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Western Montana Mental Health Center Therapist - CSCT, Thompson Falls in Thompson Falls, Montana

* Thompson Falls*

WHY WORK FOR WMMHC?

Western Montana Mental Health Center is Montana's largest community mental health center with a mission-driven purpose of serving our communities. We serve well over 15,000 clients per year with almost 600 staff in 16 counties. We offer a broad continuum of care from community-based services to outpatient services to inpatient addiction recovery services. We believe in supporting our staff members in their work/life balance by providing flexible and personalized use of PTO. Western operates as a not-for-profit, public purpose corporation (501) (c)(3).

BENEFITS

  • Low Cost Health Insurance with three available health plans

  • HSA Match for qualifying plans and full-time employees

  • EAP

  • Payroll Stipend in lieu of medical and HSA contribution for qualifying employees

  • Tuition Financial Assistance for qualifying clinical roles

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Provide initial assessments, individual, play and group therapy for each designated child in the School Based Mental Health Services (SBMHS) program in assigned schools. Provide family therapy and support for the families of origin and foster families. Develop and implement treatment plans for each child. Provide formal and informal consultation to school staff on clinical issues. Maintain and update written clinical records according to WMMHC policies and procedures.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide initial assessments, individual and group therapy for each designated child in the School Based Mental Health Services (SBMHS) program in assigned schools

  • Provide family therapy and support for the families of origin and foster families

  • Completes treatment planning within 90 days to provide recommendations for treatment interventions and treatment plan implementations for current, new and emergent cases

  • Works in cooperation with all Western employees to provide quality care for clients

  • Communicate and collaborate with involved community agencies

  • Make appropriate referrals to community resources based on assessment and needs of the child and family

  • Participate in ongoing program development

  • Participate in team meetings including IEP/CST meetings as necessary

  • Provide formal and informal consultation to school staff on clinical issues

  • Communicate regularly with prescribing physicians or psychiatrist regarding those children on medications

  • Maintain close communication with Supervisor and respond to any communication and requests within 24 hours

  • Maintain and update written clinical records according to WMMHC policies and procedures

  • Accounts for productivity standards outline by program budget

  • Attends and participates in all required meetings unless excused by supervisor

  • Completes all required paperwork in compliance with State Standards and WMMHC policies

  • Additional duties as assigned

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field

  • Two years’ post-graduate experience working clinically with children and families

  • Experience in day treatment preferred, experience in daily therapy, experience in individual therapy, play therapy preferred, supervisory experience, licensure preferred

  • License to practice as an LCPC or LCSW in Montana and hold current license or a CIT designation as a LCPC or LCSW

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field

  • Two years’ post-graduate experience working clinically with children and families

  • Ability to pass background check and driver’s license check upon offer of employment.

  • Provide proof of auto liability insurance coverage per Western’s policies.

  • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record if required to transport clients while on work duty

  • Completion of CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) training provided by Western

  • License to practice as an LCPC or LCSW in Montana and hold current license or a CIT designation as a LC PC or LCSW

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