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The Gary E. Miller Canadian County Children's Justice Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provides individual, family and group alcohol, tobacco or other drug-related rehabilitative services and case management services.
  2. Participates in case staffing with chemical dependency treatment team
  3. Completes all required case documentation in a timely manner
  4. Completes screening and referral for Center clients
  5. Participates in quarterly quality case reviews of client files
  6. Participates in monthly supervision with the Lead Counselor.
  7. Comes to work on a regular full-time basis
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications for position:

  1. Individual must have obtained a bachelors degree or above and be certified as a Case Manager II with the ODMHSAS.
  2. Individual should have at least one year or related work experience
  3. Must pass a background check
  4. Must pass a drug screening

 

Supervisory relationship:

The position is directly supervised by the Lead Counselor

 

Skills and knowledge required:

Should be familiar with the principles of alcohol and drug addiction and basic alcohol and drug education modalities with individuals, families and groups; should be familiar with the admission, education and discharge planning practices as well as how to complete related documentation.

 

Prior experience required:

One year of prior work experience is required; work may be salaried or volunteer experience

 

Personal qualities:

Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with professional peers and clients

 

Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:

Travel may be required in order to obtain job-related training

 

Hours per day or week:

Forty hours weekly; position requires some evening hours and/or weekends

SUMMARY: The Canadian County Children’s Justice Center is looking for a Director of Behavioral Health. The Behavioral Health Services of the Canadian County Children’s Justice Center provides a broad array of substance use disorder and mental health services for the children and families of Canadian County. Our Behavioral Health Services are CARF accredited and certified by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Ideal Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to create quality services while developing a team mentality, practical expertise, great attention to detail, strong customer service abilities, and the flexibility and energy to function in a highly dynamic public setting. Serves with a positive, professional, respectful and courteous attitude at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Supervises all mental health and chemical dependency services provided by behavioral health staff at the Center.

• Directly supervises Program Coordinators for residential programs, clinical interns, and other specialized program staff depending on client and the center’s needs.

• The Director of Behavioral Health coordinates behavior health team schedules to ensure low barrier and quick access to treatment, while also providing a consistent presence for patient support through integrated health care patient consultation.

• This position will lead cross departmental efforts to establish and integrate behavioral health services in all CCJC departments as well as establish competencies and key performance indicators for the behavioral health providers and support staff in relation to behavioral health screening and care.

• Coordinate and create yearly training schedule for all site staff. This includes scheduling training in accordance with local, state, professional certifications and all accreditation standards.

• Conduct quality assurance activities including conducting chart reviews, reviewing unanticipated outcomes reports, developing and monitoring practice protocols and procedures.

• Point person in implementing procedures needed to maintain CARF and all other required accreditation credentials.

• Performs periodic case file review and provide corrective action to case management staff.

• Serves as a mental health and chemical dependency consultant to Canadian County.

• Participates in program development and enhancement at the Center as needed.

• Maintains and updates policies and procedures related to behavioral health services.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must possess and advance degree in counseling, social work, psychology and hold a current licensure with the state of Oklahoma in addition to 5+ years of relevant clinical practical experience and broad-based clinical knowledge & skills in trauma informed care.
Organizational, administrative and 3 years of supervisory management skills also desired.

Should be familiar with basic child, adolescent, adult and family chemical dependency and mental health assessments as well as be able to complete the necessary documentation required as part of said assessments. Individual should be familiar with the admission, treatment and discharge planning processes as well as how to complete the related documentation.

Should have at least five years of relevant clinical practical experience and broad-based clinical knowledge & skills in trauma informed care. This should include individual- and group-related experiences related to children, adolescents, couples, adults and families who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse-related disorders.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the typical work environment is usually quiet.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

SAFETY: The employee shall be knowledgeable about and follow Canadian County’s safety policies and procedures. They should immediately report (i.e. during current shift) any accidents, unusual occurrences, or any other safety-related issues to the supervisor. Canadian County is a Drug-Free
Workplace. All employees are subject to Canadian County’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy. All job applicants are subject to a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen to determine eligibility for hire.

NOTE: The omission of specific statements or duties listed above does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Canadian County government and the employee and is subject to change by Canadian County as the needs and requirement of the job change.

EEO: An Equal Opportunity Employer

Title of position: Therapist

Description of duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provides clinical services that include screening, assessment, intake, treatment plan development and psychotherapy for mental health and/or substance use disorders.
  2. Provides mental health and/or substance use individual, family and group counseling services as assigned by supervisor.
  3. Maintains clinical records in accordance with all agency policies and procedures.
  4. Maintains knowledge of all current policies and procedures of the agency.
  5. Participates in case staffing with specified treatment teams.
  6. Completes and submits all required case documentation within the specified timeframe as per agency policy.
  7. Is responsible for providing coverage of the program’s 24-hour on-call crisis intervention services on a rotating schedule with other staff therapists.
  8. Maintains a caseload as assigned by supervisor.
  9. Participates in quarterly quality case reviews of client files.
  10. Participates in monthly clinical supervision with the Assistant Director of Behavioral Health and/or designee.
  11. Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications for position:

  1. Individual must have a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field
  2. Individual must be licensed or be qualified to be under supervision for licensure in the state of Oklahoma as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Mental Health (LADC/MH) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Behavioral Practitioner (LBP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with at least 10 hours of documented training in the area of addiction and its treatment.
  3. Must pass a background check

Supervisory relationship:

Reports directly to Assistant Director of Behavioral Health.

Skills and knowledge required:

Should be familiar with the principles of mental health and substance use screenings and assessments as well as basic treatment modalities with individuals, families and groups; should be familiar with the admission, treatment and discharge planning processes as well as how to complete related documentation. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as well as basic computer skills.

Prior experience preferred:

One year of prior work experience is preferred; work may be salaried or volunteer experience

Personal qualities:

  • Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with professional peers and clients and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:
  • Travel may be required in order to obtain job-related training

Hours per day or week:

Forty hours weekly; position requires some evening hours and/or weekends

All job candidates must pass an OSBI background check and a drug screening. A good driving record is required for many positions. Most jobs also require that the employee be at least 21 years old. We offer an excellent benefit package and a competitive pay structure. Full-time employees receive county-paid insurance and participate in the state employees retirement plan. You may pick up an application at the center or print one off this website. Additionally you may email your resume or application to HR@canadiancounty.org or fax to (405) 264-5568 Attn: Human Resource Dept. Applications can also be dropped off at the Justice Center.

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CCCJC is an equal opportunity employer and a tobacco-free facility.

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