Description: The Mattie Rhodes Center provides a holistic approach to individual and family well-being through social services, mental health counseling and the arts. Our staff provides culturally competent programming in the following four areas:
- Family Services (behavioral health, family violence, substance abuse)
- Youth Services (in-school intervention, youth development, supportive living)
- Community Support (health and wellness, community engagement)
- Cultural Arts (arts education, exhibits and collections)
Mattie Rhodes is the only fully bilingual/bicultural state-certified behavioral health care provider in the Greater Kansas City region, and is state-certified in intensive outpatient substance abuse therapy.
Mattie Rhodes is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and is celebrating its 124th year of serving the community.
The primary responsibilities of this position include providing assistance to school staff in implementing a trauma sensitive and resiliency-based school culture. School-based staff will model trauma informed care approaches to working with students, families, school systems and communities. The incumbent will coordinate in/out of school referrals, intervening with high-risk students on referral by school personnel and/or providing student drop in assistance services to support students in coping with difficult situations. The therapist is responsible for completing required agency documentation, and required direct service hours. In addition, this position is also responsible for participating in program development and evaluation. This position will also contribute to the implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives. This position is a non-exempt position and flexibility in work schedule is required.
- Serves as counselor/clinical social worker utilizing evidenced modalities, including, but not limited to, TF-CBT, DBT, EMDR.
- Completes initial assessment, develops treatment plans and periodically evaluates students’ progress and maintains documentation according to agency’s policies and procedures and requirements.
- Facilitates educational and treatment groups.
- Works to ensure positive communication and dialogue with identified school staff members
- Collaborates with school personnel and existing resources within the school to reduce student risk factors.
- Assists in the development and implementation of new programming as needed.
- Implements outcomes measurements tools.
- Duties may be performed off office premises.
· Master Social Work or Counseling degree or LCSW OR LPC eligibility.
· Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills..
· Reliable personal transportation
· Two years counseling experience.
· Experience facilitating various therapeutic groups.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $37,000.00 – $43,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Professional development assistance
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
- Master's (Required)
- Clinical counseling: 1 year (Required)
- LPC or LMSW (Required)
- One location
- Waiting period may apply
- Only full-time employees eligible
- Personal protective equipment provided or required
- Temperature screenings
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Virtual meetings
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place