Residential Therapist – Idaho Youth Ranch


Caldwell, ID

The Idaho Youth Ranch is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in the state of Idaho. Our mission:

We unite for Idaho’s youth by providing accessible programs and services that nurture hope, healing, and resilience.

How will you impact our mission? Be a part of setting a new standard for residential care for generations to come.  Successful candidates will have a once-in-a-career opportunity to be a part of the our new Residential Center for Healing and Resilience, a 64-bed psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) for youth at our beautiful 258-acre Hands of Promise Campus in Idaho’s Treasure Valley.

As a Residential Therapist, you will be directly involved in nurturing the hope, healing, and resilience for the youth in our care at the RCHR. You will be a force for positive change in a young person’s life when they need it most.

Our Residential Therapists:

  • Provide individual, group, and family counseling sessions
  • Utilize therapeutic techniques that are trauma oriented, evidence-based, and age appropriate
  • Prepare psychotherapy documents encompassing all patient care and ensures mental health forms are complete and accurate
  • Provide assessments that are consistent with the age group and population involved, demonstrates full understanding, and identifies mental health issues
  • May have scheduled sessions in the late afternoon/evenings or on weekends, as scheduling is dependent on the needs and availability of the client
  • Rotate on-call duties

Must haves:

  • Master’s degree in a human services field: social work, counseling, psychology, or marriage and family therapy
  • Licensed as LMSW, LCSW, LMAFT, LMFT, LPC, LCPC, or PhD
  • A valid Idaho’s driver’s license or obtain one within 15 days of hire, as a condition of continued employment
  • Be at least 25 years of age

What do we offer? In addition to contributing to our awesome mission, working at IYR has many advantages:

  • Salaried position that allows for flexible schedule and doesn’t focus on billable hours
  • Affordable medical and dental care & other voluntary benefits offerings
  • A 401(k) match
  • Paid time off, including a birthday holiday!
  • Supportive, knowledgeable clinical supervision
  • Trauma informed practice that stays on the forefront of best/evidence based practices
  • An employee discount on purchases at our thrift stores
  • Opportunities to learn and pursue trainings in a variety of treatment modalities
  • Working in a fun, caring and compassionate environment that focuses on the culture of supporting youth and families

Why unite with us?  Because we are better together! Our team members enjoy a workplace where Relationships are the foundation, where we are all Committed to the same mission, where Growth is always possible, where we are treated with and show Compassion, where trust guides us to Transparency, and above all, where Joy sustains us.

*As a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, the Idaho Youth Ranch is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PLSF) program. The PLSF offers student loan forgiveness on qualifying loans under specific conditions. Speak with your loan provider for more information.

This position is located in Idaho and candidates must be within a reasonable distance to our location

The Idaho Youth Ranch is an equal opportunity employer.

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