Mental Health Therapist

Mental Health Therapist

Mental Health Therapist 150 150 m.collado@latinoagencyokc.org
Latino Community Development Agency
Published
October 27, 2021
Location
Oklahoma City
Category
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Maria Collado
Phone
(405) 236-0701 Ext. 146

Description

Adult, Youth, and Children Services:

LCDA is seeking a Licensed Therapist or a Master’s level under supervision candidate. The position would require the ability to provide behavioral/mental health and/or family counseling to a culturally diverse population. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish.

Definition

The position provides clinical services as well as individual counseling, group counseling, family intervention, crisis intervention to adolescents and their parents/caregivers and adults to build competing behaviors and activities to using alcohol and other drugs and reduce related mental health problems.

Qualifications

1. Master's degree in behavioral science or related area

2. Experience working with substance abuse related issues (preferred)

3. Proficient in Spanish and English preferred, experience with a bi-cultural population preferred

4. Current Oklahoma licensure (LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LBP) or currently under supervision

5. Clinical experience working with mental health issues

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts intake/assessments for individuals referred to the program
  • Provides individual and group counseling to individuals referred to the program
  • Facilitates family counseling meetings to intervene on issues relating to clients
  • Maintains records in a timely manner as required by agency, state or federal funding sources and accreditation authorities
  • Completes all required forms and maintains them in a manner consistent with requirements
  • Document all activities directly or indirectly related to serving youth, adults, and families in the program on a daily basis
  • On a bi-monthly basis, participates in the staffing of current case-load cases with supervisor
  • Participates in clinical supervision meetings, team meetings, clinical consultations, group, and individual supervision
  • Participates in training and workshops
  • Conducts community outreach presentations in the community and at LCDA relating issues of substance abuse
  • Maintains proper documentation and records on file and ensures the confidentiality of all personally identifiable information
  • Report any issues of concern to Supervisor and/or Director of Programs
  • Conduct home, school, or other community visits to increase client and family engagement
  • Maintains contact with DHS Case Workers
  • Submit Letters of Client’s progress to DHS Case Workers and Probation Officers
  • Maintain a minimum caseload of 20 and a maximum of 30 clients, based on the intensity of the program
  • Submits progress notes by Tuesday at noon
  • Spends at least 50% of work hours providing direct services to youth, adults, and families to maintain position status
  • Ensures effective and consistent delivery of services
  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling to accommodate client needs for evening appointments
  • Return phone calls, text messages promptly
  • Check and respond to emails daily
  • Abides by agency policy and program procedures at all times
  • Performs other duties consistent with training and experience

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $40.00 per hour

How To Apply

Please visit our company page at Indeed.com to apply.

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Latino-Community-Development-Agency-3?attributionid=adwebapp