Clinician job Mesa Arizona
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Clinician Job

Employer Name: Southwest Key Programs SpiderID: 7199968
Location: Mesa, Arizona Date Posted: 1/1/2018
Wage: Category: Social Services
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 10

Job Description:
The Clinician is responsible for providing mental health assessment and counseling intervention services, as well as continually monitoring and documenting clients’ mental well-being and overall adjustment to the Unaccompanied Minors program. The Clinician’s functions are performed as part of a multi-disciplinary team and include development and implementation of client therapeutic plans, facilitating transfers, and reunification planning. All duties will be performed based on education, training and certified counseling experience within the social service field. The Clinician is subject to work extended hours and weekends, and to be on-call.

Essential Functions:
Conduct intake, admission, and diagnostic assessments with clients, and document results according to Southwest Key Programs standards.
Collaborate with treatment team members and clients to develop treatment plans.
Provide weekly one-to-one counseling and crisis intervention as needed.
Facilitate psycho-educational and therapeutic client groups.
Continually monitor the mental well-being of clients and arrange for appropriate services as needed.
Provide consultation and documentation regarding clients’ functioning, mental health status, and treatment needs.
Provide clinical services within Southwest Key, licensing and funding source guidelines.
Participate in and comply with all meetings, assignments, process improvement, and quality improvement initiatives as assigned by supervisor
Other Functions:
Attend all organizational required trainings.
Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.
Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
Travel as needed for trainings, conferences or to transport youth to destinations located within the U.S.
Maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free work area.
Ensure the proper supervision of youth at all times.
Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned

Job Requirements:
A combination of one of the following:
Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) Counseling, Psychology or other relevant behavioral science field in which clinical training and experience is a program requirement and two years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience
Two years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience preferred conduction clinical interviewing and assessment, as well as individual and group counseling.
Licensed or license eligible in respective field (to include but not limited to: LPC, LCSW, LMFT).
Experience working with children, youth, and/or families from high-risk backgrounds.
Successful completion of 86 hours of pre-service training and job shadowing.
Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be eligible to drive to facilitate program services as required by contractual agreement.
Required to work a flexible schedule to facilitate program services.
Cleared Tuberculosis test results.
Cleared background check from appropriate entity.
Cleared drug test results (for Texas programs only).
Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.

Two years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience conducting clinical interviewing and assessment, as well as individual and group counseling.
Experience working with children and youth in inpatient, residential, or detention facilities.
Experience working with undocumented children and/or refugees.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Temporary
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required: Masters
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time:

Company Profile:
Southwest Key(SWK) is a · Nonprofit organization with over 1,000 employees in 6 different states (TX, CA, NY, GA, AZ, WI) serving approximately 6,000 youth and their families daily through various programs.

· SWK’s primary focus is the multiple residential facilities that they run for unaccompanied minors: immigrant/refugee children who come to the US without a parent or guardian in search of their families and a better life.

· SWK is the largest provider of shelter services for unaccompanied minors in the US.

· The primary focus of these facilities is to help the children with the transition of coming to the US as well as aid in reunifying them with their families or placing them with sponsors.

· SWK offers services ranging from housing, psychological services, education and recreational services, as well as aids in the legal process involved with placing the youth with sponsors.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Terry Hardin Company Type: Employer
Company: Southwest Key Programs Phone: 5126903433
Street: 2nd Ave. Fax:
City: Mesa
State: Arizona
Zip: 85204
Web Site:

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