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Behavioral Health Therapist - LCSW

  • Perform substance abuse and mental health treatment with individuals in an outpatient setting- including completing screenings, assessments, individual/group counseling, and treatment planning
  • Based on assessments, make linkages and referrals to the most appropriate internal programs and external community partners in an effort to help clients access the right level of care to best meet their treatment needs
  • Collaborate with other members of the client’s treatment team, including medical physician, peer support recovery specialist, medical case managers, psychiatric care provider, and others, to coordinate wraparound care and treatment
  • Suburban
  • Clinic

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible for providing individual and group Behavioral Health services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, those at high risk for and affected by HIV and Substance use and addiction recovery.  
• Conduct Clinical Evaluation, Screening, Assessment, and Treatment Planning 
• Conduct service coordination services to implementing the treatment plan and conduct regular reassessments of treatment plan and care 
• Use a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach, in conjunction with evidence based interventions and other treatment strategies 
• Work collaboratively with interdisciplinary treatment team including medical, clinical and social services staff 
• Provide clinical consultation to referral resources, mentors, family members, and others to help support clients in their recovery 
• Work closely with clients to engage them in the decision-making process and help them understand the benefits of assessment and accessing the appropriate level of care as indicated 
• Complete paperwork requirements and maintain quality, up-to-date clinical records, including entering necessary information into the electronic medical records (EMR) system 
• Consult directly with staff psychiatric nurse practitioners and BH Program Manager/ Director to ensure open and mutual collaboration on cases 
• Serve as point person for client behavioral health emergencies to direct and coordinate emergent care as needed including detoxification and psychiatric care 
• Meet and maintain compliance with all internal policies and procedures, regulations and Standards of Care, state licensing standards, funder expectations, and FL Department of Children and Families (FL DCF) Substance Abuse program requirements. 
 
Education/Professional: 
• Must be a FL Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or FL Licensed Mental Health Counselor
 

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Title
MSW
Location
Florida
Specialty
Counselor, Social Work
Job Type
Permanent
Board Certification
No
On Call
No
Compensation
Permanent($55,000 - $60,000)
Telemedicine
No
Government
No
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