Mental Health Therapist

Refugee and Immigrant Center- Asian Association of Utah (RIC-AAU) Utah is seeking a full-time, compassionate, dedicated, solution-focused therapist. This position will serve a diverse population who are in need of behavioral health services and/or treatment for substance use. MUST BE LICENSED.

RIC-AAU’s mission is to improve the quality of life of refugees and immigrants; those interested in position must feel comfortable working with interpreters.

Location: 155 S 300 W, SLC, UT 84101

Schedule: M-F, full time position that does require occasional hours in the late afternoon/early evening to accommodate working parents.

Pay: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: RIC-AAU provides a generous benefits package including health and dental coverage, health savings plans, paid time off, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Qualifications:

· Masters degree or higher in Social Work, Clinical Mental Health Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy from an accredited college/university
• LCSW/CSW/CMHC/ACMHC/MFT (license current in the state of Utah)
• Must pass a background check. 
• Pro-active team focus
• A working knowledge of the DSM-V. A working knowledge of the Addiction and Recovery field.
• Ability to learn new software programs efficiently

Responsibilities:

• Direct clinical services including interviews, evaluates and assesses clients to create treatment plans and provide quality care
• Provides excellent, evidence based psychotherapy to clients including individual, group, couple and/or family therapy
• Treatment planning
• Care coordination
• Documentation using our online medical record
• Effective interviewing skills and evaluation techniques
• Knowledge of a variety of evidence-based modalities of psychotherapy, including crisis intervention skills; general personality development theories; typical community agencies, organizations and programs
• General knowledge of psychiatric and psycho-pharmaceutical treatment of mental disorders
• Principles and techniques of behavior assessment and modification
• Knowledge of general psychological principles and concepts
• Contingency contracting
• Skill development therapies
• Accepted standards of social work ethics and clinical practice
• Ability to act independently, respond professionally and calmly in crisis or other situations, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and apply general principles to specific conditions

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Andy,  

Refugee & Immigrant Center - Asian Association of Utah
155 South 300 West, Suite 101, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101
Tel: 801-467-6060 | Email:  | Contact Us

Business Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm

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