Therapist (AZ Licensed or AZ License Eligible)
Job Details
Alvernon - Tucson, AZ
Full Time
Graduate Degree
Negligible
Nonprofit - Social Services

Summary
Responsible for providing a variety of outpatient therapy services to CODAC members and their families/families choice living with mental and physical illness and/or addiction disorders to aid in their integrative health, recovery and wellness recovery using an integrative model.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs assessment and initial diagnostic evaluation of members and offers integrative clinical recommendations.

  • Provides individual, group, family therapy and aftercare services for members.

  • Provides referrals for other supportive services on an as needed basis including, but not limited to employment/vocational rehabilitation, physical health care, etc.

  • Works closely with adult member recovery teams, clinical and medical staff, and other professionals both within and outside the agency to plan, provide and promote recovery for CODAC members.

  • Continually improves quality of therapy provided via input from clinical supervision, pro¬fessional conference attendance and analysis of clinical literature.

  • Maintains member records in accordance with requirements set forth by the agency, ADHS, the RHBA and other funding sources.

  • Provides accurate, legible, timely and complete documentation in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.

  • Interfaces with community agency personnel as directed by the Director of Therapy Services.

  • Participates in ongoing services planning and development.

  • Provides clinical services as needed, in the members home, the office, and in school or community-based settings.

  • Performs other related duties in accordance with agency growth and changes.

Education:    

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related behavioral health

Experience:    

  • Two (2) years related experience

Certifications:    

  • Attain and maintain the Clinical Supervision Certification through the AZBBHE, preferred.

Licensure:    

  • At a minimum currently licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health at the Associate Level.

Additional Requirements:    

  • Valid Arizona Drivers license, proof of current insurance and willingness to use personal vehicle.  
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record - no more than 2 moving violations or a license suspension in past 3 years.
  • Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card required.

Skills:    

  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of various therapeutic techniques utilized when treating members experiencing mental health challenges, including sexual abuse/trauma.    
  • Extensive knowledge of drugs of abuse and dynamics of abuse/addictive behavior.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience conducting individual, group and family therapy. 
  • Superior oral and written communication skills. 
  • Thorough knowledge of DSM-IV. 
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources. 
  • Ability to interact effectively with adult recovery teams and clinical teams.  
  • Familiarity with people and practices within various ethnic and cultural groups. 
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills using MS Office products, Word, Excel, Access, etc., importing/exporting date to/from applications.
     
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