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Therapist - Community Action Team

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Lake City, FL
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary:

A Therapist for the Community Action Team (CAT) provides clinical evaluation, treatment, and consultation services. It is a self-contained team that provides comprehensive, intensive, community-based treatment to families with children and youth at risk of out of home placement due to mental health disorders. This advanced professional position requires the ability to build professional empathetic relationships with clients, while providing efficient and appropriate direct clinical services. A CAT Therapist is expected to be an advocate for clients and interact with clients in a manner that reflects cultural sensitivity. Their purpose is to not only provide clinical treatment, but also help assure the clients rights are protected, report any abuse and/or neglect as mandated by law.

Minimum Qualifications:

Work experience must include work with population to be served. Unlicensed professional with Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field and over 5 years of experience with population preferred.

Drivers Requirement:

Must have a current Florida Driver’s License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements.

In order to qualify as a Center Driver, the candidate must at least 21 years of age and have an active Florida Driver’s license. Motor Vehicle Record will be reviewed for eligibility. No more than 3 moving violations and/or accidents within the past 3 years and no major violations during the past 5 years. Drivers over 65 years old must provide a current doctor’s note stating they have no driving limitations.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform clinical assessments to determine diagnosis, level of care, and treatment plan in coordination with the Team.
  • Provide therapy services to assigned clients and/or family members in accordance with Center guidelines and procedures, and best practice standards for profession.
  • Follow the appropriate evidence-based model as provided.
  • Provide crisis intervention services for clients as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee’s Competency Checklist. The following are general and apply to all positions with this title.

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare

Meridian Passion on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/197284641 www.mbhci.org Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. provides a comprehensive array of mental health and substance abuse services that are available to children, adults and the elderly. The following provides a summary listing of the types of services made available by Meridian: Primary Care Administrative Outpatient Services Rehabilitation Services Residential Treatment Services Substance Abuse Detoxification Services Intervention Services Case Management Services Crisis Stabilization Services Medical Outpatient Services Within these broad program categories the Center operates many specialized services and programs that are targeted toward all age and diagnostic groups. The goal of the company is to make available a full range of care, which will insure that all patients have access to the level of service most appropriate for their presenting problem. It is always the goal of treatment planning to make available services in the least restrictive setting possible. Meridian is an EOE employer and drug free workplace Meridian is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, marital status, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service or because they are a protected veteran or other non-merit based factors.

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Lake City, FL
USA

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