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Youth and Family Therapist

Company: National Youth Advocate Program
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Working At NYAP

NYAP's commitment to doing what is best for children, youth and their families is a core value and one that we look for in our newest team members.
Excellent training and continuing education and development opportunities!
Student Loan Repayment assistance, up to $1,200 per year!
Full Health Care Benefit Plan; Medical, Dental, and Vision!
22 Days Off Each Year! Plus 10 Paid Holidays Per Year!
Competitive salaries and benefits including a 401(k), Summer Hours, Tuition Assistance, and Work Anniversary Trips!

Who We Are:

We have been serving communities and clients since 1978. We continue to expand and develop new and innovative programs for our communities and families. We offer unique and personalized services for families and individuals in four different areas: Prevention/Intervention, Positive Youth Development, Out-of-Home-Placement and Reunification/Permanency.

We know you are compassionate and dedicated to serving children, youth, and families and we are dedicated, to provide you with support to do just that. We look for individuals that are ready to make a direct impact and are excited to be an instrument in supporting the needs of the communities we serve.

Position Overview


Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor or designee, this position works to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the children and families served. This position works closely with youth, family, foster parents, and community partners, providing counseling or therapy, advocacy, and support toward the ultimate goal of living safely and successfully in the community.

We are seeking someone that is respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures and backgrounds. This individual should be excited about the opportunity to deliver intensive family-centered therapy through Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) and are committed to growing and developing that model.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field field from an accredited institution.
Clinical work experience working in direct service with youth and families strongly preferred.
Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, automotive insurance, and a good driving record.
A willingness to work flexible and non-traditional hours in the service of foster caregivers, families of origin, and persons served.
Capacity to be flexible and responsive to youth served, foster caregivers, system partners, and internal customers.
Capacity to remain objective and professional in all areas of job function.
Demonstrates tolerance and respect for the ideas and actions of others.
Capacity to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.
Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.

Other Skills

Strong clinical skills.
Time management professional.
Flexible to be able to respond to serve our community.
People person and can naturally build genuine relationships with those around you.
Active listener
Excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.
Have the capacity to care and still remain objective and professional.

If this describes YOU, please apply today!

COVID-19 Considerations:

We are safely and successfully working out in the community and in-home settings.

Covid-19 Vaccination Note:

In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, NYAP is strongly encouraging all employees become fully vaccinated against COVID by November 1, 2021. Documentation will be required. The State of IL has a separate mandate, For More Information Click Here

The person in this position needs to follow a team concept and support both agency goals and co-workers. Employees must be able to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.

Benefits listed are for eligible employees as outlined by our benefit policy.

Keywords: National Youth Advocate Program, Greenville , Youth and Family Therapist, Healthcare , Greenville, South Carolina

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