• Therapist-Child and Adolescent

    Job Locations US-AL-Sylacauga
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/28/2018 1:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-6763
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    Adult & Child Outpatient Services - Sylacauga
    Category
    Master Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    8am - 5pm
  • Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:

     

    • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
    • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM IV- TR diagnosis
    • Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer and family/guardian, as indicated
    • Provides individual, group, family and play therapy mode, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
    • Provides outreach services to consumers and their families according to their needs
    • 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 child, adolescent, and adult specific competencies
    • Completes treatment plan reviews as required, if applicable
    • 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 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
    • Adopts a team work approach with coworkers
    • 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

    Minimum Qualifications:

     

    Master’s degree in a mental health discipline.   Knowledge in child, adolescent, and adult specialties.

    23 years of age;

    Valid driver’s license;

    Successful completion of a practicum as part of the requirements for the degree or has six (6) months of post master’s level clinical experience supervised by a master’s level clinician with two years of postgraduate clinical experience.

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