Therapist II-Education (Mental and Behavioral Health)

Wesley Family Services - Natrona Heights, PA2.9

Full-time

Two of the largest providers of developmental and behavioral health services, Wesley Spectrum and Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, have recently merged to form Wesley Family Services (WFS). Our organization is growing in Western Pennsylvania and we have opportunities for caring, knowledgeable, and talented candidates to join our team! WFS provides a work environment that is positive and rewarding for its employees; a setting where growth, equality, teamwork and safety are the means to meet the charge of our mission.

WFS provides a diverse range of autism, behavioral health, education and family support services to individuals and families in western Pennsylvania. We create life-changing support by integrating our services to best meet the needs of those we serve. Our mission is to empower children, adults, and families by providing transformational care.

WFS is hiring for our School Based Partial Program. This is a 10 month academic calendar position, paid through the summer, salary, non-exempt position. Eligible for overtime, weekends and holidays off. Hours: 7:45 am-3:15pm.

To provide the behavioral health services and interventions necessary to maximize the school experience and academic potential of designated students identified within an assigned program(s). Depending on Program assignment, this position may include providing Brief Treatment/Outpatient during the school day with the possibility of continuing into non-traditional school days or hours as needed to fulfill prescribed therapy hours.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Master’s degree from an accredited university in social work, psychology, child development, psychiatric nursing, or related field.

Experience

  • Three years’ experience in a child/adolescent behavioral health program.
  • School based partial hospitalization program experience is preferred
  • Safe physical management training experience is preferred.
  • Provider credentialing preferred (e.g. Highmark or UPMC Health Plan); required for some programsLicenses, Certifications & ClearancesLicense Eligibility preferred (LSW, LCSW, or LPC)Valid PA drivers’ license

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • FBI, State Criminal and State Child Abuse Clearances (Act 33/34)

Full job description provided on www.wfspa.org

  • Knowledge and understanding of best practice standards
  • Ability to assess student needs and implement best practice standards through individual, family and group therapy
  • Strong, professional communication skills to interface with various school district staff and to provide training/consultations as needed.
  • Ability to work some non-traditional, after-school hours or summer hours
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft computer applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to execute physical management interventions
  • Ability to exhibit cultural sensitivity and to contribute to a work environment where diversity is welcomed and supported

Comprehensive Benefits and Total Rewards Package

  • Hiring Bonus eligible for Licensed
  • Medical, Dental, and Visions plans with low employee contribution rates
  • 15 Paid Time Off (PTO) Days
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid mileage for traveling between client sites and offices - $.48 per mile
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Yearly performance reviews with merit increase eligibility
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continuing your education
  • Licensure Supervision for FREE !!!

How to Apply

Candidates may apply via Indeed but please also visit our website https://wfspa.org/ for full job details and to start the WFS online application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • child/adolescnet behavioral health program: 3 years (Required)