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 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.

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.

Independent Contractor

Highland Springs Specialty Clinics offer outpatient therapy in a calm and beautiful atmosphere in the communities of Holladay, Layton, and Riverton.  Those having a fully licensed degree of LMFT, CMHC, LCSW, and PhD in Clinical Psychology are welcome to join our team of highly respected clinicians. In particular, we always appreciate those with specialized training in areas of DBT, EMDR, and alcohol and drug related therapies. The position is as an independent contractor, at attractive and competitive per-service rates.  Our clinics serve children, adolescents, adults, and also offer family and couples therapy.  The therapist is welcome to set their own schedule, serve the populations they are most comfortable with, and leave all the billing and administrative work to our team of dedicated support staff.  Please visit www.highlandspringsclinics.org to read biographies of our current therapists, and get a feel for our organization.  Contact Melissa Edgeworth via email or cell phone if interested.

melissae@highlandspringsclinic.org

801.915.3573

Counseling Center Opportunities (multiple positions)

Job Title:      Counseling Center Opportunities

Company  Name:       University of Kentucky

Location:     Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40506

Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, The University of Kentucky is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life integration that the University strives to provide its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.

The University of Kentucky Counseling Center (UKCC) currently has three opportunities: Coordinator for Inclusive Excellence (Mental Health Clinician III), Psychologist Staff I, and Mental Health Clinician I.

The Coordinator for Inclusive Excellence will be responsible for overseeing the collaborative enhancement of services to marginalized or minoritized student populations, enabling UKCC to achieve its mission and support the University’s Strategic Plan. Along with other UKCC clinicians (including the posted Psychologist Staff I and Mental Health Clinician I positions), the Coordinator will be responsible for providing culturally-proficient direct clinical services, consultation, and outreach to UK students, particularly African Americans or others who have been historically under-represented and/or less likely to access UKCC as a resource. The ideal candidate will be committed to inclusive excellence and the expansion of services provided to persons of color, international, first-generation, veterans, those with disabilities, and LGBTQ*.

No specific diagnostic area of clinical expertise is required, as the UKCC is seeking strong generalists who have experience serving diverse (broadly defined) clients – preferably college students.

To apply for these opportunities, please submit an online application:

  1. Go to UK Jobs at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/search
  2. Enter “Counseling Center” in the Keywords box
  3. View Search Results with the position titles of Psychologist Staff I, Mental Health Clinician I, or Mental Health Clinician III (Coordinator for Inclusive Excellence).

If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/zwnsrfnqbd

University of Minnesota, USA

DYNAMIC AND MOTIVATED ADULT DBT THERAPIST

The DBT Center is looking for dynamic, positive, and enthusiastic clinical therapists to join our team. We are a small practice committed to bringing the most effective evidence and research-based treatments to our clients. If you are ambitious and committed to acceptance and change, we have immediate part-time opportunities available at our beautiful office in the heart of Sugarhouse.

We offer competitive pay, accessible on-site training by trained clinicians, weekly clinical consultation team, and individual supervision/ support.

The DBT Center practices the Standard DBT program, which includes weekly individual therapy sessions, adult (18 years+) skills groups, telephone coaching, and consultation to the therapist.

Qualifications for consideration :

  • Must be an LCSW/CMHC/LMFT/PhD currently licensed in good standing in the state of Utah. Also, will consider CSW/ACMHC applicants
  • Must have completed a graduate level course(s) in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and/or worked at least one (1) year as an individual and DBT skills group therapist
  • Must have a desire to work with clients with suicidal ideation and/or self-harm urges and behaviors
  • Must have two (2) years experience working in behavioral or mental health field
  • References upon request for the past three years

Expectations of DBT therapists :

  • Participation in weekly clinical consult team meeting
  • Treatment planning and coordination of client care
  • High level of ethics and concern for client care
  • Open to feedback and willing to learn
  • Commitment to mindfulness based self-care practices
  • Ability to complete documentation in a timely fashion
  • Ability to conduct Individual therapy as well as co-facilitation of weekly skills group(s)

 

Please email cover letter/resume to: HiringTheDBTCenter@gmail.com

Mental Health Therapist

Center for Human Potential- Salt Lake City, UT

The Center for Human Potential is looking to hire a full-time therapist to provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) therapy to employees four days a week, and outpatient therapy in our downtown Salt Lake City clinic one day a week.

 

The EAP therapy will be done onsite at a large, progressive Salt Lake City company.

 

In this unique position, the provider may also get involved with programmatic development of the EAP if they desire.

 

Mental health providers from varying disciplines are welcome to apply. Those licenses requiring further supervision will be supported and the necessary supervision will be provided.

 

Salary is competitive and includes benefits.

 

Responsibilities:

The therapists would work primarily with adults, with opportunities to provide counseling to older adults, teens, and children. Within this role, the therapist would administer intake evaluations, diagnose clients, and provide mental health treatment. In addition, therapists will conduct mental health workshops.

 

Multiple theoretical orientations are welcome. Current theoretical models represented are attachment, psychodynamic, acceptance and commitment, mindfulness, CBT, eclectic, as well as other specific areas of focus. During weekly Friday morning clinical meetings, cases are presented and discussed from these different theoretical models.

 

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree or higher in qualifying area of study: CSW, LCSW, CMHC, and PhDs.
  • Experience in the delivery of clinical services in an EAP is a plus
  • Licensed or license-eligible

 

Benefits:

This position is eligible for a benefits package including medical insurance, paid holidays, and 10 paid days off a year.

Contact:

Brendan Hallet at (801) 483-2447 if interested

Clinical Therapist

We are currently searching for a full time Clinical Therapist to join our established team. The Clinical Therapist will be responsible for providing direct and indirect client care as well as providing psychotherapeutic services to clients and families. This person will serve as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing treatment to young men between the ages of 12-18 with both sexual and non sexual issues. The therapist will also be responsible for providing treatment for 6 clients and their families as well as group weekly.

Oxbow Academy is a residential treatment center located in Wales Utah specializing in the treatment of teen boys ages 12-18 who struggle with sexual issues. In addition to sexual issues youth may also struggle with depression, ADHD, adoption/attachment, self-harm, autism spectrum, or other family concerns.

REQUIREMENTS

This position requires a Master’s degree in Social Work or other mental health field. PhD’s are also strongly encouraged to apply. This candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary treatment team.

If interested please send a resume and appropriate contact information to todds@oxbowacademy.net.

801-367-8128

Clinical Therapist (Multiple Positions)

Cinnamon Hills Youth Crisis Center is a residential treatment program for youth ages 12-17 whose behaviors have become unpredictable, unmanageable, and unproductive in school and at home. Parents want their son/daughter to learn to take responsibility and develop the skills and attitude necessary to achieve meaningful goals, a positive self-worth and prepare for independent living.

Job Description
Be part of an exciting clinical environment where we have a team approach to providing therapy to the clients we serve. This position gives you the opportunity to work with clients that have cognitive impairments, polysubstance abuse, dual diagnosis and histories of trauma, abuse & neglect. On average our clients are with us for about 18 months.
Schedule is generally Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm. This is a full-time position with excellent pay and benefits.

Qualifications
Experience in mental health, substance, or family treatment preferred. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Must have a current CSW, MFT, CMHC, Ph.D. or Psy.D. license or have passed the clinical exams required to obtain these licensures.

Location
770 E St George Blvd. St. George, UT 84770
Please send your resume by email to hr@cinnamonhills.org; fax to 435-674-0117 or visit our website at www.cinnamonhills.org.