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Outreach Therapist

Community Health Resources Hartford, CT

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply 

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

 The MDFT Outreach Therapist coordinates all aspects of outreach clinical treatment for assigned clients with major mental illness and/or serious emotional disorders, utilizing the Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) model.  Provides family therapy, individual therapy, case management and crisis intervention in client’s homes, community based settings and in the office as indicated by the MDFT model.  Maintains contact with and consults with relevant collaborative parties.  Participates as full member of the clinical team and the program and is responsible for maintaining client records.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides assessment and treatment interventions consistent with fidelity to evidence based model;
  • Performs home, community and office based care;
  • Documents ongoing client progress and outcomes;
  • Demonstrates competency in age related or specialty issues and developmental needs for each population served;
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with family members and other service providers;
  • Provides crisis assessment and intervention to monitor status of clients in crisis;
  • Works with clients to develop appropriate discharge plans utilizing natural supports;
  • Responsible for maintaining client and staff records according to agency policy;          
  • Provides Coverage for team members during periods of absence;
  • Participates in weekly supervision, consultations and meetings to review client and program progress;
  • Transports clients, when necessary using agency vehicles and/or personal vehicle;
  • Participates in all required MDFT trainings and obtains MDFT Therapist certification.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Education:  Master’s Degree or higher in mental health field

Experience: Demonstrated in-depth knowledge and experience as a psychotherapist working with people with mental illness and/or serious emotional disorders. Demonstrated training and experience in all aspects of mental health treatment, assessment, evaluation and provision of individual, group and family therapy. Relevant experience to program model to which individual is assigned. For identified positions, bilingual capacity may be required.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: LMSW, LPCA, LMFTA required; LCSW, LMFT, LPC, eligible.

                                                                       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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