Co-Occurring Therapist

Intermountain
Job Description

Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change?  Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding?  Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life?  Then we want to meet you.

Intermountain, a visionary non-profit that has been impacting the lives of children and families in Montana for over 100 years, we are seeking an Outpatient Psychotherapist and Co-Occurring Therapist who is innovative and is able to connect and educate the community about Intermountain Services.  Our approach considers the needs of the whole child and family, by providing them with knowledgeable and compassionate professionals treating a wide range of issues. The center coordinates all services with community providers including the Department of Child and Family Services, schools, therapists, physicians, law enforcement and other mental health agencies. This level of multi-disciplinary cooperation will facilitate true healing for children and their families.

Overview:

Ages Served: 3 – 26 years old
Service Area: Helena and surrounding areas
Services:

·         Individual Therapy

·         Family Therapy

·         Skills Group for Adolescents

·         Circle of Security Parenting Groups

·         Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention

·         Outpatient substance abuse therapy

Standard office hours of operation:

·         8:00-6:00 Mon-Thurs, 8:00-5:00 Fri

·         Flexibility of scheduling available beyond standard office hours

                                                            

Some of the challenges our clients may have are:

  • Emotional dysregulation
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Intractable anger
  • Adoption issues
  • Attachment and relationship issues
  • ADD, ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Impulsivity, including lying and stealing
  • Oppositionality and/or defiance
  • Aggression towards self and others
  • School problems
  • Loss and grief issues
  • Poor social skills, and social development
  • High functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Peer relationships
  • Substance Abuse

 

Summary:

Outpatient Psychotherapists provide support for children/youth and families in a manner that promotes growth in their lives such that their relationships at home with family, at school with friends and their lives within the community improve. We work with the family and child to determine the best treatment plan. The Co-occurring Therapist utilizes their knowledge and skills from both the substance abuse and mental health disciplines, understands how each disorder impacts the other and ensures that integrated co-occurring treatment and quality care is provided. 

The above knowledge, skills and abilities are generally acquired through a 60 credit Master’s degree from an accredited university in professional counseling, a Master’s in Social Work with focus on clinical social work, or psychological counseling.  Applicants must be licensed or a licensure candidate licensed by the State of Montana’s Board of Behavioral health as an LCPC, LCSW or LAC.

Applicant must have (2) years experience with children before or following completion of Master’s degree Training and/or experience in attachment theory, attachment-based therapeutic approaches and trauma informed care.  Must possess or maintain a valid driver’s license.

Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience plus additional commission pay.  Intermountain qualifies as a federal loan repayment site and offers direct supervision for unlicensed clinicians needing hours towards their licensure.  Intermountain also offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holiday pay. 

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