We are looking for Outpatient Therapists (clinic) and School-Based programs.
Position Summary: An Outpatient Therapist (OPT) provides individual, family and/or group therapy to children, adolescents and adults. The Outpatient Therapist assists the individual to promote the independence in managing mental health needs and/or behavior problems.
Summary of Essential Position Functions:
- Provide therapy (individual, family or group) to clients on a regularly scheduled basis
- Complete all paperwork within policy time frames
- Attend all staff meetings
- Make referrals to appropriate community resources
- Transfer skills to client to promote independence
- Comply with all state mandated regulations and all training requirements
- Participates in supervision within policy time frames
- Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications: This position requires individuals that are client focused; team oriented; great interpersonal and communication skills; dependable; problem solving skills; organizational skills; focused on compliance and performance quality. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Licensed Mental Health Clinician, or Clinical Psychologist, or Clinical Social Worker, or
- Graduate Mental Health degree and at least one (1) year full-time paid experience in a CAASP system (Children & Youth, Juvenile Probation, Mental Health, Education, D&A)
- Clearances for Child Abuse, FBI and State Criminal, CPR and First Aid
- Individual and family therapy experience
- Knowledge of mental health systems and community resources
- Must be able to intervene and control agitated clients through non-physical Hazards include risk of exposure to disease and risk of physical injury associated with psychiatric patients who have the potential to act out or lose control