Mental Health Therapist
Gaudenzia Philadelphia, PA
- Posted: over a month ago
- Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
WE ARE SEEKING A MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST AT OUR FACILITY LOCATED IN OWINGS MILLS, MD!
This individual must be capable of working with clients presenting for treatment, but specifically clients who are referred for mental health or dually-diagnosed. This individual is capable of performing independent work in the therapeutic care, treatment and rehabilitation of persons within the program and has demonstrated a basic ability to supervise others in the above and deal with clients on a more independent basis. This person plans and conduct therapeutic activities and counsels therapeutically with clients on a individual and group basis. He/she must demonstrate an advanced understanding of the full continuum of care. In addition, this person must have a broad understanding of how a therapeutic program operates and how each client moves along the treatment system.
Duties may include, but are not limited to: carrying out tasks in the therapeutic care, treatment and rehabilitation of chemically dependent persons, and /or mental health problems, providing facilitating in the supervising individual and group counseling; working with other social agencies, FAP, SAP and managed care organizations, hospitals, clinics, courts, prisons and gatekeepers in planning to meet the needs of clients and assist them in utilizing these resources; preparing treatment plans, histories, writing letters, making reports and keeping records; encouraging, reassuring and giving needed support; recommending educational and occupational training and/or possibilities for placement; providing assessment and evaluations based on appropriate criteria.
Work is performed with moderate independence in accordance with established regulations, policies and procedures in a coordinated effort with the Program Director. This individual is responsible to the Program Director for overall program effectiveness and the achievement of program objectives in compliance with licensing and credentialing standards.
- Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Other Related Human Services Degree. Must Possess Maryland State Credential: LGPC, LGSW, LCPC, or LCSW-C.
- Experience: Master's Degree Internship (6 Months) MH or D&A Counseling Experience.
- Sobriety: If recovering, Two (2) year’s sobriety.
Gaudenzia continues to improve and expand our services, helping individuals, families and communities overcome the ravages of addiction.
GaudenziaWhy Work Here?
Work in an environment where you have the opportunity to impact the lives of many individuals.
Serving about 20,000 individuals annually, Gaudenzia operates 161 drug and alcohol treatment programs for men and women in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. Services include specialty programs for pregnant and parenting mothers, adolescents, and people suffering from co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse. Gaudenzia continues to improve and expand our services, helping individuals, families and communities overcome the ravages of addiction.