Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Therapist I is responsible for completing clinical assessments and providing therapy to individuals, families and groups. The Therapist I will provide psychotherapeutic services to children, youths, adults and families.
-Carries our Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors. Promotes and supports the mental health of clients.
-Participates in the agency Continuous Quality Improvement process for the division.
-Participates in the ongoing Quality Assurance efforts for the provision of mental health services to children and families.
-Provides an array of clinical services to clients including psychiatric assessments; crisis intervention; clinical child abuse treatment; individual, family, and group therapy.
-Participates in weekly case conferences and training provided by the clinical services program.
-Provides therapy at the home or other locations when clients are unable to come to the office for treatment.
-Follows state laws regarding mental health issues and confidentiality.
-Maintains client files to level of requirements mandated in agency policy and completes documentation in a timely manner.
-Must be able to produce documentation in Standard English which is legible and coherent. Must be adept at the use of computer software programs (MS Outlook/Word/Excel) and database driven documentation program (experience with Exym a plus).
-Prepares correspondence and reports in connection with case requirements by legal and contracting entities i.e., child protective services, probation, courts, Department of Mental Health, etc.
Must be able to maintain positive working collaborative relationships with clinical services staff.
-Performs other job-related duties as directed by supervisor or director.
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