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Behavioral Health Consultant


Allied Behavioral Health Solutions is a locally owned organization focusing on serving individuals, families, and communities to create better outcomes for all. Increasing access to high quality behavioral health services is one of our contributions to these better outcomes. Our staff specialize in a variety of topics and treatment methods to allow us to meet every client wherever they may be. ABHS consists of a closely connected core group of therapists who collaborate and support each other’s professional goals. The Community Programs team builds upon the agency’s strong therapeutic foundation and provides clinical expertise and guidance to various child serving sectors.  We accept all orientations and faith traditions, and we are most interested in someone with a love for inclusivity and allyship who can translate that into their therapy practice. We provide paid clinical supervision for pre-licensure clinicians, a yearly continuing education/materials stipend, paid trainings in evidence based practices, paid orientation to the position, flexible scheduling with work from home and telehealth options, and our administrative staff provides insurance credentialing and support in client management, scheduling, and billing. PTO and benefits are also available for full time staff.

The primary function of this position is to manage and run a statewide pediatrics behavioral health consultation line to meet the needs of pediatricians and other healthcare providers with questions and concerns about client needs related to mental health and wellbeing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Utilizing appropriate screenings and assessments to provide virtual and telehealth consultation to pediatricians statewide.

  • Provide brief intervention and psychoeducation to pediatricians through daily functions of behavioral health consultation line.

  • Maintain coherent and timely documentation and data collection on consultations to provide evidence of utilization, outcome, and impact of functions.

  • Engage in state and national trainings on best-practice for consultation as deemed necessary.

  • Facilitate connection between healthcare providers and Referral Coordinator to ensure coordination of care as needed.

  • Collaborate with team members and outside agencies to assist in the development of toolkits, trainings, and resources.

  • Ensure consistent contact with organizational representatives to ensure organizational satisfaction and rapport.

  • Provide training and technical assistance as needed to support awareness and utilization of behavioral health consultation line.

  • Collaborate with the Director of Statewide Initiatives and Executive Director in the implementation and ongoing evaluation of the warmline process and procedures.

Reports to: Director of Statewide Initiatives

Equity and Allyship: ABHS does not discriminate in hiring or service provision based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender expression/identity. All candidates should be fully affirming of the LGBTQ+ community and dedicated to a journey of racial healing.

Minimum Requirements: Master’s in Social Work or related discipline. Must be eligible to obtain temporary licensure within six months of hiring. Must be committed to seeking independent licensure within a reasonable timeframe. Must have experience with clinical assessment and diagnosis. Experience with Consultation preferred. LMSW or related licensure is preferred. Experience working with diverse cultures and backgrounds. Proficiency in Microsoft OFFICE, including Word, Outlook, and Excel. Clinical experience is required. Previous experience with the healthcare system preferred.

Required Skills and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills reflecting professional knowledge and demeanor in all forms of communication. Ability to assess need and risk, determine next steps and course of action for referral and or brief interventions, psychoeducation for consultees. Ability to remain calm and effectively manage crisis situations. Capacity to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team. Capability to collect data, evaluate data collected, ability to report out findings, and engage in appropriate feedback.

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