Northern Oklahoma Youth Services
Northern Oklahoma Youth Services

Employment Opportunity



Date Posted: 7/30/18


Northern Oklahoma Youth Services (NOYS) is searching for a Staff Counselor. The position is an excellent career opportunity for a motivated individual who wants to be part of a growing agency and make a positive difference in the lives of children.


SUMMARY: Under general supervision from the Executive Director, plans and performs clinical services involving individual, family and group counseling for victims of crime and trauma, maintaining high levels of professionalism.  Demonstrates support and initiative for developing new programs as needed to better serve the clients, schools, community and related services agencies.  Serves on boards and councils as an appointed agency representative to improve service delivery to the children and families of NOYS.  Subscribes to and practices the professional ethics of his or her respective discipline.


JOB DUTIES: The following is intended to provide a general understanding of the primary duties of the position;

  1. Conducts initial interviews, psychosocial assessments, establishes diagnosis and develops case service plans.
  2. Maintains an active caseload of clients/families and assumes primary clinical responsibility for both management and treatment of such cases.
  3. Collaborates with other agencies (e.g. schools, OJA, DHS, etc.) regarding case management and community development.
  4. Conducts training, consultation, and education services for the schools, community and employees of our area.
  5. Maintains documentation, prepares reports and performs related paper work per agency policy.
  6. Participates in staff meetings, case consultations, and supervision as required.
  7. Gives input and assistance in developing agency programs and policies as requested and where appropriate.
  8. Serves on Call/ Emergency Crisis duties on a rotating basis.
  9. Initiates new programs, groups or in-services when a need is recognized to better service clients and related agencies in the community serving as project leader.
  10. Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or assigned based on the needs of the clients and/or the agency.


EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS: Completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Social Work, Human Relations or a related field with an emphasis in clinical work including two (2) semesters of internship or practicum.  In addition, two (2) years of post-degree full-time employment in a position providing direct clinical services and license or certification in his or her respective profession (e.g. LPC, LSW or LMFT).


Mail or fax your resume to: James Carter, Executive Director, Northern Oklahoma Youth Services, 2203 N Ash St., Ponca City, OK 74601. FAX # 580-762-9967  NOYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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