First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Program!

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Join our First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Program!

We’ve expanded our services! Ryther is a recognized leader in behavioral health services for children, youth and their families facing complex challenges. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive services and innovative treatments. We guide, coach and teach so that every child/youth and family we work with may experience new ways of thinking, develop positive relationships, and realize a better life.

Ryther seeks to create a work environment that reflects the diverse community that it serves. People of color, LGBTQI, and multi-lingual individuals encouraged to apply. Our diversity is our strength!

Below are 4 possibilities for your future career! The Individual Therapist and Family Therapist positions are masters-level, the Education and Employment Specialist position is bachelor-level, and the Peer Specialist position is more about lived experience.

Individual Resiliency Therapist

This position provides individual psychotherapeutic interventions to youth and young adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms using evidence-based approaches in line with the FEP-NAVIGATE Model. You will treat psychosis, schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, substance use, and other high-risk behaviors/symptoms as part of a multidisciplinary specialty treatment team.  You will provide individualized psycho-education and resiliency training and facilitate family and group therapy as indicated. Monday-Friday with some evenings (20 hours per week – may be combined with another position for those who would like to work full-time)

Family Education Therapist

This position provides individual psychotherapeutic interventions to youth and young adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms using evidence-based approaches in line with the FEP-NAVIGATE Model. You will provide culturally-relevant, trauma-informed, strengths-based, and measurement-based care for families of young people experiencing their first psychotic episode.  You should be knowledgeable in treating psychosis, schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, substance use, and other high-risk behaviors/symptoms as part of a multidisciplinary specialty treatment team.  You will conduct family, group, and multi-family treatment sessions and provides psycho-education and resources to relevant parties and work collaboratively with entire FEP treatment team.  You may provide some individual therapy on occasion. Monday-Friday with some evenings (20 hours per week – may be combined with another position for those who would like to work full-time)

Employment and Education Specialist

You will provide community-based education and employment support to eligible clients in the FEP Program and work collaboratively with FEP team to support treatment plan goal completion.  You will utilize psycho-education, vocational, and employment skills training to engage clients, including those who may be resistant to traditional treatment modalities.  You will provide services in client homes, schools, workplaces, and other community settings. Monday-Friday with some evenings (40 hours per week)

Peer Specialist

The FEP Peer Specialist utilizes their own experiences as a past consumer of mental health services, to deliver direct supportive services to youth referred to or receiving FEP services.  The Peer Specialist ensures that youth voice and choice is understood and utilized by other FEP team members.  You will connect youth/families to supports and resources within their community, and engage youth and family in the treatment process.  You will advocate for youth/family needs within the team and community and provide services in client homes, schools or other community locations.  Monday-Friday with some evenings (20 hours per week)

No matter which path you follow, you’ll have the following benefits:

Medical/Dental Benefits (Premium covered up to 94% by Ryther, depending on plan)
Provided a budget toward professional development trainings and licensing fees
15 Days Paid Vacation, 10 Sick Days, and 1 Personal Day (Vacation and Sick time rollover)
Credentialing for Insurance Agencies
10 Paid Holidays
Loan Forgiveness Plan
18% Off Your Verizon Bill
40% Off Aflac Supplemental Insurances (Free Aflac Identity Theft Protection)
403b Tax Deferred Retirement Plan
401a Profit Sharing
Life Insurance ($50,000.00)

We hope you decide to come join our team! For a full job description on any of these opportunities (and more) please visit our website at www.ryther.org.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@ryther.org

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