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ANCHORAGE:

601 West 5th Ave., Ste 200
Anchorage, AK 99501

JUNEAU:

2 Marine Way, Ste 225
Juneau, AK 99801

CLINICIAN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

 

Juneau, AK / Permanent / Full-time/ Pay $21.15 to $25.38 P/Hr. DOE

Large behavioral health non-profit seeking a clinician. The associate will provide professional individual, family, and group counseling services.

Representative Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure clinical and treatment services are implemented and oversees ongoing progress of treatment; ensures that such treatment services are consistent with best practices, and accepted mental health treatment processes.
  • Coordinates with Mental Health Associates, Site Supervisor, Case Managers, families, and other team members to ensure effective treatment of clients.
  • Demonstrates awareness and application of: developmental theory, family dynamics, parent training, psychopathology, mental illness, family dynamics and behavioral principles.
  • Appropriately shares knowledge with other colleagues and teaches new behavior intervention and therapeutic techniques to paraprofessional staff.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of socioeconomic/cultural differences and issues, and is able to utilize them to enhance treatment of the client.
  • Demonstrates empathy and utilizes active listening and communication skills.
  • Writes a measurable treatment objective, with interventions that flow from the integrated Assessment and reflect appropriate creativity.
  • Effectively administers the Mental Status Exam and integrates information into the Assessment.
  • Performs an adequate risk assessment for dangerous behavior.
  • Ensures that the treatment team accurately identifies all six life domains for the client’s treatmen planning process, and appropriately and accurately addresses each life domain.
  • Utilizes and references: DSM IV, Physician’s Desk Reference, other appropriate clinical references and agency’s poicies and procedures.
  • Writes required reports, documentation and assessments as requested in a timely manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

The ideal candidate will possess a thorough working knowledge of the etiology and treatment of mental illness and behavior dysfunction. Versed in child and adolescent development, family dynamics and cultural differences and knowledge of laws and regulations for treatment of youth. Must have the ability to organize, evaluate and present information effectively, both orally and in writing. The ideal candidate will work as a team member in a diverse group of people and will perform diagnostic assessments and develop and implement treatment plans. He/She will perform individual, family and group therapy and should be efficient and effective in the organization and prioritization of his/her work.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college in psychology, social work, counseling, or closely related field.
  • Must have current Alaska drivers license and auto insurance per agency standards.
  • This position requires clearance of state and federal background checks.
  • Adult/Child/Infant CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Managing Aggressive Behavior training.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position submit your resume to [email protected] or fill out our online job application.


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