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MH Practitioner
Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00


TITLE: Mental Health Practitioner                

REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisors & Director of Programs

POSTED ON:     September 18, 2014-September 30, 2014

This position is expected to provide direct clinical mental health services to clients.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide individual, family, couple, and/or group therapy.
  • Complete the Diagnostic Assessment, treatment plan, required charting and insurance documentation in a timely manner.
  • Manage and demonstrate the skills to respond to high-risk situations by following protocols outlined in orientation.
  • Provide prompt and timely responses to clients and notify supervisor if there are issues that need to be resolved with more intervention.
  • Able to work independently and use time effectively.
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly staff meeting Mondays 12-2pm.
  • Keep up to date with current changes in the field through the use of supervision, appropriate conferences, in-services and reading.
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested.
  • Collaborate with other staff, maintain team work style, and maintain professional working relationships with clients, other agencies, and collateral contacts.
  • Facilitate meeting with other involved professionals such as case managers, child protection, school staff, probation, and others who we have releases to speak with.
  • Uphold agency written policies concerning employment, client confidentiality, minor consent law, drug-free work place, ethical standards and other standards of the agency.
  • Practice and uphold the ethical guidelines of your licensing board.
  • Model behavior consistent with and supportive of healthy adolescent development.

    Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities as outlined on the job description
  • Ability to work under stress and intervene appropriately in crisis situations
  • Appropriate accommodations to these physical demands will be made for disabled individuals.

    Job Qualifications:
  • MSW or MFT to perform duties and responsibilities as outlined on the job description
  • Licensure Preferred
  • Experience working with adolescents of diverse backgrounds
  • Bi-Lingual individuals encouraged to apply

    Hours and Benefits:
    This is a full-time position.  Benefits include generous PTO, holiday pay, health and dental insurance, short and long term disability, and employer paid life insurance.

  • To Apply:  E-mail cover letter and resume to Director of Programs, Denise Smieja, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply.


    Equal Opportunity Employer






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