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Providence Child & Adolescent Mental Health Therapist - PBMG Clinic Alaska in Anchorage, Alaska




The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served.

TREATMENT PLANNING: Develops specific treatment plans in identifying clinical problems for individual patients and their families. Draws on the Medical Director and clinical staff in problem solving and planning at treatment team meetings or as needed. Is responsible for functions of assessment, charting, and discharge using the systems and procedures of the clinic for the patient and family treatment.

GROUP, INDIVIDUAL, AND FAMILY COUNSELING: Facilitates and co-facilitates groups, family therapy sessions, and individual treatment sessions. Draws on theory and experience to provide a variety of therapeutic sessions and interventions specific to clients and their families.

CONSULTATION AND COLLABORATION: Works cooperatively with other team members in providing patient care and crisis management. Establishes positive working relationships and role models health communication skills. Assists with orientation of new employees.

PATIENT AND FAMILY CARE: Monitors all patient and family progress in treatment and outcomes as a result of interventions. Provides structure and safe limit setting by developing therapeutic rapport with the patient and their family. Make ongoing assessments of patient's mental health status and assists in crisis management.

DOCUMENTATION: Documents a thorough assessment, including mental status exam, interventions and activities related to patient's plan of care. Participates in continuous quality improvement process. Maintains a working knowledge of the program's policies and procedures.

FAMILY INTERVENTION AND EDUCATION: Actively solicits parents and family members to become part of the treatment process.

Completes Competency Plan for assigned job and department.



Master's Degree

Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or health related field



Minimum Experience



Family counseling or therapist experience



Minimum Experience


  • Requires knowledge of mental health issues, both theory and practice; crisis intervention techniques; assessment techniques; and understanding of family outcomes.

  • Requires strong interpersonal communication skills, group work skills, and knowledge of age appropriate developmental issues for adolescents and their families.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 117681
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 1014 AK PMG PRB BH
Address: AK Anchorage 3760 Piper St

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.