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Mental Health Counselors

Counsel with emphasis on prevention.

Salary Breakdown

Mental Health Counselors

Average

$46,180

ANNUAL

$22.2

HOURLY

Entry Level

$35,290

ANNUAL

$16.97

HOURLY

Mid Level

$46,300

ANNUAL

$22.26

HOURLY

Expert Level

$57,310

ANNUAL

$27.55

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Mental Health Counselors

3

Current Available Jobs

1,800

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Mental Health Counselors

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Mental Health Counselors


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Mental Health Counselors

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Sociology and Anthropology

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Writing

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Expression


Job Opportunities

Mental Health Counselors

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
    Dignity Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 2 days    

    **Licensed Mental Health Counselor**

    Dignity Health Medical Group ArizonaPhoenix, Arizona

    **Requisition ID** 2021-205672 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** Behavioral Health **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) **Remote** No **Category** Behavioral / Mental Health

    **Overview**

    **Hello humankindness (https://hellohumankindness.org/)**

    Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group of Dignity Health Arizona. Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) employs approximately 200 providers and 500 support staff that cover a wide variety of specialties. The medical group has had tremendous success over the past few years and now provides more than 73 subspecialty services.

    The physicians provide clinical services in their areas of specialty and many serve in pivotal academic, research and leadership roles.

    DHMG is also heavily involved in preparing tomorrow's healthcare providers. DHMG has 84 medical school students and approximately 200 residents and fellows throughout the 25 academic programs.

    Clinical services are complemented with translational and bench research to augment medical education for residents and students.

    The mission of Dignity Health Medical Group is consistent with Dignity Health's mission and St. Joseph's guiding principles with a focus on innovative clinical care and pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. As part of the Dignity Health hospital system, DHMG has full access to the staff and all facilities on our hospital campuses. This unique relationship with our hospital allows Dignity Health Medical Group to provide its patients with state-of-the-art patient services including care of the poor and disenfranchised.

    Look for us onFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/StJosephsHospital) and follow us onTwitter (http://twitter.com/stjosephs) .

    _For the health of our community ... we are proud to announce that we are a tobacco-free campus._

    **Responsibilities**

    **SUMMARY** - The behavioral health care manager is a core member of the collaborative care team, including the patient’s medical provider and psychiatric consultant, as well as the larger primary care team or medical team. The behavioral health care manager is responsible for supporting and coordinating the mental and physical health care of patients on an assigned patient caseload with the patient’s medical provider and, when appropriate, other mental health providers.

    St. Joseph's Behavioral Health in Phoenix, Arizona is the only university-based academic program in the Valley and offers the latest in psychiatric care to adults who are experiencing

    new symptoms, worsening symptoms, or a decrease in functioning.

    St. Joseph’s Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic offers treatment for many psychiatric conditions, including:

    Individualized treatment planning

    Individual psychotherapy

    Pharmacotherapy and pharmacological management

    Neuropsychiatry (Including Adult ADHD)

    **We offer the following benefits:**

    **Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family**

    **Health/Dental/Vision Insurance**

    **Flexible spending accounts**

    **Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft**

    **Adoption Assistance**

    **Paid Time Off (PTO)**

    **Tuition Assistance for career growth and development**

    **Pension Plan**

    **Matching Retirement Programs**

    **Qualifications**

    **MINIMUM**

    Master's degree in either Counseling or Social Work

    2 + years experience as a mental health counselor in a behavioral health setting

    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) and/or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

    American Heart Association BLS

    **PREFERRED**

    Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Professional Counselor OR Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist OR Licensed Social Worker OR Nurse Practitioner OR Licensed Psychologist

    Experience providing brief psychosocial interventions such as problem-solving treatment

    Experience with evidence-based counseling techniques

    **Equal Opportunity**

    CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

    a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

    employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

    identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

    ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

    by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

    pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)

    CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

    External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

    Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Substance Abuse Counselor
    Acadia Healthcare    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 3 days    

    Description

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    + Apply psychotherapeutic techniques and interventions in the delivery of services to individuals and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed emotional and behavioral disorders.

    + Conduct a psychosocial assessment and develop an initial discharge plan.

    + Conduct individual, group or family sessions as appropriate for the treatment plan of the patient.

    + Provide initial treatment planning for patient based on assessment and coordinate any additional services needed, revising as necessary.

    + Maintain documentation of therapy services provided to each patient according to facility and professional standards and revising as indicated by facility or professional standard.

    + Maintain a caseload as assigned.

    + Participate in treatment team meetings and collaborate with other staff to facilitate services for the patient, as appropriate to their treatment plan.

    + May provide these services in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

    + May perform case management, discharge or after care planning as needed.

    + Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    + Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

    Education/Experience/Skill Requirements:

    + Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Human Services field required.

    + One or more years’ experience working with comparable patient population required.

    Licenses/Designations/Certifications:

    + Requisite state or national licensure for professional therapy providers or eligible for state licensure as a professional therapy provider.

    + CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

    + First aid may be required based on state or facility.

    ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

    + Valid AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card

    + License approved by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, LMSW/LAC/LPC/LASAC/LISAC/LAMFT preferred.

    + Under the supervision of the program Clinical Services Administrator, the Therapist provides clinical and therapeutic service to an assigned case-load provides day-do-day consultation for management of patient behavior and participates in clinical supervision, program and staff development. The position regularly provides individual, group, family therapies. Responsible for the clinical progress of assigned clients, participates with treatment team for all treatment planning, clinical reviews and aftercare planning. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for maintaining continual relationship contact with outside referral sources.

