Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Anchorage: Mental Health Clinician

    Job ID
    Job Locations
    Regular Full-Time
    Compensation Min
    USD $28.50/Hr.
  • Overview

    Hope Community Resources is searching for a MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN to join the mental & behavioral supports team!


    This position boasts a self-directed, flexible schedule, FULL TIME or PART TIME availability, including the option to work evenings and/or weekends.


    Still working on your license?  No Problem!  Hope offers sponsorship of supervisory hours for post-masters' experience for those still working towards licensure.



    Entry Rate of Pay


    With Licensure - $28.50


    Without Licensure - $24.50



    Hope offers a healthy benefits package to employees averaging over 30+ hours per week, including;


    • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday leave
    • Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance
    • HSA with healthy employer contribution
    • 403(b) with employer matching


    Job Summary:


    The Mental Health Clinician provides services to Hope treatment recipients through their work in providing clinical expertise for recipients of mental health services. The Mental Health Clinician provides mental health referrals, screenings and assessments for referred treatment recipients. This position develops treatment plans, provides counseling, staff debriefing and training, and mental health consultation. The Mental Health Clinician develops positive behavioral support, treatment, and safety plans and monitors their effectiveness. Services designed by the Mental Health Clinician are individualized to provide therapeutic interventions, informational and instructional activities, and skill development experiences that build upon identified strengths. The Mental Health Clinician maintains loyalty to the organization, its beliefs, values, mission, vision, and expectations and to the recipients of services.


    Job Duties:


    Essential Job Duties


    •  Completes all required State and Federal screening and assessments, and any additional assessments as warranted and necessary.
    •  Develops individualized treatment plans based on the intake assessment, in coordination with support recipients, families, Mental Health Case Managers, supervisors, and direct support staff.
    •  Provides training for Mental Health Associate staff and identifies these training needs through direct observation of services provided, as necessary.
    •  Assists the team in implementing the treatment plan using evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including observation of service delivery.
    •  Provides individual, group, and family therapy in a variety of environments, as needed.
    •  Participates in treatment team meetings, including review of progress and treatments, according to State regulations and Agency policies.
    •  Provides monitoring, clinical guidance, and direction to teams when a support recipient is in crisis.
    •  Provides clinical recommendations to governmental agencies regarding individualized treatments for support recipients.
    •  Attends all required clinical trainings to maintain scope of practice for populations served and requirements for licensing. 




    Education and Experience


    •  Master’s degree in Social work, Psychology or related clinical field required.
    •  Two years of experience working with individuals who experience developmental disabilities, mental health diagnoses, traumatic brain injury, or similar populations required. Experience working with children, adults and families preferred.
    •  A professional license appropriate to field of specialization required, or the ability to obtain it within two years of employment.



    1. Possesses a valid Alaska driver’s license and has at least three years of driving experience (may include permit time).

    2. Meets State and Agency requirements for passing a criminal background check upon hire

    3. Completes all required State, Agency, department, and position specific training as assigned.


    **Sponsorship of supervisory hours for post-master’s supervised experience available for those still working towards licensure.


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