Residential Therapist

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by Community Care Network

Cleveland, OH 44101
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Under direction, the Residential Therapist provides counseling and appropriate therapeutic interventions to individuals assigned to the agency's Residential Treatment program.


    Education, Training, and/or Experience:

    • A Master's degree in Social Work or related field;
    • A minimum of one (1) year experience in counseling, child care, social work, and/or in providing therapeutic support services to children and families; or
    • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

    • Licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor and Social Work Board as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Must have and maintain a valid Ohio Driver's License, appropriate driving record, and appropriate insurance coverage at all times (as required by agency policy and/or insurance carriers)
    • Successful completion of all required pre-hire tests and proof of current TB test upon hire


    Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals to perform the essential duties.

    • Provides individual intervention and family therapy services to assigned Hope Center clients and their families
    • Assesses level of functioning, strengths, growth areas and needs
    • Conducts diagnostic assessments (clients)
    • Develops and implements treatment goals/plans to address needs, utilizing appropriate treatment scales/assessment tools
    • Develops and implements appropriate therapeutic interventions
    • Arranges for family/other visits
    • Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and services
    • Assists and/or facilitates the treatment and support efforts of others involved in a case, as appropriate to the individual's treatment goals
    • Assists with providing, linking and/or coordinating community support services:
    • Obtains information on referred families
    • Assists parent(s) with accessing appropriate community resources and with communicating with community systems (ex. schools)
    • Supports families in building children's life-skills
    • Assists with crisis management and referrals
    • Consults regularly with supervisor regarding cases, case-load size, appointment schedule and required productivity levels
    • Completes appropriate clinical documentation following established completion guidelines and delivers to supervisor within applicable timeframe
    • Completes progress notes and corresponding billing sheets within established timeframe.
    • Meets productivity guidelines for the following services:
    • Diagnostic assessments
    • Family and individual counseling
    • CPST work
    • Case management services (as applicable)
    • Assists with serving as a community resource for schools, local agencies and others interested in the program
    • Interprets and represents the Residential Treatment program and services to the community

    Job Type: Full-time

    Reference: 569764652

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