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Position Title: Mental Health Therapist

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Term: PT. Permanent

Education: Advanced degree and LCSW/CSW/ACMHC/CMHC

The therapist position provides individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy, as well as walk-in, crisis, support services to LGBTQIA+ community members, families, and allies. Counseling is provided on sliding scale, and insurance coverage is accepted from several major providers, including Medicaid and Medicare. Assist with clinical supervision to interns. UPC seeks a candidate who is inquisitive, innovative, strategic, solution-oriented, collaborative and inspired by UPC’s mission, vision and values.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides one-on-one, couples, family, and group psychotherapy
  • Responds to crisis calls
  • Participates in meetings as needed
  • Intervenes in all crisis situations as needed
  • Meticulously documents crisis interventions, clinical SOAP notes, complying with HIPAA policy and UPC guidelines. Maintains confidential documentation
  • Fosters community relationships to strengthen referral base and to improve LGBTQIA+ -competent network of care
  • Refers clients to community affirming agencies, services and professionals as appropriate. Establishes systems of referral and communication
  • Intervenes in appropriate systems as a client advocate
  • Includes family and friend networks of clients as requested and when appropriate
  • Actively participates in programs team meetings and communicates all pertinent information to appropriate staff
  • Collaborates and communicates with Youth and Family Program Manager for group and individual intakes and follow-up
  • Provides input, support and guidance to the development of the Mental Health Project, coordinating with the Clinical Director of Community Counseling Services

Facilitates and fills in for support group facilitators as needed

Position Expectations:

  • Ensure the client’s right to privacy and ensure appropriate confidentiality when information about the client is released to others
  • Be knowledgeable about resource availability, service costs, and budgetary parameters and be fiscally responsible in carrying out all case management functions and activities
  • Participate in evaluative and quality assurance activities designed to monitor the appropriateness and effectiveness of both the service delivery system in which case management operates as well as the case manager’s own case management services, and to otherwise ensure full professional accountability
  • Carry a reasonable caseload that allows the case manager to effectively plan, provide, and evaluate case management tasks related to client and system interventions

Position Requirements:

  • Advanced degree and CSW/LCSW/ACMHC/CMHC preferred
  • 3-4 years social work experience (affirming and validating approach)
  • A strong sense of and orientation towards client-centered approach
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of LGBTQIA+ communities and issues; high sense of responsibility and commitment to UPC mission
  • Demonstrated commitment to social, racial, and gender justice
  • Expansive understanding of intersectionality, power, and privilege
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse staff in a multicultural environment
  • Experience in conflict resolution, peer mediation or negotiation
  • Inquisitive, sense of humor, proactive, solution‐oriented, collaborative, conscientious, dependable, responsible and efficient with a positive attitude and willingness to pitch in to support other UPC initiatives as needed
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with co-workers; demonstrated initiative and self-motivation
  • Independent means for travel throughout the greater Wasatch Front for meetings, fundraising, program events, etc. Operation of a motor vehicle requires valid and current Utah driver’s license
  • Computer literacy required (Word, Excel, and Google Docs)
  • Flexible schedule; ability and willingness to work some nights and weekends
  • LGBTQIA+ leadership training, internship(s) or graduate assistantship in social work or related  field a plus
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse staff in a multicultural environment
  • Spanish speaking a plus

Supervision: The position is supervised by UPC’s Clinical Director

The Utah Pride Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, race, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or disability

How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to

hr@utahpridecenter.org

Closing Date: Until Filled