Full-time position (40 hours weekly)
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Polara Health, Serving on the front-lines of mental health treatment in Yavapai County since 1966, Polara Health (formerly West Yavapai Guidance Clinic) is uniquely positioned to improve access for people in need of high quality and affordable holistic care. We are a beacon of hope, help and healing for over 7,000 individual and families and 1,300 children annually. Focused on addressing the whole person through a client centered approach, we offer holistic, transformative services that are tailored to address the unique needs of each client, address the social determinants of health and ensure coordination of care with loved ones and other integrated service providers.
Cognitive Function Development therapists work 1:1 or as group facilitators utilizing a unique therapeutic modality synthesized from a wide scope of peer-reviewed clinical and academic research. Through this modality, therapists drive targeted neuroplastic remodeling in clients across a range of ages and diagnostic needs. Therapists holding advanced credentialing from the CFD Institute will also work to develop and improve less experienced CFD Therapists and will contribute to the advancement of the CFD therapeutic model
A. Supervision - No Direct reports
B. Confidentiality- This position carries a high level of exposure to confidential and proprietary information. Includes personnel, business, clinical and other private information.
C. Mental Application - Position requires a high level of independent judgement, autonomy and responsibility.
D. Responsibility - This position carries a high degree of responsibility, and represents the agency at all times.
E. Contacts/Internal and Public - This position requires a great deal of public, client and collegial contact. It calls for strong public relations skills and problem solving skills involving diplomacy and sensitivity.
F. Special Populations - Child/Adolescent
Education Level: Bachelor or Master (preferred)
Discipline/Field/Course of Study:
Licensed in one of the following: No licensure is required, though preference will given to candidates holding a current AZ Board of Behavioral Health license.All CFD therapists shall hold current credentials in good standing from the Cognitive Function Development Institute. Minimum certification requirement ? Associate Cognitive Function Development Therapist.
Field: No experience is necessary, though preference shall be given to candidates with 2 years of experience working 1:1 with individuals.
Number of Years: 2 years of experience working 1:1 with individuals is preferred.
Special Skills/Knowledge Preferred:
* Excellent interpersonal skills and empathy are required. Candidates must be able to provide positive engagement to broad spectrum of individuals in either 1:1 or group settings.
* Successful candidates will be fun-loving, disciplined, and compassionate. They will demonstrate the ability to observe client behavior and communicate understanding of that behavior from the perspective of the cognitive function development therapeutic model.
* Successful candidates will be able to sit and engage in interactive client activities for 4-8 hours at a time.
* Successful candidates may work toward certification upon hire. Certification requirements are available upon request.
Pre-employment drug screening/background check required. ** All candidates must
be able to obtain a DPS Fingerprint Clearance card.
It is the policy of Polara Health not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or national origin. This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff and termination. PH further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities.