Job Description for Psychotherapist

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Wage and Salary:
$28.25 - $31.47/hour; based on qualifications
Application review will begin:
June 4, 2021
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County Human Services Outpatient Mental Health and AODA Clinic, seeks a caring and compassionate Psychotherapist to provide mental health and substance use intervention services for  Jefferson County youth and families involved with the child welfare system.

To be successful in this position, you will be focusing on the below responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive assessments, provide individual and group psychotherapy utilizing evidenced based treatment with children and adults involved with child welfare to include both mental health and substance use treatment.
  • Perform crisis risk assessments/suicide risk assessments and evaluate client’s safety.
  • Interview and develop crisis and safety plans.
  • Provide ongoing assessments, respond to crisis situations appropriately, and implement crisis plan using effective strategies and practices.
  • Provide case management.
  • Participate in Child Welfare team meetings and communicate with Child Welfare team members regularly.
  • Provide consultation to Child Welfare stakeholders
  • Variety of other necessary tasks.


Starting wage: $28.25 - $31.47/hour ($58,760 - $65,457 annually); based on qualifications/experience upon hire
Hours: 40 hours/week with willingness to provide some evening individual/group psychotherapy sessions
Benefits: Eligible for excellent benefit package with details at the below link


Qualifications Needed:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or related field with two years’ experience
  • Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years’ experience
  • Substance Abuse Counseling Certification
  • Trauma Informed Care Training
  • Bilingual qualified applicants encouraged to apply

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. However, initial screening of applicants will begin June 4th, 2021.

Application and position details are available at or

Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer