Behavioral Health Practitioner I - Norfolk Regional Center
  • Job Posting Expires: 12/28/2021
3W ago
$0 to $10,000
Full Time
No
Government
None
Masters
Primary Duties

This position provides group therapy and individual therapy to sex offender patients.  Group and individual therapy are the primary mode of treatment for this population.  Assignments are given to patients in the sex offender groups and individual therpay to help measure and evaluate patients' progess in treatment. Patients have core assignments that the group therapist must approve prior to the patient being transferred to LRC or considered for discharge through the NRC Transitional Skill Building Program.  The therapy staff create and approve other assignments to help the patients work on their risk factors for re-offending and other treatment problem areas.  Patients complete focuses in group on issues that they are dealing with related to the dynamic risk factors for reoffending. Part of providing group and individual therapy consists of assisting patients to determine appropriate Patient Hour presentations. Both group and individual therapy require preparation and documentation of the patient progress. Therapists provide professional input into the Level Scoring, an evaluation tool, of individual sex offender patients to assess progress and areas that need to be addressed with individual patients. This position serves as Treatment Plan Coordinator (TPC) for four to six patients. The TPC takes lead in coordination and completion of the patient Treatment Plans. The position of LMHP helps provide direction for direct care staff with on-unit groups.

 

 

 


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

DHHS State of Nebraska values our employees as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability marital status, or genetics.

 


Compensation Details

$22.534/per hour for Practitioner I and $26.435/per hour for Practitioner II


Benefits

This position would be eligibile for the entire benefit package with the State of Nebraska. 


How to Apply

please apply at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov