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This position is responsible for providing outpatient psychotherapy to agency clients.
Provide psychotherapeutic and/or outpatient services to clients in the agency.
Provide assessment through a variety of psychological and/or psychosocial evaluation techniques.
Provide counseling through a variety of treatment modalities, with an emphasis on brief treatment, group work and family therapy.
Act as liaison with other community agencies on the client’s behalf when appropriate.
Provide consultation and education to other agency staff.
Responsible for maintaining professional, respectful and effective working relationships with staff, patients and community professionals/agencies.
Complete mental health and integrated assessments as needed for individuals to include Severally Emotionally Disturbed children, Chronically Mentally Ill adults, and clients with co-occurring.
Provides and sustains high levels of direct client care.
Education: Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field.
License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Psychologist preferred.
Experience: Experience in working with SMI adults or SED youth.
Ability to work in a team and independent setting, good communication and organizational skills required.
Ability to work effectively with area agencies on behalf of the patient and family.
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have the ability to prepare clear and understandable written documentation and communication materials.
Demonstrated positive problem solving skills and prior experience working with SMI Adult and families is preferred.
Must be computer literate, proficient with Microsoft Office Products and be able to type 45 wpm.
Responsible for collaboratively documenting service encounters in a thorough, accurate and timely manner. Clinicians are expected to do collaborative documentation according to protocols established by PCHS. Collaborative (with patient) documentation must be completed accurately within 1-3 business days.
Clinicians are expected to assume/add clients to their caseload who are referred by the program manager or supervisor as relevant.
Must pass State-required background check and pre-hire drug screen.
A valid and clean Alaska driver’s license is required.
If licensed, must be willing to go through proctoring process at CPH as backup to emergency services clinician.
Additional Salary Information: Plus full-time benefits