Preferred\: 2 years of progressive experience in a mental health/addiction recovery or related field.
Required\: A minimum of a Masters degree from an accredited educational institution in Counseling or Social Work or other related behavioral health field.
Must have a current license/certification in one of the following areas\:
Licensed Independent Mental Heath Practitioner (LIMHP) in Nebraska
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Iowa.
Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) in Iowa
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in Iowa
Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in Iowa
Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Iowa
Certified Master Social Worker (CMSW)
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Licensed as a Psychologist in Nebraska or Iowa
****License must be held in the state you provide services.
****The outpatient clinic settings will not accept the provisional license.
Must possess strong knowledge of mental health and chemical dependency; knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual criteria and appropriate treatment planning for the various diagnostic categories; ability to determine appropriate level of care and triage patients accordingly; basic knowledge of managed care/EAP services and requirements; ability to process and complete charting tasks in a timely manner; knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards; strong knowledge of the principles of growth and developmental needs across the lifespan; good communication skills (verbal and written); demonstrates personal traits of a high level of motivation; team orientation; professionalism; trust; integrity and places a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.