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    MH Therapist

    Latino Community Development Agency
    Job Description


    MH Therapist

    The Latino Community Development Agency (LCDA) is actively looking for hard working, creative, and dedicated individuals to join our agency and become integral parts of their team. The position would require the ability to provide behavioral/mental health and/or family counseling to a culturally diverse population. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate verbally and written in both English and Spanish.

    Position Requirements

    • Master's degree in behavioral science or related area
    • Experience working with substance abuse-related issues
    • Spanish/English bilingual proficient/ bi-cultural
    • Current Oklahoma licensure (LPC, LCSW, LADC-MH, or LMFT) or under supervision
    • Clinical experience working with mental health issues  

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Conducts intake/assessments for individuals referred to the program.
    • Provides individual and group counseling to individuals referred to the program.
    • Facilitates family counseling meetings to intervene on issues relating to clients.
    • Maintains records in a timely manner as required by agency, state or federal funding sources and accreditation authorities. Completes all required forms and maintains them in a manner consistent with requirements. Document all activities directly or indirectly related to serving youth, adults and families in the program on a daily basis.
    • On a bi-monthly basis, participates in the staffing of current case-load cases with supervisor.
    • Participates in clinical supervision meetings, team meetings, clinical consultations, group and individual supervision. Participates in training/workshops related to substance abuse and co-occurring issues and in expanding knowledge base in youth, adult’s substance use.
    • Conducts community outreach presentations in the community and at LCDA relating  issues of substance abuse. 
    • Maintains proper documentation and records on file and ensures the confidentiality of all personally identifiable information.
    • Report any issues of concern to Supervisor and/or Director of Programs.
    • Conduct home, school or other community visits to increase client and family engagement.
    • Maintains contact with DHS Case Workers.
    • Submit Letters of Client’s progress to DHS Case Workers and Probation Officers.
    • Maintain a minimum caseload of 20 and maximum of 30 clients, based on the intensity of the program.
    • Submits progress notes by Monday midnight.
    • Spends at least 50% of work hours providing direct services to youth, adults, and families to maintain position status. Ensures effective and consistent delivery of services. Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling to accommodate client needs for evening appointments. Return phone calls, text messages promptly. Check and respond to emails daily.
    • Abides by agency policy and program procedures at all times.
    • Performs other duties consistent with training and experience.
    • Cultural Sensitivity
    • Decision Making
    • Customer Service
    • Problem Solving, Critical Thinking
    • Interpersonal Relations/Teamwork
    • Organization Awareness, Communications
    • Self/Life Management
    • Continuous Improvement/Innovation and Change
    • Technical Competence

    Job Types: Full-Time, Exempt


    • Monday through Friday. Varied, May Include Evenings and Weekends

    COVID-19 considerations:
    All employees are required to wear a mask while in the building except for when in a single office space.

    Ability to Commute/Relocate:

    • Oklahoma City, OK 73109 (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Do you have any experience in this area that you would like to share and please explain why you are interested in this position? Thank you.


    • Master (Required)


    • English (Required)
    • Spanish (Required)


    • Current Oklahoma licensure (LPC, LCSW, LADC-MH, or LMFT) or under supervision (Required)

    The Latino Community Development Agency (LCDA) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard
    to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, military and veteran status, age, physical and mental disability, genetic characteristics, or any other considerations made unlawful by applicable state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The LCDA expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, military and veteran status, age, physical and mental disability, or genetic characteristics.

    Organization: Latino Community Development Agency
    Date Posted: 6/4/2021
    City: Oklahoma City
    Location: Oklahoma
    Country: United States
    Primary Category: Client Services
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Education Requirement: Master's
    Experience Requirement: < 1 year

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