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Therapist I Children Services
Title:Therapist I Children Services
Department:Simpson Service Center-Franklin,KY
Salary Range:$45,000 annually
Company:LifeSkills, Inc
Job Location:Franklin, Ky

Why choose LifeSkills?

Opportunity to work for a nonprofit corporation passionate about the quality of care and providing a thoughtful approach for improving the lives of families in crisis since 1966.




Hours Status: FULL-TIME, SALARY Therapist I Outpatient - $45,000

  • Brief Job Description: Provide a variety of treatment services to children and adults with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. Services include individual, family, group therapy, and psychosocial assessments; delivered at Outpatient Clinic locations, community partner locations, homes, and via telehealth. Flexible hours, and work across locations and populations may be required. A Masters Degree in psychology, social work, or another mental health related field and eligibility for Kentucky licensure is required. Experience working with the above populations is strongly preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide individual, family, group therapy, and psychosocial assessments for children and adults with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both.
  • Maintain an average of 5-6 hours daily billable service at Clinic, community partner locations, schools, homes, and via telehealth during regular weekday operating hours.
  • Provide emergency on-call services as needed; after hours and on weekends (scheduled in advance and reimbursed beyond base pay).

Benefits of Becoming an Outpatient Therapist

  • Work for the agency with the widest and most intensive array of Behavioral Health services in South Central Kentucky, serving children and adults since 1966.
  • Be a part of interdisciplinary teams at every location, with the largest group of Behavioral Health Professionals in the region; including Case Managers, Peer Support Staff, Psychiatric providers and others.
  • Opportunities to supplement base pay; including performance bonuses over $15,000 a year for service billing.
  • Training and certification in nationally-recognized, evidence-based practices provided at no-cost.
  • Reimbursement for professional licensure costs, including CEUs.
  • Clinical Supervision provided at no-cost for staff seeking full-licensure.
  • Company Laptop with IT and network support; clinical documentation through nationally-recognized EHR software; dedicated office, practice space, and clinical support staff at every location.
  • Billing, credentialing, and other professional services managed and provided by LifeSkills.
  • Full benefits, including Health Insurance, Vacation leave, Sick Leave, 10 paid Holidays and one Personal Day per year; subsidized participation in the Kentucky Retirement System pension plan. (Other employer-subsidized and group benefit plans available as well.)

BENEFITS, Full-time employees enjoy:

  • Holidays (11)
  • Personal Day
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Wellness plans
  • Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Supplemental Products and more
  • Pension Plan! Defined retirement benefit through the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Participation is automatic and effective immediate upon hire.

LifeSkills/Pennyroyal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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