Mental Health Practitioners provide individual and group therapy for patients receiving sex offender treatment. They provide individual therapeutic interventions following a research-based approach. Group therapy includes both process and psychoeducational groups. Mental Health Practitioners also provide Chemical Dependency treatment on an individual or group basis. They work on multidisciplinary treatment teams and serve on various committees within the hospital. They are an integral part of the treatment planning team and serve as the coordinator of treatment plan reviews for assigned patients. They may also provide clinical supervision for provisionally licensed Mental Health Practitioners and other duties as assigned.
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Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or possesses another license that allows the incumbent to provide the above mental health services as required by NE. Rev. Statute 38-2122. Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Human Development, Psychology, Family Relations, Vocational Rehabilitation, Art Therapy, Divinity, Human Resources, Naturopathy, Mental Health or other field approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in order to become a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner AND 3000 hours of post-degree supervised counseling experience. Will consider Provisional Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP) or eligible to become licensed as a PLMHP at the time of employment.