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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
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