In a career as a Chemical Use Program Therapist, you will provide families with a heavy dosage of hope. Many families face chemical dependency issues and struggle to find the help they need when it comes to experiencing behavioral, emotional, academic or substance abuse concerns.
Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinics are safe, caring environments where individuals find help, healing and hope. Our mission is to treat problems early, before they develop into more serious behavioral health issues.
Schedule: Full Time, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the flexibility to work occasional evenings.
The Chemical Use Program Therapist completes comprehensive chemical use evaluations and assessments on adolescents and facilitates ongoing services in the form of individual, family, and group psychotherapy.
Completes comprehensive chemical use evaluations and assessments on adolescents referred or selected in relation to their use of alcohol or other drugs.
Conducts mental health assessments with youth referred by courts for comprehensive evaluations including family assessments, psychosocial histories, records review and summary, and drug and alcohol evaluations.
Serves as the primary therapist for facilitation of individual and/or family psychotherapy services, individualized to the presenting client and with completion of goals that are aligned with diagnosis and which meet clinical criteria for such treatment services utilized.
Serves as the primary group leader for chemical use group(s) and determines appropriate curricula for each selected adolescent including individualizing treatment plans based on needs regarding drug-using and/or mental health and associated behaviors.
Works collaboratively with all other direct care providers and treatment team members to reinforce behavioral standards and program components.
Engages in ongoing supervision and training to ensure specific and broad-based competence and credentialing.
M.A. or M.S. in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field.
2 years of experience working with adolescents and families.
Licensed independent mental health practitioner (LIMHP) preferred.
Licensed mental health practitioner in the state of Nebraska (LMHP) required.
Licensed or provisionally licensed alcohol and drug counselor in the state of Nebraska (LADC or PLADC) or willingness to attain provisional status within 12 months of employment.
Registered Provider Status in the State of Nebraska preferred
*Interested applicants will need to apply online by visiting our website: jobs.boystown.org
Internal Number: 16687
About Boys Town
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.