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Community-Based Therapist - Franklin County, OH

  • 09 Jun 2022 3:19 PM
    Message # 12811475

    Community Based Therapist (LSW or LPC)  

    Who We Are:

    We have been serving communities and clients since 1978.  We continue to expand and develop new and innovative programs for our communities and families. We offer unique and personalized services for families and individuals in four different areas: Prevention/Intervention, Positive Youth Development, Out-of-Home-Placement and Reunification/Permanency.


    If YOU can envision it; WE can DO it! The possibilities are endless!


    We know you are compassionate and dedicated to serving your clients and communities and we are dedicated, as your employer to provide you with support to do just that.  We look for individuals that are ready to make a direct impact and are excited to be an instrument in supporting the needs of our children, youth and families.


    Working At NYAP

    • NYAP's commitment to doing what is best for children, youth and their families is a core value and one that we look for in our newest team members.
    • Excellent training and continuing education and development opportunities offered on: PCIT, NMT, TF-CBT, BFST, CSAYC, TBRI, FFT and many, many more!
    • Student Loan Repayment assistance, up to $1,200 per year!
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • 22 Days Off Each Year! Plus 10 Paid Holidays Per Year!
    • Competitive salaries and benefits including a 401(k), Summer Hours Off (reduced work schedule), Tuition Assistance, and Work Anniversary Trips!



    Community-Based Therapists with National Youth Advocate Program work in the community as part of an integral service team.  In this role, you will deliver Mental and Behavioral Health Services to adolescents, youth and children, as well as their families, who have been identified by public and private referrals and county agencies.  Referral sources may include County Courts, Family and Children First Council, other County and non-County Agencies, self-referrals, schools, and healthcare providers. 


    Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor or designee, you will work closely with youth, family, foster parents, and community partners, providing counseling or therapy, advocacy and support toward the ultimate goal of living safely and successfully in the community.   


    • Provides individual, group, and family mental health therapy, case management, transportation, and other professional services to clients served 

    • Travels daily, to provide community based services to, and on behalf of, youth and families in compliance with organizational, contract, and regulatory requirements. 

    • Coordinate and monitor services for the youth and family in the community mental health, medical, educational, psychological, vocational, and social services. 

    • Regularly reviews and modifies youth based plans to assure consistent progress and success on written plan goals. 

    • Establishes and maintains strong relationship with assigned foster parents and families of origin. 

    • Assists in family reunification and/or stabilization efforts with the youth’s primary family or other permanent living arrangement consistent with the youth’s case plan. 

    • Provides safety assessment, crisis response, and behavioral stabilization services as required to assure safety and stability for youth served 


    Minimum Qualifications 

    • Master’s Degree in Social Work or comparable Human Services field from an accredited institution.  

    • LSW or LPC required (LISW or LPCC preferred) 

    • Experience in providing both individual and family therapy 

    • Experience working in direct service with youth and families strongly preferred. 

    • Experience with TF-CBT preferred 

    • Daily travel required with the willingness to meet clients on a flexible schedule or during non-traditional hours if needed 

    • Must be comfortable providing services in the community and in client homes. 

    • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, automotive insurance, and a good driving record. 

    • Capacity to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds. 

    • You have good computer and technology skills 

    • Must be willing to accept other job duties as assigned

Questions and comments can be directed to Amy Barcelo, Executive Director at: PO Box 470001 | Broadview Heights, OH 44147 | 216.438.1994

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