Title Regional Mental Health Associate
Location Hopkinsville
Job Information

REGIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATE

REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Substance Use Services

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1) Intake, screening, referrals, and crisis intervention services, responding within one hour of the request when assigned to that service.
(2) Individual, family and group therapy for substance abuse clients with variety of presenting problems
(3) Prepare treatment plans, write goals and objectives.
(4) Work as part of a multi-disciplined team in facility with emphasis on brief, goal oriented therapy.
(5) Consultation and education in the community and with community agencies which may include law enforcement, industry, Community Based Services, and others on both program and case basis.
(6) Clinician may be required to work an altered schedule.
(7) Provided substance use evaluations and update ASAM .
(8) Employee must be willing to reside in the Pennyroyal Region.
(9) Travel to other area clinics will be expected due to Regional position.
(10) Group work with clients as specific needs are identified.
(11) Administer Urine Drug Screens when required.
(12) Other duties as assigned/required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, enrolled in human service related Master’s program and currently in internship/practicum phase. Individual must be licensed to provide mental health services in the state of Kentucky within 12 months of hire date. Must complete 20 hours of substance abuse education annually to be credentialed as a Qualified Substance Abuse Professional. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and present proof of automobile insurance. Must pass a legally required Criminal Record Check and Sexual Offender Registry check, and present proof of a recent (less than 1-year-old) TB skin test.

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