Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Residential Treatment / PMIC
  • Waverly, IA, USA
  • $41,600 + dependent on education and experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package

****LSI is currently offering up to a $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR THIS POSITION!****

"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) Therapist to empower these children toward success.

We are offering a sign-on bonus up to $2,000 for this position at this time. 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.


A qualified applicant will have a Master's degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field. 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.

LSI complies with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements and the candidate for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to start date.

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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