The University of Kansas Hospital - Behavioral Health Careers

Behavioral Health Therapist I Job

Facility: Marillac Campus


Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours: 9-5

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We currently have an opening for Behavioral Health Therapist I


Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

Diagnoses client's problems by collecting and evaluating information about the client's situation

Develops treatment plan by establishing treatment goals with the client, determining treatment methodologies

Advises client by suggesting and exploring resolutions; discusses progress toward goals

Obtains services by initiating referrals

Monitors progress toward treatment goals by evaluating and adjusting services provided

Assures quality service for clients by enforcing rules, regulations, and legal requirements with clients, documenting events of the therapeutic process in a confidential manner

Maintains agency credibility by establishing working relationships with sponsoring, advisory, and related service agencies

Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients; publicizes activities and accomplishments; adheres to a professional code of ethics

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by participating in workshops; reviews professional publications; establishes personal networks

Provides a clinical experience for interns by negotiating learning objectives; supervises practice and caseload management, teaching theory and its application; evaluates skills and personal and professional growth, ensuring identification with the profession

Contributes to team effort by consulting with other professionals; accomplishes related results as needed


Master's Degree from accredited University in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or Marriage and Family Therapy required

Master's level Licensure with the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as one of the following: Licensed Professional Counselor (KS), Licensed Master Social Worker (KS), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (KS)

Minimum 1-3 years of related experience required

Ability to engage clients and families required

Computer literate and high knowledge of various computer software programs required

Ability to read, write and speak English required

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