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MEnTAl HEAlTH AuTHorITy / PSycHologIST Job oPEnIng SALARY: $65,145.60 TO $100,318.40 The State Training School (STS) at Eldora offers a holistic social, behavioral, psychiatric, academic, and Special Education program that utilizes counseling, treatment and consequences paired with praise and opportunity to males, ages 12 to 18 years old who have been adjudicated delinquent. Services and programs provide individualized treatment and offer comprehensive education, with a goal of transitioning the young man back to his community. The facility is operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS). The program available for residents includes: • General education studies • Special education programs • Competency-based vocational programs • High School Equivalency Test or HiSet (formerly GED) • Title I • Counseling MEnTAl HEAlTH AuTHorITy / PSycHologIST The Psychologists, Counselors, Substance Abuse professionals and others at the STS are integral to the successful outcome of young men at the facility. DHS is currently seeking a leader to supervise our team of Mental Health Professionals which includes 4 staff Psychologists, contracted substance abuse workers, and other mental health professionals with the goal of providing a coordinated team approach to counseling and related therapy as part of a treatment team. Our Clinical Administrator will provide direction and supervision to the team and counsel students. If you enjoy challenging, yet rewarding work helping students find stability in their lives and security in their future, and are proficient in – • Overseeing a weekly caseload of emotionally disordered students • Designing behavior modification programs and training staff in their implementation • Providing both individual and group counseling - you will want to have a career at the STS This position offers the opportunity to make a tremendous impact on the lives of these young men. You will be well served by the existing structure of clerical support and the security provided. There will be challenges, but there will be no boring days. Salary: $65,145.60 to $100,318.40 Job Type: Full-time Closing: 9/25/19 11:59 PM Central PHD or PsyD is preferred, a Master’s degree is acceptable. The State Training School provides an environment rich in psychological challenges that will allow you to practice your craft in a meaningful manor with no boring days. You will perfect and grow your ability in your chosen field by addressing suicide issues, substance abuse, sexual identity, and maladaptive behaviors. You will be the glue that helps pull these young men together. You will be well served by the existing structure which provides you with administrative office staff and security. The State Training School is located in Eldora, Iowa, home of the Pine Lake State Park which offers an array of indoor/ outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community featuring quaint shops, eating choices, and plenty of family friendly activity. The Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive is a must do which winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods and streams. At the STS we are committed to helping talented Psychologists and Counselors continue to grow by offering benefits such as: • Re-licensure opportunities • Comprehensive Orientation • Team Environment • Training and Development As an employee of the STS you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes the kind of benefit package a qualified professional deserves. • Family Medical Insurance for less than $150 per month, Single less than $40 • Dental, Life, Voluntary Life, and Long Term Disability • IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)-Fixed Income Pension • Deferred Compensation similar to a 401K with a dollar for dollar employer match <-- Check out our great benefits package! • Paid Leave – Holidays, Sick, Vacation, Family, and Military Leave To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the benefits web page. Applicants must apply on line at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa and filter by location Iowa then Eldora. State Training School • Lynn Allbee or Mark Day 3211 Edgington Avenue, Eldora, IA 50627 • Phone: 641-858-5402 Applications should be submitted using the link above no later than September 25, 2019. The State of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.