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BH Intake Therapist

Department: Blake Behavioral Health
Location: Casa Grande, AZ

Blake Behavioral Health Services (BBHS) is looking to expand our cadre of professional therapists in Casa Grande, AZ. We are actively seeking dynamic professionals with a passion to work with children and families of all ages.  As a component of Easterseals Blake Foundation, BBHS is known state-wide for its dedication to training professionals in evidence-based infant mental health treatment and trauma work with children and their families.  Our dedication to ongoing reflective supervision, individualized professional development, and reliable clinical supervision for independent licensure is what makes us unique. As a member of our team, you will be working for one of the most reputable, well-established, and largest non-profit companies in Southern Arizona.  We offer competitive pay with an excellent benefit package and flexible work schedule.  

WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY IF YOU ARE: 

  • Excited to learn new evidence-based modalities or;
  • Looking to work with a unique population (young children) that is often underserved or;  
  • Passionate about making a difference or;
  • Looking for new challenges with high reward;
  • An experienced therapist looking to expand your therapeutic range or;
  • A recent master’s level graduate in a counseling or social work field, and looking for professional development or;
  • Looking for reliable and consistent clinical supervision for independent licensure.

ESSENTIAL DUTES &FUNCTIONS:

  • Utilizing evidence-based practice, determine appropriate therapeutic modality for each client (e.g., Parent-Child Relationship Therapy, Play-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, etc.)
  • Provide appropriate therapy to clients
  • Regularly evaluate the progress of therapy and incorporate changes as indicated
  • Fully document all therapeutic interventions
  • Administer, score, and interpret appropriate standardized assessment instruments for children
  • Utilize additional non-standardized assessment techniques (e.g.  interview and observation)
  • Complete member intake evaluations as needed, including diagnosis and determination of medical necessity for admitting member to mental health outpatient treatment services.
  • Produce assessment reports that address bio-psycho-social issues and include an analysis and synthesis of all information gathered during the assessment process as well as recommendations for treatment.
  • Meet all established guidelines and requirements including the timelines for referrals and written documents.
  • Respond to crisis calls and performs other additional services, as needed.
  • Utilize DC 0-3R to provide diagnoses or diagnostic impressions for children aged birth to three
  • Utilize DSM-V TR to provide diagnoses or diagnostic impressions for young children
  • Produce Progress Reports as required  
  • Participate as a member of interdisciplinary teams with members of clients’ families and other professionals to facilitate meeting the identified goals for clients
  • Attend and participate in required staff meetings and
  • Provide testimony in court, as required
  • Responsible for meeting productivity and documentation requirements set by the supervisor
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor   

SUPERVISORYDUTIES:  None  

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION/ LICENSE REQUIREMENTS  

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field
  • Experience working with young children and their families helpful
  • Provide and Maintain Valid Arizona Drivers License, Registration & Insurance
  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at all times
  • Current CPR and First Aide Certification

OTHER GENERALREQUIREMENTS:  

  • Clean criminal background check
  • Personal vehicle in safe/operable condition  for work related appointments

 WORKINGCONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Get up and down from the floor when providing therapy with infants, toddlers, children and families
  • Stoop, bend, walk, reach, run, jump, jog
  • Move up and down from floor
  • Move up and down from 12-14” chairs
  • Lift and carry up to 25 pounds
  • Push and Pull with 25 pounds force
  • Move quickly around people and/or objects
  • Able to climb stairs
  • Step up and down

 

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