Mental Health Therapist
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Range: 54,000-77,000
Organization's Mission: Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of the world's torture survivors
• Conduct comprehensive intakes to assess clients' needs, complete psychosocial assessments, and identify clients' history of trauma, acuity, strengths, and healing/recovery goals.
• Develop family-centered, strength-based, and culturally appropriate treatment plans. Provide outpatient services including individual counseling, family counseling/training, and group counseling.
• Collaborate with UHHR case managers on shared cases to ensure cooperation with relevant case management services in alignment with the client's treatment plan.
• Provide clients with supportive referrals to community services and ensure follow-up and connection.
• Address unique mental health needs of clients by working with them in community settings, outside of the office, to support their mental well-being, community integration, and resource development.
Indirect Client Services
• Learn and understand eligibility requirements and documentation for torture and asylum programs.
• Collaborate with community partners, including case workers at refugee/immigrant serving agencies, to coordinate services for clients and avoid duplication.
• Maintain timely clinical documentation, including progress notes, patient assessments, service/treatment plans, and other required forms/records. Maintain detailed case files and other documentation.
• Participate in ongoing supervision with the Clinical Director.
• Flexibility is crucial to meet client needs, including the possibility of evening and weekend hours.
• Interest and passion for healing trauma, working with marginalized and underserved individuals, and ongoing personal and professional development.
• Experience, comfort, and sensitivity in working as part of a multicultural team.
• Demonstrated interest in issues related to immigrant communities, political torture, severe war trauma, social justice, and human rights.
• Ability to work effectively with an interpreter.
• Current Utah licensure as a CSW, LCSW, CMHC, ACMHC, AMFT, or LMFT.
• Ability to pass a background check.
• Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance.
• Two or more years of experience providing direct services to culturally and linguistically diverse clients (including internships and/or practicum).
• Familiarity working with trauma and/or torture survivors.
• Proficiency in both written and spoken Spanish/English.
• 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
• 401k with a 3% match, eligible from the start date.
• $1,000 hiring bonus ($500 after 30 days, $500 after 6 months).
• Flexible work schedule.
• Paid lunchtime, holidays, vacation, sick leave, and self-care time.
• Annual merit increases and bonuses available.
• Generous training and professional development opportunities.
• A trauma-responsive culture that prioritizes self-care, professional development, and a client-centered approach to healing.
Closing Date: until filled
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