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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Mental Health Therapist

JOB TITLE: Mental Health Therapist-MHP
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Directly responsible to the Team Leader and Supervisor of Mental Health Counseling
This position is responsible for the implementation of therapeutic services which achieve the purpose of this program component which includes, but not limited to, the following:
1. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
2. Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports;
3. Counsel clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes;
4. Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge;
5. Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans;
6. Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process;
7. Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary;
8. Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs and clients' progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives;
9. Modify treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients' status;
10. Modify treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients' status;
11. Adhering to all Shoulders of Strength, Inc. Policies and Procedures
12. Maintain a caseload not to exceed thirty (30) clients at any given time.
1. Excellent oral and written communication skills;
2. Active listening skills (paying attention to what others are saying, seek clarification on points,
and asking appropriate questions;
3. Social perceptiveness (being aware of others’ reactions to conversations and conditions around them);
4. Critical thinking and good problem solving and decision making abilities;
5. Positive professional caring attitude;
6. Excellent time management skills;
7. Ability to work as a member of a team.

Applicant must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology;
A minimum of (2) years combined work experience in a direct service capacity is desired;
Applicant must be able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a timely manner is crucial;
Possess the ability to work with diverse groups of people;
Must be knowledgeable of standard treatment approaches and trend

Salary Range:


Application Requirements:
Applicants can apply on, fax to 337-210-5450, stop by or mail to 700 St. Landry Street, Lafayette, La 70506

Job Posted:
Application Deadline:

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