Status: Part Time Hourly FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies, in 31 states plus DC, working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 20,000 youth and families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that are individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter futures for all.
Summary of the Position: Therapist will provide therapeutic support to children and caregivers as needed and outlined in Individualized Service Plans (ISP). Therapist will serve as YAP’s primary point person on the ISP team for assisting in creating a behavior management plan for the child with the other members of the ISP team.
Knowledge of substance abuse and/or domestic violence is preferred.
Qualifications/Requirements: Must have a Valid Licensure to practice counseling in Alabama. LCSW, LGSW, ALC, and/or LPC from a college or university. Master’s Degree in the field of Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling with five (5) years of proven post-master’s experience in family and children’s services.
Positions requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and must carry automobile insurance with bodily injury liability limits of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident.
Benefits Available: Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, UNUM, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact Information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) Professional references and one (1) Personal references to ATTN: Londonise Lockett at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job performance