Mental Health Practitioner II - YRTC-K

$18.78 - $22.03 hourly
  • State of Nebraska
  • Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center, 30th Avenue, Kearney, NE, USA
  • Mar 21, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Responsible for mental health needs of youth on campus. Assess mental health/behavioral needs, provide consultative services to other treatment team members, and provide individual, group and family therapy to youth on campus. Also respond to crisis situations and aid in de-escalating youth as needed. Complete all documentation as required and share in on-call duties.

Job Requirements

Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or possesses another license that allows the incumbent to provide the above mental health services as required by Statute 71-1314. 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 need valid driver license. Will consider Provisional Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP). Provisionally licensed will be hired as Mental Health Practitioner I until fully licensed. 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 related to and approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in order to become a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner. Must possess a provisional license for mental health practice. Will need valid driver license. OTHER: Incumbent must be actively pursuing licensure to become licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner within two years by providing mental health services under the direct clinical supervision of a LMHP or other qualified professional with at least one supervisory contact per week and performing 1500 hours of direct client contact and 1500 hours of case management work. Individuals who fail the test for licensure within the 2 year period will be allowed a maximum of six months to retake the test and become licensed as a LMHP. If the individual fails to become licensed within 6 months as notified by the facility, alternative employment at the facility may be sought. If no alternative employment is available at the facility, employment will be terminated.

Please apply at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes

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