SUD Therapist-Licensed 1007

  • District 19 Community Services Board
  • Petersburg, VA, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

District 19 Community Services Board, located in Old Towne Petersburg, is seeking a full time licensed therapist to provide outpatient substance use therapy to children and adolescents.

The incumbent will be responsible for outpatient therapy to children and adolescents throughout the D19 catchment area. Outreach will include providing parent trainings on substance use disorders, focusing on education for younger populations, and expanding knowledge and information about child and adolescent substance use disorders and available services throughout the District 19 CSB catchment area. Essential job duties include providing individual, group and family therapy; engaging in outreach activities, and completing documentation per Medicaid standards. Some evenings are required with this position.

Successful applicant must have a minimum of one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents; at least one year providing substance use treatment and currently be licensed in Virginia.
Preferred Qualifications/Other Relevant Job Information:Preferred qualifications include extensive experience working with seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, experience providing individual and group therapy, strong knowledge of child mental health issues and diagnosis, crisis intervention experience and clinical record documentation skills.

Bilingual (Spanish) candidate preferred.

This is a Grade 10, salaried position. The minimum starting salary is $47,476.00 minimum

Starting salary for new employees will be based on the prospective employee's knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the position's duties. Current or most recent verified salary will also be taken into consideration prior to making an offer of employment. Starting salaries for new employees will not exceed the advertised maximum and will be based on the availability of funding within the current budget.

Excellent benefits include sick and annual leave and Virginia Retirement System.

Position requires pre-employment extensive background check and drug screening, to include a driver's license report if applicable.

District 19 is committed to developing a multicultural workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career advancement are encouraged to apply. EOE.