Family Service & Guidance Center of Topeka, Inc.

  • Staff Clinician

    Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
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    # of Openings
    Job Post Information* : External Company Name
    Family Service & Guidance Center
    Job Post Information* : External Company URL
    Regular Full-Time (w/ Benefits)
    Out-Patient Therapy
  • Overview

    Because every child deserves a happy childhood......Our mission is to provide quality behavioral health care for children and families.  As a non-profit community mental health center, we have been improving the lives of children in Shawnee County and across Northeast Kansas for over 110 years by specializing in meeting their unique needs. 


    As a Licensed Professional Clinician, you will be provided a flexible, supportive, work environment in either a school setting or at our agency campus.  We strongly promote self-care, professional development, a positive team experience, and supervision.  This professional is skilled, passionate, and experienced at working with a diverse population of school age children.  The position provides a range of clinically indicated services, including but not limited to individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and family therapy for children/youth with behavioral health conditions.  This positon collaborates with the client, family and treatment team to identify treatment goals, objectives and discharge criteria individually tailored to meet their needs.


    • Complete admission assessments per agency procedure for all new or returning clients.
    • Meet productivity expectation of Family Service & Guidance Center.
    • Provide crisis intervention with families as deemed appropriate.
    • Be familiar in the philosophy of WrapAround Services both for the purpose of assessing needs and delivering services.
    • Participate in weekly team meetings for the purpose of case assignments, case review, individual case planning and collaboration with team members.
    • Complete clinical documentation (admission assessments, progress notes, 90 day progress reviews, referrals for other services, etc.) in compliance with time lines established by Family Service & Guidance Center’s Quality Assurance standards as well as those set by funding sources.
    • Expected to stay informed of agency developments by reading memorandums and other agency related written communication.
    • Provide clinical oversight of clinical cases and direct treatment among multiple Family Service & Guidance Center providers when assigned the role of primary provider.
    • Act as an ambassador of Family Service & Guidance Center in the community setting. This may include doing public educational and informational presentations.
    • Supports and actively promotes the vision and mission of Family Service & Guidance Center and the philosophy of the strengths perspective.
    • Other duties as assigned by respective team leader or supervisors


    • Master’s degree in a recognized mental health discipline
    • Valid license to practice in the state of Kansas required; advanced licensure preferred
    • Active membership in professional organizations strongly encouraged
    • 2+ years’ experience with children and families in school based services preferred


    Background checks and drug screen required.


    This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits, including 3 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) with employer match and more! 


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