Brief Intervention Coordinator/Psychotherapist
Salary: $50,000 – $55,000 annually
Job Type: Full-time (Exempt)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
- Conduct clinical mental health and bio-psychosocial assessment to clients with risk of suicide.
- Provide brief intervention and direct services to individuals identified as at risk of suicide.
- Psychotherapy and Group therapy, including development of bereavement groups.
- Provide ongoing evaluation of the referral and follow-up process for youth identified as at-risk.
- Work collaboratively with NACA’s Integrated Health Care Center to ensure screening, identification, and referral processes are complete.
- Work collaboratively with NACA’s Reach UR Life team members (Mental Health Specialist, Case Manager, Program Data Specialist, etc.) to ensure grant requirements are met.
- Work with the Reach UR Life Training Coordinator to develop a workforce-training plan for Zero Suicide Initiatives within NAVA and with program partners.
- In collaboration with program team, develop and implement a zero suicide initiative within NACA.
- Provide clinical assistance and expertise in the development of the following program elements:
- Bereavement support groups.
- Clinical responses to suicide prevention activities.
- Maintain the appropriate level of licensure and supervision necessary to practice behavioral health in the State of Arizona, independently, or under supervision.
- Provides presentation/trainings centered on youth mental health and cultural concerns to other organizations or agencies, as appropriate/necessary.
- Provides all clinical services to clients with the utmost of ethical standards and conduct, doing so in accordance with AZBBHE standards, ACA/ACSW ethical guidelines, and in line with the scope of NACA’s mission statement and vision.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling and/or Human Services or related field and two (2) or more years of previous experience in direct counseling services. Must be Licensed at the Associate level. Preferred: Licensed Independent Clinician with direct experience assessing and managing suicide risk.
Level I Fingerprint Clearance, CPR, First Aid, and HIPAA Certification. Possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License. Must pass a criminal background investigation. Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC). Preferred: Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge in children’s mental health and related services system with demonstrated experience working with family systems, demonstrated ability to foster collaborative relationships.
- Knowledge and experience in the assessment and management of suicide risk.
- Familiarity with American Indian culture(s), society and working knowledge and respect for the American Indian culture, traditions and customs.
- Knowledge of Zero Suicide Initiatives.
- Excellent community outreach capabilities.
*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume and Transcripts. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968. Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272). If you wish to exercise Indian Preference and you are a registered member of a federally or state recognized tribe, attach copy of tribal Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB).