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Behavioral Health Therapist II - Recovery Center

Company: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Location: Talihina
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Starting pay: $66,491.25-year.

Job Purpose or Objective(s): Provide counseling to individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health.

Primary Tasks

  • Provide assessment and stabilization for individuals who may be experiencing mental health crises.
  • Counsel individuals to process crisis issues associated with, but not limited to; addictions and substance abuse, family, marital problems, depression, anxiety, trauma, stress management, self-esteem, aging and any other emotional stressors.
  • Provide Behavioral Health services, self-care plan development, coping skills, motivational interviewing, and related integrated Behavioral Health services.
  • Work closely with primary care providers, medical clinic support staff, and preventive program services staff encountering patients in all medical clinic settings
  • Refer patients for inpatient treatment services, arrange for transportation, and provide any necessary documentation to facilities.
  • Prepare and maintain all treatment records, maintain confidentiality of patient records, and upholds patient safety standards.
  • Serves as liaison between medical staff, patients, relatives, and outside agencies.
  • Provide services in a range of hospital settings including: family practice, ER, pediatrics, med-surge women's health, etc.
  • Interpret and assist in resolving problems that relate to medical condition and/or hospitalization.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments, refer for continuing services, or develop treatment plans.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
    Required Education, Skills And Experience

    MINIMUM
    • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related human services from a nationally accredited college or university
    • Under supervision for Licensed Mental Health Professional (LPC, LCSW, LADC-MH, LMFT)
      TARGET
      • Master's degree or higher in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related human services from a nationally accredited college or university
      • Licensed Mental Health Professional (LPC, LCSW, LADC-MH, LMFT).
      • 2 years experience in a range of specialized interventions and treatment modalities. This includes individual, group, and/or family counseling or psychotherapy, case management interventions, diagnostic assessment and related interventions with substance abuse and mental health disorders (co-occurring treatment).
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        Job Health Care Services

        Primary Location OK-Talihina

        Work Locations Health Care Center Rt 2, Box 1774 Talihina 74571

        Organization Health

        Schedule Regular

        Full-time

        Day Job

        Req ID: 20001023

Keywords: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Fort Smith , Behavioral Health Therapist II - Recovery Center, Healthcare , Talihina, Arkansas

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