Clinical Director Utah Health and Human Rights

Description

Salary: DOE
Job Description: Clinical Director
Utah Health and Human Rights Project (UHHR)

Department and location: UHHR Clinical Program, Salt Lake City, Utah
Category and Status: Regular, full-time at 40 hours/week, exempt
Salary: Competitive based on qualifications and experience
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Clinical Director oversees and manages all aspects of clinical services provided to UHHR torture, war trauma, and asylum clients; with a strong focus on cross-cultural and multidisciplinary approaches. The Clinical Director will be responsible for ensuring that UHHR’s clinical program is relevant, up to date and meets agency and funder goals. All staff and volunteers providing clinical services will be trained and supervised by the Clinical Director, and will receive appropriate supervisory hours as needed, as required by licensure. The Clinical Director will play an integral role in overall agency program and strategic planning.

Specific responsibilities include:
1) Job Specific Duties:

Program Leadership
• Collaborate with local and national mental health organizations and academic institutions to ensure that UHHR delivers outstanding and evidence-based mental health interventions
• Provide oversight and direction for clinical services provided to UHHR clients, including: asylum seekers, torture survivors, and survivors of severe war trauma
• Lead a collaborative, multi-disciplinary clinical approach that addresses and meets the unique needs of clients seeking rehabilitative services at UHHR

Direct Client Services
• Provide and oversee the clinical assessment of and treatment for UHHR clients
• Oversee the development and implementation of a treatment plan for each client in conjunction with clinical staff
• Provide direct psycho-therapy to clients in group and individual settings

Indirect Client Services
• Know and understand eligibility requirements and documentation for torture and asylum
• Collaborate with case workers at refugee/immigrant serving agencies to coordinate and/or reduce duplication of services for clients
• Keep updated and detailed client files on each client in caseload and clear and concise case notes
• Record services for each client for each client in Salesforce. Records are current on a weekly basis.
• Respond accordingly to inquiries from the community on UHHR services

Staff Leadership and Management
• Hire and supervise counselors, therapists, case managers, students and volunteers
• Ensure that staff are aware of agency goals as related to program funders; that staff track and report outcomes to director in a timely manner, and program outcomes are in line with agency and funder goals
• Provide assistance to staff/volunteers with regards to secondary trauma
• Run regular clinical meetings

Program Support
• Participate as an active member of the leadership team to advise program and strategic planning and evaluation
• Perform related duties as assigned

2) Client Care and Safety:
• Maintain stringent client confidentiality both in and outside of the office and keep clinical staff up to date on UHHR policies and procedures related to client care and safety
• Adhere to UHHR security protocol and recommend revisions as necessary
• Conduct services in a culturally-appropriate manner
• Adhere to code of conduct and recommend revisions as necessary
• Instruct and guide clinical staff on best practices ensuring that clients receive culturally and linguistically appropriate services

3) Agency Responsibilities:
• Ensure clinical staff work collaboratively for program and agency goals
• Attend, lead, and participate in regular staff meetings
• Answer phone calls, greet clients and make referrals within the agency
• Contribute to UHHR’s mission and programs as needed
• Contribute ideas to program planning and assist the program in meetings its goals
• Adhere to agency policy and procedure manual and keep staff updated on changes
• Attend outreach events and present on agency services as needed
• Promote and represent the agency in a positive, pro-active way
• Instruct clinical staff on how to follow program protocol and chain of command
• Maintain a culture of respect, honesty and dignity with co-workers and clients
• Other duties as assigned

4) Professional Development:
• Maintain licensure/credentials as needed
• Attend trainings relevant to job function, as supported by the budget

5) Record-keeping and Reporting:
• Maintain client data in the database
• Keep client files and case notes up to date and in accordance with program policies
• Submit reports and all administrative documentation in a timely manner

Supervisory Responsibilities
The Clinical Director supervises all staff and volunteers providing clinical services

