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IFP Therapist (Beatrice)

Better Living Counseling Services Inc Beatrice, NE
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Job Description

Provide Intensive Family Preservation (IFP) services as outlined by Better Living, using the core beliefs/values of the Home Builder’s Model. Apply principles of mental health to enhance patient/family achievement. Therapist must be able to be Medicaid and Magellan certified. One to two (1-2) years of patient/family therapy services is preferred with a current understanding of Nebraska’s child welfare system and services. All referrals will be from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. This position reports to the IFP Clinical Supervisor.  

 

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in social work or counseling.
  • Hold or be eligible to hold a Mental Health Practitioner’s License from the state of Nebraska.

 

Experience Requirements:

  • 1 to 2 years in-patient therapy preferred
  • Successfully completed internship

 

Skills/Qualifications including but not limited to:

  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Psychosocial Therapy
  • Listening and Excellent Verbal Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Mental Health
  • Legal Compliance
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Building Relationships / Rapport
  • Teamwork

 

Additional Expectations:

  • Willingness to travel to clients' homes in SESA and/or NSA of Nebraska
  • Acceptance of hourly wage and mileage reimbursement
  • Knowledge about human mental development
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills and solid use of Microsoft Word and other software
  • Demonstrates understanding and empathy for the needs of others
  • Ability and desire to work as a team member
  • Evidence of willingness to advance Better Living Counseling Services, Inc. priorities and goals.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Details

Date Posted September 8, 2017
Date Closes October 8, 2017
Located In Beatrice, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 35+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68310
Travel Yes - 100
Name Julie Thompson
Address 7100 South 29th St. Suite B
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone 402-476-0104
FAX 402-438-2801

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Travel Stipends
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Children-at-Risk Specialist
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Mental Health Care
  • Healthcare Therapy / Therapist
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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