Program Therapist - Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch - Billings, MT

  • Posted on: 2 March 2017
  • By: Amanda Loiacano

Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch is seeking a Program Therapist to provide professional therapeutic services to children with emotional and psychiatric problems and their families. Services are provided in an effort to create improved quality of life for youth and their families while maintaining appropriate professional relationships & documentation.

As a Program Therapist you will:

• Provide individual, group and family therapy, and therapeutic intervention to clients in school/community/home settings, while maintaining financial viability of the program.
• Provide quality therapeutic behavior interventions within the youth’s classroom, lunchtime, before school, after school and recess based on the needs of the youth.
• Complete, submit and verify accuracy of paperwork including, initial assessments, treatment plans, therapy notes, and other required clinical documentation for all services provided, while maintaining PQI standards as set forth by the SBS Administrators.
• Provide clinical consultation to Behavior Specialist as needed while establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with the Behavior Specialist.
• Attend meetings and provide consultation to, and advocate for clients with schools, participate in CST/IEP meetings, coordinate services with community agencies, and cooperates with other providers to meet client and client system needs.
• Plan and implement a summer program, maintaining group individual and family therapy.
Position Requirements
• Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or clinic-related field and eligibility for licensure in the state of Montana as LCPC, LCSW or Clinical Psychologist
• Ability to adhere to code of ethics including: The Child and Youth Worker Code of Ethics, The National Association of Social Worker Code and The American Psychological Association Code
• Ability to plan and implement creative activities to meet needs and interests of youth
• Knowledge of child/adolescent diagnosing utilizing the most recent DSM
• Knowledge of treatment development and assessment

For more information and to apply for this position visit http://www.ybgr.org/careers/ or call 406-655-2113