Therapist - Children and Family Services

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Pay is based on experience starting at $47,000 - $61,000 per year, Full time - 40 hours per week, benefits eligible. 

Caring. Hope. Giving back. Do these words resonate with you? If so, please keep reading.

Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

Our values of compassion, integrity, equity and hope reflect in everything we do. 


The primary responsibility of the CFS Therapist will be to provide outcome-based interventions to meet the mental health needs of children and families in Douglas County.  

Some specific duties include:

  • Conducting systematic assessments, developing a diagnoses and analyses of symptoms within the ecological contexts, and formulating plans for change with the families or guardians
  • Working to identify and overcome barriers to treatment by providing services at times most likely to promote engagement when possible and by delivering services in the home and community when appropriate
  • Implementing interventions that target the changes needed utilizing measurable outcomes
  • Participating in BNC training, supervision, consultation, and research activities, to assure that interventions are being delivered according to established standards of care with clearly measurable outcomes
  • Working closely as a member of the Child and Family Services program and coordinating intervention activities with all providers
  • Participating in public information and public relations activities, and to serve as a community liaison and advocate for mental health and the Bert Nash Center


  • An appropriate degree and being licensed or licensable by the Behavioral Sciences Board in Kansas; preference for a clinical license in professional degree and certificates or advanced training in play therapy or another evidenced based practice (EMDR, TFCBT, PCIT, CBT, DBT, SFBT, etc.)
  • A commitment to following all legal and ethical guidelines and standards of the profession and of The Bert Nash Center
  • A commitment to developing cultural diversity in the workplace and in-service delivery
  • Reliable transportation and a valid, unrestricted driver's license
  • Flexibility in assigned work hours