Casual Mental Health Therapist

Watson is looking to hire a Casual Mental Health Therapist for afternoon and evening hours in the Psychological Services Department at the Sewickley, PA location, located less than 17 miles north of Pittsburgh, PA.

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Location: Sewickley, PA

301 Camp Meeting Road | Sewickley, PA 15143

Mental Health Therapist Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide child-centered, family-focused, individual and family psychotherapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disorders
  • Provide outpatient social skills group therapeutic services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Assist children in developing social skills and facilitate development of peer interactions using Autism-specific therapeutic techniques such as Social Storeis and Comic Strip Conversations
  • Maintain therapeutic records and data necessary to monitor progress
  • Collaborate with other involved professionals and agencies in order to provide unified services and continuity of care to the child and family
  • Write individualized therapeutic treatment plans
  • Participate in treatment plan meetings
  • Assist in preparing progress reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Therapy Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in social work (current PA License) or related clinical field required (LSW, LPC preferred)
  • Knowledge of a range of Autism intervention techniques preferred
  • Current Act 34, 114 and 151 clearances
  • Available to work weekday evenings

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