The Mental Health Treatment Clinician is responsible for providing therapeutic services and quality assurance to Mental Health, Substance Abuse and other services, which comprise individuals who experience severe emotional disturbance and other co-occurring disorders. The Clinician may provide some clinical consultation and training. This position works under close supervision of the Director of Behavioral Health Services. This position requires a LPC/LCSW license (Clinician II) or actively working towards obtaining LPC/LCSW licensure within two years of the start of this job (Clinician I). This position will also actively work towards certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Required: Masters Degree in human services field with a preferred concentration of study in counseling, social work, psychology. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the social services field and minimum of two (2) years’ experience counseling adults and children who experience emotional disturbance, mental illness and/or developmental disabilities. Valid Alaska driver license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, TB skin test/health screening and the ability to pass a criminal background check. Must maintain CPR/First Aid certification and MANDT certifications.
Preferred: Credentials in substance abuse preferred.
Competitive Benefits Package, see website for more information. Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, Value Village discounts
The Arc of Anchorage is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1957 dedicated to serving children and adults who experience developmental disabilities or mental health issues so they can lead rich, full, satisfying lives of dignity and purpose. The Arc of Anchorage has been accredited though The Council on Quality Leadership (CQL) since 2012 and CARF since 2014. The Arc of Anchorage is a chapter of The Arc of the United States, a grassroots organization with more than 140,000 members who are affiliated with nearly one thousand state and local chapters across the country.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:
If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at http://www.thearcofanchorage.org and submit an online application and upload your resume.