- Full Time
- DOEQ Year
- 1920 North Plaza Blvd, Rapid City, SD 57702
We Help Kids!
CC Mental Health Therapist Full-Time
Organization: Youth & Family Services (YFS)
Department: Counseling Center (CC)
Position: Mental Health Therapist
Reports to: Lead Mental Health Therapist
Location: Rapid City, SD
Work Days: Monday through Friday
Hours/Week: 30-40 hours with some flexibility in scheduling
Non-smoking work environment. Wage DOEQ. E.O.E.
Benefits: YFS strives to provide its employees with top-quality benefits. YFS employees are offered medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance as well as multiple paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, 401K and retirement/pension options, discounts at select local businesses and more! Click here to view a copy of our Benefit Synopsis.
Minimum Qualifications: LPC-MH or MSW-PIP required. Title 19 certification. Preference will be given to applicants who are licensed in South Dakota. YFS Counseling Center specializes in working with youth and families experiencing traumatic stress, so preference will also be given to applicants with trauma experience. Background in crisis intervention, alcohol & drug counseling, mental health evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, working with youth and family systems, community networking and public relations. Ability to maintain confidentiality and be willing to have flexible work hours. TB test required. Current liability insurance and a valid driver's license required.
Essential Functions: Serve as therapist providing counseling services to youth and their families, who are experiencing problems related to substance abuse, family systems issues or other life difficulties. Provide some level of supervision and is qualified as a recipient for third-party reimbursements through private health plans or State entitlement programs. Provide individual, group and family counseling to youth and their families. Develop and utilize a network of associated community resources for purposes of referrals if clientele are deemed inappropriate for programming efforts and for case management activities associated with the position. Ensure case documentation is recorded in a timely manner, and in strictest compliance with Performance Standards and quality assurance. Provide crisis intervention services to youth and their families. Maintain productivity average of 4.5 client billable hours per eight hour day. Average is based on hours worked during a one week period.
Additional Functions: Comply with administrative requests for reporting, record keeping, fundraising, public relations and training. Provide information and referral services to clientele regarding local sexual abuse, alcohol and drug treatment programs, prevention/intervention programs and other essential service providers. Perform additional duties as requested by supervisor. Ensure that all therapeutic and office staff who work in the Counseling Center adopt and maintain a friendly and welcoming attitude toward all clients regardless of their issue(s) or stage of recovery.
Environmental Functions: Perform duties in a controlled office environment. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
How to Apply: For consideration, an application for employment must be submitted to the YFS Human Resource Department. Application may be downloaded at: http://www.youthandfamilyservices.org/careers/. Please note that resume only will not be accepted.
How to Submit Application:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In person or by mail: Youth & Family Services, 1920 N. Plaza Blvd., Rapid City, SD 57702
Other location: One Stop Career Center
Any questions? Call HR Team at 605-342-4195!