Qualifications:
Experience
• Cross-cultural and trauma experience a must, preferably with experience in the mental health issues of refugees or torture/severe war trauma survivors
• At least 5 years’ experience providing direct client therapy
• Program development and strong leadership experience a must, including ability to work creatively, adaptively and under pressure
• Proven ability to develop and run a clinical program in various stages of development
• Ability to coordinate and implement client treatment plans, and assess progress toward goals
• Ability to address clinical issues through a multi-cultural lens
• Computer skills including email, power point, and word processing
• International experience or strong background working within diverse communities
• Experience working in a non-profit and leading a team
• Ability to educate, train and provide constructive feedback in a manner which will increase staff ability to accomplish the responsibilities of their positions

Skills and Attributes
• Commitment to immerse oneself in the field of torture treatment and immigrant mental health
• Ability to motivate staff and provide constructive feedback
• Strong organizational skills
• Stay up to date with evidence based methods
• Interest/skills in community mental health approaches
• Work comfortably with interpreters
• Strong and proven interest in issues of political torture and the health consequences of human rights abuses

Education
• LCSW preferred but PhD or master’s level therapists will be considered
• Candidate must be licensed and certified to provide direct mental health services to clients

Physical Requirements:
The employee may sit comfortably to perform work. He/she will also walk, stand, bend and carry light items. The employee will be required to drive an automobile. Special physical demands are not required to perform the responsibilities of this position.

Working Conditions:
Duties are performed in an office setting and in locations outside of the office. Risks associated with this position are those found in the typical office setting.

Other:
Criminal background check, a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required.

Location: Salt Lake City

Information

How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to heidi.justice@uhhr.org
Closing Date: Open until filled
Your Website: Visit organizational website.
Job Post Link: Visit additional job posting information.

Clinical Supervisor

Curran Seeley Foundation in Jackson, WY is in search of a full-time Clinical Supervisor:

Come and live in the mountains of beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Our small outpatient treatment agency provides separate Men’s, Women’s and Adolescent programs, DUI classes and prevention services to Teton County, Wyoming and the surrounding area. Visit curranseeley.com for more information about our programs and services.

  • Master’s degree and WY license or ability to obtain license.
  • Must have clinical experience in a therapeutic setting as well as supervisory experience as a senior clinician or previous supervisor role.  
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills, computer literacy, and a positive demeanor are necessary in this position. 
  • Position will be a combination of both clinical work and supervisory work in a busy nonprofit agency. 
  • Knowledge of substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders and effective therapeutic interventions as well as knowledge of supervision styles and core competencies.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance, retirement, wellness package, holidays and personal leave time.
  • We are an equal opportunity, drug-free workplace.
  • For more information about Curran Seeley Foundation, go to www.curranseeley.com

Please send resume and cover letter to tricia@curranseeley.com.

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Social Work Neuroscience and Clinical Research on Behavioral Health Interventions

Eric Garland, PhD, Associate Dean for Research at the University of Utah College of Social Work and Director of the Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development, is seeking clinically-trained social work PhD students for a fellowship in social work neuroscience and clinical research on behavioral health interventions. Pre-doctoral fellows will assist in Federally-funded research; faculty at the University of Utah College of Social Work are currently conducting research projects funded by NIH -National Institute of Drug Abuse, NIH-National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH-National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Justice, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, and Patient Center Research Outcomes Institute (PCORI).

Pre-doctoral fellows will support clinical biobehavioral research on mindfulness as a treatment for chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse at the Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development, which currently oversees more than $17 million in NIH, DOD, and PCORI funded grants. In particular, fellows will help conduct randomized clinical trials (RCTs) and mechanistic research of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE), a manualized social work intervention for addiction, stress-related conditions, and chronic pain. For additional information on MORE and current research, see www.drericgarland.com.

