• New Mexico Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist - Full-time

    Childhaven Foundation
    Job Description
    General Statement of Duties:  Responsible for the overall clinical needs of clients. Provides individual, group, and family therapy to improve mental health through discussion of emotions of experiences. Examine different issues including: substance/physical/sexual abuse, bullying, anger management, depression/stress, and suicide. Develop therapeutic treatment plan and refer clients to other resources and services.
    Primary Duties:
    • Provide therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults (individual, group and family therapy).
    • Maintain timely and accurate records of counseling/ therapy sessions, Service Assessments, Treatment Plans (Review every 90 days and make appropriate changes), and Discharge Summaries.
    • Conduct any assessments as needed/required.
    • Communicate with supervisors/staff regularly regarding the needs of the clients and their integration into other services.
    • Attend trainings/meetings.
    • Assist/train staff in crisis management.
    • Provide on call consultation to assist in resolution of client issues.
    • Consult with collateral services (Social Services, parents, school personnel, probation office and others) who may have knowledge of client history/needs.
    • Make collateral contacts for clients and work with staff/parents/guardians/collateral contacts on aftercare plan.
    • Any other duties as assigned.
    Job Knowledge:
    • Working knowledge of child development, effects of trauma on children, and dynamics of child abuse, domestic violence and family dynamics.
    • Effective communication and problem solving skills.
    • Familiarity with community services and social services delivery system.
    • Working knowledge of the DSM V.
    • Crisis management skills required.
    Licensure in NM (LMSW, LPCC, LPC, LISW, LMFT, LMAT or psychologist/psychiatrist).
    • Vacation and Sick days
    • Health/Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Retirement Plan
    • Paid holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement
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