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Mental Health Counselor/Therapist

  • Metropolitan

JOB DESCRIPTION

An exciting position has become available for a full time hourly Mental Health Counselor/Therapist to join a friendly team based in Washington, DC 20020. The successful candidate will earn a competitive salary. The successful candidate will provide clinical services in home and office settings. 
 
Role Requirements 
 
Have emotional intelligence, compassion and empathy 
Nonverbal communication abilities are also critical 
A non-judgemental approach 
Respect for confidentiality and professional boundaries 
Role Responsibilities 
 
Provide individual/family/group counseling sessions and document same. 
Develop treatment plans and report on progress to guardians, and other involved parties (Probation Officers, Guardian Ad Litums, etc.) 
Collaboration between school staffs and other treatment providers on client needs. 
Exercise sound judgment in proposing changes to client treatment plans. 
Take part in multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings. 
Treatment Plan review of clients at each Team meeting. 
Coordinate closely with other staff to ensure the appropriateness of treatment modalities. 
Provide crisis intervention as needed. 
Serve as clinical liaison to referral sources and guardians regarding client progress and needs; to include attendance of 
Develop and implement plans for individual client discharges. 
Maintain record of all services provided. 
Maintain high quality documentation of all case work, completed in a timely manner and consistent with outlined program policies and licensure requirements. 
Notify Supervisor of any significant client medical complaint(s), unusual events, accidents, medical problems, property damage or maintenance concern, etc. 
Update the treatment plan for the assigned individual 
Assist (provide the update) the supervisor in completing LOCUS/CFAS/ GAIN 
Attend the supervision as required.
 

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Titles
MSW, NP, PA, PsyD
Location
District of Columbia
Specialty
Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Counselor, Couple and Family Psychology, Mental Health, Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, School Psychology, Social Work
Job Type
Locum or Permanent
Board Certification
Yes
On Call
Negotiable
Compensation
Telemedicine
No
Government
No
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