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Therapist (CSW/ACMHC) - Paid
Summary
Title:Therapist (CSW/ACMHC) - Paid
ID:2162
Department:ATS
Location:Salt Lake City, Utah
Description

Volunteers of America, Utah provides a bridge to self-reliance and health for vulnerable individuals and populations who struggle with homelessness, addiction and mental illness in our Wasatch Front communities. Volunteers of America, Utah's Cornerstone Counseling Center helps clients by reducing barriers to needed care and facilitating connections to community resources for vulnerable individuals. As a member of the Adult Treatment Services team you will work with other therapists to provide substance abuse and mental health treatment services to co-occurring disorder/dual diagnosis clients. The person in this position must be available two evenings per week for group therapy.


Responsibilities:
  • Perform intake evaluations/assessments, formulate client diagnoses, and provide individual, couple, family, and group therapy services.
  • Provide crisis intervention and appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Participate in case consultations and staffings on a multidisciplinary team.
  • Provide case management services to clients in order to plan, coordinate, cooperate or deliver ancillary services necessary for the effective treatment of clients.
  • Develop and maintain satisfactory work habits with respect to timeliness, judgment, cooperation, communication, responsibility and computer literacy.
  • Develop and maintain effective therapeutic alliance with clients, including conceptualizing and fostering effective therapeutic process.
  • Maintain clinical records, record service, and develop and update treatment plans as indicated by agency policies and procedures, submit and track authorizations/re-authorizations for funding.
  • Attend work on a regular and predictable basis.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a mental health discipline and Utah licensure as a mental health therapist (or eligibility for Utah licensure within 2 years of date of hire).
  • Possess an active/current licensure status and remain in good standing with the Department of Professional Licensing.
  • Open and willing to learn; teachable.
  • Demonstrates an ability to use sound judgment within the scope of the position’s responsibilities. 
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and adapt to change.
  • Organized, detail oriented, self-starter.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated skills in crisis intervention.
  • Work is performed in an office environment; must sit for extended periods of time.

 Full-time benefits include:
    Low cost medical coverage (SelectHealth), with a Health Savings Account ($300 quarterly employer contribution)
    Low cost dental and vision coverage
    $50,000 life insurance coverage
    Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
    Retirement plan with employer match

Schedule: Days, plus two evenings per week for group therapy.
Salary: $43,680

Submit your resume on the career page of our website: www.voaut.org/careers

Equal Opportunity Employer / Veterans / Disabled

 
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