Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

$45,000 - $54,000 yearly
  • Heartland Counseling Services, Inc.
  • South Sioux City, NE, USA
  • Nov 05, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional

Job Description

MAIN FUNCTION: The Outpatient Mental HealthPractitioner provides mental health and/or substance abuse services, education,consultation, and prevention to clients/students at schools, the office and also includes crisis intervention.


·Provides direct mental health and/or substanceabuse services that include, but not limited to, intake assessment, individual,family, group counseling, crisis intervention, and prevention

· Completes treatment plans, treatment planupdates, psychotherapy notes, and all other documentation as needed

·Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings,clinical meetings, IEP meetings, and other as needed

·Participates in collection of mentalhealth/substance abuse information and student outcomes data to be used formonitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of services provided

·Determines the family and community resourcesavailable for treatment and/or placement and makes appropriate arrangements

· Provides crisis intervention andassessment/evaluation

· Provide follow up and implementation of re-integration plans for students who are returning to school fromhospitalizations and or facility stays as needed

·Be familiar with disciplinary guidelines and at-riskstudent characteristics/needs, collaborating agency referral guidelines, aswell as be familiar with special education regulatory requirements andassistance with process as appropriate when working in the schools

·Foster effective communication with clients for planning and treatment services

·Assists family to locate and appropriatecommunity resources, agencies, organizations and team members to coordinateservices and monitor progress toward treatment goals

·Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


Travel is required, maintain car insurance, and driver’slicense

Maintain confidentiality and maintain ethics as dictatedby profession

Must carry their own liability insurance

Skill in oral and written communication

Willing to be a team member with all staff


Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or humanservices related field. Must have at least two year’s experience. Must possess or be eligible to obtain aNebraska license of LIMHP or LICSW

Loan Forgiveness?



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