Outpatient Therapy provides intensive clinical therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults with identified mental health or substance abuse diagnosis. This service is designed to meet the specific mental health needs of the client as they relate to their identified diagnoses and medical necessity and can be provided in-home, in-office or within other approved/appropriate community based settings. Outpatient therapy includes treatment modalities based on trauma informed practice and psychotherapy to promote emotional, cognitive, behavioral, psychological changes and overall wellness.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Building rapport with assigned clientele, family members, natural supports and any other service providers
• Responsible for the development, completion, review and modification of the client’s mental health assessment, treatment goals/planning, and ongoing progress of services
• Providing in-office, in-home and/or community based therapy/counseling services through intensive, trauma based, time-limited and goal specific interventions
• Continuous assessment of client’s strengths, needs, goals and objectives, service appropriateness and
• Collaboration with treatment team members and the family in the provision of services to meet the client’s
• Provide individual, group or family therapy/counseling.
• Completion and submission of specific documentation for all delivery of services including assessments,
treatment goals, and billable progress notes which are in accordance
with Medicaid Part 132 and New Life KNEW Solution standards.
• Participation in 1:1 weekly supervision and monthly group supervision by a QMHP or Licensed Clinician
• Flexibility to accommodate assigned client’s schedules and availability
• A Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling and guidance, rehabilitative, education, vocational, pastoral counseling, family therapy or a related human service field
• A Bachelor’s degree in any other field with two years of supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting
• A Master’s degree in a Mental Health field (e.g.: Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology)
• Experience and/or familiarity working with the identified demographic population
· Strong written, verbal and communication skills
· Certification in the IM+CANS Assessment and/or ability to comply with the training and certification process within 30 days of employment
· Ability to work independently
· Compliance with initial state trainings and any other agency trainings, as required
· Ability and willingness to travel