Full-Time Clinical Therapist II
Under the general direction of the Program Director or Treatment Services Manager, assesses individual consumer needs; develops and implements individualized treatment programming; monitors individual consumer progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; provides psycho social services; conducts individual, family and group counseling sessions in accordance with professional standards; coordinates psycho social services delivery with appropriate agencies within the community; and performs other duties as assigned.
DUTIES INCLUDE: Conducts individual, family, and group counseling sessions according to individualized treatment plans and in accordance with professional standards. Interviews, assesses, and identifies mental health or other problems using approved assessment instruments, social history, and consultation with community resources. Prepares reports and makes appropriate recommendations relating to treatment options using information gathered during an intake interview, collateral contacts, and reviewing assessment results.
Makes treatment/social service referrals to appropriate agencies in order to affect a positive impact on the
individual’s performance. Creates, maintains, and submits accurate records and documents on a timely basis and in an appropriate manner. Prepares statistical reports to assist in monitoring expenditures and grants.
Provides clinical supervision for non-licensed employees in the assigned treatment setting. (Supervision will be
conducted in a manner consistent with Utah licensing regulations and department policies.) Supervises and facilitates the delivery of specialized training and intervention skills for mental health treatment providers.
Coordinates and interacts with local and state-wide treatment providers and social service agencies using communication and interpersonal skills in order to facilitate collaboration efforts.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS INCLUDE:
Knowledge of interviewing methods and techniques, social casework principles and methods, and mental health
Knowledge of Federal, State and local ordinances and policies regarding therapeutic issues
Knowledge of clinical diagnostic methods and principles, various modalities of psychotherapy and counseling, and abnormal psychology
Knowledge of the basic structure of the criminal justice system
Skilled in use of crisis intervention techniques
Skilled in basic PC operation
Skilled in preparing comprehensive case reports and statistics
Skilled in class development and presentation
Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities
Ability to identify and assess symptoms relating to assigned treatment program
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing