The Salvation Army

Clinician, Therapist

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Job ID
Please Note: Total compensation exceeds the posted hourly rate of pay.
Compensation Min
USD $28.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time




Children & Family Mental Health

Family Services

*Limited Permit*, MHC, MSW, MFT

*Hiring Immediately*

Part-time, Flexible work schedule, Paid Holiday's, Vacation and Sick Time 


The Salvation Army

Syracuse Area Services


Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor of the Program, Clinical Supervision is provided on a consistent and regular basis.The Therapist provides office and/or community-based clinical services to Youth with a current mental health diagnosis or at-risk of a mental health diagnosis.

The ages of the children range from 0-21.  The goal of our Clinical services is intended to help prevent the progression of mental health needs through early identification and intervention. We may also provide these services to children/youth in need of assessment for whom mental health conditions have not yet been diagnosed.




Position Details:  We have two open positions available within our Family Services Department. Flexible Schedule is available for this position. This position reports to the Children and Family Behavioral Health Program Manager

Part-Time, Hourly/Non-Exempt


Benefit Offerings:  We offer our Full-time employees access to a unique group of Benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision Insurances.  13 Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick & Personal Time Off, Retirement Savings Account and Pension Plan.



In the role of a Therapist for The Salvation Army, you are responsible for the following:

  • Provide comprehensive licensed diagnostic evaluation and assessment of assigned youth.
  • Treatment planning for the youth’s service plan and goals in collaboration with the youth and family’s active participation that offers a range of treatment options and document case activity in accordance with program protocol.
  • Provide psychotherapeutic counseling in varying treatment modalities including evidence-based practices with individual, family, and groups in an office or community-based setting.
  • Respond to crisis situations as needed either by telephone, in-person, or as a follow-up service.
  • Maintain liaison activities with collaborative partners included other service providers as part of service provider team.
  • Provide services and documentation in accordance with Medicaid billing and agency standards including communication with Medicaid billing authorities and other licensed practitioners involved in service delivery/treatment coordination.
  • Participate in mandatory and optional training.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence and trauma-informed practice, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities and participate in meeting the objectives of The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Strategic Plan.
  • Complete Medicaid documentation and billing according to NYS and agency standards and proceed with service without proper documentation for client referrals and recommendations to initiate services.
  • Responsible for maintaining timely completion of documentation and visit productivity to meet required fee for service billable units.
  • Other duties:  other duties as identified, developed and approved.


  • Work, Volunteer, Personal life and/or Internship experience with Children is preferred.
  • Master’s Degree/Mental Health concentration. MFT, MHC, MSW, Creative arts therapy,
  • Applicants may possess a "limited permit" working towards licensure
  • Enrolled in a related degree program can be considered for this career opportunity.


Equal Opportunity Employer:  The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from

unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any

other characteristic protected by law.


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