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Full-time Therapist

at Four Oaks in Cedar Rapids, IA

The Therapist is responsible for providing and documenting mental health assessments and writing orders for remedial services. This position also provides therapy and case management services as assigned. The Clinical Therapist plays a critical role in the day-to-day care of the children including the use of Trauma Informed Care. This treatment method allows us to look beyond a child's behavior to the deeper trauma that caused it. This approach helps heal the child so she can truly move successfully into adulthood. Specific duties include:

Clinical Assessments

Produces Remedial orders for Four Oaks’ clients as needed.
Completes clinical assessments for consumers in assigned Four Oaks programs to assess treatment needs
Utilizes assessment to determine remedial service needs and writes order for remedial services
Follows the standards set forth by the Agency
Understands and utilizes defined assessment format and content in assessing all assigned cases

Assesses treatment needs
Prepares and implements a therapeutic treatment plan with input from client, family, and referral source
Demonstrates proficiency in use of various treatment techniques
Develops and implements a therapeutic agenda for each session
Calmly and effectively provides crisis intervention in emergency situations
Completes on-call duties as assigned

Desire to help kids succeed
Master's Degree in Social Work or mental Health Counseling
Must be licensed in Iowa or eligible to become licensed as a LISW or LMHC
About Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health Services is a skill-building service that is designed to address behaviors and symptoms associated with the child’s mental health diagnosis. The Clinician works with the child and family to improve anger management, behaviors, peer/family relationships, communication, problem-solving, social skills and conflict resolution.

About Four Oaks
At Four Oaks, we believe that every child needs the opportunity to succeed. It’s more than our mission – it’s the passion that permeates everything we do. Four Oaks has grown to become one of the state’s largest agencies devoted to child welfare, juvenile justice and behavioral health. We recognize that children come to us from a variety of circumstances, which makes it important for us to reach kids and families where they are right now.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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