The Therapist is a member of the program’s clinical team. The Therapist provides individual, group, and family therapy, conducts assessments and works in collaboration with multidisciplinary treatment teams to develop treatment plans and conduct utilization reviews. The Therapist is primarily responsible for the therapeutic needs and continuum of the clinical care for the residents in accordance with Agency policies and procedures, licensing standards, and federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.
This position is PRN working up to 19 hours a week
What You Can Expect
Therapists are trained in EMDR, while employed by Upbring and will also be training in bio-feedback approaches to be utilized in therapy sessions. Evidenced based and best practice approaches in the model of Trauma Informed Care including Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trust Based Relational Interventions, the Six Core Strategies for Reducing Seclusions and Restraints are used and resulted in significant improvements in outcomes. Our leadership philosophy is rooted in Servant Leadership under the umbrella of Building Bridges Philosophy. A multidisciplinary team approach to treatment is used that is inclusive of the children in our care as a valued voice.
Physical Demands & Work Conditions
The physical requirements for this position with or without reasonable accommodation are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. While performing this position the employee with or without reasonable accommodation should have the ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, speak, and hear with aid, see, read, reach with arms and hands, lift and/or move up to specified weight, and use equipment that is essential to performing the job, such as a computer, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile, if applicable. Specific vision requirements of this position may include color vision, seeing things close up, and the ability to adjust focus.
The statements herein indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of the job and may request the employee to perform other duties and responsibilities not listed at his/her discretion. This job description is not a contract between the employee occupying the position and the employer. Upbring is an at-will employer.
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