Transitional Living Services of Northern New York

 

Transitional Living Services
of Northern New York

Administrative Office
482 Black River Parkway
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-1777

Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
7550 South State Street
Lowville, NY 13367
315-376-5450

CHAAP
110 Ogden Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669

 

Maximizing Independence through Wellness
   
Employment
         
 

Therapist (LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512424-609857
  • Job Location: Lowville, NY
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 12, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

SUMMARY The work involves responsibility for providing professional clinical services including psychotherapeutic interventions and psychosocial evaluations/mental health assessment to individuals, families and/or groups in a community mental health clinic. Responsible for performing all of the customary activities of a Licensed Clinical Therapist. Develops and implements strength-based person-centered treatment plans and provides psychotherapeutic treatment to consumers. Functions as the Clinical Care Coordinator for consumers including advocacy.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Evaluates, diagnoses, and provides psychotherapy for the prevention, and treatment of mental, emotion and behavioral disorders to the level of licensure;

Develops and implements individualized treatment plans.

Consult with multidisciplinary team to discuss assessment, treatment, advocacy and other resources to promote consumer health and wellness;

Maintains clinical licensure and continuing education units on annual basis.

Referral to other programs and/or agencies when necessary, to ensure continuity and coordination of services;

Facilitates at least one group therapy session per week.

Maintains a weekly performance standard of thirty (30) scheduled contact hours per week.

Performs Outreach to individuals and family members.

Provides advocacy services, referrals and links individuals and families with other programs and providers.

Completes all routine clinical documentation as per OMH regulations.

Attend required weekly treatment team, clinical supervision, education, and administrative meetings.

Provides on-call coverage for daytime and after hour’s crisis program;

Functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.

Maintains a high level of confidentiality of all information managed.

Other job related duties as assigned.


As Assigned:

Designated Team Coordination

*Makes recommendations for case assignments and case loads

*Monitors consumer waiting list

*Selects consumer cases for discussion

*Reports clinical concerns to the Deputy Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services

*Identifies topics for professional development

Experience and Skills:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Possession of a current valid New York State license through the Department of Education for LMSW, LCSW, LCSW-R, LMHC, LMFT, RN or LCAT.

One (1) year of prior experience with the designated population (children or adults) is preferred.


 
 
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