Group Therapist - Residential - ADAMH Board of Franklin County

Website The Buckeye Ranch

Up to $2,500 sign on bonus!!

Salary: $44,000 – $52,000 

The Buckeye Ranch is currently seeking a Residential Group Therapist to join our Residential Treatment Program. The Group Therapist will facilitate group therapy with youth age 9-17, who are coping with mental health issues and trauma.

Schedule: Full-time, Exempt (Positions requires one weekend shift per week) Location: Grove City, OH

What you’ll do:

Identifies indicators of age-appropriate development in all domains for children of varying ages. Applies knowledge in all aspects of work: screening, care planning, client care, etc. Identifies strengths and functioning of both client and family for utilization in treatment Assesses behavioral examples, including frequency, duration, severity, and environmental impacts. Identifies history of trauma, adversity and/or toxic stress that influence presenting problem(s), functioning, and family interaction styles. Identifies cultural factors that influence strengths, functioning, and family interaction styles Identifies concrete strengths and functioning of both client and family for utilization in treatment Develops collaborative relationships with providers of services tailored to the needs of culturally diverse healthcare consumers and family members Understanding special issues regarding gender identity/crisis, substance use, mental health conditions, and other needs typically presented by the service population Effectively facilitates youth clients, with or without family members, through active engagement utilizing strength-based language in interactions Understanding the definitions of human trafficking (both labor and sex trafficking) and sexual exploitation and identifying potential victims Uses trauma focused interventions to engage clients

Who you are:

You have a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, or a related field You have at least one year of previous behavioral health work experience You have previous work experience as a Therapist, Social Worker, Counselor, or Clinician You have an active Ohio LSW, LPC, or MFT license (Required) You have an active driver’s license, clean driving record, and proof of car insurance

Where you’ll be:

The Group Therapist position will be in Grove City, OH Position will work within a Residential Treatment facility and will be required to handle youth crisis situations in group, or one on one, settings Some in office work and some outdoor activities will be required No travel required 

Our benefits:

The Buckeye Ranch maintains a diverse and inclusive work environment Medical, dental, vision, life, 401-k plan, short and long-term disability Education Assistance Continuing education opportunities Non-profit student loan forgiveness program Clinical license reimbursement Free Lunch

Learn about The Buckeye Ranch:

The Residential Campus at The Buckeye Ranch was founded in 1961 and has expanded our home environment to nine residential houses with 93-beds and 200 employees. The Residential Campus, a division of The Buckeye Ranch, offers behavioral health and child welfare programs across a wide continuum of care. We proudly serve over 5,000 children and families annually, with a strong foundation in family centered, trauma-informed care.


​Applicants are considered for all positions in accordance with statutes and regulations concerning non-discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, non-disqualifying disability, veteran status, or other protected classification. The Buckeye Ranch is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a substance and tobacco free workplace.  All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory pre-employment drug screen.

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