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Families in Transition – New Horizons

Mission: To provide hunger relief, emergency shelter, safe affordable housing, and supportive services to individuals and families who are homeless or in need, enabling them to gain self-sufficiency and respect.

Core Behavioral Values: Integrity. Teamwork. Quality. Respect. Responsibility. And a dedication to helping others.

These Behaviors are based on Families in Transition – New Horizon’s cultures and values critical to support the mission of the organization.

Job Summary: The Therapist position is responsible for providing assessments, conducting therapy, facilitation of groups. Individual must have experience with substance use treatment. This position allows professional growth opportunities in both the mental health and substance use fields. As a therapist working with these families, a strong collaboration between teams at Families in Transition and New Horizons is crucial.

Families in Transition-New Horizons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

COVID-19 considerations:
Families in Transition will provide all needed PPE, as well as cleaning products, for all staff members during their shift.

  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Must hold and maintain LCMHC, LICSW, MLADC, LADC license in the State of NH, dual licensure preferred
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all times
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Criminal Background Check

Essential Functions:

  • Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings, weekly team meetings and ongoing clinical supervision
  • Facilitates Intensive Outpatient and outpatient groups as assigned throughout the week by utilizing the evidence based curriculums assigned for the treatment day
  • Undertaking assessments, including assessment of mental health and substance use needs, risk assessment and formulating a psychological explanation of the client’s issues
  • Knowledge and practice with the DSM5 criteria for substance use and mental health disorders
  • Evaluating the outcome of therapy
  • Establishing a collaborative working relationship with the client based on trust and respect
  • Training and supervision of interns as needed
  • Continuing personal and professional development while maintaining your licensure through the State of NH
  • Participate in an integrated health care model, working with participant’s primary health care providers, state agencies, and other collateral contacts within participants’ care. Provide care coordination and case management services based on client’s needs.
  • Practice cultural competency with establishing rapport and relationships with participants from other cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Perform observed drug testing and screening as appropriate
  • Knowledge of mandating reporting and ability to call appropriate agencies with safety concerns
  • Knowledge of and abide by the requirements of 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPPA requirements
  • Provides therapeutic interventions and strategies to participant’s assigned using evidence based practices
  • Participation in, and assistance with events as assigned and requested. Encourages civic involvement and responsibility
  • Involvement in clinical team strategy and development of agency goals
  • Documentation (individual participants progress notes, collateral contact, intakes, assessments and incident reports, inter-agency referrals, community referrals, treatment plans/goals and file documentation)
How to Apply:

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Date Added: September 15, 2020

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