Avera OUTPATIENT THERAPIST III in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

JOB SUMMARY: The Outpatient Therapist's primary responsibilities are to assist in coordinating, planning, implementing and facilitating programs and counseling services on an outpatient basis, and when needed, within the inpatient hospital setting. The outpatient therapist's responsibilities may include several of the following areas: individual, group and family counseling, Employee Assistance Counseling (EAP), Partial Hospital Programs, Critical Incident Stress Management, and other current and future groups/programs. All of these areas may involve providing assessments, facilitating treatment and crisis intervention of clientele affected by substance abuse, addiction, and dual diagnoses issues. Providing community/education services will be a part of this position (as needed) and some travel is occasionally required

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

· Master's degree required.

· Four to ten years related experience and/or training is preferred.

· Preferred candidates will also have experience working with clients having dual diagnoses issues (addictive disorders in conjunction with mental health conditions).

· Clinical experience with couples and/or family therapy is preferred.

· Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) experience preferred.

CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS:

· South Dakota Professional License (Social Work, Counseling or Psychology) required.

· Licensed Professional Counselor- Mental Health, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker required.

· Certified as a South Dakota Certified Addiction Counselor or Licensed Addiction Counselor is required.

· This position requires a valid driver's license and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.