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
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.
Performs clinical supervision as appropriate to credentials.
Maintains a high level of confidentiality of all information managed.
Other job related duties as assigned.
Designated Team Coordination
*Makes recommendations for case assignments and case loads
*Monitors consumer waiting list
*Selects consumer cases for discussion
*Identifies topics for professional development
Management has the right to add or change the duties of this
position at any time.
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 required.