FT and PT Mental Health Therapist – Forrest City, AR

Perimeter Behavioral Health - Forrest City

Job Overview

Perimeter Behavioral of Forrest City has opening for a FT and PT Licensed Therapist.  We offer residential services to adolescents ages 12 to 17 years of age.  Our mission is to obtain the best staff and utilize state of the art, evidence-based treatment protocols, resulting in the best outcomes for our patients.  If you want to help transform the lives of our residents, then apply today!

The Therapist’s responsibilities include the following:

Develops, implements, and administers therapeutic treatment plan by performing intake interviews for medical and psychological history and compiles all pertinent documents to facilitate treatment plan.

Observes client for abnormal physical or mental behavior and monitors progress with components of treatment plan.

Conducts group therapy sessions.

Conducts weekly individual and family therapy sessions according to treatment plans.

Coordinates discharge planning 24-48 hours in advance.

Performs daily tasks of counseling by instructing clients in progress charting.

Responds to any emergency involving clients in treatment.

Performs community relations by ensuring all written and verbal information is clear, concise, legible and accurate.

Completes documentation within 24 hours of completion.

Documents all external and internal contacts and relays client information according to company and governmental guidelines maintaining appropriate confidentiality.

Qualified Therapist’s candidates should have the following:

Education: Master’s degree (MA/MS) in psychology, counseling, social work, or related field required.

Experience: At least one (1) year of related experience in inpatient setting with psychiatric experience preferred.

Licensure: Must be a Licensed Arkansas LAC, LCSW or LMFT.  Also, able to complete within 30 days certification in CPR and Handle with Care or Crisis Prevention Intervention Training.

Schedule: Full-time days Monday – Friday with some weekend availability

Our benefits include the following:

  • Service excellence and fulfilling work environment
  • 401(k) plan and company match up to 4%
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans Available

To learn more about the company, please visit our website at: https://www.perimeterhealthcare.com

Perimeter Healthcare is one of the leading behavioral health care providers in the country for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. We deliver hope to our patients through the delivery of comprehensive and dedicated treatment programs. Our focus and commitment on service excellence is available across several states and in different care settings. Our team ensures our patients receive the required care that they or their loved one needs. We offer several programs for our patients including inpatient acute treatment and residential treatment. We are seeking staff who exhibit daily the following values: C- Compassion A- Accountability R – Respect and E- Empowerment.


We are committed to providing an environment of diversity and inclusion where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and fellow employees. Perimeter Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer regarding all recruitment, training, and selection process within the company regarding race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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