Therapist/Treatment Director in Benton, KY at ResCare

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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    Benton, KY
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Job Description


Title: Therapist/Treatment Director

Job Category:

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Therapist/Treatment Director.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Therapist/Treatment Director Responsibilities

The Therapist provides therapeutic services and intervention to the targeted population.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide individual and/or group therapy sessions to clients as decided by the treatment plan and document the sessions.
  • Develop psychotherapy plans with goals & objectives.
  • Serve as a member of the treatment team.
  • Provide consultative Services to team members, when appropriate.
  • Serve as a liaison between Community Youth Services and the biological families of our clients and when appropriate, provide family counseling sessions to the biological family and clients.
  • When necessary serve as a liaison between Community Youth Services and other community based treatment professionals.
  • Abide by company policy when receiving a subpoena for records and/or court appearances.
  • Attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements

  • The employee should have a working knowledge and understanding of culture and its function in human behavior and society.
  • The employee shall deliver services that are sensitive to client’s cultures.
  • The employee shall demonstrate the ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face.
  • Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
  • Ability to work in partnership with other team members.
  • Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the person(s) served or other family.
  • A Master’s Degree in a Human Services field.
  • Within two (2) years of October 17, 2007, have at least five (5) years of experience in mental health treatment of children with emotional or behavioral disabilities and their families and be responsible for the:
    • Supervision;
    • Evaluation; and
    • Monitoring of the:
      • Treatment Program
      • Social work; and
      • Other treatment staff

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

78 CAKY Drive , Benton, KY 42025-7592 USA