Hillcrest Family Services
  • Maquoketa Mental Health Center
  • Maquoketa, IA, USA
  • Dependent on Credentials
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist


About the Organization


Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We're a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.


About the Program


At Hillcrest Family Services, the compassion and extensive experience of our counseling team means we provide a broad range of mental health services and treat a wide array of conditions for individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds at our Mental Health Centers, including:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Family Counseling
  • Grief/Loss
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Phobias
  • Psychological Assessment & Testing
  • Stress
  • Trauma


Your Responsibilities


As an Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist, your primary responsibility includes providing community-based mental health assessments, interventions, and consultation to individuals, providing crisis support, integration with the legal system, and ongoing connection with supportive resources. This includes:


  • Displaying effective interviewing skills and good organizational skills
  • Practicing within the defined scope and responsibilities of the Eastern Iowa Behavioral Health Care Coordinator Model
  • Providing direct mental health services to identified individuals incarcerated within the Jackson County jail and/or other client populations as identified by the MHDS Region
  • Follows individuals for a 30 day period post-release in order to insure that linkages to community providers occur
  • Attends and participates in Eastern Iowa Care Coordination Model training, quality monitoring monthly conference calls, and engages in as needed care coordination meetings to address high utilizers or complicated case review as appropriate

What you need


  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or a related field required
  • Must be able to visually observe patient/client needs
  • Must complete Mandatory Reporter for Child/Dependent Adult Abuse training within four months of hire date.
  • Respect for confidentiality of clients


What Makes You Stand Out


  • One year of office experience
  • Experience working with mentally ill clients in a community setting
  • Excellent time management, organization, and flexibility

Staff Perspective

The Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist is a mental health link to the local community. This position allows me to help my community and help the mental health of those who need my help. For that I am extremely grateful and blessed.

  • Current Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist

Additional Information

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process.

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