Mental Health Therapist - GA

1 week ago
Job ID
2017-2556
Gerard Academy
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Austin
Category
Therapy/Counseling
MN

Overview

To foster the development of healthy family relationships and supportive living environments by providing on-going therapeutic services in the form of individual, group or family therapy to assigned youth and families (i.e. biological, foster or adoptive) as identified in the service plan and/or Individual Treatment Plan.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for providing therapeutic services to youth and families. These services include completing diagnostic assessments, providing individual and family therapy, crisis intervention, skill building, case coordination, advocacy, team meetings, reviews and referral services. The goal is to prevent unnecessary out of home placements of youth or to facilitate the earliest possible reunification when placement is necessary.

Qualifications

Must meet required qualifications for a Mental Health Professional in one of the following ways: (1) in clinical social work, the mental health professional must be a person licensed as an independent clinical social worker under chapter 148D, or a person with a master's degree in social work from an accredited college or university, with at least 4,000 hours of post-master's supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental disorders; (2) in psychology, the mental health professional must be an individual licensed by the board of psychology under sections 148.88 to 148.98 who has stated to the board of psychology competencies in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders; (3) in marriage and family therapy, the mental health professional must be a marriage and family therapist licensed under sections 148B.29 to 148B.39 with at least two years of post-master's supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental disorders or emotional disturbances; (4) in licensed professional clinical counseling, the mental health professional shall be a licensed professional clinical counselor under section 148B.5301 with at least 4,000 hours of post-master's supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental disorders or emotional disturbances. Nexus is a nationally recognized, non-profit company providing comprehensive residential treatment services dedicated to helping youth with emotional and behavior issues, as well as providing a continuum of services for foster care, adoption, treatment foster care, and home-based counseling services. EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Vet/Disab

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