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Therapist I ACSU Full-Time
Title:Therapist I ACSU Full-Time
Department:Adult Crisis Unit-Bowling Green,KY
Salary Range:$50,000.00
Job Location:Bowling Green, 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.

Title: Therapist I

Worksite: Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit

County: Warren

Hours Status: Full-Time; Schedule negotiable!

Pay Range: $50,000 Salary

Brief Job Description:

    Provide short term, intensive psychotherapy to adults, who are in crisis due to mental illness or substance use and/or a substance use and co-occurring mental illness.



  • Provide individual and/or group therapy to residents of the Adult Crisis Unit on a regular basis during their stay at the unit. Provide family interventions as possible.
  • Complete required documentation: staff notes, psychosocial, treatment plans, discharge summaries and other paperwork on a daily basis
  • Screens, makes referrals and makes recommendations regarding admission and/or out referral.
  • Coordinate with other key service providers to ensure continuity of care.
  • Conduct emergency evaluations or screenings who are “walk ins” at the ACSU or do not have a scheduled appointment as a backup duty when unit census allows.
  • Provides case consultation to front line staff, psychiatrist, RNs and other ACSU employees.
  • Provide discharge planning and coordination for the crisis unit clients.
  • Makes aftercare appointments for residents prior to discharge and reviews with family/supports when applicable.
  • Make regular communication with referral sources, and other community partners regarding client progress.


  • Masters degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family, or psychology.
  • Must be licensed or certified by a professional board.
  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Acceptable background check.
  • Ability to work calmly under stressful conditions.

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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