Mental Health Therapist *$5,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Employment Status

Full-Time or Part-Time


Open Until Filled


Boone, IA
We are YSS:

Our therapists provide individual, family, and group therapy to youth, families, and adults through a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to alleviate identified mental health, behavioral, and/or substance use problems.

What we offer:
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus
  • Energetic, supportive team environment
  • Gain rewarding experience to support professional growth
  • Mission-driven work
  • Insurance coverage options
  • Wellness program offerings
  • Paid time off & leave programs
  • Flexible shift and hours
  • Training and development opportunities
The role:

YSS is seeking a licensed Mental Health Therapist for our expanding Outpatient Services Program in Boone, Iowa. YSS offers a competitive salary, supportive work environment, clinical supervision toward licensure, and training in evidence-based therapy models.

What you will need:
  • A Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, or psychology with a temporary license to practice the profession in the state of Iowa is required.
  • Experience working with young children and families is highly preferred.  Knowledge and training in the identification and treatment of substance use disorders are also desired.
What you will do:
  • Through the assessment process, determine the client’s/family’sfamilysstrengths, need for treatment, need for additional assessment, and make appropriate referrals for additional services and supports.
  • Establish with each client/family an individualized and client-centered treatment plan designed to guide the therapeutic work with the client/family.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment in individual, group, and family sessions.
  • Maintain accurate, up to date, and professional clinical documentation.
  • Document all client interactions as per agency using proficient computer skills.
  • Meet agency established expectations for an average of client services provided in a week/month.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with coworkers, clients, families, and other entities involved in the care and treatment of the identified client.
  • Advocate for and secure other services, supports, and resources as needed for clients to address identified problem areas.
  • Participate in required activities to maintain fidelity of evidence based practice.
  • Provides crisis intervention for clients and families in emergency situations.
  • Submit court testimony when appropriate or required.
  • Assist Clinical Director/Designee with quality assurance and utilization review processes.
  • Handle confidential paperwork with care and discretion.
  • Provide consultation and professional support to clinical team members.
  • Provide trainings to other departments or within the community as determined necessary.
  • Share “on-call” rotation periodically to support outpatient clinic after hours and on weekends.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships within outpatient services and with other YSS programs.
  • Meet consistently with assigned supervisor.
  • If temporarily licensed, seek independent licensure in the State of Iowa.
  • Maintain licensure to practice identified profession in the state of Iowa.
  • Ability to travel to schools and clinics within 25 miles of any YSS office location.
For questions about this position, please contact Andrea Dickerson at

All applicants are required to submit a YSS application.
YSS hires nicotine-free staff only. EOE