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Therapist - Full Time Needed For our Expansion/ 9th Site

at Ascend Behavioral Health

Job Description

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: To provide individual, family, and group counseling to clients and their families. 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Therapist/Clinician  is responsible for developing and monitoring all direct resident related treatment programs and he/she provides counseling for residents and families.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Complete the Intake and Assessment 
  • Develop and prepare individualized treatment plans, programs and activities.
  • Provide individual , family and group therapy
  • Focus on staff understanding and implementing of resident treatment plan and behavior management programs.
  • Prepare the 30 days monthly progress reports and Revise the treatment plans as indicated.
  • Staff clients with psychiatrist and CD or designee when appropriate.
  • Consult with case managers, parents, attorneys, etc.
  • Participate in resident staffings at the residence and completes monthly staffing on all residents.
  • Review client issues regularly.
  • Supervises ITP development and implementation.
  • Completes intake assessments and updates .
  • completes 90 day treatment plan and updates on as needed. 
  • Ensure each resident has assigned treatment work targeting Tx goals and presenting issues. 
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings and trainings
  • And any other tasks assigned by CD/ Supervisor 

Skill / Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Masters Degree and/ or Ph.D is required.
  • Experiencd  in working with  adults and or children who have a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges.
  • Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a social worker or professional counselor or marriage and family therapist, LISAC,LCSW, LMFT, LAC,LASAC, LPC, LMSW etc

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and skills in treatment/program planning and implementation.
  • Familiarity with behavioral intervention strategies.
  • Knowledge of accepted procedures for individual, group, and family counseling.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Plans for professional growth, in consultation with clinical director, to develop specialized programs (e.g., sexual problems, anger management).
  • General knowledge of behavior modification.
  • Special knowledge on the needs of Seriously Mentally Ill adults.
  • The ability to supervise others and manage and prioritize multiple task

EVALUATION SCHEDULE: Annual

Important Notes

Ascend is currently expanding and we are looking for experimce cliniciams to join our team! If you meet the qualifications, submit a cover letter and your resume online today!

Medical and Dental Insurance , 401k, PTO and Paid Holidays ,  Bonus incentives, On-staff clinical supervisor to provide supervision hours towards independent licensure . CEUs and Tuition Reimbursement