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Therapist - Full Time Needed For our Expansion/ 10th Site

at Ascend Behavioral Health

Job Description

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: To provide individual, family, and group counseling to clients and their families. 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Therapist/Clinician  is responsible for developing and monitoring all direct resident related treatment programs and he/she provides counseling for residents and families.


  • Complete the Intake and Assessment 
  • Develop and prepare individualized treatment plans, programs and activities.
  • Provide individual , family and group therapy
  • Focus on staff understanding and implementing of resident treatment plan and behavior management programs.
  • Prepare the 30 days monthly progress reports and Revise the treatment plans as indicated.
  • Staff clients with psychiatrist and CD or designee when appropriate.
  • Consult with case managers, parents, attorneys, etc.
  • Participate in resident staffings at the residence and completes monthly staffing on all residents.
  • Review client issues regularly.
  • Supervises ITP development and implementation.
  • Completes intake assessments and updates .
  • completes 90 day treatment plan and updates on as needed. 
  • Ensure each resident has assigned treatment work targeting Tx goals and presenting issues. 
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings and trainings
  • And any other tasks assigned by CD/ Supervisor 

Skill / Requirements


  • A Masters Degree and/ or Ph.D is required.
  • Experiencd  in working with  adults and or children who have a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges.
  • Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a social worker or professional counselor or marriage and family therapist, LISAC,LCSW, LMFT, LAC,LASAC, LPC, LMSW etc


  • Knowledge and skills in treatment/program planning and implementation.
  • Familiarity with behavioral intervention strategies.
  • Knowledge of accepted procedures for individual, group, and family counseling.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Plans for professional growth, in consultation with clinical director, to develop specialized programs (e.g., sexual problems, anger management).
  • General knowledge of behavior modification.
  • Special knowledge on the needs of Seriously Mentally Ill adults.
  • The ability to supervise others and manage and prioritize multiple task


Important Notes

Ascend is currently expanding and we are looking for experimce cliniciams to join our team! If you meet the qualifications, submit a cover letter and your resume online today!

Medical and Dental Insurance , 401k, PTO and Paid Holidays ,  Bonus incentives, On-staff clinical supervisor to provide supervision hours towards independent licensure . CEUs and Tuition Reimbursement