Mental Health Therapist – Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit

Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary:

Provides mental health assessment, evaluation, and counseling for consumers and families of consumers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, crisis intervention, acute psychiatric therapy, coordination of our consumer referral, and provision of planned education/growth experiences. The therapist will also support, develop and/or apply the treatment/service plan and facilitate compliance. Serves as a member of the appropriate interdisciplinary treatment team—reports to the Crisis Stabilization Unit Team Lead.


Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related field and experience as a clinician.  Must be licensed or certified as a mental health professional.  A Provisional Certification through the department of mental health (PCMHT) must be acquired and documentation presented to Human Resources within 90 days from the hire date, and (CMHT) must be obtained within two (2) years from the date of provisional certification issuance.  Requires flexibility regarding working conditions and assignments, good oral and written communication skills, and thorough knowledge of psychiatric disorders and corresponding treatment.  The employee must demonstrate the ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations, and planned procedures. Must have a valid driver’s license in Mississippi and proof of auto insurance. This position has been determined to have an occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

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Job CategoryAdult Services, CSU

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