The Behavioral Health Therapist (BHT) reports to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor, and is responsible for counseling individuals or groups regarding mental health and substance abuse, resulting in developing and implementing a comprehensive treatment plan. May also train and oversee student interns in the Behavioral Health Services Department.
Minimum Requirements: Requires a Master’s degree in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or a related field. CAP Certification preferred. A minimum of 1 year of experience in social services or homelessness services is required. 2 - 4 years of counseling and/or 1 - 2 years working with the homeless population is preferred. The BHT must possess a thorough knowledge of the techniques and skills needed to assist clients with bio-psychosocial issues (assessments, treatment plans, referrals, discharges.) Requires excellent written communication skills for updating files and preparing reports. Requires a demonstrated ability to facilitate individual, group therapy, and family counseling for a diverse population. Requires general proficiency in basic computer skills and general office programs.
Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.
Compensation: $35,000 - $45,000 per year based on experience. Position is exempt.