Mental Health Clinician

$60,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • Western Alternative Corrections, Inc.
  • Feb 04, 2024
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct mental health intake assessments
  • Provide individual mental health treatment
  • Provide family mental health treatment
  • Develop comprehensive treatment plans
  • Complete weekly treatment schedules
  • Maintain client related documentation such as clinical treatment plans, attendance records, monthly progress reports, program evaluation forms, discharge summaries, etc.
  • Meet required documentation deadlines
  • Maintain confidential client files
  • Utilize Evidence-Based programming and treatment strategies according to the directive endorsed by referral source
  • Fulfill a number of clerical and administrative duties
  • Attend meetings and training as needed

Essential Skills

  • Demonstrate consistent sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • Communicate effectively - written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate superior organizational skills
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  •  Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Appropriately respond to emergencies and contact law enforcement when appropriate
  • React quickly and calmly to various situations and make effective decisions while in stressful situations
  • Tactfully and courteously establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, outside law enforcement agencies, referring entities and members of the public
  • Adaptability to change in a dynamic working environment
  • Communicate effectively with a varied population of individuals including individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds. This may include persons for whom English is not a primary language, persons with developmental and learning disorders or individuals with a wide variety of psychiatric and physical disorders
  • Apply policies and procedures rigidly without manipulation by clients

Job Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or other closely related field.
  • Possess and maintain appropriate license/certification to provide clinical treatment services, as required by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services licensing authority (LIMHP, LMHP). Provisional licensure may be accepted.
  • Experience working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse disorders and/or sex offenders is preferred.
  • CPR, First Aid and AED (automated external defibrillator) certification (may be acquired within 60 days of hiring)
  • Valid drivers' license

Loan Forgiveness?

No