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Behavioral Health Therapist II

Company: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Location: Talihina
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


Starting rate of 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

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)

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).


Job Health Care Services

Primary Location OK-Talihina

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

Organization Health

Schedule Regular


Day Job

Req ID: 21013799

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

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