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.
Primary duties include outpatient and home-based family, individual, and play therapy for a broad range of behavioral health problems. Knowledge and understanding of family systems theory, family dynamics, and family therapy is essential. Must also have field experience in working with multi-problem families, with ability to relate well with families of varied lifestyles, backgrounds, and ethnicity. Crisis intervention, school and agency consultation, assessment and treatment planning are included. There must be willingness and ability to work in close cooperation with other team and project members, to share responsibilities, work distribution, and decision-making. Must be able to work a flexible schedule with some evening availability.
Master's in Behavioral Health or related field. Must qualify for certification from ABBHE.
2-3 years community mental health working with children and families.
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.