IOPSA Therapist

IOPSA Therapist

Posted 8 months ago

Position Summary:

Provide substance abuse therapy to assigned clients and families as outlined by the treatment team.

Essential Functions (duties):

-Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic and treatment services to all assigned clients. This can include facilitation of individual, group, and family sessions, case management, treatment planning and aftercare services.

-Attend CFT meetings and court dates as assigned by manager.

-Attend Community outings to provide Individual Living Skills opportunities as assigned by manager.

-Complete monthly progress notes for assigned clients.

-Maintain client records, including adding new clients into Credible and filtering referrals.

-Assist Manager in training new staff, including clinical interns.

-Assist Manager in maintaining QA documents for site visits.

-Maintain a safe, therapeutic and culturally sensitive environment for clients and families.

-Participate in quality assurance and program development activities as assigned.

-Assist Manager in administrative functions as needed.

-Represent the Agency at designated meetings, conferences and trainings.

-Represent the agency to professional and community organizations.

-Assist in actively assessing work area for non-compliance issues and notify supervisor in a timely manner to ensure follow up.

-Complete all required documentation and billing requirements accurately and in the assigned time frames.

-All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Education and Experience:

-Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field of study.

-Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC) with AZBBHE.

-Knowledge of family systems theory, A-CRA and other evidence based substance abuse models.

-Minimum of 3 year direct clinical experience in the field of substance abuse therapy.


Must be 21 years of age.

Possess an Arizona driver’s license and state mandated auto insurance.

Possess or be able to obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Must be able to pass a 5-panel drug screen.

Competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities):

Leadership-Models positive professional standards of behavior, service and team oriented approach, supporting the organization’s mission and philosophy of servant leadership.

Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things with a focus on building strong working relationships to develop and maintain high performing teams.

Stress tolerance and resilience: Able to stay focused and accomplish work under frequent interruptions, variance in workloads, tight deadlines, working with differing styles while maintaining personal boundaries.

Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.

Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Must meet all licensing and contracting requirements for agency personnel.


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