Looking Glass Community Services
  • 13-Nov-2017 to 12-Feb-2018 (PST)
  • Counseling Program
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $36,000 - $40,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Time Employees - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) options, and more


OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Dual Diagnosis Therapist is responsible for the provision of effective, quality mental health and substance abuse treatment to Counseling Program.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education: Master's degree in counseling, social work or related field.
  2. Certification: Must be certifiable by Lane County as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Must be licensed as LCSW, LPC, or LMFT, or be willing to make and implement a plan within 6 months of hire to become licensed. Must have a CADC or 60 AOD specific training hours or implement a plan to earn within 6 months of hire.
  3. Experience: A minimum of one year of experience working in direct treatment providing services to children with mental health issues, and adolescents with substance abuse issues, and their families. Full time equivalent experience is desirable.
  4. Driver's License: Must have a driver's license that is valid in Oregon, have an acceptable driving record, and be insurable under the Agency's auto insurance policy.
  5. Knowledge of child and adolescent developmental issues.
  6. Knowledge of evidence based modalities and alternative approaches to address objectives.
  7. Knowledge of substance abuse treatment issues, including ASAM Dimensions and DSM 5 diagnostic criteria.
  8. Knowledge of individual and group counseling and therapy techniques.
  9. Knowledge of caseload management.
  10. Knowledge of crisis assessment and intervention techniques.
  11. Knowledge of mental health treatment issues, including DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.
  12. Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of an integrated team.
  13. Ability to use discretion and independent judgment, and to deal effectively with clients in crisis.
  14. Ability to relate effectively with youth, parents, community, and referral sources.
  15. Ability to work in a stressful, unstructured environment, and maintain a positive mental attitude.
  16. Ability to effectively evaluate client progress and make adjustments to treatment.
  17. Good communication skills.
  18. Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  19. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  20. Ability to engage in respectful and collaborative problem solving on matters of significance.
  21. Ability to write and maintain concise and complete treatment plans and progress records in a timely manner.
  22. Professional appearance appropriate to the position.
  23. Commitment to Looking Glass Mission and Values.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Provide a wide range of clinical services including individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, case management, and consultation to referred clients.
  2. Conduct diagnostic assessments and determine and develop treatment plans based on identified needs.
  3. Provide 22 hours of direct services to clients each week.
  4. Maintain records in accordance with Looking Glass standards.
  5. Meet with supervisor for clinical and administrative supervision as directed.
  6. Attend scheduled meetings.
  7. Consult with teachers, parents and other community professionals as appropriate.
  8. Represent Looking Glass interests to school and community professionals, and may independently act as a liaison or consultant between the program and other agencies.
  9. Participate in training and professional development activities to meet credentialing and program expectations.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.
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