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Therapist - Youth 


Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Youth Therapist to join our therapy team! The Youth Therapist will provide admission evaluations and short term therapeutic services.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide outreach to families referred for PACES services and complete admission evaluations.
  • Provide specialized therapeutic interventions as appropriate to client need and training and experience.
  • 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 case managers to secure adequate services, resource acquisition and resource coordination as needed
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.
  • Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • 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  
Shift -not applicable-  
Hours Mondays-Fridays, 8am-5pm with 5 hours after 5pm required during workweek.  
Pay Range $40k-43k  
Division PACES  
Number of Openings 5  
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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