Provide therapeutic and educational services to individuals, groups and families including young children and adult family members
Essential Job Duties:
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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
|Date Posted||August 10, 2017|
|Date Closes||September 9, 2017|
|Located In||Lincoln, NE|
|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|
|Address||124 S 24th St. Suite 220|
|City, State and Zip||Omaha, NE 68102|
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