• Therapist, LICSW

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/20/2017 10:01 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    AltaPointe Site
    Adult Outpatient Services - Mobile/Gordon Smith
    Master Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    8:00 AM -4:30 PM
  • Overview

    Adult Outpatient Programs provide the least restrictive level of care where adults may receive clinical interventions aimed at decreasing existing signs and symptoms. Outpatient treatment focuses on recovery, problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment varies widely and depends upon the consumer’s presenting symptoms.


    • Primary Job Functions:
    • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
    • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM 5 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
    • Effectively demonstrates the application of adult specific competencies
    • Adheres to professional code of ethics
    • Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
    • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
    • Actively works to enhance clinical skills
    • 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
    • Documents legibly
    • Effectively manages caseload based on consumer needs
    • Meets AltaPointe productivity standards
    • Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
    • Respects consumers privacy and confidentiality
    • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
    • Assists visitors and consumers as needed
    • Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
    • Is sensitive to the consumers needs, expectations and individual differences
    • Is gentle and calm with consumers and families
    • 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 to required in-services and workshops


    LICSW Licensure is required. Master's degree in Social Work is required with relevant internship and practicums completed. 


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