Behavioral Health Therapist

Unison Behavioral Health   Douglas, GA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on June 25, 2024
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Location:  Clinch, Coffee, Atkinson                                                                          

Closing date: Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with education and credentials

Job Description: Provides assessments and therapy to youth in Clinch, Coffee, and Atkinson County. Provides a broad range of social services to clients and their families. Participates in treatment team planning and performs crisis intervention. Assists in dealing with personal and social problems. Serves as a liaison for social services. Position is part of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) grant awarded to Unison BH via the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Position is part of a 4-year grant.

Job Responsibilities:  Will work Monday-Thursday, 7 AM – 6 PM.

Competencies: Knowledge of diagnostic impressions or criteria. Knowledge of how client advocacy system operates. Knowledge of individual and group therapy techniques. Knowledge of various therapeutic models and intervention as directly related to area of assignment. Knowledge of crises intervention techniques.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years old to apply. Master’s degree in a helping field and pursuing licensure. One year case-management experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record with less than 6 points. Preference for experience with or knowledge of trauma informed, resilience-oriented care.

Additional Notes: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.  This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.  UBH is a tobacco-free campus.