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Behavioral Health Therapist, Wauwatosa, WI

Organization: Advocate Aurora Health
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Wauwatosa, WI
Date Job Posted: March 14, 2023
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Schedule Details/Additional Information:

  • 2nd shift role for PM IOP, Monday through Friday 12:00/12:30 to 8:30pm. Possible weekend rotation as needed and they have to rotate holidays with the other team members.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:

  • Professional Counselor license issued by the state of Wisconsin, or
  • Marriage and Family Therapist license issued by the state of Wisconsin, or
  • Social Worker, Clinical license issued by the state of Wisconsin.

Education Required:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, or
  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Clinical, or
  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Educational, or
  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling or related field.

Experience Required:

  • Typically requires 1 year of experience in providing therapy in behavioral health.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Some positions may be restricted to individuals with Master's Degree in Social Work and be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker upon hire.
  • Some positions may also require one of the following Substance Abuse licenses upon hire, Substance Abuse Counselor-In-Training, Substance Abuse Counselor, Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, or Clinical Supervisor-In-Training.
  • Skilled as a generalist and has one or more specializations. Extensive knowledge and skills in the application of theory, practice and techniques of behavioral health and/or substance abuse treatment services.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to function in a complex mental health delivery system.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Will frequently be required to lift up to 25 lbs. without assistance, and will occasionally be required to lift over 25 lbs. with assistance.
  • May be exposed to the following hazard: mechanical, electrical, chemical, blood and body fluids.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, squat, bend, and reach above shoulders and twist.
  • Must be able to restrain and control patients who are outwardly psychotic or physically combative.
  • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

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