Mental Health Clinician I

$26.46 hourly
  • Lancaster County Corrections
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Sep 08, 2021
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

Hours:  Full time, 40 hours per week. M-F; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; with some evenings required.

This is a professional human services and counseling position with the Lancaster County Corrections Adult Detention Facility utilizing a variety of treatment modalities to assist clients in the solution of varied behavioral health problems.
Nature of Work/Examples of Work Performed

Work involves providing evidence based cognitive behavioral treatment interventions for inmates in the Lancaster County Jail including the treatment of substance use, addressing criminogenic risk and needs and identifying other underlying behavioral health needs.

Will provide guidance and recommendations to jail administration regarding program planning, development, and implementation.  
Participates in multi-disciplinary team and/or committee meetings to coordinate service delivery and agency functioning.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications/Necessary Special Requirements

QualificationsGraduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in social work, psychology or related field supplemented by a Master’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field plus six months of experience counseling clients in a mental health/social service program or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the desirable knowledge, abilities and skills. 

PLMHP/LMHP Required; LADC preferred.  

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