OPEN OPPORTUNITY: Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Therapist

We have an open opportunity for a Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Therapist. We are looking for a Licensed Clinician (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) for 3-5 years minimum with heavy therapy experience in drug and alcohol treatment! #psychops

 

TITLE: Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Therapist

CLIENT: Confidential

LOCATION: Denver, CO

# OPENINGS: 1

TERM/STATUS: Full-time/Employee

COMPENSATION: The compensation package includes…

  • $44,000-$63,000 Base Salary Compensation (based on overall qualifications)
  • Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Covered Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement with Matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Multiple Excellent Opportunities for Advancement
  • Relocation Assistance Offered

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The therapist has crucial role responsible for providing safety, supervision, organization and follow-through in all domains related to efficient and effective treatment services provided and business functioning.  The Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Therapist provides individual and group psychotherapy, as well as, family and couples therapy as needed.   This person will carry a caseload of 6 – 9 clients and run 3 groups per week.

Our client provides a comprehensive, holistic model of care to adults.  In addition to the best of traditional and cutting-edge therapeutic approaches, they offer art therapy, nutritional therapy, and functional medicine.  Our client prides themselves on having a close-knit, highly skilled clinical team and dedicated floor staff, and our caring and effective treatment program inspires many clients to find healing and success.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • REQUIRED: Master’s Degree or equivalent in Human Services or related field
  • REQUIRED: Active Mental Health Licensure in Colorado (LCSW, LPC, LMFT) for 3-5 years minimum
  • REQUIRED: Experience and proficiency with drug and alcohol treatment
  • REQUIRED: Experience in a therapy-heavy environment

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsibility for treatment, case management, collateral contacts, behavioral contracts, treatment plan updates, documentation, frequency of sessions and UA/BA.
  • Facilitate process groups, psycho-education, individual therapy, and family education/therapy services.
  • Participate in the admission process: initial ASAM assessment, treatment planning, coordination of care, transmission of case information to appropriate staff, i.e. nursing, BHT, Director(s).
  • Participation in multidisciplinary meetings and clinical client staffing. Follow through with nursing/medical to maintain awareness of client’s medications/conditions/referral appointments.
  • Assist clients to plan and navigate milieu activities based on level of care and transition to lower levels of care and greater autonomy during course of treatment.
  • Address any issues with urine testing/breathalyzer testing, including documentation, treatment plan revisions, documented medical necessity for on-going testing, possible discharge, etc.
  • Accurate and thorough discharge planning promoting continuity of appropriate care. Discharge summary must document follow-up appointments within 7 days of discharge with provider name/contact number and time/date of appointment.
  • Participation in group and individual supervision, quality Improvement Committees.

 

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