Job Description

Summary: Responsible for providing a variety of outpatient therapy services to CODAC members with mental illness and/or addiction disorders to aid in their recovery.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs assessment and initial diagnostic evaluation of members.
  • Provides individual, group, family therapy and aftercare services for members.
  • Provides referrals for other supportive services on an as needed basis.
  • Works closely with adult member recovery teams, clinical and medical staff, and other professionals both within and outside the agency to plan, provide and promote recovery for CODAC members.
  • Serves as case manager for assigned members.
  • Continually improves quality of therapy provided via input from clinical supervision, professional conference attendance and analysis of clinical literature.
  • Maintains member records in accordance with requirements set forth by the agency, ADHS, the RHBA and other funding sources.
  • Provides accurate, legible, timely and complete documentation in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
  • Interfaces with community agency personnel as directed by the Supervising Psychologist.
  • Participates in ongoing services planning and development.
  • Provides clinical services as needed, in the members home, the office, and a school or community-based setting.
  • Performs other related activities in accordance with agency growth and changes.

Skills / Requirements

Education Requirements Upon Hire:

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related behavioral health field plus two years' related experience.

Certificates/Licenses/Registrations:

  • Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners licensed at the Associate level, required (Independent level, preferred)
  • Must possess valid Arizona Drivers License and have a clean Motor Vehicle Report for the last 3 years.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrates clinical competency in accordance with standards for the position.
  • Demonstrates competencies in accordance with CODAC standards and metrics.
  • Extensive knowledge of various therapeutic techniques utilized when treating clients experiencing mental health challenges, including sexual abuse/trauma.
  • Extensive knowledge of drugs of abuse and dynamics of abuse/addictive behavior.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience conducting individual, group and family therapy.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of DSM-IV TR.
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to interact effectively with adult recovery teams and clinical teams.
  • Familiarity with people and practices within various ethnic and cultural groups.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills using MS Office products, Word, Excel, Access, etc. ,importing/exporting date to/from applications.

"Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled"

 

Important Notes

  • Bilingual is Spanish plus experience.

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