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Minds Matter, LLC Cognitive & Behavioral Therapist in Topeka, Kansas

Job Summary

As a Cognitive Therapist /Behavioral Therapist (CT/BT) for Minds Matter LLC, you will be a part of a team of therapy experts who helps consumers that have experienced a traumatic brain injury to reach their individual goals while living independently in their community.  

Our Cognitive Therapist assists the individual through various methods including guided practice on tasks that reflect particular cognitive functions, development of new skills and strategies for taking in new information, use of memory aids and other assistive devices. Our Behavioral Therapist assists the individual in working towards goals related to emotion regulation, meaningful activities, social interaction and more.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for learning and implementing all aspects of Minds Matter, LLC philosophical principles in all aspects of service delivery.

  • Assist individuals to identify their needs and develop appropriate compensation techniques to accommodate the consequences of their brain injury. This includes developing, with the consumer, techniques for enhancing consumers’ problem solving, memory, planning, organizational and processing skills.

  • Integrate employment, educational and independent living goals into therapy.

  • Work closely with the consumer and other team members to determine when goals are attained.

  • Provide services only as designated on each individual consumer’s authorized plan of care.

  • Educate families and caregivers about the effects of brain injury and communicate with them about goals and progress as needed.

  • Attend all trainings and workshops to maintain ability to provide the most up to date, effective and evidence-based practice.

  • Document sessions with the consumer the day of the service.  Documentation must be goal driven, concise, factual, and clear.

  • Complete cognitive and behavioral therapy assessments. Review assessment results with the consumer to maximize strategy development and goal accomplishment. 

  • Attend all weekly conference calls and webinars with the rest of the therapy department.

  • Attend team meetings and assist consumers in goal setting.

  • Establish and maintain a professional rapport with all consumers, co-workers, referral agents and representatives of other community agencies and services.

  • Promote public relations throughout the agency and community for the program.

  • Demonstrate a willingness to serve on agency and interagency task groups as requested.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.

  • Provide care and maintenance for Minds Matter LLC issued iPad.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

  • Maintain confidentiality of protected health information in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

  • Possibly serve as a consumer’s team lead, which entails being accountable for updating goal plans and team meeting history forms during the team meetings with progress, effectiveness of strategies, concerns, task assignments to team members, or changes to goals.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School or GED required with one year or more years of related experience preferred. Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills

  • Must be organized, possess problem solving skills, and be able to multitask

Why Become A Part of Minds Matter LLC?

  • At Minds Matter, our core values of compassion, creativity, person- centeredness, inclusion, and advocacy mean that that you can do meaningful work

  • Have supportive coworkers

  • Flexible schedule

  • Competitive salary, benefits (medical, dental and vision) and 401K for full-time employees

  • On the job training and continuing education

  • Mileage reimbursement 

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