Catholic Charities of Omaha Therapist - OCH COR in Omaha, Nebraska


General Summary*:* Provides comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessments, level of care determinations, and chemical dependency and/or mental health services consistent with scope of practice, ethical guidelines and Agency Policies and Procedures.

Essential Job Functions*:*

  • Provides assessments, therapy, support and referrals for chemical dependency and mental health clients using the 12 core functions and global criteria.

  • Provides ongoing treatment services for clients utilizing evidence informed practices (i.e. ASAM, motivation skills, McAuliffe's, Cognitive Behavioral, etc.).

  • Facilitates therapy and education groups for clients.

  • Documents interactions, interventions and services to clients on a consistent and timely basis, in accordance with expectations.

Performs other related duties as assigned by management.**

**Incumbents with an Independent Mental Health Practitioner License (LIMHP) will complete supervising practitioner duties for their assigned caseloads and may be required to provide supervising practitioner duties for assigned staff. This would include providing documentation to support another staff becoming independently licensed.

*Reliable attendance is an on-going essential job function.

Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Clinical knowledge base and knowledge base of standards and laws specific to the population served.

  • Skills in effective interpersonal relations, verbal and written communications.

  • Understanding of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

  • Ability and knowledge of current Evidenced Based Practices.

  • Collaborates with a variety of multidisciplinary professionals, referral sources and client advocates.

Education & Experience:

  • Graduate degree;

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in mental health or co-occurring disorders service provision preferred.

  • Dual licensure (Mental Health Practitioner and Alcohol and Drug Counselor) required. One must be a full license. All licensure must be within the State of Nebraska or a documented reciprocal State.

  • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) a significant plus.

  • Valid Nebraska Driver’s License and Insurability.

Requisition Number: 16-0092

Post Date: 4/25/2016

Title: Therapist - OCH COR

City: Omaha

State: NE

Employment: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 40 (1.0 FTE)

Schedule: Monday-Friday Business Hrs

Schedule Comments: Occasional evening may be required