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MCERT Therapist

The MCERT Therapist is responsible for seeing clients on an outpatient basis for intakes and individual therapy who have been referred to MCERT from CIT calls as well as crisis calls and jail referrals. 


The MCERT Therapist job duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Demonstrating a working knowledge of Lifecore Policies and Procedures and DMH Operational Standards pertaining to position. 
  • Ensure quality assurance with systematic monitoring and evaluation of the various aspects of service documentation to ensure that standards of quality are being met. 
  • Provide Quality Customer Service: care of service recipients by ensuring provision and delivery of professional, helpful, high quality service. 
  • Complete intakes, discharges, and individual therapy with clients as scheduled. 
  • Demonstrate proficient use of Lifecore Electronic medical records. 
  • Must be available to serve in all 7 counties as needed. 
  • Assist with intakes/crises/prescreen evaluations at Lee county jail, Monroe county jail, Union county jail, Pontotoc county jail, Itawamba county jail, Benton county jail and Chickasaw county jail. See crisis clients at Salvation Army, CIT calls, MCERT calls and walk-ins for intakes emergently at Midtown Pointe or elsewhere. 
  • Provide training as assigned in Mandt, ASIST, MHFA, etc.  
  • Provide therapeutic interventions as indicated for above noted clients per supervisor. 
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • A Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related Mental Health Field.  Hold a professional license, or obtain and maintain DMH Credentialing for Therapist, MH, IDD, and/or AD, whichever is appropriate to the population being served. 
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to establish professional relationships with clients and staff 
Job Benefits
  • PTO for personal needs and sick leave
  • Military leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PERS Retirement
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies
  • ETC.
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