JOB SUMMARY: Group Facilitator is to provide mental health group therapy sessions for adults, adolescents and pediatric poulations for all in patient units.
Assumes responsibility of quality educational and group psychotherapy treatment of patients within the program through the supervision and guidance of the Clinical Director. Prepare appropriate CBT and skill based groups according to the needs of the patients. Group facilitator guides and direct patient during group sessions and observe pt. response to education.
Through the use of our EMR system group facilitator must documents group notes, support individualized treatment plans and progress toward treatment plan goals. The Group Facilitator maintains open communication lines with the Director of Clinical services. Work collaboratively with milieu manager regarding all aspects of programming schedules and conduct groups per programming schedule.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Education: Master's Degree in Social Work or Psycholgy is required.
Experience: Prior experience working with a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting.
Licensure/Certification: Illinois Clinical Social Work License (LCSW) or Licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) preferred.
Knowledge: Must have knowledge of group dynamics, group safety and expertise to facilitate groups. Must have experience with CBT, Psychodrama, and skill based/evidenced based group therapy.
Able to work cooperatively with other hospital staff and involved community agencies.&n