Innovative Counseling, Inc.®

Employment

Innovative Counseling, Inc. is a Wisconsin Licensed Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. Innovative Counseling provides Outpatient Mental Health Services, Intensive In Home Autism Treatment and In Home Psychotherapy for children and adolescents. Innovative Counseling, Inc. serves Northeastern, Central and Northern Wisconsin.

Innovative Counseling, Inc. is a small company with a friendly work environment. We occasionally add therapists to our staff.

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Autism Paraprofessional

Work as part of a team to provide In Home Autism Therapy to pre-school through school agechildren. Therapy is one to one treatment teaching behavioral, communication and socialization skills as well as daily living skills in the child's home. Complete all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner. Communicate effectively with Senior Therapist, Program Manager and Lead Therapist. Paid travel time and training.

Requirements

  • High School Graduate, Associate degree preferred.
  • Must have experience working with children with special needs.
  • Interpersonal skills that will bring a high level of energy and enthusiasm to the therapy sessions.
  • Compassion and patience as these attributes are very important for the success of the therapy sessions.
  • Must be able to develop rapport with the child and family while maintaining appropriate ethics and boundaries.
  • Candidate must be non-judgmental and must exhibit interpersonal skills marked by dignity and respect.
  • The candidate must be self motivated and the able to work independently.
  • Candidate must have valid driver's license, reliable transportation and proof of auto insurance.
Senior Autism Therapist

Work as a part of a team to provide In Home Autism Treatment to pre-school through school age children who have been diagnosed with autism or autism, Asperger's or Autism Spectrum Disorders. Provide one to one treatment teaching behavioral, communication, socialization skills as well as daily living skills in the child's home. Develop treatment goals and programming for the child under the direction of the autism program manager and autism lead therapist.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development, Human Services or Psychology.
  • Must have experience working with children with special needs.
  • Candidate must be organized, have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to supervise and teach autism paraprofessionals.
  • Must be able to develop rapport with the child, family as well as the other team members while maintaining appropriate ethics and boundaries.
  • Must be able to be creative and have the ability to design and implement treatment goals and programming.
  • Must be non-judgmental, flexible, and enjoy working with special needs children.
  • Must be able to complete required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to work with collateral professionals such as school personnel, and county human service social workers and case managers.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently and be self motivated.
  • Must be honest, reliable and responsible as well as have good problem solving skills.
In-Home Psychotherapy Program Senior Therapist

Qualifications:

A Senior Therapist in the In Home Psychotherapy Program (IPP) must hold a Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or an equivalent field of study and have 3000 hours of post Master's clinical supervised experience.

Description of Duties:

  • Provide in home therapy to children and adolescents experiencing significant mental health, behavioral, and/or emotional concerns.
  • Provide in home family therapy with the identified child or adolescent's family.
  • Responsible for oversight of therapy, developing treatment plans with the family, planning of sessions, and organization of scheduling for each case.
  • Responsible for the supervision of the Second Team Member.
  • Provide collaboration with school staff, psychiatrists, and other service providers to ensure coordination of care.
  • Senior therapists attend regular supervision meetings with other IPP staff members.
  • Responsible for maintaining current and accurate paperwork for all cases including progress notes, quarterly progress reports, treatment plans and reviews, and closing reports.
In-Home Psychotherapy Program Second Team Member, Therapist In Training

Qualifications:
A Second Team Member, Therapist in Training, in the IPP program holds a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field and has 1,000 hours of supervised clinical experience with emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth. They must also possess a Training Certificate in their field of study toward licensure in the state of Wisconsin.

Description of Duties:

  • Provide in home treatment in a team model to children and adolescents experiencing significant mental health, behavioral, and/or emotional concerns under the supervision of the Senior Therapist.
  • Work together with the Senior Therapist to develop a treatment plan with the family, plan sessions, and organize scheduling for each case.
    Co-facilitate family sessions with the Senior Therapist.
  • Provide parent education and support.
  • Support children in developing skills.
  • Provide positive role modeling.
  • Connect family members with resources in the community
    Provide collaboration with school staff, psychiatrists, and other service providers to ensure coordination of care.
  • Responsible for case notes when Senior Therapist is not present at sessions.
  • Second Team Members attend regular supervision meetings with other IPP staff.
In-Home Psychotherapy Second Team Member

Qualifications:

A Second Team Member in the IPP program holds at least a Bachelor Degree in a behavioral science and has 1,000 hours of supervised clinical experience with emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth. Those who do not possess a degree in a behavioral science, but have at least 2,000 hours of supervised clinical experience with emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth, may also qualify to be a Second Team Member in the IPP Program.

Description of Duties:

  • Provide in home support to children and adolescents experiencing significant mental health, behavioral, and/or emotional concerns under the supervision of the Senior Therapist.
  • Work together with the Senior Therapist and family members to develop goals.
  • Organize scheduling for each case.
  • Provide parent education and support.
  • Support children in developing skills.
  • Provide positive role modeling.
  • Connect family members with resources in the community
  • Provide collaboration with school staff, psychiatrists, and other service providers to ensure coordination of care.
  • Responsible for case notes when Senior Therapist is not present at sessions.
  • Second Team Members attend regular supervision meetings with other IPP staff.