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Santa Fe County Therapist

Santa Fe County

Essential Job Functions:  Provides therapy under the direction of the Mental Health Manager. Develops, implements and evaluates specialized treatment programs and psycho education programs. May participate with and/or supervise residents in daily program activities that include structured recreation, groups and other activities. Prepares treatment plans based on resident’s behavior, attitude, achievement, education, and overall progress in the program.  Supervises and evaluates sex offender services and programs to residents. Services are to be state of the art, organized and sensitive to consistent evaluation and enhancement.  Assists supervisory staff in instructing clinical staff in performance of all counseling duties. Interacts closely with Direct Care staff to ensure overall treatment goals and educational outcome are accomplished. Effectively practices role modeling responsible behavior daily. Assists Shift Supervisor and Shift Supervisor Assistant in the direction of a cross-disciplinary treatment team, conducts in-service training, and conducts clinical consultations and work to assure regulatory compliance.  Serves as a liaison with external contact such as probation officers, family member, attorneys and other interested parties. Interprets programs for staff members and works with them to provide integrated service. Assumes responsibility for specified areas of service, e.g. client follow-up, group sessions, family services, etc.  Participates in staff meetings by sharing observations and recommendations regarding the facility, participants and staff in order to identify and solve problems and functions as a unified team.  Maintains confidentiality regarding employees, and participants.

Contact Information

Name: Maria Escobar