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Young Adult Therapist - Early Psychosis Care 

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Purpose:

Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (WBHN) is seeking a dedicated Therapist to join our Early Psychosis Intervention Care (EPIC) team. The Therapist serves as the individual clinician within a coordinated specialty team for youth and young adults (15-36) experiencing psychosis for the first time. Utilizing multiple psychosis-focused tools such as CBTp and other appropriate interventions, the Therapist provide individualized therapy to each client to support empowerment over disruptive symptoms, meaning-making of their experiences, self-directed recovery goals, and maximizing independent participation in the community. This position is field-based and reports to the Manager of the Young Adult Program.

Job Location(s):

  • This position will be based at the Young Adult 734 Armstrong office location.
  • Assigned duties will require activity at other Center locations and at various sites in the community.

Essentail Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate development of resiliency and coping skills to reduce impact of distressing symptoms
  • Provide education and understanding of psychosis utilizing clients’ individual beliefs and culture as context
  • Assist in identifying strengths and developing personal goals to support recovery
  • Provide specialized therapeutic interventions as appropriate to individual need, training, and experience
  • Works with team members, community partners, and service organizations to closely collaborate care and other community services or resources
  • Familiarizes individuals with appropriate community resources for educational, cultural, and social activities
  • Works with crisis response services within agency and community to support clients in crisis as needed
  • Offers quarterly to bi-annual therapy groups and educates clients on other group opportunities within agency and community
  • Completes assessments for diagnostic clarity and appropriateness of fit for program, using least restrictive and collaborative approach whenever possible
  • Works within client’s family system and social supports at client’s direction to provide support

Other Job Functions:

  • Complies with all relevant center policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as deemed appropriate by immediate supervisor or designate.
 
Position Requirements

Minimmum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or other mental health related field
  • Licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
  • Passion for helping individuals new to mental health services and honoring others’ individuality and autonomy
  • Skilled at coordinating with staff, community partners, and service agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including both verbal and written
  • Ability to recognize and be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences
  • Engagement and outreach skills to establish relationships with individuals and family systems
  • Ability to initiate and develop solutions in clinical and other job related situations
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  
Pay Range Starting at 60k Monthly, Salary (for advance clinical license it would be starting at 65k)  
Division Wyandot Center  
Number of Openings 1  
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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