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Licensed Forensic Outpatient Mental Health Therapist

Job Type Full Time
Location Erie, PA
Education LevelMaster's Degree
Pay RateCompetitive Salary
Job Description

Provide high quality behavioral health treatment working alongside dedicated professionals as a Forensic Outpatient Mental Health Therapist.

Use your unique professional experience to work with adults who are currently involved or have a history of involvement with the criminal justice system. This candidate will assist individuals in treatment with reaching their unique therapy goals and helping to divert inpatient hospitalizations. This candidate will maintain strong coordination efforts with other involved systems including, Erie County Adult Probation, The State Board of Parole, The Office of Children and Youth, and/or Forensic Blended Case Management.

Responsibilities for Licensed Forensic Outpatient Mental Health Therapist:
• Providing research and evidence-based therapy to individuals and groups
• Designing, developing, writing and implementing formalized treatment plans for patients
• Conducting collaborative documentation
• Collaborating with treatment teams including psychiatry, nursing, other therapists, and other systems involved such as Probation and Drug and Alcohol Providers
• Collaborating and communicating effectively with all Barber National Institute programs and personnel
• Attending weekly supervision meetings and bi-monthly psychiatric consultation

Qualifications for Licensed Forensic Outpatient Mental Health Therapist:
• Must be 18 years of age
• Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, social work, or related field
• Master’s Degree in Psychology, counseling or related field
• Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred
• Knowledge of evidenced based clinical therapy models in the treatment of mental illness
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record
• Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
• FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Benefits for Licensed Forensic Outpatient Mental Health Therapist:
We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and flexible scheduling for both Full- and Part-Time positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, which includes:

Medical & Time Off
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Generous PTO plans
• 7 Paid holiday days
• Company-paid Life Insurance
• Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available
• Wellness Program
• Discounted on-site weekday childcare at our 4-star childcare center(Erie Campus)
• Employee discounts for select events and services

• 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings options
• Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
• Available $350 bonus through Employee Referral Program
• Paid training
• Scholarship opportunities
• Tuition discount at Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Lasalle University to continue your education

Who is Barber National Institute?
The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

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We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

 

 

 

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check.
We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE