Residential Therapist

October 4, 2017
Agency : 
Youth & Shelter Services
Position Title: 
Residential Therapist
Job Description: 

YSS is seeking Residential Therapists for our Ames and Mason City facilities.


The Residential Therapist provides individual, family and group counseling to adolescents and their families through a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to alleviate identified substance use, mental health and behavioral problems.  Ongoing assessment will aid the therapist in recommending services and activities designed to support adolescents and their families.  This position, along with other members of the residential tam, provides coordination to assist and strengthen the adolescent's skills to transition back into their hone and community.


A Master's degree in a licensed eligible field (MHC, MFT, MSW) and working toward full licensure in the state of Iowa is required.  Unless fully licensed, a temp certification by the Iowa Board of Certification as a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) is required and a full CADC is required within 6 months of employment.


YSS hires hicotine-free staff only. EOE.

Application Procedure: 

Apply on our website and click on "careers":