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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Meridian
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewWithin the MYPAC program, our Mental Health Therapists are available to provide in-home therapy, family therapy, individual therapy, and specific therapies to address trauma and substance abuse, if needed. Primary Service Coordinators provide intensive care coordination and help the families to build support teams consisting of natural and formal supports. Youth Villages MYPAC also offers psychiatric evaluation and medication management services through board-certified psychiatrist and psychiatric nurse practitioner.Conducting 12-15 sessions per week Conducting sessions in the familys home and communityMeeting with youth and families around their schedule Sessions may be individual, family, or marriage therapy depending on what the family desires (therapists also receive training in EBPs as necessary to provide specialized therapies TFCBT/ACRA)Developing and implementing treatment plans Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend on-call duties Attending three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skillsAdditional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served. Applicants must have a valid drivers license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance. Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage Qualifications How can I be considered for the position?You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:Masters degree in social services field; degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position; clinical experience is preferredWillingness/desire to maintain an untraditional scheduleStrong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 monthsHow will you invest in me?One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go. We offer staff:Affordable access to medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance plansTuition Reimbursement and Licensure SupervisionPriority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organizationMileage and cell phone reimbursementRetirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) and FSAPaid time off: Two weeks for vacation,ten paid holidays, and 12 sick days annuallyPaid Parental LeaveSupportive leadership and coworkersYouth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Keywords: Youth Villages, Oxford , Mental Health Therapist, Other , Meridian, Mississippi

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