TITLE: Therapist – Sunflower House – Youth
DESCRIPTION: Wyandotte, Inc. is seeking a dedicated 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.
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.
Complies with all relevant Center policies and procedures.
Master’s degree in social science field, with relevant licensure by Kansas Board of Behavioral Sciences.
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.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and as needed for after hours to ensure adequate coverage.
Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
Prior to starting the position, you must receive clearance through Kansas Adult & Child Abuse/Neglect Register, criminal background check, and through and Medicaid/Medicare Reimbursable inquires.
HOURS Monday-Friday office hours will be determined with supervisor according to building hours.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Wyandot, Inc. Family of Organizations provides a continuum of behavioral health care solutions to enrich and strengthen the lives of the residents of the Wyandotte County community
Wyandot, Inc. Family of Organizations:
EOE STATEMENT Wyandot, Inc. Family of Organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of Wyandot, Inc. Family of Organizations 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 ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.