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Bi-Lingual Mental Health Clinician / Therapist
The Villages, Inc. | Topeka, Kansas
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Job Description

The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing specified mental health services to Unaccompanied Children (UC) in ORR (Office of Refugee Resettlement) program. We are seeking bi-lingual (English-Spanish) candidates only. Able to pass Child Abuse and KBI background checks. 

Clinician Job Description.

  • Competitive pay based on qualifications.
  • Benefits for Full-Time Employees 
  • 6 paid holidays ,  Paid “floating” holiday
  • Paid vacation leave , Paid sick leave
  • Paid bereavement leave, Paid jury duty leave
  • Partially-paid health & dental insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Identify Theft Insurance 
  • Paid short-term disability insurance & life insurance
  • Additional optional life insurance at employee expense
  • 403(b) retirement plan o with employer-paid matching contributions and employerpaid fees
  • Workers’ compensation 
  • Unemployment insurance, Social security,  Family & Medical Leave (FMLA)

General Description:

The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing specified mental health services to Unaccompanied Children (UC) in the ORR (Office of Refugee Resettlement) program.

Duties:

  1. Conducts and documents assigned mental health assessments.
  2. Screens for trauma and child abuse including sexual abuse and human trafficking.
  3. Screens for risk of harm to self or others and recommends appropriate response.
  4. Contributes to individual service plan (ISP) for each UC.
  5. Provides individual, group, and family therapy.
  6. Provides oversight for UC’s mental and emotional health.
  7. Provides crisis intervention as needed.
  8. Assesses need for higher level of mental health care and/or ORR placement, including outside referral for psychological evaluations.
  9. Coordinates care with case management and medical personnel.
  10. Coordinates with Case Manager, Case Coordinator, and other team members regarding reunification of UC with parent/sponsor.
  11. Documents all contact with UC in UAC portal.
  12. Maintains clinical case file materials according to ORR policies and procedures.

Qualifications / Required:

  • A graduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate) from an accredited clinical program in Social Work, Psychology, Professional Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy, and licensed at the master or clinical level.
  • Must pass a KBI and CANIS background check.
  • A good driving record in order to be insured by The Villages’ insurance company.

Bona Fide Occupational Requirement (BFOQ):

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) language competency is required.

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About The Villages, Inc.

iVillage Inc. consists of online and offline media-based properties that operate in several divisions or subsidiaries, including iVillage.com, Healthology, HealthCentersOnline, iVillage Limited, iVillage Consulting, GardenWeb.com, gURL.com, Promotions.com, Inc., Astrology.com, iVillage Parenting Network, Inc. (IVPN), and Public Affairs Group, Inc. (PAG) and iVillage Solutions. The Company offers online solutions and information on a range of topics, including women, health, gardening, astrology and marketing programs. On March 3, 2006, the Company entered into an agreement and plan of merger with NBC Universal, Inc. and a wholly owned subsidiary of NBC Universal. (Source: 10-K)

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