Pre-doctoral fellows will assist with the following duties: a) manuscript preparation from existing datasets; b) implementing mindfulness and other behavioral interventions to study participants; c) clinical data collection; d) psychophysiological data collection (autonomic and fMRI measures); and e) data analysis. Pre-doctoral fellows will have opportunities to coauthor scientific articles from existing primary datasets, as well as to conduct new research studies, leveraging the resources and interdisciplinary connections of the College of Social Work, which extend into Psychiatry, Psychology, Oncology, Public Health, Anesthesiology, Neuroscience, Family Medicine, Law, and Nursing, among other departments.

The fellowship comes with a competitive stipend in addition to a graduate research assistantship.

Required Qualifications: Dr. Garland is seeking doctoral program applicants with a MSW, strong writing and analytical skills, and clinical experience working with persons suffering from mental health problems, addictive behaviors, and/or chronic pain and other health conditions.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with a LCSW, previous experience with mindfulness, quantitative data analysis, computer programming, psychophysiological data collection/analysis, and/or previous study coordination experience on Federally-funded studies will be given preference.

College, University, and Environment: As a major research and teaching university—and the flagship of the Utah System of Higher Education—the University of Utah strives to create an academic environment in which the highest standards of scholarship, professional practice and teaching are observed.  The University is located in Salt Lake City, at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, providing ready access to world class outdoor recreational opportunities. 

The University of Utah College of Social Work has a number of excellent research facilities, including the state-of-the-art Bridge Training Clinic, consisting of four therapy rooms with one-way mirrors and videotaping capacity for behavioral observation and coding, as well as a Social Work Neuroscience Laboratory for assessment of neurocognitive and neuroaffective mechanisms of therapeutic change.

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be open until filled. Applicants should provide cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, and published writing sample(s).

Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Eric Garland, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, at eric.garland@socwk.utah.edu, 801-581-3826. Applicants for the fellowship must also apply to the Ph.D program in Social Work; please contact Mirela Rankovic, Program Coordinator, at mirela.rankovic@socwk.utah.edu 801-585-5979, or Dr. Christina Gringeri, Ph.D. Director, at cgringeri@socwk.utah.edu, 801-581-4864.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information: http://w3ww.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html.

Clinical Director Utah Health and Human Rights

Description

Salary: DOE
Job Description: Clinical Director
Utah Health and Human Rights Project (UHHR)

Department and location: UHHR Clinical Program, Salt Lake City, Utah
Category and Status: Regular, full-time at 40 hours/week, exempt
Salary: Competitive based on qualifications and experience
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Clinical Director oversees and manages all aspects of clinical services provided to UHHR torture, war trauma, and asylum clients; with a strong focus on cross-cultural and multidisciplinary approaches. The Clinical Director will be responsible for ensuring that UHHR’s clinical program is relevant, up to date and meets agency and funder goals. All staff and volunteers providing clinical services will be trained and supervised by the Clinical Director, and will receive appropriate supervisory hours as needed, as required by licensure. The Clinical Director will play an integral role in overall agency program and strategic planning.

Specific responsibilities include: 
1) Job Specific Duties:

Program Leadership
• Collaborate with local and national mental health organizations and academic institutions to ensure that UHHR delivers outstanding and evidence-based mental health interventions
• Provide oversight and direction for clinical services provided to UHHR clients, including: asylum seekers, torture survivors, and survivors of severe war trauma
• Lead a collaborative, multi-disciplinary clinical approach that addresses and meets the unique needs of clients seeking rehabilitative services at UHHR

Direct Client Services
• Provide and oversee the clinical assessment of and treatment for UHHR clients
• Oversee the development and implementation of a treatment plan for each client in conjunction with clinical staff 
• Provide direct psycho-therapy to clients in group and individual settings

Indirect Client Services
• Know and understand eligibility requirements and documentation for torture and asylum
• Collaborate with case workers at refugee/immigrant serving agencies to coordinate and/or reduce duplication of services for clients 
• Keep updated and detailed client files on each client in caseload and clear and concise case notes
• Record services for each client for each client in Salesforce. Records are current on a weekly basis.
• Respond accordingly to inquiries from the community on UHHR services

