OnTrack Part Time Master's Therapist – Greater Chattanooga Area
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.
Education/Knowledge: Master's Degree in Human Services or related field with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and developmental disabilities.
Experience: One year experience in the social work field or a behavioral health setting preferred.
Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. Must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.
Physical: Outpatient/Community based environment. Must have mental ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure. To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking. Handle with Care will only be implemented at Helen Ross McNabb Center facilities, and not in community settings.
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The Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
HRMC is an EOE. HRMC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.