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Licensed Mental Health & Substance Abuse Therapist (Grant Funded)

Douglas County


Job title:
Licensed Mental Health & Substance Abuse Therapist (Grant Funded)

Job level:

Job description:

Primary Function:
Incumbent works under the direction of the Director of Outpatient Services of the Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) or designee, utilizing an evidence-based model providing individual and group counseling in a Co-Occurring Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).

Douglas County is an EOE – Disability/Veterans

Salary Range: $ 28.70 – $43.27 /hour

Essential Functions:
*Facilitate an evidence-based model program for those with Co-Occurring disorders.
*Provide group therapy, individual therapy, family sessions, and substance use disorders evaluations.
*Receive cross-training in other CMHC programs (e.g. Outpatient, Day Treatment, Inpatient Treatment), and provide services within these programs upon request.
*Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, and the public.
*Comply with Civil Service policies and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, County policies, and laws to create a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.
*Assure client information/records are properly documented and maintained.
*Ensure all services provided comply with professional standards, state/federal regulations and established policies/procedures.
*Participate in Douglas County Correction treatment team meetings with staff and outside agencies.
*Maintain assigned caseload and productivity in accordance with CMHC criteria.
*Provide input regarding changes to policies and procedures as needed.
*Perform quality assurance activities.
*Safely operate a motor vehicle when required to travel on County business.
*Report to work with regular, consistent attendance.
*Perform other duties as assigned and directed.

*Master’s Degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Counseling, or Human Services required.
*Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) and a provisional Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor (LADC) or Professional Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor (PLADC) required.
*Dually Licensed practitioner Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) or LMHP and LADC preferred.
*Approved provider for Nebraska Probation preferred.
*Experience performing assessments and the Nebraska Standardized Model preferred.
*Knowledge of the ASAM criteria preferred.
*Experience with community behavioral health programs/resources preferred.
*Experience with the Matrix Model program preferred.
*Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and own mode of transportation at the time of hire and throughout the course of employment.
*Completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, post-offer drug screen and physical assessment.

Positions available:

Posted on:
January 18, 2024

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