Salary: $64,376.00 – $67,642.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Outagamie County Government Center 320 South Walnut Street, Appleton, Wisconsin
Department: DHHS Mental Health Services 2
Under the general supervision of the respective Supervisor, the Clinical Therapist provides professional psychotherapeutic services associated with evidence-based practices and psychosocial rehabilitative services to individuals and families.
The following duties are most critical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Generates and maintains accurate clinical documentation as required by established standards and internal departmental policies.
Develops and maintains positive relationships with other Health and Human Services Divisions, medical and human service agencies in the County and State.
Maintains licensure in Wisconsin by meeting all requirements of defined discipline.
Maintains regular and predictable attendance, works overtime/extra hours as required.
Provides on-call services as assigned.
Maintains productivity standards as defined by Division standards.
Investigates and provides services to allegedly abused or neglected adults if assigned to Crisis Services.
Makes clinical assessments of consumers, family dynamics, medical and psychological histories, and formulates individualized outcome based treatment plans.
Manages consumers with varying degrees of mental health and alcohol and other drug needs in a clinically effective and ethical manner.
Responds to crisis service needs, makes preliminary emergent psychosocial assessment based on available information, provides psychotherapy and makes referrals as appropriate.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field.
Licensure or license eligible in the State of Wisconsin for defined clinical discipline.
Minimum of 3,000 hours of supervised mental health experience.
Substance Abuse certification and experience as a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor assessing and working with dually diagnosed consumers is preferred.
Required or Preferred Skills:
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to conform to goals, policies, and procedures of the Department as well as the Outagamie County Work Rules and Terms of Employment.
Ability to transport oneself to and from various locations in a timely and efficient manner.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including computers and software utilized by the Department.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate decimals and percent’s, and make use of the principles of descriptive statistics.
Ability to comprehend and interpret a variety of documents including clinical, hospital, and other medical records, policy and other manuals.
Ability to communicate effectively with consumers, multidisciplinary staff, law enforcement, legal professionals, school personnel, general public and others verbally and in writing.
Ability to adhere to professional ethics and standards.
Knowledge and appreciation of cultural issues and differences.
Skills in organization including paperwork management, time management, and prioritization of crisis demands.
Ability to make public presentations in provide community speaking engagements when needed.
OUTAGAMIE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, THE COUNTY WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND ENCOURAGES BOTH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES AND INCUMBENTS TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL ACCOMMODATIONS WITH THE EMPLOYER.
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