Staff Leadership and Management
• Hire and supervise counselors, therapists, case managers, students and volunteers
• Ensure that staff are aware of agency goals as related to program funders; that staff track and report outcomes to director in a timely manner, and program outcomes are in line with agency and funder goals 
• Provide assistance to staff/volunteers with regards to secondary trauma
• Run regular clinical meetings 

Program Support
• Participate as an active member of the leadership team to advise program and strategic planning and evaluation
• Perform related duties as assigned

2) Client Care and Safety:
• Maintain stringent client confidentiality both in and outside of the office and keep clinical staff up to date on UHHR policies and procedures related to client care and safety
• Adhere to UHHR security protocol and recommend revisions as necessary
• Conduct services in a culturally-appropriate manner
• Adhere to code of conduct and recommend revisions as necessary
• Instruct and guide clinical staff on best practices ensuring that clients receive culturally and linguistically appropriate services

3) Agency Responsibilities:
• Ensure clinical staff work collaboratively for program and agency goals 
• Attend, lead, and participate in regular staff meetings
• Answer phone calls, greet clients and make referrals within the agency
• Contribute to UHHR’s mission and programs as needed
• Contribute ideas to program planning and assist the program in meetings its goals
• Adhere to agency policy and procedure manual and keep staff updated on changes
• Attend outreach events and present on agency services as needed
• Promote and represent the agency in a positive, pro-active way
• Instruct clinical staff on how to follow program protocol and chain of command
• Maintain a culture of respect, honesty and dignity with co-workers and clients
• Other duties as assigned

4) Professional Development:
• Maintain licensure/credentials as needed
• Attend trainings relevant to job function, as supported by the budget

5) Record-keeping and Reporting:
• Maintain client data in the database
• Keep client files and case notes up to date and in accordance with program policies
• Submit reports and all administrative documentation in a timely manner

Supervisory Responsibilities
The Clinical Director supervises all staff and volunteers providing clinical services 

Qualifications:
Experience
• Cross-cultural and trauma experience a must, preferably with experience in the mental health issues of refugees or torture/severe war trauma survivors
• At least 5 years’ experience providing direct client therapy
• Program development and strong leadership experience a must, including ability to work creatively, adaptively and under pressure
• Proven ability to develop and run a clinical program in various stages of development
• Ability to coordinate and implement client treatment plans, and assess progress toward goals
• Ability to address clinical issues through a multi-cultural lens
• Computer skills including email, power point, and word processing
• International experience or strong background working within diverse communities
• Experience working in a non-profit and leading a team
• Ability to educate, train and provide constructive feedback in a manner which will increase staff ability to accomplish the responsibilities of their positions

Skills and Attributes
• Commitment to immerse oneself in the field of torture treatment and immigrant mental health
• Ability to motivate staff and provide constructive feedback
• Strong organizational skills
• Stay up to date with evidence based methods
• Interest/skills in community mental health approaches
• Work comfortably with interpreters
• Strong and proven interest in issues of political torture and the health consequences of human rights abuses

Education
• LCSW preferred but PhD or master’s level therapists will be considered
• Candidate must be licensed and certified to provide direct mental health services to clients

Physical Requirements:
The employee may sit comfortably to perform work. He/she will also walk, stand, bend and carry light items. The employee will be required to drive an automobile. Special physical demands are not required to perform the responsibilities of this position.

Working Conditions:
Duties are performed in an office setting and in locations outside of the office. Risks associated with this position are those found in the typical office setting.

Other:
Criminal background check, a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required.
Location: Salt Lake City

Information

How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to heidi.justice@uhhr.org
Closing Date: Open until filled
Your WebsiteVisit organizational website.
Job Post LinkVisit additional job posting information.

Therapist – Full Time

Peace House Inc.

 
Description

Salary: $46,000 – $48,000 DOE
Job Description: Peace House is a charitable organization dedicated to ending family violence and abuse, including sexual assault and abuse, in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all of our clients, including Case Management, Therapy, Advocacy and Crisis Intervention. Peace House is located in Park City, UT. Peace House is an equal opportunity employer.

