Therapist Job – Knoxville, TN 931

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We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.


A Little About Our Program…
Norris Academy is a residential treatment facility located in Andersonville, TN approximately 30 minutes north of Knoxville. We serve youth ages 6 to 17 who are diagnosed with mental health and/or Autism Spectrum/neuro-developmental disorders. Our 63-bed facility serves youth from Tennessee as well as several other states.
Our team is fully committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Today we are looking for Therapists to join our team of dedicated individuals. Our employees have an opportunity to have a truly meaningful career, while enjoying a wealth of benefits and incentives.

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The Job
The Therapists provide therapeutic individual, group, and family sessions, completes assessments on all residents, and documents all services provided in a timely manner.

Snapshot of Daily Duties
• Ensures that crisis interventions are provided to children and adolescents and/or families in a caring, competent, and responsible way.
• Changes method and degree of therapy when indicated by resident reactions/needs.
• Discusses progress toward goals with residents such as medication regiment, family relationships, educational programs, social development, discharge plans or other behavioral problems.
• Consults with Psychiatrist or other specialists concerning treatment plans and amends plans as required.
• Maintains regular contacts with other agencies/professionals regarding client progress in the therapeutic treatment program through phone calls, letters, and/or monthly reporting.
• Refers resident to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling.
• Completes and maintains individual and family therapy notes and documentation.

The Must Haves
• Master’s Degree in a Human Service Discipline from an accredited college or university.
• Ability to be flexible, communicate clearly and have therapeutic knowledge of various DSM diagnoses.
• Must possess clinical license or be licensed eligible in Tennessee.
• Experience working with youth diagnosed with behavioral disorders is preferred, but not required.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends.
• Valid TN Driver’s License & insurance.

The Perks
• Competitive salary
• Offering $1,000 sign on bonus
• Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance after 30 days
• Company provided Long Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D/Life insurance
• Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account
• Paid time off
• Paid Parental Leave
• Employee Tuition/Student Loan Assistance Program
• Employer-matched 401(K) after 30 days of employment
• Daily Pay - a company sponsored benefit that allows employees to access a portion of their base wages in advance of their payday
• Impact somebody’s life and make a difference


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer.
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