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Licensed Clinical Therapist

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Utah Behavior Services
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description

Therapist Position

Utah Behavior Services is looking for part-time or full-time LCSW, LMFT, or LCMHC to work in the North Wasatch region, with an office located in Riverdale. Responsibilities include:
• Coordinating with a dynamic multidisciplinary team to ensure cohesion of services and delivery of quality care to clients.
• Performing assessments for clients and developing detailed, comprehensive treatment plans.
• Having familiarity and ability to use a variety of assessment tools beyond the traditional bio-psycho-social assessment that are behaviorally focused.
• Monitoring client’s progress with treatment goals for the home and school environment, including in-home sessions and on-site observations and service delivery at schools.
• Providing collaborative services in teaching and coaching parents, teachers, school counselors and school administration to help client generalize skills and have access to least-restrictive protocols.
• Possessing clear understanding of Utah’s laws and procedures regarding mandatory reporting of suspicion of abuse.
• Compiling and including reports in documentation on client progress using specified data points related to target behaviors.
• Providing individual, family and group psychotherapy with ability to utilize a variety of therapy models.
• Teaching psycho-educational and social skills groups.
• Completing required documentation of services and work performed within timeframe of agency standards.
• Creating Behavior Intervention Plans, Behavior Summary Plans and Functional Behavioral Assessments for use in obtaining maintaining services in coordinating care systems, as well as to meet requirements for audits from insurance providers and related funding sources.

Qualifications include:
• Master degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other licensure-eligible field of study.
• Strong preference will be given to those who hold a current, unrestricted LCSW, LMFT, or LCMHC license. However, consideration will be given to those who hold a CSW and are actively working towards obtaining LCSW credential, or similar clinical credentials.
o Applicant may have a Master degree in a related behavioral or mental health field, and demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and abilities in behavioral therapy techniques and behavior change principles.
• 2+ years of experience working in a therapist/clinician position, preference given to experience specific to working with clients with Autism, and to those who are comfortable and confident working with children and adolescents.
• Strong knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis principles and ability to apply these principles in the work with clients and their families. If you are unable to describe Applied Behavior Analysis and its key principles, you need not apply.
• Firm understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder, related developmental delays, ADHD, and anxiety, as well as the dynamics of comorbid mental and behavioral health issues.
• Knowledge and ability to apply said knowledge of Early Intervention best-practices

Additional information:

  • If offer of employment is made, applicant must pass a Background Check and Drug Test.
  • Must have own transportation
  • Hours are flexible according to the needs of the client and treatment team.
  • Pay is dependent upon experience
Company Description
Our team specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders and the treatments that are proven to reach and benefit these special children. Behavior Therapy, or ABA, is a systematic way to teach new behaviors and skills, and decrease undesired behaviors, so that children achieve lasting behavior change and success. Our primary goal is to stabilize and strengthen each family we serve. Utah Behavior Services has provided behavior consultation services from the very beginning, and we are proud and excited to now provide mental health services as well. We provide both of these services to adolescents in particular with a variety of diagnoses, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and others. Utah Behavior Services offers counseling and mental health services for adults, including psychiatric medication management, parent support and parenting education, and individual and marriage and family counseling.

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