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Lakemary Center, Inc. Program Therapist in Paola, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11305643 Lakemary is looking for a Program Therapist for our Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility. This position will work with children with developmental disabilities and co-occurring psychiatric diagnoses, in a residential environment, as well as children and adults in an outpatient therapy setting. This role functions under general supervision of a Clinical Director.Program Therapist Responsibilities:Provide support to the clinical team in several areasManaging a caseloadProviding individual, family and group therapyWriting treatment plansCompleting functional behavior assessments and related behavior intervention plans.Provide crisis intervention and complete timely documentationAn ideal candidate for this position has:Ability to:Communicate with persons served who have a variation in disabilities.Maintain satisfactory attendance at work site.Be flexible and work in different treatment situations to accommodate the disabilities of the person served and treatment service needs.Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with persons served and work effectively as a professional in a treatment team effort.Maintain confidentiality of persons served.Program Therapist Qualifications:Minimum Master Level Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or comparable fields of counseling, with clinical level licensure for independent practice and supervision.Minimum experience in providing therapy to children and adolescents.Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred.Be at least + years of ageOther Job Details:Day hours 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through FridayStarting pay: $45,000-$50,000 depending on experienceLakemary provides competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans; paid time off; and a 401(k)-retirement planCertifications:Current License by the Kansas Behavioral Science Board or qualified to become Licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Science Board.Maintains a current license.Lakemary provides training in program specific coursework.Special Considerations:Some environments/shifts require same sex staff due to regulatory requirements.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. EEODiversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement:For the last 50 years we have been working to create workplaces that reflect the communities we serve and a place where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We embrace this from our mission.