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Behavioral Health Therapist
Full Time/Part TimeFull-time
CompanyCommunity Alliance Rehabilitation Services


At Community Alliance, we believe in the potential of recovery for all individuals with a mental illness, and we dedicate our resources to support the journey of each individual we serve. Community Alliance has Behavioral Health Therapist positions available in the following areas:

Behavioral Health Therapist position open in our Integrated Health Clinic:
This position offers an integrated health care approach built on an array of mental health, primary care, and rehabilitation and recovery services area. We are seeking licensed mental health practitioners (LMHP, LIMHP, PLMHP) to provide therapy in its outpatient services.
  Best fit are individuals with a passion for working with vulnerable populations and comfortable in collaborating with other professionals to empower clients to achieve self-defined goals. Ideal candidates would be dually credentialed therapists, with their mental health licensure (LMHP, LIMHP, PLMHP) and substance use licensure (LADC or PLADC). Will provide assessment, individual, and group counseling to individuals served at Community Alliance. Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary care team to develop and help clients progress through integrated treatment plans that comprehensively address bio-psycho-social needs. On-site licensure supervision provided. Work schedule:  Monday-Friday, day hours.

Behavioral Health Therapist position open in our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program:
This position offers a mobile, interdisciplinary, high intensity clinical team working in an integrated manner rather than as individual practitioners. The team works collaboratively, and in a coordinated manner to deliver the majority of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services needed by the client. Will p
articipate in a comprehensive assessment process, including evaluation of a consumer's past history and current condition, and identification of strengths, needs and goals. Will utilize motivational conversation strategies and techniques throughout the assessment, individualized planning, and treatment and rehabilitation processes. Develop, implement, evaluate and revise a comprehensive and individualized treatment, rehabilitation and recovery plan for each consumer. Assess, identify and assist consumer in managing symptoms of mental illness and co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders, including clinical and psychological interventions and supports within scope of licensure and expertise as outlined in the individualized, recovery-focused plan of the persons served.

Duties Include:

Duties for Behavioral Health Therapist position in Integrated Health Clinic:

  • Conducts thorough psychosocial evaluations and clinical assessments.
  • Through effective partnering with the person served, and in collaboration with the psychiatrist, members of the Integrated Health team, and others involved with the individual, develop an integrated care plan.
  • Conducts outpatient therapy for the purpose of improving or alleviating symptoms that may significantly interfere with life functioning, with an emphasis on the use of cognitive behavioral strategies and solution-focused interventions.
  • Engages the individual in his/her own recovery and self-management of medical and behavioral health risks and conditions.
  • Actively collaborates with outpatient psychiatrists and coordinates the provision of clinical services with the Integrated Health team and other behavioral health or medical services via the integrated care plan, conducts planned and spontaneous case consultations, and conducts ongoing information sharing.
  • Actively participates in data gathering, quality improvement, and outcomes measurements on an individual consumer and program basis.

Duties for Behavioral Health Therapist position for the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program:

  • Teach personal, social, daily living, leisure, vocational, educational, and other related community skills.
  • Assist in identifying and managing symptoms of mental illness, including medication administration, management and monitoring.
  • Participate, on an assigned and rotational basis, in after-hours on-call service; respond promptly and effectively to consumer needs and emergency situations within the timeframes and in accordance with program policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of characteristics and needs of persons with a serious mental illness, including persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and on-call.
  • When and while on-call, must be able to respond in person to client need within thirty minutes or less.
  • Possession of current, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and good driving record.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications for Behavioral Health Therapist for Integrated Health Clinic and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or other related field.
  • Current licensure in good standing in the State of Nebraska as a mental health professional (LMHP, LIMHP); provisional licensure (PLMHP) is acceptable if actively working and making sustained progress toward achieving full licensure.
  • Knowledge of signs and symptoms of mental disorders.
  • Knowledge, training, and/or experience in effectively working with individuals with serious mental illness, substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, and co-morbid physical conditions.
  • Demonstrated clinical decision-making skills appropriate for client’s care and safety.
  • Demonstrated ability in utilizing motivational interviewing and principles of recovery to deliver results-oriented, trauma-informed, and person-centered care.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to connect, communicate, and effectively work with people from diverse cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, educational, and professional backgrounds, and ability to maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals and groups.