Job Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over seven hundred employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 40% company match after 1 year of service. Generous PTO includes 2 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months) and accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer medical, dental, STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, tuition reimbursement prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are looking for a Lead Therapist for our In-home Program!

The BHP Lead is responsible for providing timely, evidence-based clinical and non-clinical support services to adults, children and adolescents, including screening, assessment, treatment planning, individual, family, couples and group counseling, case management and crisis intervention. All services are guided by the Jason K. Principles and delivered according to guidelines set forth by the RBHA and OBHL.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements treatment plans, clinical assessment criteria and programmatic goals, objectives and activities.

  • Performs intakes and psychosocial assessments of families, couples, children, adolescents, and adults.

  • Conducts ongoing therapy with families, couples, children, adolescents, and adults (individually and in-group as therapeutically indicated) within a brief therapy framework.

  • Conducts home visits and case consultations as needed.

  • Performs as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team in delivery of above services.

  • Educates other providers and Stakeholders regarding the program and services available as requested

  • Coordinates closely with clinical staff and staff from other providers.

  • Provides community consultation and education to community agencies, schools, neighborhood groups, and other community human service professionals.

  • Provides case consultations with other agencies and organizations.

  • Serves as a resource to clinic staff in areas of specialization and attends case staffing.

  • Attends and actively participates in in-service training sessions, related training opportunities as made available, staff meetings, and agency committees.

  • Works with other professionals to plan, market, and implement new programs.

  • Accurately and appropriately documents client services provided according to the approved clinical standard rules, regulations and procedures of the agency.

  • Maintains required number of client contact hours per week and meets SBH productivity requirements.

  • Works with supervisor and/or Human Resources to develop and implement a Professional Development Plan.

  • Actively participates in the Mentor Program.

  • Assists with hiring, training, supervising, and directing new staff as needed.

  • Provides clinical supervision for Master’s level interns.

  • Monitors compliance with standards and requirements of Outpatient services.

  • Plans and facilitates clinician meetings, as indicated.

  • Provides clinical review and co-signature on assessments and service plans completed by BHT’s in accordance with OBHL guidelines.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age, Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Health field (Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work) and Licensed at the Associate level by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners plus one (1) year of full-time behavioral health experience.

  • Required to be available weekends, evenings, nights and holidays as scheduled to provide on call crisis intervention coverage.Schedule may vary based upon needs of clinic.

  • Certification of CPR and First Aid Training

  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire.

  • Must have a valid Arizona driver's license and a clean 39-month Motor Vehicle Record.

Application Instructions

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