Skip navigation
Residential Therapist

Residential Therapist

Job Description

Provide individual, family and group therapy and case management services for SED adolescent girls and their families.


Responsible for assessing treatment needs of residents, developing corresponding treatment plans and providing case management to ensure services required to achieve treatment goals are provided by Holly Hill or arranged for with other agencies. Provide individual, family and group therapy for a caseload of 10 adolescent girls.  Serve as treatment team leader in providing clinical direction and mentoring to direct care staff.

Job Requirements

  • Masters Degree and current Kentucky license, or license eligible in social work, counseling, or related mental health field.  Two years experience working with children and/or families preferred. 

  • Must be physically capable of therapeutically restraining an adolescent and be able to demonstrate this satisfactorily.

  • Must be flexible.

  • Capable of setting firm limits and boundaries for teen girls and their families, and provide leadership within the treatment milieu. 

  • Therapeutic and crisis intervention skills needed. 

  • Knowledge of mental health diagnosis (DSM IV) and ability to utilize a range of therapeutic techniques. 

  • Must be able to function in a leadership capacity while working as part of a team. 

(Supervision available toward KY LCSW or LPCC available)

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
CareerBuilder Tip:
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

Residential Therapist

Enter notes about this job: