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Clinical Therapist - Quitting Time **Sign-On Bonus Available

The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 4502

Status
Full-Time
Hours
37.5
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 8am-4pm; Tues 10am-6pm
Shift
Day
Has Benefits
Yes
Job Description
SUMMARY
Provide individual, group and family therapy for intensive out-patient programs and  outpatient for adult clients with co-occurring disorders. Perform other duties as needed to support IOP programs and other Intermediate Services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

-Perform initial screening, intake, orientation, crisis intervention, counseling, case management, client education, referral, treatment  planning,  and consultation for clients in the  program.
-Provide  individual, group and family therapy.
-Help cover groups and caseloads when other clinicians are out of the office and to be flexible to work  occasional evenings.
-Evaluate psychological, social and physiological  signs and symptoms of substance  abuse.
-Collect pertinent data from appropriate collateral sources in accordance with confidentiality guidelines.
-Develop a diagnostic evaluation of the client's substance abuse, criminal thinking and any co-existing conditions.
-Ensure a thorough  clinical evaluation through  referral  for disorders outside of own expertise.
-Perform in a calm and professional  manner  during crisis or emergency situations.
-Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Center policy and legal requirements.
-Serve as a role model to clients on a daily basis in such areas as daily living skills and decision making.
-Identify specific therapeutic interventions appropriate for specific problems.

Monitor client progress:
-Provide ongoing information regarding client condition to Rite Care/Managed Care companies and other insurers.
-Assist clients in self dispensation of medications, both  prescribed and over the counter.
-Monitor client withdrawal and provide triage.
-Match clients to appropriate levels of care and facilitate referrals  for clients.
-Match clients by demonstrating understanding of the established diagnostic criteria for substance use and mental health disorders and criminal thinking.
-Provide education on the possible effects of AOD on pregnancy and post-partum clients and addressing the specific needs of women
-Ensure clients comply with toxicology screens as mandated by DCYF, parole and/or recommended on treatment plan.

Complete record keeping in accordance with Health Information Services and other Center requirements:

-Complete  daily encounter  forms and  progress  notes with  appropriate format.
-Develop and implement clear, specific, behaviorally oriented treatment plan as required with ongoing  consumer  input and signature.
-Complete required reports and evaluations.

General:
-Treat clients with respect.
-Maintain  cooperative relationships with Center staff, clients, community  agencies and the 
public.
-Establish and maintain productive and effective communications with clients, family members and staff.
-Follow required  office procedures in a cooperative  manner.
-Work in cooperation with co-workers and supervisory staff.
-Deal with team  members regarding problems in a constructive  manner.
-Accept and use direction, constructive criticism, and supervision.

Establish discharge planning as necessary:
-Utilize available community resources in the recovery  continuum.
-Maintain active involvement in professional and lay mental health/substance abuse organizations within the community.

Attend trainings, staff meetings, case presentations, conferences, etc.
-Provide feedback to staff on the content of educational  programs  attended.
-Attend mandatory  in-service trainings and other trainings required for renewal of licensure.

OCCASIONAL DUTIES:
-Supervise children  in the Child  Care area as needed.
-Serve on  appropriate  Center committees.
-Transport clients in own vehicle or Center van.
Required Education
Master's degree in Social work, Counseling or related field, and 2 years experience  in the substance abuse field. Must have LCDP or be actively working toward licensure. Experience with co-occurring disorders preferred. Must have awareness of the general trends in confronting the problems  of substance abuse/mental  health.  Valid drivers  license and insured auto is required.

Application Method
Apply Online

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