Embark Behavioral Health Independence , MO 64056

Posted 2 weeks ago


We are looking for a skilled and empathetic adolescent therapist that wants to make a difference and be part of an amazing and growing team located in Independence, Missouri. Our beautiful and private campus sits out in the woods just northeast of Kansas City, and is an environment that allows our residents to fully unplug and engage in their treatment. Yet, our campus is also just 30 minutes from the middle of downtown Kansas City! This provides a diverse array of opportunities for engagement with our residents.

Join us at Embark at our short-term residential facility at Independence, Missouri where our therapists offer guidance and support to adolescents and their families which includes multi-modal family system approaches to amplify and solidify healthy change.

At Embark Behavioral Health, therapists will be advocating for client and family care through strong assessments and treatment planning, ongoing progress monitoring with detailed case management, community-based support and robust aftercare planning.

What does working with Embark offer you?

Additional info:

  • The general schedule for therapists is Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm

  • Therapists will be expected to participate in an on-call rotation

  • A flexible, family-friendly workplace and leadership that is invested in cultivating a community-oriented culture.


As a therapist, you will enjoy the following responsibilities:

  • Provide professional therapy services, including individual, group, and family in addition to crisis management as needed. Work as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team for the client.

  • Work closely with his/her/their parents as well as parent coaching, and collaborating with milieu and academic staff.

  • Join a team of nationally recognized industry leaders who provide you with a framework of training, support, and long-term advancement opportunities.

  • Embark and team members embrace the core values of empathy, trusting relationships, service, growth, and results.


What do you bring to this position?

  • Minimum master's Degree in Behavioral Sciences
  • Social Work (MSW,) Clinical Social Work (CSW,) Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or a related discipline.
  • Fully licensed in the state of Missouri.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or equivalent

  • A desire to facilitate client growth through a team approach, working with other care providers.

  • A desire to perform and develop counseling/therapeutic expertise in individual, family, and group therapy.

  • Preferred

  • One to four years of working experience as a licensed therapist leading individual, family, and group therapy sessions.
  • Preferred
  • One year of experience in a residential setting using relational, experiential, and systemic modalities.
  • Ability to skillfully engage parents and their children in a clinical manner

  • Ability to plan, implement, and adjust a course of treatment as required.

  • High level of verbal/written communication skills

  • Ability to pass a state background check


As a therapist, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • $5,000 signing bonus

  • Access to professional growth using our leading-edge strategies and trainings with our exceptional leaders

  • Competitive salary

  • Comprehensive Benefit Program that includes medical insurance with a generous company contribution towards a high deductible plan, dental insurance, vision insurance, voluntary life and AD&D insurance, long-term disability, 401K with company matching, and paid maternal leave.

  • Company Paid Holidays plus a PTO accrual schedule.

  • Opportunity to foster relationships with adolescents and their families, create joy in their lives, and heal generations.

Embark is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Embark is committed to enriching the therapeutic and healing experience it offers through the diversity of its employees and community. Embark seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse staff who will contribute to the organization's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.

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