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Behavioral Health Clinician

Company: State of Oklahoma
Location: Shawnee
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Posting TitleBehavioral Health ClinicianAgency400 OFFICE OF JUVENILE AFFAIRSSupervisory OrganizationOffice of Juvenile Affairs-Central Oklahoma Juvenile Cente-Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)Full/Part-TimeFull timeJob TypeRegularCompensationX31C - $71,325.00Job Description'This position is a safety sensitive position as defined by 63 O.S. - 427.8 (K)(1)(i)(2) due to providing direct child care. Therefore, those applicants testing positive for marijuana will not be hired even when in possession of a valid medical marijuana license.' -Basic PurposePositions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing professional work in the administration and interpretation of standardized cognitive, affective and behavioral tests and providing clinical services in a state agency, institution, mental health facility or clinic.Typical FunctionsConducts initial interview with client to obtain pertinent case history and background information to make appropriate diagnosis.Administers, scores and interprets various intelligence, personality, aptitude, and/or cognitive, affective and behavioral assessments.Develops an appropriate treatment plan based on test findings and interview;Conducts individual, group and family therapy sessions.Prepares comprehensive evaluation reports.Participates in multidisciplinary staff conferences.Participates in programs and evidenced based practices to support child and family wellbeing.Maintains confidential records of client services in compliance with state and federal regulations.Appear in court and provide testimony in client hearings or other areas.Consults with community agencies and school systems on behalf of clients or provides special programs as requested.May intervene in crisis and potentially life threatening situations.May implement research programs.Level DescriptorThis is the specialist level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing advanced assessment and treatment services such as a highly specialized clinical service. This level has overall responsibility for assigned mental and behavioral health services and functions.Education and ExperienceEducation and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in psychology, counseling, human relations, clinical/direct practice social work, or a closely related field which must have included one semester of at least three hundred hours of applied clinical practicum in psychology or counseling; plus two years of post-master's experience providing professional counseling services; and must have a passing score on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification or hold a current license as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Behavior Practitioner (LBP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NSCP); Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), or a doctorate in psychology or education with a specialty in clinical, counseling, educational, developmental or school psychology, including one academic year of full time pre-doctoral internship from an accredited program listed by the American Psychological Association at the time of completion.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and CompetenciesKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of administering and scoring a variety of standardized cognitive, affective and behavioral tests; of mental disorders, their symptoms, treatment, and social implications in relation to client and family; of the principles and methods of statistical research; and of methods and techniques used in the training of families; of intervention techniques; of various assessment and evaluation tools; of the principles, methods and techniques of interpreting a variety of cognitive, affective and behavioral tests; and of chemical dependency treatment and counseling techniques; of the application of theories with respect to group and individual behavior. Ability is required to evaluate social, emotional, relationship, cognitive, and behavioral problems; to assess intellectual, cognitive, or personality functioning; to provide therapeutic counseling; to administer cognitive, affective and behavioral tests; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to apply therapeutic techniques; to diagnose social, emotional, relationship, cognitive and behavioral problems; to develop therapeutic treatment plans; and to provide therapeutic intervention.Special RequirementsSpecial Requirements: Must be able to pass background check and drug screening. A probation/trial period may be required. Position requires shift work (rotating weekends). Must be willing to perform all job related travel.Some positions may require the ability to endure the physical rigors and personal hazards inherent in hostage negotiation situations; a doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology, eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Oklahoma and five years of law enforcement experience. ## Upon appointment, incumbents designated by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall complete certification in one of the following required Departmental sponsored training in case management: Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Adult; Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Child, Adolescent and Family; or Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Dual Certification.Additional Job DescriptionEqual Opportunity EmploymentThe State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen> Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

Keywords: State of Oklahoma, Norman , Behavioral Health Clinician, Other , Shawnee, Oklahoma

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