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Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) Specialist:

Definition:

Assist clients in gaining and utilizing skills such as behavior control, social skills, academic improvement, communication skills, appropriate interpersonal behavior, symptom management, and coping skills.

Purpose:

  • Provide service for the progressive reduction of the effects of a mental health disability
  • Provide interventions and services to promote the highest possible level of success
  • To assist clients in obtaining skills to live independently

Minimum Qualifications:

A PSR specialist must:

  • have a bachelor’s degree in: Psychology, Sociology, Community Health Sciences, Health Ecology, Public Health, Social Work, Human Development and Family Studies, Early Childhood Education, Nursing, Speech Pathology or Anthropology
  • pass FBI and Nevada background check
  • have a negative TB test
  • have reliable transportation and current driver’s license and insurance
  • have the ability to read, write and follow oral instructions
  • be able to communicate effectively
  • maintain client confidentiality

Compensation: Depends on experience

To Apply:    

Email or fax us your resume and a completed form.
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Basic Skills Trainer:

Definition:

Assist clients in learning constructive cognitive and behavioral skills through positive reinforcement, modeling and other training techniques.

Purpose: 

  • Teach clients a variety of lifeskills
  • Provide service for the progressive reduction of the effects of a mental health disability
  • Provide interventions and services to promote the highest possible level of success
  • To assist clients in obtaining skills to live independently

Minimum Qualifications:

A BST must: 

  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Pass FBI and Nevada background check
  • Have a negative TB test
  • Have reliable transportation and current driver’s license and insurance
  • Have the ability to read, write and follow oral instructions
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Maintain client confidentiality

Compensation: Depending on experience

To Apply:    

Email or fax us your resume and a completed Application 

to: info@kidsfirstreno.org or fax to (775) 348-9524


Therapist: 

Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT) or Marriage and Family Intern License (MFT-I) to provide individual services to adults and children.  Hours are flexible but most hours will be in the afternoons, evenings and/or weekends.  Therapists will provide play, individual and family services. Therapists will also be responsible for conducting assessments and completing all paperwork in a timely manner, and attending staff meetings.   

Must:

  • Have previous experience working with children
  • Be available to work with Washoe County Human Services Agency
  • Have one of the following licences: Nevada LCSW, Nevada MFT or Nevada MFT-I

Preferred: 

  • Credentialed with Medicaid FFS and other insurance providers

If you are interested, send resume to: info@kidsfirstreno.org or (775) 348-9524 (fax).