Details for State Training School - Ad from 2019-10-06

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 supportive counseling, behavioral health 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 psychologists, counselors, substance abuse professionals and others at the STS are integral to the successful outcome of young men at the facility. The facility is operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS). The program available for residents includes: • General education studies • Title I • Competency-based vocational programs • Special education programs • High School Equivalency Test or HiSet (formerly GED) • Behavioral health services MEnTAl HEAlTH AuTHoriTy / PSycHologiST DHS is currently seeking a Clinical Administrator to lead and supervise our team of mental health professionals, which includes staff psychologists, contracted substance abuse workers, and other mental and behavioral health professionals. This position will be responsible for advancing and coordinating a multidisciplinary team approach that addresses the complex behavioral health needs and criminogenic risk factors of youth at the facility. Our Clinical Administrator will provide direction and supervision to the team, assist in program development and evaluation, and provide behavioral health services relevant to their professional background and expertise. 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 youth with various behavioral health needs • Designing and overseeing evidence-based behavior modification and therapeutic programs, and training staff in their implementation and effectiveness • Providing individual and group therapy to students in need – you will want to have a career at the STS This opportunity provides a dynamic clinical and leadership opportunity for a forensic mental health practitioner. In addition to leading and managing a team of clinicians, you will also assist young men in navigating various issues commonly found in justice-involved youth, such as maladaptive thoughts, behaviors, and relationships; emotional distress; traumatic experiences; alcohol and drug abuse; and sexual identity issues. Your work will be supported by the STS’s strong leadership, administrative supports, and security measures.. Salary $65,145.60 - $100,318.40 Annually Job Number 20-00699 Closing 10/13/2019 11:59 PM Central LinkedIn Tag #LI-POST Job Type: Full-time Location: Eldora - 50627 - Hardin County, IA 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 For this position, a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology is preferred. However, a Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work may be acceptable with requisite experience. A license to practice independently in the state of Iowa is also preferred (e.g., Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Independent Social Worker). 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 is free for single and $40 per month for family coverage • Life, Voluntary Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance • IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)- guaranteed income for life. <-- Check out our great benefits package! • Deferred Compensation with an employer match can be set up as a Roth or Traditional Tax Deferred Plan • Paid Leave includes 9 Holidays, Sick Leave, Family Leave, Vacation, and Military Leave • Strong Opportunity for Advancement, Growth, and Development. 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 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.

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