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Therapist - PLMHP/PLADC or fully licensed

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska Omaha, NE

Job Description

Provide therapeutic and educational services to individuals, groups and families who are affected by mental health and/or chemical dependency (CD) related symptoms and issues.

Essential Job Duties:

Service Delivery
• Maintain direct service unit expectations (full-time = 1160 units per year).
• Provider mental health and/or substance abuse and dependency assessments and treatment interventions to individuals, couples and families in order to effect change for growth and healing.
• Develop and professionally facilitate therapeutic groups for mental health/chemically dependent persons.
• Design and deliver educational/therapeutic workshops, classes or programs to meet the identified needs of family members/significant others
• Continuously review and update program participants’ mental health/CD needs for symptoms and behaviors and adjust treatment plan accordingly.
• Develop and maintain a working knowledge of area mental health and substance abuse treatment and service resources that can augment active CD treatment and provide for pre-discharge aftercare and support service options that may be necessary for clients to maintain sobriety following treatment.
• Assist in the promotion of agency services through community contacts, appropriate related workshops and classes.
• Assume responsibility for building and maintaining a referral base and caseload.
• Collaborate with other community professionals working with clients.
• Develop a positive working relationship with area County Boards of Mental Health, probation, Diversion, state criminal justice system, and HHSS. 

Record Keeping
• Maintain documentation of supervision with clinical supervisor/supervising practitioner, when applicable. 
• Maintain timely, legible records of services provided per established program, agency, state, and COA standards including but not limited to, client assessments, treatment plans, participant State registration and discharge.
• Collect client fees and ensure services have prior authorization.

Job Requirements
• Master’s degree in Human Service field from accredited college.
• Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP) in the State of Nebraska.
• Provisional License Alcohol and Drug Counselor (PLADC) in the State of Nebraska.
• Demonstrated ability to provide quality program interventions and coordination to mental health and chemically dependent clientele.
• Valid driver’s license, proof of liability insurance and ability to drive for organization business.
• Commitment to the mission of Lutheran Family Services.

Job Details

Date Posted July 14, 2017
Date Closes September 30, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68102
Name Lutheran Family Services
Address 124 S 24th St
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102
FAX 402-978-5660

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Microsoft Office

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And More ...