Children/Adolescent Therapist

US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2017-1526
# of Openings
1
Category
Direct Care

Overview

Are you passionate with working with Children and Teens? Do you want to be the change in a Child's and Teen's Life? Then this position is for YOU! We are looking for a exceptional, team-focused, enthusiastic, qualified and experienced Licensed Mental Health Therapist to work at our Children's Outpatient program to work with children and Adolescents 2-18. Be the caring provider of behavior support and outstanding rehabilitative services in a Outpatient setting.  If you strive for nothing but dedication and excellence then this team is for YOU!

 

 

You want to work for a company that is both innovative and cutting edge.  Valley Behavioral Health is that company.  We are leaders in the field using the most modern technological advances and research driven practices. 

 

More importantly, you want to work for a company that is constantly pursuing the most integrative treatment modalities to address the psychiatric, addiction, and developmental challenges that our clients face. Several years ago we decided not to rest on our laurels and dig in to take our company to the next level.  This has yielded very successful new business development that has furthered our ability to serve a variety of clients and client needs. 

 

Check us out – thousands do every month.  We are looking to hire people who want to grow themselves and their careers.  We are a people powered organization. Our employees and our open and thriving culture define us. Let us be the best place you’ll ever work!

 

 
Location:  1141 East 3900 South SLC, UT 84124
 
Schedule: 40hrs Monday-Friday
 
Pay: Compensative with Experience
 
Benefits:  Yes…Valley provides a generous benefits package including Health and Dental insurance, Paid time off, paid holidays, health savings plan, Employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, 401K and Roth IRA and Long and Short-Term Disability
 
Fully licensed candidates are eligible for a $500 sign on bonus! 
 
 

Responsibilities

  • Direct clinical services including interviews, evaluates and assesses clients to create treatment plans and provide quality care
  • Provides psychotherapy to clients including individual, group, and/or family therapy
  • Treatment planning
  • Care coordination
  • Documentation using our Electronic Health Record
  • Crisis intervention
  • Effective, evidence based interviewing skills and evaluation techniques
  • Knowledge of different modes of psychotherapy, including crisis intervention skills; general personality development theories; typical community agencies, organizations and programs
  • Evidence based principles and techniques of behavior assessment and modification
  • Knowledge of general psychological principles and concepts
  • Skill development therapies
  • Accepted standards of social work ethics and clinical practice
  • Ability to act independently, respond professionally and calmly in crisis or other situations, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, motivate and train others, and apply general principles to specific conditions
 

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Licenser current in the state of Utah: LCSW, CMHC, LMFT, CSW, ACMHC, AMFT
  • 4000 hours post-graduate supervision for full licenser
  • Experience working with children and Adolescents
  • Effective interviewing skills and evaluation techniques
  • Knowledge of different modes of psychotherapy, including crisis intervention skills
  • Principles and techniques of behavior assessment and modification
  • Knowledge of general psychological principles and concepts
  • Experience with Evidence Based interventions (TF-CBT, DBT, PCIT, EMDR, Play Therapy, Therapy) preferred. 
  • Proficiency using MS Office with the ability to learn new software programs quickly

 

Children's Outpatient Services are available for youth with mental health diagnosis from 2-18. For clients aged 12 and older, we also offer substance use services including those focused on co-occurring disorders. Outpatient services offered include assessments, family, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, abuse and trauma treatment and medication management. We also work closely with DCFS for assessments and treatment. 
 
Outpatient treatment focuses on decreasing a child's symptoms in order to supportive stabilization, crisis management, coping skills, problem solving, and elimination of dysfunctional or risky behaviors. Valley offers and East and West location for convenience. 

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