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BILINGUAL LICENSED THERAPIST
 A Bilingual Licensed therapist is responsible for providing both individual and
group therapy to persons with severe and persistent mental illness, trauma, chemical dependency and co-occurring diagnosis. 

Essential Duties

  • Provides individual and group therapy utilizing evidence based practices such as CBT, EMDR, motivational interviewing and experiential practices such as art therapy and mindfulness (currently providers are working from home via telehealth)

  • Implements various treatments and protocols to provide guidance and appropriately address client situations

  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning

  • Develops an annual comprehensive psychosocial assessment

  • Continually assess client situations and provide the proper ongoing treatments

  • Educate and involve family members or other loved ones in the treatment process when necessary

  • When required, refers clients to outside sources or agencies that can better address their specific needs

  • Documents in the medical record according to requirements of regulatory agencies

  • Maintains the strictest confidentiality of each and every client situation

  • Maintains all required licenses and the appropriate insurance

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work

  • Current LCSW, LPCC, or LMHC

  • At least one year experience providing treatment both individual and group therapy to persons with severe and persistent mental illness, trauma, chemical dependency and co-occurring diagnosis

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred

  • Both weekly group and individual supervision is provided

  • Earn CEUs while being paid

  • Salary is dependent on experience.

Assessment Clinician/Counselor

Qualifications

  • Experience:

    • individual and group therapy, 1 year (Preferred)

  • Education:

    • Master's (Required)

  • License:

    • LCSW, LPCC, or LMHC (Required)

About the Opportunity

The Assessment Clinician/Counselor is responsible for providing both individual and group therapy to persons with severe and persistent mental illness, trauma, chemical dependency and co-occurring diagnosis. To further explore how you can be a vital piece to improving our community, check out our website thelifelink.org

 

Essential Duties:

· Provides brief mental health/substance abuse screening with clients during their first interaction with the agency.

Will provide individual counseling to a small caseload utilizing evidence based practices such as CBT, EMDR, motivational interviewing and experiential practices such as art therapy and mindfulness (currently providers are working from home via telehealth)

· Implements various treatments and protocols to provide guidance and appropriately address client situations

· Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning

· Develops an annual comprehensive psychosocial assessment

· Continually assess client situations and provide the proper ongoing treatments

· Educate and involve family members or other loved ones in the treatment process when necessary

· When required, refers clients to outside sources or agencies that can better address their specific needs

· Documents in the medical record according to requirements of regulatory agencies

· Maintains the strictest confidentiality of each and every client situation

· Maintains all required licenses and the appropriate insurance

Requirements

· Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling

· Current LCSW, LPCC, or LMHC

· At least one year experience providing treatment both individual and group therapy to persons with severe and persistent mental illness, trauma, chemical dependency and co-occurring diagnosis

OUTREACH COORDINATOR

 

The Outreach Coordinator provides contract case management services in the community, helping persons who are homeless gain housing, jobs and a social support network. Employs a positive, client-driven, strength-based approach.

Skills

  • Community outreach, networking, crisis management, and case management skills.

  • Adherence to professional standards, including confidentiality and maintaining professional boundaries.

  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, trauma, gender, ethnic and other cultural factors that affect persons who are homeless, and how they influence treatment planning and practices.

  • A commitment to working with persons with severe and persistent mental illness, severe chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders, as well as to the goals of the organization.

  • Word processing and internet skills.

  • Interpersonal, interviewing and listening skills.

  • Knowledge of Santa Fe and Espanola area resources, including employment, human services, healthcare, transportation, housing, social, and educational.

Essential Duties

  • Provide assessment, referral, and follow up services for clients with special attention to their needs and circumstances related to their homelessness. The scope and intensity of the case management service will vary from client to client depending on each client’s special needs. Case management will be carried out within the context of on-going assessment, care and/or treatment planning, and monitoring.

  • Perform local community outreach efforts in order to engage homeless persons and develop trust. Offer alternatives to the homeless individual’s current living situation. Inform them of the availability of health care and substance abuse services. Assist them in accessing needed services and provide ongoing emotional support and follow-up.

  • Help coordinate client support services to meet the basic needs of homeless individuals by helping individuals obtain safe, affordable, and permanent housing, assuring access to treatment services, providing crisis assistance, identifying educational and employment options, and developing a social support network. Provide life skills training to individual clients.

  • Help clients gain access to Federal, State, and local programs that provide or financially support medical, social education, or other needed services.

  • Accompany clients to appointments and advocate on behalf of the client, abiding by all agency and Life Link agency transport policies and procedures.

  • Establish a professional network from which to gain referrals and coordinate efforts.

  • Utilize opportunities, while performing case management duties, to provide community education for the purpose of increasing awareness and competence of individuals and groups in dealing with the homeless population.

  • Access community resources that provide services to clients in the areas of housing, vocational/rehabilitation, health care, Medicaid, social services and financial assistance.

  • Maintain appropriate patient record for continuity of care, treatment planning, and patient tracking: prepares and submits all required client and activity reports accurately and in a timely manner. Provide monthly reports to Life Link Executive Director-Program Director.

  • Practice safety protocols and de-escalation techniques at all times. Ensure safety by informing the Program Manager and/or office staff of Outreach Specialist location during outreach and street case management.

  • Attend community, outside agency, and organization meeting as arranged and assigned. Attend the annual Life Link staff training and other Life Link training as assigned.

  • Contribute to the team effort by following policies and procedures; participating in quality reviews; reporting needed changes; and by accomplishing contract objectives.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

No phone calls please.
Mail resumes to:
The Life Link
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 6094
Santa Fe, NM 87502-6094
Or you can email us at:

stephaniek@swhrc.com

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