Mental Health Practitioner II

Company Name:
State of Nebraska
Job Title: Mental Health Practitioner II
Opening Date/Time: Tue. 07/22/14 12:00 AM Central Time
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $19.73/Hour
Location: Hastings, Nebraska
Department: Health & Human Services Department
Requisition #: 201402932
Position #: Various
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The Hastings Regional Center is seeking candidates for four vacancies to work in the Juvenile Chemical Dependency Program.
Examples of Work:
Responsible for assessment and mental health therapy to youth and their families at the Hastings Juvenile Chemical Dependency Program at the Hastings Regional Center. Assess status needs of the youth. Provide individual, group, and family counseling. Complete required documentation. Responds to crisis situations and de-escalates youth as needed. Includes rotating on-call schedule.
Qualifications / Requirements:
REQUIREMENTS: Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or possess another license that allows the incumbent to provide mental health services as required by NE. Rev. Statue 71-1314. Will consider Provisional Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP) or individual eligible for provisional license at the time of hire. Provisionally licensed will be hired as Mental Health Practitioner I until fully licensed.
PREFERRED: Experience in working with male youth.

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