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Behavioral Health Group Therapy Lead

Job Type Full Time
Location Erie, PA
Education LevelBachelor's Degree
Pay RateCompetitive Wage
HoursOctober 1st – June 30th, Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Job Description

Behavioral Health Group Therapy Lead

Join our team as a Behavioral Health Group Therapy Lead at the Children’s Acute Partial Hospitalization Program.

This full-time position provides high quality behavioral health treatment to children ages 4 - 18 in a non-residential, facility-based program that offers therapeutic activities, individual, group, and family therapy and psychiatric services. This is a 15-day intensive program designed to stabilize clients and avert hospitalizations or out of home placement.

Schedule: October 1st – June 30th, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Responsibilities for Behavioral Health Group Therapy Lead:

  • Design and implement age-appropriate therapeutic activities for up to twelve children/adolescents
  • Develop and lead classroom programming and direct the classroom assistant
  • Implement behavioral interventions
  • Engage and encourage clients toward recovery
  • Assure a robust, effective day of therapeutic activities in the classroom
  • Collaborate with treatment team

Qualifications for Behavioral Health Group Therapy Lead:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mental health discipline or education
  • One year experience in working with children/adolescents
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to engage children/adolescents in innovative, interesting activities
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Department of Human Services FBI clearance

Benefits

We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and a generous benefits package, which includes:

Medical & Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • 5 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

Bonuses & Opportunities

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings options
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Employee Referral Program with bonuses up to $750
  • 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