Licensed Therapist

Are you an experienced and licensed therapist who enjoys treating and working with individuals with mental health challenges and substance abuse issues? Do you enjoy developing treatment plans that allow client's to experience the maximum amount of personal growth? If this describes you, you are encouraged to apply for the Licensed Therapist position! The Licensed Therapist performs work involving clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders.
The Licensed Therapist works closely with the client to develop an appropriate treatment plan designed to move the client toward the desired change.
The Licensed Therapist works collaboratively with a peer supervision team, with oversight from the Clinical Supervisors, to monitor the course of treatment.
The Licensed Therapist reports to the Program Supervisor or Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
May provide individual, couples, family, and or group psychotherapy services to adult and child clients in a school, office, out-of-home care setting and/or home setting.
Conduct assessments of client needs using clinical interview, objective diagnostic tools, and collateral contacts.
Develop treatment plans collaboratively with clients and provide agreed upon and necessary therapeutic services in keeping with strength-based, evidence-based best practice standards.
Maintain detailed clinical records and make recommendations concerning case disposition.
Requirements EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Masters or doctoral degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology or related program required with a minimum of 3000 clinical hours.
Some positions may require Substance Abuse Certification as well.
In addition:
Knowledge of state regulations pertaining to clinical practice, including confidentiality, dual relationships and mandatory reporting.
Excellent knowledge of behavioral health diagnosis and evidence-based treatments.
Ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral health conditions.
Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected mental health and behavioral conditions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Must have a current state licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.
Must have a valid Driver's License and car - Motor vehicle check with a satisfactory driving record required.
Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 50%, depending on program needs.
Some overnight travel may be required.
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