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Child And Adolescent Therapist

Company: New Beginnings Behavioral Health
Location: Draper
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

New Beginnings Behavioral Health is a dynamic and collaborative adolescent mental health organization that exists to provide structured therapeutic programs for girls and boys 11-17 years old suffering from severe emotional disturbance(s), including depression, anxiety, suicidality, etc. Within our treatment programs we strive to provide our clients with the tools to cope more effectively while on their journey towards mental wellness."
JOB SUMMARYHe/she shall have primary responsibility for coordinating all mental health treatment services for clients of the New Beginnings Residential and Day Treatment Programs. Therapists will act in accordance with policies, procedures and protocols established by Utah's standards of practice and licensure. Therapists are responsible for implementing therapeutic treatment plans, assessing problems and determining appropriate types and methods of treatment, and implementing intervention methodologies. In addition, therapists will act as a program consultant to staff members with or without professional training; functions in such areas as counseling, protective services, and family services.
DUTIESTherapists will direct in the assessment, planning, arranging, and implementing of psychosocial programs. Therapists are responsible for the content of education and counseling programs for both individual clients or groups of clients and serves as liaison to community, individuals and groups as appropriate. Therapists will review and evaluate recent clinical data and interpret it to professionals, clients and families. Therapists perform short term counseling and crisis intervention as necessary and prepare psychosocial educational materials as needed or required for group therapy. Therapists coordinate with clinical, health education, community health and other staff members in the provision of services to patients. Therapists provide referrals for services needed and coordinate with other organizational entities involved in psychosocial and mental health services for discharge planning. Therapist use tests, measurements, and measurement scales for general and specific assessments as well as objective client criteria in the provision of services and evaluation procedures. Therapists provide in-service presentations to staff as needed or required. Therapists will health related educational presentations to youth between the age of 11-17 in the residential and day treatment settings. Assume other responsibilities as directed.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, and EXPERIENCELicensed as Clinical Social Worker, CMHC, MFT or similar in the state of Utah. A Master's degree required. Experience in a mental health residential treatment center preferred. Must be a self-starter, capable of managing a client case load and clinical paperwork efficiently. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus. Therapists should have familiarity with multicultural groups, previous work experience in a multicultural setting also a plus. Therapists must be proficient with various forms of technology, cell phones, EHR systems, online databases, etc. Must be efficient with time and able to adhere to strict established clinical timeframes.

Keywords: New Beginnings Behavioral Health, Draper , Child And Adolescent Therapist, Healthcare , Draper, Utah

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