The Clinical Therapist is responsible for the provision of comprehensive clinical and case management services to students and their families. This includes the provision of individual, family, group therapies, crisis intervention, advocacy, assessment, planning, discharge planning, interdisciplinary teamwork and community liaison. Clinical Therapists are responsible for formulating and implementing appropriate treatment strategies for student and their families on their assigned caseload and for timely and satisfactory documentation of all treatment efforts.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have the ability to relate to and experience in working with emotionally disturbed children/adolescence and their families in a psychiatric or residential setting. Knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis and assessment, child/adolescent development, family systems therapy, separation and loss, physical/sexual abuse, trauma individual and group therapies is essential. Demonstrated psycho-social assessment, treatment planning, advocacy skills and case management skills; excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills; creativity/flexibility on delivery of services; and the ability to function on an interdisciplinary treatment team are essential components of the position. Demonstrates an understanding and sensitivity to serving a cultural diverse and/or special needs population. This position requires a valid drivers license and the ability to travel between campuses and within the community.
Additional Salary Information: Monthly with relocation bonus and tuition and license assistance
AK Child & Family brings hope to troubled young lives through a broad range of mental health services and has been serving Alaska's community since 1890. Our residential psychiatric treatment, community based programs and treatment foster homes offer the structure, care and expertise to help young people facing significant challenges build strong, positive, healthy lives.