Residential Therapist – Men’s Residential Services

Employer: Volunteers of America Mid-States

Job Description

The Clinical Therapist will be responsible to develop and monitor a service plan in agreement with each resident assigned, in an effort to empower residents to coping and deal with their substance use.  Will provide assessment/evaluation, individual, group and family therapies, case management and referral services for residents on a consistent basis.  Will also assist with daily operations/crisis intervention as needed. Will have some on-call and after-hour requirements.

Salary Range: $35,000 - $50,000

Job Requirements:

The position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree in social work or a related field AND the accompanying certification (CSW, MFT, LCPA) with a preference given to a clinical license (LCSW, LMFT, or LPCC) Preference given to candidates who have completed a practicum working in behavioral health and substance use issues.

The position requires a proven ability in providing clinical services in addition to communications, social casework, and billing requirements with KY Medicaid.

Responsible for the overall clinical services to men that may have behavioral health and substance use issues.

It requires a reasonable combination of the following knowledge and skills; Work with Mental Illness and addiction, use of cognitive behavioral therapies and twelve step facilitation skills, use of community resources and ability to serve as an appropriate role model. Compassion towards people living with behavioral health and substance use issues, and Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS.

Ability to convey respect to the target populations are critical. Must learn and apply agency, personnel and program policies and procedures. Must have knowledge and understanding of the current treatment modalities and the ability to train and supervise any Social Work Interns.

BENEFITS:

403(b) Retirement Savings Plan

Employee Assistance Program

Suite of voluntary benefits

Volunteers of America - Midstates helps real people facing real challenges to find real and lasting solutions. Through research-driven programming, our services address family homelessness, addiction, developmental disabilities, HIV infection, and other issues facing individuals and communities.

Volunteers of America Mid-states does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status or sexual orientation.

How to Apply:

TO APPLY, EMAIL RESUME TO:

recruiter@voamid.org, or mail to:

Volunteers of America Mid-States,

570 South Fourth Street, Suite 100

Louisville, KY 40202, or

www.voamid.org