Behavioral Health Therapist - Salt Lake City


Wasatch Homeless Healthcare (Fourth Street Clinic)

409 W. 400 S. Salt Lake City

Duties & Responsibilities:

The following information is intended to be representative of the essential functions performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive.
· Provide individual and group therapy and counseling for patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders.
· Perform ASAM clinical assessments to inform treatment planning, goal setting, and referrals to outside entities for higher levels of care.
· Assist clinic staff and work with clients that present in crisis by providing crisis management, treatment assessing safety, and creating safety plans.
· Assist in resolving identified patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
· Assures quality of care by adhering to evidence based practice, therapeutic standards, and standards of care set by state board of licensing, mental health professional practice act, social worker licensing act, and other governing agency regulations.
· Supervision for both students and other clinical staff as needed.
· Maintain accurate and up to date documentation of all clinical encounters in the clinic’s electronic health record.
· Maintain patient confidence and protecting operations by keeping information confidential.
· Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.

· Graduate of an accredited master’s program in Social Work, or equivalent degree, and licensed in the State of Utah.
· BLS Certified within 90 days of hire
· Association of Social Work Board (ASWB) Clinical Level Exam, if applicable.
· 4,000 hours of clinical social work and mental health therapy training.
· Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
· Must be able to pass a background check


Necessary skills/attributes:
· Competency in multiple psychotherapy modalities and evidence based theoretical frameworks including but not limited to: harm reduction, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), trauma informed care (TIC) cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), seeking safety, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing, and medication assisted treatment (MAT).
· Ethical and professional behavior
· Demonstrate excellent communication skills and be capable of working with diverse populations
· Interact and collaborate with professionals from many different social service and government agencies.
· Demonstrate emotional resilience and stability since the work often involves dealing with crises.
· Ability to work quickly when needed and be flexible with scheduling, must be able to remain calm in tense and/or chaotic situations.


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