Office of Deaf Services Alabama Department of Mental Health
Mental Health Specialist II (Regional Therapist)NUMBER: 14-14
SALARYRANGE:74 ($39,290.40 - $59,517.60)
JOB LOCATION: Deaf Services Region III Office, Mobile, Alabama
ADMINISTRATIVE BASE:RSA Union Building, 100 North Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in a human services field, plus experience (24 months or more) working with deaf individuals in a human service setting.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Proficiency in American Sign Language at “Advanced Plus” or higher level of signing skills as measured by a recognized screening process, such as SCPI.
The employee in this position will be responsible for providing clinical services to deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) consumers in South Alabama. This position works within the Office of Deaf Services, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, providing culturally and linguistically appropriate clinical service to consumers throughout the state. Works with inter-disciplinary treatment teams in the development, implementation, and review of patient treatment plans. Conducts group, individual, and family therapy. Maintains accurate documentation as required by policy as well as departmental and mental health center guidelines. Performs related duties as assigned.