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Residential Therapist

Company: LA SALLE SCHOOL
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

LaSalle School
Albany, NY 12203
Full-time
Job details
Job Type
Full-time
Full Job Description
Job Title: RTC Therapist
Department: Clinical Services
Reports To: Clinical Supervisor for Residential Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Work week: 37.5 hours (some evenings/ weekends)
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The RTC Therapist acts as the clinical team leader for their respective residential dorm. The Therapist conducts comprehensive evaluations, develops individualized treatment plans and coordinates the array of treatment interventions for youth across LaSalle School's continuum of care. The Therapist engages in ongoing professional development and other activities to ensure the delivery of effective, integrated and individualized treatment interventions for all assigned youth and families.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct comprehensive evaluations and develop treatment plans. Deliver individual, family and group psychotherapy services. Provide IEP related social and emotional services for residential youth attending LaSalle's 853 school. Act as clinical lead in weekly treatment team meetings and case conferences to advance treatment efforts for all assigned youth. Seek out and engage in ongoing professional development opportunities. Ensure the delivery of ethical, high quality, effective, and individualized clinical and case management services to all youth and families. Adhere to all relevant agency and regulatory expectations. Complete all required case related documentation. Facilitate inter-departmental and inter-agency collaboration and communication.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS:
Clinical evaluation, risk assessment, treatment planning and psychotherapy skills. Computer skills and knowledge of CONNECTIONS and other relevant behavioral health information systems. Strong time management and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to work effectively and collaboratively within a highly diverse multidisciplinary team of service providers. Efficient documentation and recordkeeping skills. Knowledge of best practices, evidence informed practices, Cultural competency, employs Trauma Informed Practices, well developed engagement and problem-solving skills, TCI training, Crisis management skills.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Required:
Master's (or other advanced degree) in Social Work, Psychology, or related human service field. Must hold/ maintain minimum professional licensure required for all Medicaid and all MCO/ third party billing expectations.
Preferred:
Experience with assessing and treating youth and families with complex mental health, educational, and behavioral needs. Familiarity with specialized risk assessment and treatment services for youth with fire setting, sexual abuse (perpetrator / victim), trauma, substance abuse and other complex treatment needs. Skilled in individual, family and group therapy.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Required:
Must hold and maintain a valid driver's license. Driver Safety Certification
Must have (or obtain within six months of hire) and maintain applicable NYS professional licensure (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, etc.)
Preferred:
School Social Work Certification
CASAC
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Therapist will work closely with their Clinical Supervisor to assign and monitor Case Manager tasks and work direction. Will act as clinical lead for treatment team meetings and maintain responsibility for chairing and documentation of progress conferences and monitoring
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The therapist will provide clinical services to youth enrolled in all areas of LSS programming; campus-based, school based, and community- based settings. The Therapist may provide transportation (driving) as assigned. May occasionally deliver services in the home/ community. Some evenings and weekends required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $36,674.00 - $55,337.00 per year
Benefits:


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

    Email Morrison@Lasalle-School.org to apply!
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Keywords: LA SALLE SCHOOL, Albany , Residential Therapist, Healthcare , Albany, New York

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