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Play Therapist

Children's Aid Society/The Lehman Center
Job Description


$16 to $22 Hourly

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Evolving organization with room for growth”

Children's Aid Society is seeking a Full-Time Play Therapist to join our team! You will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents through individual and group play therapy. In addition, you will provide services within the cycle of treatment from intake procedures through discharge.

Title: Play Therapist

Location: Primarily Chambersburg; occasional travel to York and/or New Oxford

Reports To: Director of Clinical Services

Status: Non-Exempt, full-time, 36 hours/week


  • Provide Individual Creative Play Therapy. Assess clients from mental/behavioral health perspective using play therapy techniques.

  • Completes clinical intake assessments, gather information about the client, assure releases, waivers, and permissions are signed by the appropriate person(s).

  • Develop individual patient goals and treatment plans with the client and his/her parent/guardian.

  • Provide ongoing assessments and therapy using play therapy techniques. Review and adapt the treatment plan with the patient and parent/guardian to assure that the patient is progressing to wellness. Communicate with parent/guardian regarding the client’s progress and suggest ways that the parent/guardian can support the client in meeting goals.

  • Maintain current case records and documentation as required by licensing, regulatory, and/or funding sources. This includes assessment, goals, progress notes, personal information, releases, and reports from the other organizations.

  • Maintains client confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA and the Family Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.


  • Master's degree in Counseling or similar
  • 2+ years experience working with children and/or adolescents
  • Ability to handle the physical caseload of 20-24 clients
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Work Environment:

Generally, works in an office environment but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. The noise level in the office is moderate when being exposed to young children.

Childrens Aid Society Inc

About Childrens Aid Society Inc:

Our Vision
All Children are Safe and Feel Loved.

Our Mission
Helping children and their families build stronger, healthier lives through compassionate and professional services.

Our Values
Demonstrate Compassion – Understand others & give of yourself
Cultivate Gifts – Nurture opportunities & grow experiences
Encourage Creativity – Seek new ways & embrace difference
Play Joyfully – Find joy in work & play – laugh daily
Work Together – Achieve more as a team
Act Professionally – Own the situation today & plan ahead for tomorrow

Children’s Aid Society provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military.


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