Home-Based Therapist

City
South Phoenix
State
AZ
Position Id
1778

Home-Based Therapist


Position Summary:

  • Provide diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic mental health services to assigned caseload of patients.
  • Provide behavioral health treatment in accordance with a treatment plan developed with the client/family and in coordination with the Case Manager.

Critical Tasks:

  • Provide individual, family and group therapy including, but not limited to: psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive care in accordance with established plan of care
  • Review charts of assigned clients and discusses clients with Case Manager to determine appropriate modality and intensity of services based on client request and assessed need.
  • Provide individual, family and group counseling and education to patients within context of cultural beliefs and norms
  • Participate as a member of the clinical / child and family team to foster collaboration and communication
  • Maintain progress notes in patient chart of all contacts within established timeframe
  • Collaborate with patient, family members and other involved parties to assess barriers to attainment of goals and/or resources
  • Respond to emergency and/or crisis situations; perform intervention and actions as appropriate to optimize patient safety
  • Work closely and cooperatively with Child Protective Services, courts and other community agencies
  • Perform screening and assessment of patient, develops treatment/service plan to meet determined care needs
  • Identify appropriate community resources, provide needed support and perform follow up as appropriate
  • Work closely and cooperatively with peers to review and/or revise standards, policy and procedure manuals based on findings and/or recommendations

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling or closely related field
  • Current State of Arizona license from the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners i.e. (LPC, LAC, LCSW, LMSW, LISAC, LASAC, LMFT, LAMFT), or
  • Home-Based Therapist hired with an associate license (LAC, LMSW, LASAC, LAMFT) shall obtain an independent license within 1 year of hire date.
  • CPR certificate within 30 days of hire
  • Must have at least 3 years previous counseling experience
  • Current valid State of Arizona driver's license
  • Fingerprint clearance to work with children upon hire

Shift Hours:

o Monday-Friday, 8-5pm


For more information, call Rene Pelayo at 602 788-5890 x116 and email your resume to Rene@apnusa.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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