Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: $25/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $33/hour
Salary Minimum: $25,000
Salary Maximum: $30,000
Job Summary: Utah AIDS Foundation, through client-driven services, champions
sexual health and overall well-being for those living with or at risk for HIV and other
STIs. The mental health counselor will work with people living with HIV to improve their
emotional and mental health, and sometimes substance use disorders, and address the
long-term trauma many people affected by HIV may be experiencing.
Primary Responsibilities: 1. Conduct intakes and monitor individual and group therapies.
2. Provide various outpatient mental health services with the goal of improving client mental health.
3. Provide mental health assessments, counseling, referrals, and intervention services.
4. Develop service plans and conduct reviews as needed throughout the duration of treatment.
5. Work with clients to identify situations, behaviors, and thoughts that interfere with their wellness and recovery.
6. Work with clients to set goals, develop a treatment plan, and gain insight through treatment.
7. Examine social issues that may influence a client’s mental wellbeing including aging, LGBTQI+ issues, self-image, depression, anger management, stress and suicide.
8. Complete and maintain documentation according to federal and state guidelines. 9. Assess and diagnose clients experiencing symptoms of psychological distress 10. Provide psychotherapy to clients.
11. Refer clients to psychologists and other services as needed.
12. Take a holistic approach to mental health care.
13. Attend meetings as requested by the Programming Director such as staff meetings, departmental meetings, and other meetings as appropriate. 14. Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: 1. Master’s Degree in Social Work
2. Utah State CSW or LCSW licensure
3. General Liability & Cyber Liability Insurance
4. Familiarity of word processing, data entry and computer communications required.
5. Ability to relate positively and sensitively to persons diverse in lifestyle, age, ethnicity, beliefs, socio-economic level, sexual orientation, and health status
6. Bi-Lingual in Spanish desirable
Benefits / Why Work for Us: $25 - $33 per hour, part time, weekly CSW supervision & consultation included
How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Ahmer Afroz, Executive Director, at ahmer.afroz@utahaids.org
Closing Date: July 2, 2021
Status: Part Time
Location: 1408 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

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Contact Name: Ahmer Afroz
Email: ahmer.afroz@utahaids.org