Psychotherapist

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Job Title: Psychotherapist
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Wage and Salary: $27.97 – $31.16/hour ($58,178 – $64,811 annually); based on qualifications/experience upon hire
Application review will begin: November 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

Jefferson County’s Human Services Department has a Behavioral Health division that serves Jefferson County residents with mental health and substance use concerns through an outpatient clinic setting. The clinic staff is committed to delivering evidence based practices by providing person centered and recovery focused services.The clinic is in need of another Psychotherapist to join the team that will provide Mental Health and Substance Use Intervention services.As an experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate Psychotherapist, you will be successful in this role by completing the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Perform crisis/suicide risk assessments, evaluate client’s safety to self and others through clinic interview, and develop crisis and safety plans to meet their needs
  • Provide ongoing assessments, respond to crisis situations and link client with appropriate resources
  • Perform bio psycho-social assessments for mental health and substance use clients and diagnose the consumer for mental health and substance use, under the direction of the medical director
  • Provide case management as identified in the psycho-social assessment
  • Perform individual and group psychotherapy for mostly adults, with the potential to work with some children, both within the outpatient clinic and the Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program
  • Several other tasks needed and provided on the posted job description.

Starting wage: $27.97 – $31.16/hour ($58,178 – $64,811 annually); based on qualifications/experience upon hireHours: 40 hours/week with willingness to provide some evening individual/group psychotherapy sessionsBenefits: Eligible for excellent benefit package with details at the below link(https://www.jeffersoncountywi.gov/departments/human_resources/pay_and_benefit_information.php)

Qualifications:

Qualifications Needed:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or related field with two years’ experience
  • Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years’ experience
  • Substance Abuse Counseling Certification and/or Trauma Informed Care Training
  • Bilingual qualified applicants encouraged to apply

To apply, go to: https://apps.jeffersoncountywi.gov/jc/job/detail/1027_Psychotherapist