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Company: Elwyn
Location: Allentown, PA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


POSITION SUMMARY: The Outpatient Therapist has therapeutic responsibilities associated providing intake assessments and individual/group/family therapy to children and adolescents at an outpatient program.


  • Conduct initial assessment with the child(ren) and parent to include but not limited to paper intake assessments and the collection of demographic information, family history, mental health and clinical history of the child(ren)
  • Develop and monitor the treatment plan, revising it as needed within established regulatory guidelines
  • · Conduct individual, group and family therapy as it relates to the child's treatment goals as appropriate
  • Write progress notes associated with direct clinical service provided
  • Maintain chart documentation regarding the treatment plan based on the initial assessment of the child(ren) and clinical services provided, according to regulatory requirements
  • Interface with other clinic personnel, including psychologists, psychiatrists and the Elwyn staff relative to the services outlined in the treatment plan
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and crisis intervention using agency-trained protocols
  • Perform other duties as assigned

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Outpatient Program Supervisor


CONTACTS: Elwyn personnel, children/families/guardian, teachers, funding and regulatory agency personnel, related agency personnel and visitors


  • PA licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Direct clinical experience with children and youth and families preferred
  • Experience providing direct service to individuals with autism preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
    • Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and crisis intervention using agency-trained protocols
    • Demonstrated basic experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, preferred
    • Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience in the United States, and acceptable driving record

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist below which represents the general physical demands and environment conditions to which the employee holding this position must meet, in addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Elwyn will engage otherwise qualified candidates for this position whose disabilities may require reasonable accommodations to enable an individual to perform the essential functions.Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law. #mon #ca

Keyword #LCSW #LPC

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