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Therapist- Compass Rose Academy

Josiah White's
Job Description
Job Summary
$5,000 sign-on bonus
A Christian with strong convictions who is also in agreement with White’s mission statement, Statement of Faith, and Code of Conduct. Must have a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology. Must be licensed by the State of Indiana as an LMHC, LCSW, or HSPP.  Depending on the assignment, additional experience and specialized credentialing and/or licensing may be required in the areas of Substance Abuse or Sexually Maladaptive behavior.  Training and experience in a psychodynamic psychotherapy model and one year of residential/social service experience is preferred. Must be able to professionally and effectively integrate faith and psychology. Must be trained, or willing to be trained, in Trauma-Focused – Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Provide treatment oversight and direction including matters related to assessment and treatment planning/review for residential youths.  Complete clinical assessments, progress reports, and direct clinical services for assigned youth.  Maintain active and ongoing communication with parents and Educational Consultants (in applicable cases). Assist with staff development activities related to mental health diagnoses and treatment provision within the framework of Compass Rose Academy’s Growth Model as well as TF-CBT.  The therapist must demonstrate sensitivity to the service population religious, cultural, and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Treatment 
    • Complete individual, group, and family therapy per treatment plans and as scheduled
    • Assist with Parent Group and Parent Weekend trainings/activities
    • Provide crisis response for residential program (join rotation of therapists to respond for suicide/self-harm emergencies)
  • Administrative
    • Complete Clinical Services Assessments to provide provisional DSM diagnoses for clients
    • Complete Clinical Services Treatment Plans
    • Complete Clinical Services prior authorizations for services
    • Complete Service Note Documentation
    • Complete Compass Rose Academy Treatment Plan and Progress Reports
    • Complete Critical Incident Reports when necessary
    • Assist with Compass Rose Academy program development research, planning, and implementation
  • Consumer Relations 
    • Communicate with parents, Educational Consultants, and other external consumers/consultants
    • Coordinate Treatment Planning Meetings
Skills, Supervision- Knowledge and Ability
  • Oversee scheduled Treatment Review Meetings for assigned youths as needed
  • Participate with staff development activities relating to mental health diagnoses and treatment provision
  • Provide input into Houseparent performance evaluations
Physical Demands of Position
  • Must be able to actively participate in the physical restraint of students who are in crisis (expected to meet the requirements of MindSet restrictive interventions).
  • Must be able to handle the stress of intervening in crisis situations, handling medical emergencies, and making decisions quickly.
  • Must be able to do significant walking.
  • Must be able to respond 24 hours a day and receive phone calls in relation to youth served.
Working Conditions
  • Living on campus is optional and dependent upon the needs of the therapist and organization. The therapist must live within 15 minutes of campus if they do not reside on campus.
  • Flexible work schedules offered-part-time and full-time.
  • Must be available for quarterly Parent Weekends.
  • Must be available for monthly Saturday morning Parent Group, six times per year.
  • Clinical on call as scheduled by the supervisor.
  • Must attend work regularly and be on time.
  • Must be able to work with residents’ medical problems, including exposure to bodily fluids.

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