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Substance Use and Mental Health Therapist

  • Urban
  • Single Specialty Group

JOB DESCRIPTION

The SUD/MH Therapist is responsible for the assessment, education, and treatment of clients experiencing substance use and possible mental health disorders 
 
Essential Functions of the Job 
• Provide direct and coordinated services to chemically dependent women and their children, utilizing internal program modalities and external linkages when required 
• Fully assess and then develop treatment plan for clients including explaining assessment results, identifying client needs in written plan, and formulating immediate and long-term goals 
• Conduct one-on-one and group therapy sessions 
• Attend and or organize monthly team meetings for each of clients  
• Provide SUD/MH education to clients 
• Perform all required record keeping and paperwork related to treatment, funding and collaboration with other systems as outlined by your supervisor  
• Assure authorization and continued re-authorization for caseload as may be necessary through insurance and other resources.  
 
Qualifications and Requirements 
• CSAC or equivalent licensure and scope competency  
• Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling 
• Professional License appropriate for degree  
o Either a LCSW or LPC or have plan to achieve  
• Driver’s license, safe driving record, and proof of vehicle insurance 
 
Other Skills Required 
• Able to work cooperatively with other team members and agencies 
• Organizational and planning skills 
• Able to work in a multi-cultural setting 
• Able to integrate mental health treatment into SUD treatment 
• Able to understand and navigate insurance systems 
• Computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, and other applications 
 
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements 
• Able to walk indoors and outdoors between buildings 
• Able to navigate stairs frequently 
• Able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time 
• Able to hear and speak with clients 
• Able to read and document in client charts 
• Able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis
 

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Title
MSW
Location
Wisconsin
Specialty
Counselor, Social Work
Job Type
Locum or Permanent
Board Certification
No
On Call
No
Compensation
Telemedicine
No
Government
No
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