Licensed Therapist II

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
Canon City, CO
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18

Summary

  • This position provides medically necessary mental health treatment services includingassessment, program design, monitoring and supervision to children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric problems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates behavioral and emotional issues of children and adolescents and develops specific behavior modification treatment plan.
  • Provides individual, family, and group counseling under direction of an appropriate clinicalsupervisor as required and in accordance with the clients’ individualized treatment plan.
  • Conducts psycho-educational assessments under the direction of an appropriate clinical supervisor.
  • Observes and documents treatment interventions, behavior and client progression.
  • Assists with direct supervision of clients and interacts therapeutically as required.
  • Supervises practicum students as appropriate.
  • Provides outreach workshops and lectures.
  • Acts as a liaison between client and community resources as needed.
  • Interprets treatment objectives and assists treatment staff to provide integrated services.
  • Participates in conferences for the discussion of behavior, diagnosis and client progression as a member of the treatment planning team.
  • Develops treatment plans and treatment plan updates.
  • Participates in data collection, monitoring, and evaluation activities for the performance improvement program.
  • Develops and maintains a current list of resources that includes self-help and self-support groups to ensure comprehensive services to the clients and their families.
  • Adheres to department policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with current practices and meet guidelines as outlined by licensing and referral agencies.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local licensing requirements and reporting procedures.
  • Identifies and pursues in-service and continuing educational needs, suggests general training needs for the facility and submits suggestions for training to appropriate supervisory and administrative staff members.
  • Attends staff meetings and conferences.
  • Supports the company’s philosophy, mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Support and promotes the Sanctuary Model and its Commitments.
  • Performs other duties as required

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in human services field. PH.D. in counseling-related field preferred.
  • State licensing as Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
  • Two (2) years related experienceworking with children and adolescents with mental health problems and their families that includes assessment and counseling.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply basic math skill concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Ability to  apply  common  sense  understanding  to  carry  out  detailed  but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to  deal  with  problems  involving  a  few  concrete  variables  in standardized situations.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Criminal clearances
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam
  • Valid insured registered vehicle
  • Valid driver's license.
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