    + If licensed, able to sign off on non-licensed staff documentation.

    + Receives clinical oversight by a licensed behavioral health professional at least one hour for every 40 hours worked.

    Qualifications

    Education

    Required

    + Masters or better in Social Work

    Experience

    Required

    + 1 year: One or more years’ experience working with comparable patient population required.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • ACT Substance Abuse Counselor - Tempe Healthcare Clinic - $ Sign on Bonus!
    TERROS, Inc.    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 11 days    

    Overview

    We are a mission-driven, service-orientated industry leader looking for an ACT Counselor. You will serve as a licensed, substance abuse expert on an interdisciplinary Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) clinical team working with individuals diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness or General Mental Health diagnosis under Court Ordered Treatment. We are seeking a passionate individual to complete the team in our outpatient Healthcare Center in Tempe, AZ.

    Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. We engage people in whole person health through an integrated care delivery system, thus establishing a medical home for our patients. In caring for the whole person, we focus on overall wellness through physical health, mental health and substance use care. Our mission is to provide extraordinary care by empowered people through exceptional outcomes.

    Recently awarded among Arizona’s Most Admired Companies in 2020 by AZ Big Media

    Responsibilities

    Seeking an ACT Counselor to join our interdisciplinary ACT clinical team working with individuals diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) or General Mental Health diagnosis under Court Ordered Treatment at our Priest Drive Healthcare Clinic. If you're a licensed Clinician, but would rather be out in the community than behind a desk, this is the role for you!

    Now offering a Sign on Bonus - $500 if eligible for license, $1000 if licensed

    New Competitive Compensation!

    Full-Time Employed: 40 hours/week

    Location: Priest Drive & Broadway Road in Tempe, AZ

    Bilingual in Spanish is a plus (Additional Language Differential Pay Available)

    Full Benefits Package, including 401K

    Must have very flexible schedule as this team provides treatment 7 days/week, including weekends and holidays

    Generous PTO/Sick Time (4+ weeks in year 1)

    $2/hour ACT Differential

    $Sign on Bonus!

    The ACT Counselor Develops program activities, facilitates teamwork for outpatient co-occurring disorders services, and conducts individual sessions and classroom-style group treatment services. Works as a team member of an ACT clinical team to assess member needs and goals, participates in the development of individual service plans, acts as a member advocate and liaisons with families and community agencies. Utilizes Motivational Interviewing techniques to effectively engage members into treatment services. Serves as the ACT team’s expert for substance use issues by providing other team staff with education and consultation in respect to substance use issues. Provides on-call crisis intervention services, as well as weekend and holiday coverage. Works under the direct supervision of the ACT Clinical Coordinator.

    + Works as a team member of an ACT clinical team to assess member needs and goals, participates in the development of individual service plans, acts as a member advocate and liaisons with families and community agencies.

    + Utilizes Motivational Interviewing techniques to effectively engage members into treatment services.

    + Provides time-unlimited (O7), community-based services (S1) to all ACT team clients served on the ACT team, including but not limited to: Assessment of client needs and level of functioning, developing individual treatment plans, providing direct care, coordinating services across providers, advocating for client, medication observation and education, independent living skills training, and identifying and procuring meaningful daily activities

    + Actively recruits new clients who could benefit from ACT services

    + Routinely assesses client need for ACT services, using explicit criteria to determine need to transfer to less intensive services. Gradually and individually transitions eligible clients and ensure continuity of care. Monitors client status during transition and reintroduces services as needed to ensure client stability in the community.

    + Facilitates substance use treatment, both individually and in groups, per clients’ individual service plan. Provides other therapeutic counseling services to ACT clients, based on clients’ individual needs and treatment recommendations.

    + Participates in the service plan development process for each client as it relates to their recovery and the interventions and services they will need.

    Qualifications

    + Education and/or experience may run concurrent

    + MA in Behavioral health or related field

    + 1 year experience in behavioral health required

    + Must meet the requirements of a Behavioral Health Professional in the State of Arizona as LMSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC

    + Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, electronic medical record, NextGen preferred

    + Must have a valid Level 1 Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or the ability to apply for one within 7 working days of assuming role

    + Must be 21 years of age or older, with a valid Arizona driver’s license, and a minimum of 4 years driving experience and meet requirements of Terros Health’s driving policy

    + Strong understanding of substance use, addiction and recovery clinical skills

    + Interpersonal skills which allow for professional and positive relationships with co-workers, members, families, and other community members

    + Good communication skills, evidenced by a non-judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions

    + Must be able to to pass a TB test

    Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    COVID 19 Precautions:

    Terros Health remains open for all our patients’ health and wellness needs. We have put in place many protocols to protect our employees and patients and to create a safe work environment. Visit our website to learn more: https://www.terroshealth.org/covid-19/

    At Terros Health we care about the safety of our employees and patients. We now require all new employees have the COVID 19 vaccine prior to establishing employment. This represents our commitment to stopping the spread of this disease and protecting our community. Thank you for helping to protect our employees and patients.

    #substanceabuse #treatment #licensedcounselor #Clinical #MSW #LAC #LISAC #LMSW #LPC #LCSW

    Job LocationsUS-AZ-Tempe

    Job ID 2022-6235

    # of Openings 1

    Category Behavioral Health/Social Work

    Program ACT Team

    Weekly Hours 40


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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