Clinician

Pima County Juvenile Court Center
Tucson, Arizona

SALARY:  $21.14 to $24.31 hourly

CLOSING DATE:  Open Until Filled

LOCATION: Pima County Juvenile Court Center, 2225 E. Ajo Way, Tucson

Open until filled, with a screening of applications on Monday, June 4, 2018.  Note:  This is a part-time position available for 20 hours per week.  Work will be scheduled in the evening, on weekends, and some holidays.  This position is eligible for benefits.  Please attach a resume to the application prior to submission.

DESCRIPTION:  Provides individual, group, and family treatment readiness counseling services for youth housed within detention.  Clinicians will work as a collaborative team member in the MAC (Make a Change) detention substance abuse readiness program, detention living units, detention programs, and other areas as needed

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- Develops and implements treatment awareness and readiness plans for detained youth and families.

- Assists in the development of individual MAC treatment awareness and readiness plans for detained youth.

- Conducts individual, group and family counseling, goal setting sessions with detained youth.

- Conducts substance abuse and treatment readiness groups and family counseling for detained youth in the MAC program.

- Facilitates family participation in the treatment readiness process.

- Facilitates family engagement through an educational and support group for family members of detained youth.

- Provides direct service delivery regarding detention substance abuse treatment readiness and other treatment readiness program for youth and families.

- Coordinates and collaborates with probation, detention, medical personnel, treatment providers, and others to plan and coordinate readiness planning and its daily implementation.

- Monitors and evaluates the progress of MAC program youth and families.

- Participates in Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings and other staffing meetings as necessary.

- Provides a written summary of program participation by MAC youth and an exit report.

- Prepares progress and other reports as necessary or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree in a behavioral health related field and independently licensed as a substance abuse counselor, or licensed professional counselor, or clinical social worker, or marriage and family therapist and eighteen months of post masters professional work experience working with youth substance abuse, mental health, and/or family therapy; OR any equivalent amount of experience, training, and/or education approved by Human Resources.  Preference may be given to Spanish speaking applicants.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  License in the State of Arizona as a Behavior Health Professional is required.  Professional licensure required by State law shall be maintained with a current status at all times.  Arizona licensure as an Independent behavioral health professional is required.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:  Employees receive quality benefits such as health, dental and vision coverage, generous vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement plans, life insurance, employer match to health savings contribution and various pre-tax saving opportunities.   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:  Typically performs duties in an office environment and may lift materials and/or equipment 20 lbs. or less.