Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Residential Treatment / PMIC
  • Waverly, IA, USA
  • $35,000 , possibly more depending on experience
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package


"It's not just a job. I don't work for the pay check, I work here for the kids." Grace, a Youth Associate at Bremwood


"These kids have good hearts and they just need to be given a chance. Working here, it's good to know you can make an impact even on bad days." Alison, a Lead Youth Specialist at Bremwood


If you have a passion for making a positive change in your community, LSI is looking for you. Our Bremwood Residential Treatment Center in Waverly has a long history of serving trauma-impacted kids in Iowa. LSI is looking for a compassionate, dedicated full-time Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) to empower these children toward success.

This position is offering a sign-on bonus up to $500.  Begin the process to learn more about the sign on bonus opportunity and the chance to work for a people focused, results driven organization by completing an application.


Full time Therapist/Counselor with an emphasis in substance abuse counseling (CADC preferred) will provide mental health assessments; group, individual and family therapy; case consultation to caseworkers, youth specialists and other Bremwood personnel; and treatment and discharge planning and coordination.  

You can bring hope and healing to children on campus and their families by providing therapy and counseling assessments. This role is responsible for:

            - Responding to referrals through the provision of comprehensive

            assessment, with diagnosis that meets diagnostic criteria established in the DSM

            - Developing a treatment plan to fully address a child's behavioral health care needs and create a positive change

            - Manage case plan oversight and re-evaluation as necessary to support the

            needs of the child based on their assigned caseload

            - As needed, provide clinical supervision for Residential or community-based

            Behavioral Health Intervention Services workers


Salary and Benefits

On top of being a family of caring teammates, LSI also offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including a 401(k), paid time off, and health, dental, life, and vision insurance.

LSI is also able to offer clinical supervision hours for independent licensure. 



A qualified applicant will have a Master's degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field plus two or more years of clinical work experience. Applicants must be licensed in the state of Iowa. Acceptable levels of licensure include:

            - Full or temporary LMSW, LMHC or LMFT

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record, and the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check.


Are you ready for the most challenging and rewarding adventure of your life? Join our LSI team today!

Lutheran Services in Iowa
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