Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Outpatient Clinician Therapist

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description


Phoenix, AZ

A sign-on bonus of 5% of the annual salary is being offered.

Work in general mental health and substance abuse outpatient clinic serving individuals and families ages 6 & up to improve the overall quality of life. The team supports people experiencing
depression, anxiety, relationship loss, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, and trauma from sexual, emotional, and/or physical abuse. Outpatient services offer flexible office hours and home-based services for children and their families, public transit accessibility, therapy in English and Spanish, and professional staff who utilize best practice models for treatment.


Under general supervision, provides direct and indirect covered services and treatment to individual clients and coordinates with community supports and stakeholders. Responsible for managing appointment schedules, assigned caseload as a clinician, conducting assessments, implementing treatment plans, facilitating out-of-office services, performing crisis services when needed, and participating in ongoing learning experiences and treatment team consultation and coordination.

  • Master's degree in a behavioral health-related field
  • Two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and the ability to be insured under the automobile insurance policy.
  • Ability to obtain fingerprint clearance card, CPR, and First Aid.
  • Bilingual language skills in English/Spanish preferred and as appropriate to the population served.
  • Current license preferred, or ability to become licensed.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must complete the agency's orientation and demonstrate competence regarding skills and knowledge.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance (business casual attire) and demonstrate appropriate time-management skills, including punctuality.
  • Must possess excellent phone etiquette and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be customer service driven and demonstrate the ability to multitask.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Effectively utilize MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access).

  • Knowledge and understanding of general mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and serious mental illness.
  • If working with youth, familiarity with applying behavioral principles in youth treatment, and understanding of the Arizona Child and Family Team model.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements.
  • Have basic typing/computer skills.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have good organization and time management skills.
  • If working with youth, the ability to attend required Child and Family Team training within one month of assuming the position and participate in ongoing learning requirements as needed

Undergrads welcome!

BHT Behavi

Direct services

Indirect services

Treatment services

Client support

Community supports

Stakeholder coordination

Appointment scheduling

Caseload management

Clinical assessment

Treatment planning

Out-of-office services

Crisis intervention

Ongoing learning

Treatment team collaboration



Client-centered care

Therapeutic interventions



Evidence-based practices

Behavioral health services

Mental health support

Substance abuse treatment

Diagnostic assessments

Treatment goals

Progress monitoring

Behavioral interventions

Coping skills

Relapse prevention

Emotional support

Crisis management

Trauma-informed care

Cultural sensitivity

Collaborative approach

Case management

Referral coordination

Documentation and record-keeping

Clinical notes

Treatment plans


Professional ethics

Multidisciplinary collaboration

Continuous professional development

Training and workshops

Quality improvement

Outcome measurement

Client advocacy

Crisis response

Time management

Organization skills

Communication skills

Problem-solving skills




Self-care practices

Technology proficiency

Knowledge of regulatory requirements

Compliance with legal and ethical standards

Treatment modalities

Cultural competence

Substance use disorders

Mental health disorders

Dual diagnosis

Group therapy

Individual therapy

Family therapy

Assessments tools and instruments

Treatment guidelines


Professional boundaries

oral Health Technician

Case Management




Effective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers, are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.

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