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Therapist/Counselor/Social Worker - Community Juvenile Justice-Sign On Bonus!!

Lighthouse Youth Services Chillicothe, OH Full-Time
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Are you passionate about wanting to support youth in having a better life?  Are you looking for a career in the social services or criminal justice field while making a difference in youth’s lives?
Lighthouse Youth & Family Services has a full-time Therapist position available in Community Juvenile Justice. As part of a mission focused, innovative, diversion program, the successful Ross County Juvenile Justice Therapist will work with adolescents who are being diverted from juvenile justice residential treatment placements. The therapist will work closely with other professionals in providing treatment services in the areas of mental health, employment, education, and criminal offending behaviors.
$2,000 Sign-on Bonus Opportunity!!

Essential Functions:

  • Provide service coordination including oversight and orchestrating case management services.
  • Provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy/counseling to youth in home, school, and office.
  • Conduct risk and diagnostic assessments and develop/implement individual service plans.
  • Provide advocacy and support as part of a therapeutic treatment team with professionals and county systems of care.
  • LSW or LPC licensure required.
  • Independent and/or Chemical Dependency licensure a plus.
  • Experience working with children and families involved in the juvenile justice system preferred.
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn and apply trauma-informed care principles a must.
  • Transportation and good driving record.

Why Work with Lighthouse Youth & Family Services:
  • Rewarding career - make a difference in the lives of youth!
  • Work for a diverse, seasoned and well respected agency
  • Engaged Leadership Team
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical and other health insurance offerings, including company paid life and long term disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan including company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Approved Agency for Department of Education’s Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Engaging Wellness Program
  • Paid Employee Leave Options (Parental, FMLA, Bereavement, Jury Duty)
  • Flexible work schedules to meet with clients in morning and/or evening hours for best service delivery
  • Licensure renewal reimbursement
  • Ability to obtain internal supervision towards increased licensure
  • Paid training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid assistance with obtaining Trauma-Informed Care certification
  • Referral Bonus Program for Applicant and Employee
  • Casual dress
Join a winning organization with a great staff culture and work environment and a rewarding career that impacts the lives of youth.

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