PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works primarily on site in a school setting (elementary, middle, or high school) with emotionally disturbed youth. May also work with families in the home and with other agency professionals to meet the needs of youth and families. Presents as a leader in developing and implementing the service plan and Individual Treatment Plan. Assesses the clinical needs of youth and families and makes treatment recommendations and intervention suggestions to other members of the support team. Will provide outpatient therapy, including individual, group, and family therapy to youth with SED.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A thorough clinical understanding of youth who are emotionally challenged and who have learning differences. An ability to assess youth and their families from a strengths perspective; a developed theoretical prospective. A good ability to work with a variety of people. Strong oral and written communication skills.
Education/Experience: An advanced degree (MS, MA, PhD) in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field. Requires one (1) year direct work experience. Must be licensed or licensable as an LCSW, LCPC, or Psychologist, or any other such license as recognized and regulated in the State of Montana. Possible NHSC slot, continuing education credits, clinical supervision and other licensure assistance available.
Aware, Inc. will provide clinical hours and supervision for those with candidacy licenses.
AWARE Inc. provides an excellent benefit package for full-time employees including; Medical/Rx, dental, vision insurance, premium paid time off, paid training, 401K retirement plan with match, life insurance, and much more.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local law
Internal Number: 100419
About Aware, Inc.
AWARE helps people live independent lives, birth through adulthood. Founded in 1976 as a nonprofit corporation, AWARE delivers services for children and families as well as people with challenging mental health, emotional, and in some instances, physical disabilities.AWARE works to ensure the people we serve achieve maximum independence, productivity, and integration into the community.We provide services that help individuals and families succeed in their communities, make sound life choices – where they will live and who they will interact with – and determine what they want out of life. It seems like a simple idea, but many of the people we work with have been left out of these life choices.We work with them to eliminate the can’ts, shouldn’ts, and don’ts they too often face.We help people become active and vital members of their community with full rights and responsibilities.We place the emphasis on each individual’s opportunity for personal growth. We design our programs with that in mind.
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