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Licensed Therapist

Community Health Resources Willimantic, CT

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical
Job Description

 

JOB TITLE:                      Licensed Therapist

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:    Full-time

SCHEDULED HOURS:    40 hrs (M-F 8:30-5, one evening)

PROGRAM:                      Adult Outpatient Program

SITE LOCATION:             Willimantic, CT

PC#:                                 1758

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.                                                                                                                                       

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 eligible 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 preferred. All MSW staff must possess an LMSW or LCSW. Recent graduates may be hired with a valid Temporary Permit to practice as an MSW (valid for 120 calendar days after the date the master’s degree was awarded).

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.

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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