Clinician (Urgent Response)

*Eligible for a $2,000 Sign-on Bonus*
Would you like to help build a stronger Arizona for children and families? Would you like to make a direct impact, right in your own community? We have a great opportunity for you to join our team as an Urgent Response Therapist / Clinician in our Tucson office! As an Urgent Services Clinician with Arizona's Children Association you will have the opportunity to help families in crisis situations and guide their ongoing treatment while providing post-crisis stabilization support.

Who We Are:

Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:

  • We have a whole new comprehensive benefits package for 2021! All full time employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible and we offer several plans for each so you can choose the option right for you and your family which includes:
    • Medical provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Dental and Vision provided by MetLife
    • We offer several plans so you can choose the option right for you and your family
    • Plans are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
    • We also offer: Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Life and AD&D, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program provided by Cura Linc
  • Employee Wellness and Support Time every Friday morning
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan provided through Mutual of America
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts
  • Clinical Licensure Reimbursement

Find your passion. Join our Team!

What You'll Do:

  • Conducts a comprehensive psychosocial assessment and
    makes treatment recommendations, summarizes primary presenting issues,
    identifies child/family strengths, and formulates a diagnosis based on
    this initial interview.

  • Reviews behavioral health documentation produced by
    BHT's and provides feedback to BHT staff when necessary.

  • Develops interim service plans that identify the next
    steps taken after intake by the provider and person/family, and what
    issues are to be addressed for ongoing assessment.

  • Provides effective crisis assessment including the
    following of program triage protocol, arranging for emergency psychiatric
    evaluation/hospitalization as indicated by protocol, provides for
    follow-up, normalizes situation, discusses options and handles situation

  • If no behavioral health problem exists, refers client
    to an appropriate community resource.

  • Performs duties with knowledge and skill in group
    processes, establishes group commitment to common goals, and establishes
    an environment of mutual respect and understanding.

  • Performs duties using knowledge and skill in assessment
    and diagnosis utilizing DSM-IV criteria.

  • Understands human development and family life cycle in
    children and families and demonstrates application of this knowledge in assessment
    and diagnosis.

  • Conducts a full and ongoing assessment utilizing the
    program specific protocol

  • Engages the child/ family collaboratively in order to
    create safety and stability for each family member.

  • Develops and implements successful trauma informed

  • Plans for client treatment discharge/termination
    including establishing treatment plans

  • Interacts professionally, clearly and in a timely
    manner with internal and external customers, other community professionals
    including staffing meetings, providing consultation or advocacy
    representing AzCA as a trauma informed agency.

  • Participates in in-service training and educational
    opportunities outside the agency as required and as time and resources

  • Provides effective client treatment with regular

  • Provisions psychotherapy to individuals and families

  • Provides crisis management, including assessing and
    providing appropriate responses, handling the situation calmly.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field of study from an accredited college or university.

Minimum Qualification & Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients' homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
  • Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position. An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

At Arizona's Children Association we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that not only promotes, but values and celebrates diversity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace and culture to better serve our children, families and community.

Just like the uniqueness of the families we serve, we strive to be diverse in:

race, color, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, gender, age, sexual orientation/preference, gender identity and expression, disability and/or diagnosis, marital status, religion, status, or any other protected status.

AzCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer

Salary Range
$30,000.00 - $44,000.00
per Year
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Tucson, AZ, 85718, US