School Based Therapist
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Description

Program Overview: Through a continuum of services, Woodward Community Based Services, a division of Sequel Youth and Family Services, provides education, counseling and supervision to individuals and families in their home community.  Our professionals work in conjunction with local resources to develop a strength-based plan to support success for our consumers.


  • Conducts individual and group counseling to assist referred students in identifying ways to more effectively manage stressful situations and their mental health needs.

  • Refers students and their families to various community services providers, as appropriate.

  • Coordinates treatment approaches by facilitating communication between the schools and services providers who work with referred students outside the school setting.

  • Participates with schools and allied groups to plan coordinated services for area youth.

  • Attends school based staff meetings, case reviews, and in-services as appropriate.

  • Recordkeeping and Documentation.


  • Master’s Degree in psychology, mental health counseling, or social work from accredited institution.

  • Licensure as an LMSW, LISW, LMHC or LMFT or temporary licensure as LMHC or LMFT.

  • Experience providing therapeutic to children, youth and families.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If you are interested in this position, you may submit your resume to the contact information below.

Contact Information: 

Tess Hughes

Woodward Community Based Services

611 5th Ave, Ground Level

Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Telephone:  5fifteen-274-9607

FAX: 5fifteen-274-9614

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Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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