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Bilingual Licensed Outpatient Therapist

Community Health Resources Hartford, CT

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Job Description

JOB TITLE:                                        Bilingual Licensed Outpatient Therapist

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:                      Full-time

SCHEDULED HOURS:                     40 hrs/wk (Schedule includes working evening hrs and some Sat hrs)

PROGRAM:                                       Charter Oak Health Center

SITE LOCATION:                              Hartford, CT

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To provide assessment and treatment of clients with mental illness and/or substance use disorders, many of whom have past or present exposure to  trauma, chronic medical conditions, poverty, and healthcare disparities.  Clinical services are rendered by:

  • Coordinating all aspects of clinical treatment and rehabilitation for assigned clients.
  • Providing clinical assessment, evidence-based group/individual/family therapy, intensive outpatient treatment, risk assessment and intervention, and other relevant engagement and case management activities that support client wellness and recovery.
  • Initiating and maintaining collaborative relationships with involved healthcare professionals, social service agencies, and natural supports.
  • Participating as a full member of assigned program team and multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Maintaining quality clinical and administrative records according to agency standards.                                                                                                                                              

POSITION CORE COMPETENCIES: 

Interpersonal Communication:  Establishes positive rapport and trust with clients and co-workers; demonstrates core TAG value of Trustworthiness.

Collaboration & Teamwork: Effectively participates as a team member to advance common team goals; demonstrates core TAG value of Collaboration.

Cultural Competence, Diversity & inclusion: Effectively and respectfully works with others who have diverse traditions, beliefs, interpersonal styles, attitudes and behaviors.

Systems Oriented Practice:  Functions effectively within the organizational and financial structures of CHR and other external systems in which they interact. Maintains the standards set forth by professional ethical guidelines and the code of conduct of CHR.

Quality & Performance Improvement: Works individually and within teams to improve skills and to achieve performance goals and improve outcomes; demonstrates core TAG values of Choice & Empowerment.

Informatics: Uses information technology to support and improve organizational effectiveness.

Safety Environment:  Identifies, prevents and reports unsafe situations; uses appropriate procedures to assure safety environment; demonstrates core TAG value of Safety.

Screening & Assessment:  Conducts brief, evidence-based and developmentally appropriate screening and conducts or arranges for more detailed assessments when indicated.

Care Planning & Care Coordination:  Creates and/or implements integrated care plans, ensures access to linked services; exchanges information among clients, family members, and providers.

Intervention:  Provides range of brief, focused prevention, treatment and recovery services for clients.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide evidence-based group, individual, family, and intensive outpatient therapy.
  • Perform clinical and risk assessments and make referrals for appropriate services and levels of care.
  • Documents client services and relevant activity in electronic health record and performs assigned administrative tasks.
  • Participate in assigned meetings including individual supervision, staff and team meetings, and required trainings.
  • Collaborates with client’s healthcare providers, social service agencies, and natural supports.
  • Maintains documentation in compliance with agency and program standards.
  • Participates in staff meetings, supervision, trainings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Additional duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  License required with Masters or Doctorate Degree in behavioral health field. 

Experience: Comprehensive knowledge and experience providing assessment and treatment to persons with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Relevant experience with evidence-based practice is preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: LCSW or other license to practice psychotherapy in State of CT required. All MSW staff must possess an LMSW or LCSW.

Training: Demonstrated education, supervised training, and practical experience providing the full spectrum of behavioral health treatment, including clinical and risk assessments, biopsychosocial evaluations, and group, individual, and family therapy.

Additional Requirements: Bilingual in English and Spanish required.

EEO MINORITIES/WOMEN/DISABLED/VETERANS

Company Description
CHR is the most comprehensive, non-profit behavioral healthcare provider in Connecticut, offering a wide range of personalized services for children, families and adults whose lives have been touched by mental illness, addiction or trauma. Our largest outpatient offices are in Manchester and Enfield, with smaller offices throughout central and eastern Connecticut and several community-based programs.

CHR’s mission is to help adults, children and families find Real Hope for the challenges of Real Life through an array of community- based mental health, substance use, child welfare, supportive housing, foster care, prevention and wellness services, and integrated care. Our name embodies our commitment to community-based care, instilling hope for a healthy, happy and productive future, and utilizing all available resources to achieve change. CHR is proud to provide services that achieve Real Quality with Real Results.

CHR’s history dates back to the mid-1960’s, and since its creation, we have become a trusted community resource and well-respected service provider. Throughout our history, we have added new programs, grown into new locations, collaborated with other healthcare providers and recruited exceptional staff to meet the needs of the clients we serve.

Today, we employ more than 800 experienced professionals, including licensed therapists, psychiatrists, child psychiatrists, case managers, and people with lived experience who provide expert care to more than 27,000 people every year. We are accredited by The Joint Commission, licensed by the state and have repeatedly been voted among the Top Workplaces in Connecticut by the Hartford Courant.

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Why Work Here?
Great work/life balance, supportive work culture, benefits and an opportunity to make a difference!

CHR is the most comprehensive, non-profit behavioral healthcare provider in Connecticut, offering a wide range of personalized services for children, families and adults whose lives have been touched by mental illness, addiction or trauma. Our largest outpatient offices are in Manchester and Enfield, with smaller offices throughout central and eastern Connecticut and several community-based programs. CHR’s mission is to help adults, children and families find Real Hope for the challenges of Real Life through an array of community- based mental health, substance use, child welfare, supportive housing, foster care, prevention and wellness services, and integrated care. Our name embodies our commitment to community-based care, instilling hope for a healthy, happy and productive future, and utilizing all available resources to achieve change. CHR is proud to provide services that achieve Real Quality with Real Results. CHR’s history dates back to the mid-1960’s, and since its creation, we have become a trusted community resource and well-respected service provider. Throughout our history, we have added new programs, grown into new locations, collaborated with other healthcare providers and recruited exceptional staff to meet the needs of the clients we serve. Today, we employ more than 800 experienced professionals, including licensed therapists, psychiatrists, child psychiatrists, case managers, and people with lived experience who provide expert care to more than 27,000 people every year. We are accredited by The Joint Commission, licensed by the state and have repeatedly been voted among the Top Workplaces in Connecticut by the Hartford Courant.

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