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Clinical Therapist

Job Code:  224916
Facility: Northwest Academy
Location: NAPLES, ID US
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Social Work/Case Management, Therapy
Category: Education
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Set in the breathtaking landscape of Northern Idaho, Northwest Academy (NWA) is a premier 82-bed therapeutic residential High School that is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of older adolescents 16-18 years of age. Over a one year period faculty assist students as they transition to young adulthood.  NWA creates opportunities for students to pursue maturity and success. 

To assist with the facilities growth, Northwest Academy (NWA) currently has an opening for Licensed Clinical Therapist.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

·         Provide psychotherapy to students and handle all therapy-related information and communications.

·         Complete initial assessments, master treatment plan, progress notes, and individual treatment plan updates within the required time frames.

·         Effectively manage assigned caseload and participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team in implementing and documenting student treatment plans.

·         Provide students with individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy and psycho educational classes.

·         Participate fully in program rules, policies and expectations in dealing with students.

·         Provide crisis intervention and assessments.

·         Monitors self-harm, group safety level and emotional readiness to participate in on and off-campus activities.

·         Clinical liaison, responsible for verbal and written communication with families, program faculty, and third parties regarding clinical status of students.

Responsible for Company and Personal Service Excellence Standards



·         Masters Degree in social work or counseling field required.
·          License in clinical social work, counseling or MFT and commitment to obtain Idaho state license within agreed upon time frame.
·         One year experience working with adolescents, preferrably in a residential or in-patient environment. 
·         In-depth knowledge of adolescent psychodynamics.
·         Continuing education in the clinical field and familiarity with psychology laws and rules.
·         Advanced understanding of the behaviors displayed by sophisticated adolescents who  are very familiar within a clinical setting
·         Preference for clinical experience in a residential or in-patient environment.
·         May be required to receive after hours calls regarding students assigned to your caseload
·         May be required to work some evenings and weekends.
·         Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age per Idaho licensing requirements.
·         First Aid/CPR and Crisis Intervention Prevention (CPI) preferred at hire or within 90 days of hire.
·         General knowledge of workplace and office safety, including ergonomics and video display terminal.
·         Occasionally lift and carry very light weight, up to 10 lbs.
·         Ability to touch, hear, see and speak corrected to normal range.
·         Regularly walk on uneven terrain such as rough, rocky, steep, muddy or snowy pathways. 
Candidate will work from office located at Northwest Academy in Naples, Idaho.  Naples is located approximately 30 miles north of Sandpoint, Idaho.  Sandpoint was recently voted one of the five best small towns in America. (USAToday/RandMcNally)

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