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Therapist - Children & Family (PLMHP or LMHP)

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

Job Purpose:

Provide therapeutic and educational services to individuals, groups and families including young children and adult family members

 

Essential Job Duties:
Service Delivery
• Maintain direct service unit expectations (full-time = 968 units per year).
• Provide counseling to individuals, couples and families in order to effect change for growth and healing.
• Establish and lead therapeutic groups for specific problem areas.
• Design and deliver educational/therapeutic workshops, classes or programs to meet the identified needs of groups.
• Assume responsibility for building and maintaining a referral base and caseload.
• Collaborate with other community professionals working with clients.
• Provide consultation for churches, schools, organizations and communities in areas related to behavioral health and family life.
• Follow agency policies and procedures.
• Provide on-call services on a rotational basis as required by program.
• Develop a positive working relationship with area County Boards of Mental Health, probation, Diversion, state criminal justice system, and HHSS/DHS. 


Record Keeping
• Maintain accurate, written clinical records of services provided per established agency/COA standards.
• Timely completion of any provider enrollment forms and reports needed for third party payers or other outside entities.
• Participate in peer review process and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities as assigned by supervisor.
• Collect client fees and ensure services have prior authorization. 
• Ensure services provided are billable and coded properly. 
• Maintain documentation of supervision with clinical supervisor/supervising practitioner, when applicable. 


Clinical Supervision
• Upon assignment by Director of Children Services Behavioral Health Programs may provide clinical supervision for students in field placement and/or less experienced therapists.
• Upon assignment by the Director of Children Services Behavioral Health Programs may provide clinical direction for paraprofessional staff such as family support specialists, mental health home health aides or respite care workers.
        

Job Requirements:
• Master’s degree from an accredited college in a human service program which provided preparation for professional counseling
• Licensure at least as a provisional mental health practitioner in the State of Nebraska
• Experience working with children and families impacted by child sexual abuse and with very young children preferred
• Valid Nebraska driver’s license, proof of liability insurance and ability to drive for Agency business
• Commitment to the mission of Lutheran Family Services
 

Job Details

Date Posted August 10, 2017
Date Closes September 9, 2017
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department Children Services
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68502
Name Human Resources
Address 124 S 24th St. Suite 220
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102
FAX 402-978-5660

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 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
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Credit Union
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Excellent Communication

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

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • And More ...
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