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Therapist / Clinician - Part Time NEEDED FOR OUR EXPANSION

at Ascend Behavioral Health

Pay: $24 to $32/hour
F/T with Benefits, Contract or Part Time no benefits
Posted: 1/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time,Part Time,Internship,On Call

Job Description

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: To provide individual, family, and group counseling to clients and their families. To oversee all clinical procedures and operations within the agency.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Therapist/Clinician  is responsible for developing and monitoring all direct resident related treatment programs and he/she provides counseling for residents and families.


  • Complete the Intake and Assessment forms.
  • This process begins with the receipt of client information from referral sources with ongoing updates throughout client stay.
  • Develop and prepare individualized treatment plans, programs and activities.
  • Provide individual and group therapy.
  • Focus on staff understanding and implementing of resident treatment plan and behavior management programs.
  • Discuss strategies for dealing with individual/resident issues, i.e., personal, family, etc.
  • Prepare the 30 days monthly progress reports, Annual comprehensive assessment reports. Revise the treatment plans as indicated.
  • Staff clients with psychiatrist and CEO or designee when appropriate.
  • Consult with case managers, parents, attorneys, etc.
  • Participate in resident staffings at the residence and complete weekly staffing on all residents.
  • Review client issues regularly.
  • Develops behavior modification systems within the therapeutic milieu.
  • Supervises ITP development and implementation.

Skill / Requirements


  • A Masters Degree and/ or Ph.D is required.
  • A minimum of two years experience working with  adults and or children who have a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges.
  • Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners  or in the process as a social worker or professional counselor or marriage and family therapist, LISAC,LCSW, LAC,LMSW etc.
  • A minimum of three years supervisory/management experience.


  • Knowledge and skills in treatment/program planning and implementation.
  • Familiarity with behavioral intervention strategies.
  • Knowledge of accepted procedures for individual, group, and family counseling.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • General knowledge of behavior modification.
  • Special knowledge on the needs of Seriously Mentally Ill adults


Important Notes

If you meet the qualifications, submit a cover letter and your resume online today!