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Licensed Therapist

Company: Mental Health Association
Location: West Orange
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

MHA is an approved site for the New Jersey Behavioral Healthcare Provider Loan Redemption Program.The Mental Health Association is seeking a Licensed Clinician (Mental Health Clinician) for our Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) Program in Essex County. FT or PT hours may be arranged.The goal of Criminal Justice Reform is to promote recovery through engagement, assessment of readiness for change, and linkage of individuals who have a mental health diagnosis and who are approved for pre-trial release and jail diversion to mental health treatment, financial, housing and other needed services.CJR services are consumer-centered outpatient mental health services. CJR offers outpatient therapy, psychiatric evaluation, and medication management to individuals 18+ who reside in Essex County, NJ. The CJR program is designed to work in a collaborative partnership with you by helping gain access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, recreational and other services and resources.Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • LCSW or LPC
  • Experience with SMI and -the -forensic population is preferred.Responsibilities
    • Completes community based Mental Health Evaluations and provides evidence-based therapy utilizing CBT/DBT, IMR and Harm Reduction techniques with the criminal justice population.
    • Provides re-entry planning, linkage and referral to community resources following release from the county correctional system and jail diversion from local municipalities.
    • Participates in team and monthly community provider meetings.
    • Electronic Clinical -Record keeping -will be required -as -indicated -by funding sources and/or accreditation agencies.
    • Supervisors must meet all expected productivity levels -for -direct service provision to consumers.Location
      West Orange, NJAsk about eligibility for our -Retention Incentive Program -after 6 months of employment.Fully paid medical coverage for eligible staff.

      Generous 401(k) match.

      Plentiful Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal and Sick time.

      As per NJ Executive Order No. 294 and Executive Order No. 283 for covered healthcare settings, MHA requires that all members of our workforce are up to date with their COVID-19 Vaccinations. As per the Executive Orders, a person is considered fully vaccinated upon completion of the full vaccination series, plus one booster, if eligible.

      MHAEM is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MHAEM's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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