Company Name:

Ironwood

Location:

Belfast, Maine

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Professional Services

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Posted

November 26, 2018

Therapist at a theraputic residential boarding school


Diagnose and evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.

 

Reports to:

Reports directly to the Clinical Director.

 

Tasks:

§  Consult reference material such as textbooks, manuals, and journals in order to identify symptoms, to make diagnoses, and to develop approaches to treatment.

§  Counsel individuals and groups regarding behavior and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.

§  Communicate with parents on a regular basis regarding the treatment of their child

§  Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity and duration of therapy.

§  Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.

§  Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, and then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.

§  Identify psychological, emotional or behavioral issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records and reference materials.

§  Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment.

§  Observe clients in their setting, in group interactions, or in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior or maladjustment.

§  Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing individuals and families and by reviewing records.

§  Provide occupational, educational, and other information to individuals so that they can make educational and vocational plans.

§  Work cooperatively with the other systems in a residential treatment facility, in the best

 

Desired Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

§  Experience working with adolescents in a treatment center milieu.

§  Must be able to emotionally and professionally handle highly-charged emotional situations.

 

Acceptable Experience and Training:

§  Preferred 3 years experience in direct service to children and adolescents, preferably as a clinician or comparable experience

§  Graduate degree in social work, clinical or educational psychology, psychiatry or other related field with a current Maine license in social work, psychology or psychiatry or eligibility for a Maine State License.

 


Company Name:

Ironwood

Location:

Belfast, Maine

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Professional Services

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Posted

November 26, 2018

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