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Therapist - Youth - Sunflower House 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Youth Therapist to join our PACES - South (Sunflower House) youth therapy team! We are a family based organization that thrives to give our staff that great work/life balance. If you enjoy helping Youth in need, then look no further! The Therapist provides short-term therapeutic intervention, admission evaluations, and crisis interventions for Youth and will assist in other Outpatient functions. This position will require travel between various community sites, as needed.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Will provide specialized therapeutic interventions as appropriate to training and experience.
  • Will maintain caseload of clients/consumers in need of short-term treatment.
  • Provides targeted therapy services for a program for youth with problematic sexual behaviors.
  • 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 other agencies to refer and secure adequate services.
  • Will complete emergency intake assessments and provide therapeutic crisis interventions.
  • Provides resource location/acquisition and resource coordination with area agencies.
  • Will provide liaison duties to community agencies, as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as deemed appropriate by immediate supervisor or designate.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Must be currently licensed in the state of Kansas and in good standing.
  • Ability to recognize and be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences.Communicates directly and effectively in a cooperative manner representatives of other agencies.
  • Familiar with mental health theory and practice.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and as needed for after hours to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Previous experience as a mental health therapist doing trauma treatment with children; EMDR, TF-CBT, and/or Play Therapy training is preferred.
  • This position requires being comfortable working with children and their families who have experienced trauma (including physical and sexual abuse) and who exhibit problematic sexual behaviors. A high level of professionalism is expected to serve these client families.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday-Fridays, 8am-5pm with occasional evening work  
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.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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