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Youth Psychotherapist

NACA, Inc.
Job Description

Essential Duties

  • Conduct clinical mental health and bio-psychosocial assessment to clients with mental health concerns, adjustment disorders, and comorbid substance abuse disorders.
  • Diagnose mental health and comorbid substance abuse disorders in accordance with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).
  • Collaborate with youth and their parents to devise and enact a client-directed treatment plan for mental health treatment.
  • Provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy in accordance with an individual’s treatment plan and presenting issues/concerns. This treatment will be provided at an interval appropriate to the acuity of their mental health condition.
  • Maintain the client’s charts in a timely manner, and document all clinical contacts in the electronic health record.
  • Provide case management to clients as needed, to facilitate their treatment and attainment of treatment goals.
  • Provide referrals to other treatment professionals, as appropriate.
  • Coordinate care with other providers/agencies/parents/teachers, etc., as necessary.
  • Attend weekly group supervision meetings with NACA’s behavioral health and substance abuse professionals.
  • Attend weekly individual supervision sessions with NACA’s Behavioral Health Director and attend bi-weekly supervision meetings with NACA’s Native Connections Program Manager.  
  • Maintain client confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA, AZBBHE rules and statutes, and ACA/ACSW ethical guidelines.
  • Conduct substance abuse treatment groups, as needed.
  • Maintain the appropriate level of licensure and supervision necessary to practice behavioral health in the State of Arizona, independently, or under supervision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirement

Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, or related field which would qualify the candidate to become licensed as a mental health professional in the State of Arizona. Licensed to provide behavioral health services at the associate level, or willing to become licensed at the associate level in the State of Arizona. Preferred: licensed in Arizona at the independent level to provide behavioral services.

Preferred: At least two years of experience providing psychotherapy to diverse ethnic populations (preferably Native Americans). Experience with using an electronic health record preferred. Native American language skills preferred. Must have a strong desire and interest to work with the population of this job classification.

 

*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest and Resume.  Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968.

 

Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272).  If you wish to exercise Indian Preference and you are a registered member of a federally or state recognized tribe, attach copy of tribal Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB).

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