AltaPointe Health Systems

Women's & Children Therapist, Substance Abuse *SIGN-ON BONUS*

Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/29/2022 4:26 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
AltaPointe Site
West Mobile OP
Master Level, Behavioral
Position Type
Full Time
8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday


$5,000 sign-on/retention bonus for this position. More details provided during interview process.


West Mobile Adult Outpatient Program is an outpatient Substance Abuse program designed for women with dependent children who are dependent on drugs or alcohol.  Services include but are not limited to supportive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, systemic therapy, behavior modification, skills training, and relapse prevention.


Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
  • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSMV substance abuse and mental health diagnosis
  • Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer
  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
  • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
  • Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning
  • Adheres to professional code of ethics
  • Effectively demonstrates the application of substance abuse specific competencies
  • Provides HIV/AIDS education, counseling, and testing when necessary
  • Conducts random observed UA’s of same sex consumers


Supervision and Consultation:

  • Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
  • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
  • Actively works to enhance clinical skills 

Clinical Record Keeping:

  • Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy
  • Documents appropriate, complete, and clinically comprehensive mental health assessments
  • Documents measurable and specific goals in the treatment plan
  • Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed, services, and techniques used
  • Documents case disposition, case closings, follow-up and referrals 

Case Load Management:

  • Effectively manages caseload based on consumer needs
  • Meets AltaPointe productivity standards 

Courteous and respectful towards consumers, visitors and co-workers

  • Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
  • Respects consumer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
  • Assists consumers and visitors as needed
  • Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
  • Is sensitive to the consumer’s needs, expectations and individual differences
  • Is gentle and calm to consumers and families


Administrative and Other Related Duties as Assigned:

  • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required.
  • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs.
  • Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures.
  • Maintains current license and requirements for renewals (i.e. CEU's), if applicable, and attends regular workshops and in-services.


Master's Degree in a Mental Health Discipline with relevant internships and practicums. Substance Abuse experience and licensure preferred.


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