Behavioral Health Technician

Full Time Behavioral Heath Technician wanted for an Outpatient Behavioral Health Agency that utilizes expressive arts to assist both youth and adults with their behavioral health symptomology. Candidate must be comfortable working in a team that facilitates behavioral health groups in an art studio setting.

Clinical Director is certified to provide Clinical Supervision via the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and will provide this as part of the position.

* Provide psychosocial rehabilitation services to adults and youth with a diagnosis of a serious mental illness.

* Facilitate skills training and pre-job workshops in art studio settings.

* Oversee the health, safety and welfare of clients in the program.

* Develop and maintain effective working relationships with community agencies, case managers and clinical teams.

* Participate in clinical staffings and individual service planning sessions with case managers, treatment staff, family members and others to identify and meet client treatment and transition needs.

* Assist clients in identifying and pursuing realistic treatment goals.

* Maintain information on community resources for client assistance and support.

* Provide education, assistance and support to family members and others involved with the client to enhance awareness of mental health challenges and to increase their ability to contribute to the rehabilitation process.

* Conduct and document continuing assessments of client functioning.

* Maintain client records and other documentation according to agency standards.

* Provide emergency face to face counseling and/or crisis intervention as needed to avert or in response to client needs.

* Complete documentation within the identified time frame.

* Attend supervision and training to attain the amount of hours as required by state licensing standards.

* As requested, participate in program and organizational events and functions.

* As needed, conduct and document individual enrollments into the program, including collecting information for the creation of a psychosocial assessment.

* As needed, develop individualized treatment plans in coordination with clients' clinical teams and individual service plans.

* Provide back up to other staff as needed and/or as assigned.

* Other duties as negotiated.

Qualification Requirements

Education/Experience:

* Experience providing psychosocial rehabilitation services to adult client populations preferred.

* Behavioral health experience/education to qualify as a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT).

* Bilingual preferred but not required. Art Therapist preferred but not required

* Current and valid certification in first aid and CPR and valid AZ drivers license.

* Five-year MVD Report that meets the agencys auto insurance carriers coverage requirements.