Therapist

US-AL-Foley
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-6383
# of Openings
1
Children's Outpatient Services - Foley
Category
Master Level, Behavioral
Position Type
Full Time
Shift/Hours
37.5

Responsibilities

Primary Job Functions:

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
  • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSMV substance abuse and mental health diagnosis
  • Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer
  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
  • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
  • Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning
  • Adheres to professional code of ethics
  • Effectively demonstrates the application of substance abuse specific competencies
  • Provides HIV/AIDS education, counseling, and testing when necessary
  • Conducts random observed UA’s of same sex consumers

 

Supervision and Consultation:

  • Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
  • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
  • Actively works to enhance clinical skills

 

Clinical Record Keeping:

  • Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy
  • Documents appropriate, complete, and clinically comprehensive mental health assessments
  • Documents measurable and specific goals in the treatment plan
  • Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed, services, and techniques used
  • Documents case disposition, case closings, follow-up and referrals

 

Case Load Management:

  • Effectively manages caseload based on consumer needs
  • Meets AltaPointe productivity standards

 

Courteous and respectful towards consumers, visitors and co-workers

  • Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
  • Respects consumer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
  • Assists consumers and visitors as needed
  • Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
  • Is sensitive to the consumer’s needs, expectations and individual differences
  • Is gentle and calm to consumers and families

 

Administrative and Other Related Duties as Assigned:

  • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required.
  • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs.
  • Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures.
  • Maintains current license and requirements for renewals (i.e. CEU's), if applicable, and attends regular workshops and in-services.

Qualifications

Master degree in a mental health discipline. Must be willing to obtain NAADAC, AADAA, or IC&RC certification or become LGSW, LPC or LCSW within two years of employment. 

SA Certification, LPC, LCSW, or LMFT with two years of substance abuse experience preferred.

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