Project CARE Minority AIDS Initiative: Therapist

Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary
This position serves as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team for the Minority AIDS Initiative: Substance Use Disorder treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS project. The therapist’s primary responsibilities are to provide client-centered, well-coordinated effective care through accurate clinical mental health assessment, evaluation, and case-by-case conceptualization to implement individual and group psychotherapy to targeted population. Maintain caseload, and assist project treatment team in outreach/recruitment to ensure EBP practices, coordination of referrals, and navigation services. Therapist will be provided with in-house training and certification to perform antibody HCV screening, testing and pre/post-test counseling education on-site. This position will provide whole-person care coordination across medical, behavioral, and social service community systems. This position is full-time and will require travel to and from partner agencies associated with the program. The therapist reports to the project coordinator.


Master’s degree in Mental Health, Behavioral Science, Public Health or health-related field preferred. In addition, it is required for the candidate to possess a mental health license or certification such as, a Provisional Certification through the Department of Mental Health (PCMHT), Certified Mental Health Therapist (CMHT), or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LCMHT) certification credential by MS DMH. Candidate must present documentation to Human Resources within 90 days from hire date and, (CMHT) must be obtained within two years from the date of certification issuance.

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