Northwest Integrated Health

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NWIH


Mental Health Professional


Job description

Reports to Location
Clinical Manager Varies in Peirce County
FSLA Schedule
Non-Exempt/Hourly Varies between the hours of 8am- 7pm
Wage
Will depend on experience

Brief Description:

Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health and counsel with emphasis on prevention. Help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging.

Job Description:

  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients treatment.
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge
  • Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork,
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients status.
  • Discuss with individual patients their plans for life after leaving therapy
  • Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certified Mental Health Professional (MHP)
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology or other related field
  • One plus years of experience counseling
  • Proven ability to develop positive relationships with client boundaries
  • Ability to lift 25lbs (basic office administrative work)

Preferred:

  • Masters Degree
  • 2-5 years of experience counseling clients within a chemical dependency capacity
  • Duel Certification as MHP and CDP/T