Clinical services are offered to all clients of Peace House. Those services are individual and group therapy, mental health assessments, crisis counseling, and referrals to qualified mental health clinicians in the community. The therapist will provide clinical services to the children and adults staying within the shelter and in the outpatient programs.

The therapist will be a full-time position and will report directly to the Clinical Director and will serve as an active member within Peace House. This position is responsible for counseling of sexual assault and domestic violence victims along with other members of the community.

1. Primary Responsibilities
• Provide initial mental health/trauma assessments that identify needs
• Share assessment findings with clients and/or their guardian, as appropriate
• Involve the client and/or guardian in the development of treatment plan and goals based off of the assessment
• Provide individual therapy services to adults and children
• Provide coordinated care by initiating and participating in client-centered consultation with other internal staff members (i.e. case manager, therapist etc.)
• Assist in establishing effective communication between Peace House and other social service agencies to ensure a smooth hand-off once a referral is required
• Facilitate/Co-facilitate group as needed
• Document all clinical sessions (individual and group) with progress notes in compliance with Peace House’s clinical documentation standards

2. Standards for Clinical Practice
• To utilize evidence-based interventions and clinical techniques and to participate in continuing education to stay abreast of current and new practices
• To utilize trauma-informed approaches whenever possible
• To maintain confidential client records in compliance with state and federal guidelines and in accordance with contractual obligations with DHS and DCFS
• To develop an understanding of the service providers commonly sourced by victims of domestic violence, particularly mental health agencies that may serve as referrals
• Promote high ethical and professional standards in all relationships and activities
• Establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with agency staff, other key agencies, and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the agency’s work

3. Professional Development
• Attend training sessions for professional development in coordination with the Clinical Director

4. Staff Collaboration: All therapists will collaborate with the following staff to ensure continuity of care, facilitate improved client outcomes and strive toward agency excellence. The Therapist will encourage, facilitate, and support those collaborations.
• Clinical Director, Shelter Manager and Program Director- to implement evidence-informed practices and trauma informed care within Peace House programs
• Case Managers – to understand and work toward client objectives, identify barriers and strengths, and optimize the client time in shelter
• Advocates – to provide support in their client services
• Therapist participation in weekly staffing meetings and clinical staffing meetings is required

Other duties as assigned by Clinical Director.

Required Qualifications

• Masters level mental health degree and current license in the state of Utah
• Clinical experience working in a social service environment with diverse client populations, including adults and children.
• Additional clinical experience working with child and adult victims of trauma, chronic abuse and/or domestic violence, substance abuse and chronic mental health issues is preferred.
• Experience and competency in using evidence-based interventions and clinical techniques.
• Ability to facilitate groups.
• Collaborative team player.
• Computer literacy and ability to utilize or learn a database.
• Able to pass a background check as required for state licensing.
• Current First Aid and CPR or ability to become certified upon employment.
• Passionate about making a real and lasting change for the better for each child and adult.
• Creative, enthusiastic and flexible—open to change and learning.

Preferred Qualifications

• Fluency in Spanish

Physical Requirements
• Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
• Ability to climb multiple levels of stairs
• Ability to administer CPR, if necessary

Location: Park City, Utah
Status: open

Information

How to Apply: Interested Applicants please send both a resume and a cover letter to melissa@peacehouse.org
Closing Date: September 8, 2017
Your Website: Visit organizational website.

 

LCSW

Corner Canyon Counseling and Psychological Services is primarily an insurance-based multi-specialty mental health clinic specializing in diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental health issues.   We treat patients of all ages offering individual, group, and couple’s therapy.

As we expand we add more clinicians.  We presently have a position open for an LCSW or MSW.  Full time (32 hours) commitment is preferred; however, we will consider hiring a quality candidate for a part-time position. 

Our Clinicians are W2 employees eligible for full benefit packages including a retirement plan, paid vacations, medical insurance, and profit-sharing.  Additionally, we provide your liability insurance and all administrative services.

