The Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinician II is responsible for evaluation, assessment, and providing treatment for persons who present with substance use-related issues, and/or mental health problems. Services can be provided to family members or concerned persons affected by someone’s substance misuse. Duties include providing evaluation and treatment recommendations; referring to appropriate services; and providing education and counseling to clients, family members, and affected others. Evaluation and treatment occur within programs of the Outpatient Behavioral Health Department. Clinician II Status designates a staff member with Bachelors or Masters level training, conditional licensure (LMSW-cc, LCPC-cc, LADC), who acts with a moderate degree of independence and requires supervision and signing off on all clinical paperwork. Group facilitation is an essential part of position responsibilities.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Addictions Treatment, or related field.
License/Certifications: Conditional Licensure in Social Work or Counseling (LMSW-cc, LCPC-cc)
Experience:One to Two (1-2) years’ previous experience in counseling adolescents and adults dealing with substance use-related and mental health issues. Two (2) years of prior sobriety if in recovery at time of hire.
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