures.
  • Will provide liaison duties to community agencies as assigned including Kansas City, KS Public Schools.
  • Coordinate care as appropriate and maintain an excellent working relationship with community partners including Kansas City, KS Public Schools.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree in social science field, with relevant licensure by Kansas Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Eligible for Medicaid reimbursement.
  • Ability to recognize and be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Communicates directly and effectively in a cooperative manner with colleagues and representatives of other agencies.
  • Familiar with mental health theory and practice.
  • Experience treating trauma and sexual abuse with children.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and as needed after hours coverage.
  • Clearance through Kansas Child Abuse/Neglect Registry, Adult Abuse Registry and criminal background check through Validity Screening Solutions and Medicaid/Medicare reimbursable inquires.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm  
Division PACES  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

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