BHP Lead

Title: BHP Lead
Location: AZ-Phoenix- The Link Permanent Supported Housing Program


Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over seven hundred employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 20% company match after 1 year of service. Generous PTO includes 2 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months) and accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer 100% company-paid medical, dental, STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, tuition reimbursement prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are currently seeking a Behavioral Health Professional Lead to join our The Link: Integrated Home Support Program! This program works in the community as a fully mobile team 90% of the time, and is available 24 hours per day with no closure days, and manages crisis. It would include help with housing and neighborhood issues, integrative case with community-based medical staff, support for vocational rehabilitation, assistance in finding non-service based community support systems, and work performed from a "well-care" model that promotes resilience. This position will require flexible work hours also with on-call duties. The BHP Lead must be able to drive a company vehicle to transport clients and also be willing to drive their own vehicle.

Our Therapist are responsible for providing timely, evidence-based clinical and non-clinical support services to SMI adults, including screening, assessment, treatment planning, case management and crisis intervention. All services are provided in-home or in the community.


Service Delivery

  • Develops and implements treatment plans, clinical assessment criteria and programmatic goals, objectives and activities
  • Performs intakes and psychosocial assessments of SMI adults
  • Conducts ongoing therapy within a brief therapy framework

Coordination of Care/Collaboration

  • Performs as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team in delivery of above services
  • Educates other providers and Stakeholders regarding the program and services available as requested
  • Coordinates closely with clinical staff and staff from other providers
  • Provides community consultation and education to community agencies, schools, neighborhood groups, and other community human service professionals
  • Provides case consultations with other agencies and organizations
  • Serves as a resource to clinic staff in areas of specialization and attends case staffing
  • Attends and actively participates in in-service training sessions, related training opportunities as made available, staff meetings, and agency committees
  • Works with other professionals to plan, market and implement new programs

Documentation & Productivity

  • Accurately and appropriately documents client services provided according to the approved clinical standard rules, regulations and procedures of the agency
  • Maintains required number of client contact hours per week and meets SBH productivity requirements


  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age, Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Health field (Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work) and licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners plus one (2) years of full-time behavioral health experience.
  • Valid AZ Driver's License and 39-month MVR clearance required.
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire
  • Good academic and working knowledge of DSM IV, State SMI check list, Community Resources, Psychotropic Medications, Crisis Intervention, Clinical Methods and Procedures, Intervention Techniques and ability to apply same to possibly unstable, treatment resistant adult/adolescent/child of various ethnic cultures for co-occurring disorders (GMH/SA/SMI).
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred but not required

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