To allow for your flexibility, we pay primarily for billable hours.  Clinicians are encouraged to set a schedule that meets the needs of the practice as well as their own individual needs for a satisfying work/life balance.

You can see more information about our clinic by visiting our website:  www.cornercanyoncounseling.com. 

If you are interested, please submit your CV and cover letter to Deborah Christensen, PhD. (Clinical Director) at deborah@cornercanyoncounseling.com

Licensed Mental Health Therapist (Price)

Four Corners Community Behavioral Health, Inc.

Licensed Mental Health Therapist (Price)

FCCBH needs a Licensed Mental Health Therapist in Price, UT.  Full-time w/excellent benefits. Provide mental health and substance use disorder counseling for adults and children, lead group therapy, and participate in the on-call rotation.  Receive outstanding training and diverse experience.  Must have or qualify for licensure in Utah – LCSW preferred.  Maintaining confidentiality is essential.  EOE w/ a drug-free workplace.  Drug test, background check, and driver’s license required.  Email Ywilson@fourcorners.ws, visit www.fourcorners.ws or call (435)637-7200 x306 for required application.  Position open until filled.

The Price clinic is an NHSC approved educational loan repayment program site. 

We can consider CSW/LCSW, ACMHC/CMHC, or SUDC licensure for this position.

Mental Health & SUD Therapists needed FT

  • Energetic, progressive agency that encourages forward movement in the industry
  • Individual, family, and youth psychotherapy
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Substance use disorder treatment
  • Fascinating, challenging and stimulating work
  • 40 hours/week with excellent benefits
  • Ongoing continuing education
  • Collaborative approach in a team structure
  • Excellent supervision and consultation with knowledgeable, experienced supervisors
  • Work/Life balance and flexibility
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Evidence-based practices including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Moral Reconation Therapy, etc.
  • Stamping out Stigma, saving lives
  • Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
  • Customer service initiative
  • Community partnerships, prevention and education
  • Gain experience with adults, youth, and children in the treatment of both mental health and substance use disorders
  • 1 of only 2 agencies in UT piloting Utah Transition Age Youth Empowered to Succeed grant program
  • Staff engagement
  • Integrated care
  • Serving the community since 1972
  • Castle Country surroundings
  • Outpatient facilities with daylight hours, some evening groups
  • 12 paid holidays/yr, and earn 12 days vacation/yr and 12 days sick time/yr
  • Medical/dental/life/URS retirement plan. Vision and supplemental plans available too.
  • National Health Service Corps approved loan repayment program sites
  • UT licensure or eligibility required: CSW, ACMHC, SUDC, LCSW, CMHC, etc.

 

Be part of an agency that provides non-profit, whole community care.  We make differences in the lives of our clients every day.  Join our team in Castle Dale, Price or Moab.  Email Yvonne at ywilson@fourcorners.ws   or call 435-637-7200 x306.

 

www.fourcorners.ws                HIRING IN PRICE CITY LOCATION AUG/SEPT 2017

                                                                  

The Mission of Four Corners Community Behavioral Health, Inc. is to offer highly responsive and effective mental health and substance use disorder services to the residents and communities of Carbon, Emery and Grand Counties.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Community Health Centers, Inc.

4745 South 3200 West

Salt Lake City, 84129

This F/T position provides counseling, psychotherapy, information, referrals and case management services to CHC’s diverse patient population. Attends mental health team meetings, assists in the development of ongoing programs, maintains all records, data, and patient interaction in an adequate, timely and confidential manner, as well as maintains a high standard of professional ethics as outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics, or the professional code of ethics accepted by the therapist and approved by CHC.   Requires graduation from an accredited professional psychiatric clinical training program (ie: L.C.S.W, PhD or APrn) and 2 years of experience working in a clinical or hospital setting, community service agency, or private clinical practice.  Should either be licensed or in the process of obtaining licensure in Utah.   Bilingual skills in Spanish are required.

CHC offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan.

 

To Apply: Email resumes to jthomas@chc-ut.org or fax (801) 955-2389.