(Temp) Human Services Counselor

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* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Position Summary: Provide ongoing individual and group treatment for residents of the Sexual Predator Treatment Program, in accordance with accepted clinical standards. This is a temporary (999 hour) clinical therapist position to provide supplemental therapy sessions for residents in the SPTP, allowing residents to receive additional treatment hours in addition to what the fulltime clinical staff provide. This position would document treatment sessions and provide the resident’s treatment team with information regarding residents’ participation and insight displayed and gained during group sessions.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:  

Individual and Group Sessions and Crisis De-escalation:

  • Under direct clinical supervision of the Assistant Clinical Director, conducts individual and group psychotherapy sessions for an assigned group of residents in order to fulfill treatment goals for each resident.  These groups will include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Relapse Prevention and Good Lives as well as other manualized topics.
  • Will assist with crisis de-escalation with residents.

Documentation and Reports

  • Completes required documentation in patients’ electronic medical record.
  • Completes assessments and evaluations.
  • Compiles information for annual examinations, treatment planning sessions and Progress Review Panel and testify as required.

Other Duties as Outlined by Supervisor:

  • Includes mandatory training sessions, non-mandatory training sessions
  • Maintain Licensure, as applicable
  • Assist with other tasks as needed or assigned.


Licensing and Certification:  

  • Licensable in the state of Kansas at the Masters Level in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology.

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Licensable in the state of Kansas at the Masters Level in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology.
  • CPI Certification within one month of employment and maintain certification throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Masters degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology degree.  Ability to work as a team with paraprofessionals regarding psychoeducational groups and interacting with residents.

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:  

  • Ability to pass a KBI background and pre-employment drug test.


Recruiter Contact Information

  • Name: Mitchell Smith
  • Email: mitchell.smith [at] ks.gov
  • Phone: 620.285.4383
  • Mailing Address: 1301 KS Hwy 264, Larned, KS 67550

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