Licensed Mental Health Therapist

United Action For Youth

Iowa City, IA Human Services & Non-Profit / Healthcare $40,000 to $45,000 yearly
Position Title
Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Position Description
Under the supervision of the UAY Counseling Coordinator, provide behavioral mental health therapy to youth and families. Provide counseling, crisis intervention and supportive services to clients as well as coordinate such services with other agencies and departments.  Our counseling programs take a dynamic, whole-person and family approach to mental health and are seeking a therapist who is skilled at working with both individuals and families.  

Characteristic Duties: 
  1. Maintain an active caseload of clients which may be composed of families, crime victims, teen parents, and homeless youth. 
  2. Provide diagnostic assessment, treatment planning and intervention to meet client mental health needs. 
  3. Provide crisis intervention to clients to address their physical and emotional needs and make referrals as appropriate. 
  4. Provide ongoing confidential counseling and therapy to youth and their families to assist them in navigating mental health and family dynamic issues
  5. Coordinate services with other area providers including the County Attorney’s office, law enforcement, DHHS, DVIP, RVAP, Four Oaks, School District, etc… 
  6. Maintain records in a confidential manner. 
  7. Participate in weekly team meetings. 
  8. Meet all requirements to maintain licensure and credentialing with insurance companies.

Related Duties: 
  1. Complete other tasks as assigned by Program Coordinator
  2. Develop and maintain knowledge of resources, services, and opportunities available to youth and families

Qualifications:
Minimum of a Masters level education in a mental health related field.

Compensation:
This is a full-time position. A $40,000 to $45,000 starting salary, plus benefits that include health insurance flex spending, life/disability insurance, generous vacation package, wellness program and retirement.

Application Instructions:

Please send Resumes and Cover Letters to uayjobs@unitedactionforyouth.org

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Licensed Mental Health Therapist

United Action For Youth

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Job ID: 67456

Posted 23 days ago

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