AltaPointe Health Systems

  • Assessment Therapist

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 1:12 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-7513
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    Adult Outpatient Services - Mobile/Gordon Smith
    Category
    Master Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    1st
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    Clinical Responsibilities:

    1. Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer.
    2. Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM 5 diagnosis
    3. Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer
    4. Provides individual, group, and family support and education regarding recommended services and programs based on assessment
    5. Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
    6. Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the referral to clinical services
    7. Effectively demonstrates the application of adult specific competencies
    8. Adheres to professional code of ethics
    9. Approval of treatment plans and review of treatment plans

    Qualifications

    Master degree in a mental health discipline

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