BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN
(LCSW, LMHC, OR LMFT)
Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW, LMHC, or LMFT)
About the Florida Justice Center
We give people a second chance by providing them with legal representation, bail assistance, reentry support, connections to social services, and the tools they need to succeed. We are a racial equity organization that is working to disrupt the way justice-involved people are cared for from the time of arrest through their release.
The Behavioral Health Clinician is an entry-level supervisor within a small nonprofit organization focused on social and racial justice, reentry services, and legal support. They will be responsible for supervising and training clinical and non-clinical interns and volunteers, coordinating internal and external mental health services, coordinating community resources and referrals, and developing and evaluating programs. The clinician will also provide hands-on counseling and supervise the case management program.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide counseling, therapy, and/or psychotherapy to clients, groups, and families.
- Diagnose psychological, behavioral, and emotional disorders, and develop individual treatment plans.
- Supervise and train behavioral health and case work interns, volunteers, and employees.
- Conduct initial assessment to determine needs and goals of client.
- Develop and evaluate programs.
- Develop and coordinate support groups.
- Research, build relationships with, and refer clients to community resources to address barriers to reentry.
- Maintain case files and records with strict confidentiality in accordance with policies and procedures, regulations, and the law.
- Monitor clients by conducting periodic follow-up and aftercare.
- Follow policies and procedures, participating in quality reviews and reporting needed changes.
- Help clients adjust to life changes and challenges.
- Provide crisis intervention as needed.
- Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or directly related field.
- Valid and current Florida LCSW, LMHC, or LMFT license.
- Ability to make biopsychosocial assessments and develop care plans.
- Knowledge of reentry population and awareness of racial justice issues.
- Ability to provide after-hours service as needed.
- Ability to write reports and present to a variety of stakeholders and groups.
- Experience with cognitive behavioral and trauma-informed therapy.
- Valid Florida driver license and reliable transportation.
- Current First Aid/CPR certificate.
- Proof of ability to work in the United States.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products.
- Willing to submit to background check, if required.
- Ability to relate and communicate without judgment with diverse populations and groups, including those with substance abuse and/or mental health issues, and accused and/or convicted of a variety of crimes.
- Experience supervising, training, and mentoring graduate-level students.
- Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish or Haitian Creole.
Compensation and Benefits
- Salary is $54,000-$60,000.
- 100% paid health, dental, and vision insurance.
- Paid time off.
- Paid license and certification renewal, continuing education classes.
- Paid professional liability insurance.
- Work hours are flexible based on the needs of the organization and will often exceed 40 hours and may include evening and weekend shifts.
- This is an exempt position in accordance with the FLSA.
- This is an on-site position only.
- COVID-19 safety protocols are strictly enforced.
- Touchless soap, paper towel, and hand sanitizer dispensers throughout office.
- Hands-free trash cans.
- Temperature checks
- All staff and clients must wear masks.
- Social distancing, when possible.