The OnTrack Part Time Master's Therapist serves as the primary clinician that provides individual, group, and family counseling as part of the First Episode Psychosis/On Track TN model. Clinician provides weekly individual, group, or family psycho-therapy to adolescents and young adults ages 15-30 with a mental health diagnosis that involves symptoms evident of psychosis. Clinician works in a team format to meet the individual needs of clients in the program, while providing clinical recommendations for treatment. Clinician will help clients clarify goals, cope with stressful situations, interact more effectively with other people, and generally to overcome barriers to client's recovery. Clinician is to provide psycho-social assessments for clients and provides diagnosis and appropriate referrals for clients assessed, as needed. Clinician provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed.
The primary clinician will rotate in a 24 hour/7 day a week on-call schedule. Treatment modalities used by Master's level clinicians providing therapy services include Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), CBT for psychosis (CBTp), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC). Functions as a member of a treatment team to plan, implement, and evaluate successful interventions for individuals and families. Clinician embraces the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care. Provides administrative duties for the OnTrack TN program including supervisory responsibilities, training of new staff members and continued staff development, monthly reporting in house and to the state of Tennessee (TDMHSA), and the promotion of the program with outside agencies. Conducts administrative and clinical supervision to a coordinated specialty care team.
Must have an ability to effectively and ethically counsel children and families. Ability to present professionally and work within a team format to plan, implement, and evaluate successful interventions. Ability to effectively run and process groups. Ability to work within a team format to meet positive goals for children and adults and interface with other agencies involved in the ecology of the individual. Must be capable of assisting in utilizing nonviolent methods of crisis intervention including therapeutic holding. Ability to exercise sound judgment and effective decision-making, ability to set and demonstrate appropriate boundaries, ability to be an empathic listener, flexibility, willingness, and adaptability to working with diverse populations. Must also have the ability to communicate effectively and possess good time management and organizational skills.
This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.