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:
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
|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|
|SOC Category||21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors|
|Name||Lutheran Family Services|
|Address||124 S 24th St|
|City, State and Zip||Omaha, NE 68102|
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