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Mental Health Professional

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70000.00+++++ DOE

Provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of co-occurring mental health needs of patients. Treatment
of patients will involve assessment and therapy, with patients who present with co-occurring mental
health and substance use disorder diagnoses. Additional duties involve participation as a member of a
multidisciplinary team, crisis intervention, provision of supervision to trainees and staff seeking licensure
and ongoing care planning.

• Conduct effective mental health diagnostic assessments to acquire
pertinent information including individual, social, and cultural
information for diagnosis; understanding of co-occurring presentation,
building a treatment plan; and development of individualized continuing
care plans.
• Develop mental health diagnoses consistent with DSM 5 criteria.
• Refer to psychiatry or other specialized programming as indicated by
individual patient need.
• Provide quality and timely documentation that accurately reflects
clinical service consistent with internal and external standards including
notes and treatment plan development.
• Meet established yearly productivity expectations
50% Provide individual and/or group therapy utilizing evidence-based intervention
strategies and best practices.
• Educate and treat individual patients based on mental health needs.
• Provide services focused on mental health issues integrating concepts
from addiction recovery and the Twelve Steps in order to target mental
health and substance use symptoms and reduce risk of relapse.
• Assess concurrent and anticipated mental health needs of patients for
the next level of care.
• Provide integrated treatment with other disciplines to treat patients
with co-occurring disorders.
• Create individualized treatment plans in alignment with patient’s
identified diagnoses and goals.
• Provide quality and timely documentation that accurately reflects
clinical service consistent with internal and external documentation
15% Provide mental health consultation and information in order to educate
patients, customers, and staff members regarding the dynamics of mental
health issues in recovery. Seek and receive consultation from others in order
to provide comprehensive care.
• Consult with clinical treatment team regarding strategies to promote
and strengthen mental health recovery.
• Participate in public speaking and community outreach opportunities
along with supporting graduate school programming and staff training by
developing, updating, and presenting topical lectures on mental health
issues when opportunities become available.
• Promote and maintain a cooperative relationship with other
continuum of care programs.
• Participate in scheduled case and peer reviews according to the
standards of practice and care.
• Represent the mental health team in various multidisciplinary
meetings and settings. Communicate mental health information in a
timely manner to treatment disciplines.
• Functions within one’s clinical competencies and seek consultation or
supervision when necessary, especially when encountering ethical
10% Facilitate crisis intervention to ensure safety and wellbeing of patients.
• Complete assessments of safety risk, safety plan, provide
interventions, and document clearly.
• Participate in conflict resolution meetings representing the mental
health team.


Assure a safe and secure environment for patients, staff, guests, and visitors to
• Maintain privacy, security, and confidentiality for all patients, past and
present, based of federal and state regulations as well as our policies.
• Apply and adhere to standards and regulations for fire, weather, emergency,
and environmental hazards
• Work safely, using procedures and techniques that apply to work area and
equipment, including ergonomics
• Assure that doors, windows, and files are closed and/or locked based on
department standards and expectations

Therapeutic Excellence
1. Cultural Humility
2. Commitment to and practice of Trauma-Informed Care 
3. Commitment to Evidenced based Practices: i.e., Motivational Interviewing, FeedbackInformed Treatment, Family Systems, ASAM, Twelve Step Facilitation  
4. Crisis Intervention 
5. Therapeutic Alliance 
6. Professional Ethics 
7. Commitment and practice of movement from Clinical Management to Self-Management
1. Professional documentation standards
2. Effective and respectful communication in current and evolving media: Verbal/non-verbal,
written, electronic 
3. Conflict management
4. Feedback: given to and received from leadership, peers, and clients/patients 
5. Collaboration with 3rd parties, multidisciplinary team, stakeholders
6. Transparent communication
1. Assessment, Re-assessment, and Case Conceptualization 
2. Systems Thinking and Problem-Solving 
3. Results-driven, incorporating internal and program data for outcomes
1. Use of supervision and peer support
2. Organizational Skills and Time Management
3. Professional Boundaries
4. Stress management / Self-Care 
5. Continuous Improvement/Development
6. Adaptability & Change Management


Minimum 2 yrs. freedom from chemical use problems (CA only)
Preferred Qualifications
Education, training, licensure, experience, etc.
Knowledge of Twelve Step treatment approaches and stages of recovery
Knowledge/training in addiction studies
Willingness to be licensed in other states
Spanish fluency – preferred.

To learn more, please contact Ren’e at rene@apnusa.com or call 602-788-5890.

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