TAY Therapist - PT/FT
An integral part of Reset’s program team, the onsite TAY Therapist provides mental health services for supervised transition age youth enrolled in a progressive residential alternative to prison, focused on education, wellness, life skills, and college and career pathways. With the support of various staff members, this position promotes student wellness through assessment, treatment plan development, individual and group therapy, the facilitation of evidence-based curriculum, crisis intervention, and case management services. The therapist will also contribute to the learning of program staff and the broader organization through mental health trainings and case collaboration.
Individual Assessment & Treatment
- Draws upon multiple therapeutic modalities, including evidence based practices, to provide trauma-informed, culturally competent individualized counseling services to students, including behavioral health assessments, treatment plans, and regular therapy.
- Draws upon multiple therapeutic modalities, including evidence based practices and curricula, to provide trauma-informed, culturally competent group counseling focused on substance abuse and dependence, anger management, stress, anxiety, depression, and more.
Collaborative Case Management
- Participates in case management meetings and collaborative discussions with staff to provide holistic care. Communicates with treatment team providers, including educators, residential advisors, and family members to collaborate on treatment process.
- Provides individual and group support for both students and staff following crises and traumatic experiences.
- Provides training for program staff on mental health issues. Topics may range from psychological conditions (e.g. substance dependence, complex/developmental trauma, anxiety, depression) to clinical modalities and approaches (CBT, DBT, Attachment Theory etc.)
- Master’s degree in clinical psychology or social work required
- Licensure in Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology required
- Board Registration with BBS required
- At least three years of clinical experience
- Experience working clinically and building relationships with underserved, transition age youth; experience with justice involved youth preferred
- Experience working with multiple therapeutic modalities, including evidence-based practices (CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic, Narrative, Mindfulness etc.)
- Experience working with traumatized populations, including both acute and chronic/developmental trauma
- Cultural Competence & Sensitivity: willingness and ability to understand and connect to the lived experience and perspective of diverse populations
- Ability to work successfully with co-occurring disorders and substance abuse
- Clinical & Professional Integrity: actively models the highest ethical standards; is honest and accountable; maintains confidentiality and appropriate boundaries at all times; handles sensitive information and issues with discretion and tact; consults as needed on legal, ethical, and clinical issues; constantly seeks growth and development in clinical work; willing to self-reflect and examine own psychological material
- Strong understanding of both organizational and treatment-specific legal and ethical compliance (e.g. confidentiality, privacy, documentation, record storage, HIPAA etc.)
- Ability to work collaboratively with diverse team and hold empathy and accountability in balance
- Tolerance for Stress, Ambiguity, and Change: maintains composure even while under great pressure; handles complex problems and change with minimal supervision; demonstrates flexibility and versatility in achieving key goals and priorities
- Ability to work on- call hours (hours TBD)
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Psychologist
Position is part-time (with expansion to full-time), year-round, beginning immediately (exact date negotiable). We offer a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience, plus benefits.
The Reset Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, veterans, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQI community and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.