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Mental Health Professional/Therapist

Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Community Health & Behavioral Services (CHBS) is looking to grow and expand services in the community. To keep up with the demands for our services, our team is looking for mental health professionals to work as a part of an interdisciplinary team to meet the needs of our clients in a high-paced clinic setting.

We are looking for licensed mental health professionals (LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, and LMHC) to assist in providing both individual and group therapy via in-person and telehealth sessions. We offer both part-time and full-time hours. Clinical experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses is preferred, but all experiences in the mental health field will be considered. We are also able to consider individuals with pending licensure approval.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Conduct screening/clinical assessments, diagnosis, and outline treatment recommendations for adults, children, and families.
  • Development of a treatment plan with the client and/or client family and support system to assist in accomplishing both short- and long-term goals.
  • Promote the involvement of family or significant others in the recovery process.
  • Provide individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and crisis intervention.
  • Provide linkage, referral, and case management as clinically indicated.
  • Documentation in EMR, as per the Department of Health, Department of Mental Hygiene, or Insurance guidelines and ensure compliance with all regulations.
  • Serve as a member of a Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Team.
  • Opportunity to supervise Bachelor Level student interns, MSW interns (after 2 years' experience), LMSWs, LCSWs and volunteers as directed.
  • Participate in agency or community activities that may include meetings, trainings, committees, and community events.
  • Ensure compliance with all pertinent government and Agency regulations and operating standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements/Qualifications Include:

  • Master's Degree in a mental health field (social work, counseling, marriage/family therapy, etc.)
  • Good standing within your license requirements
  • Basic computer knowledge and technology competency

Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , Mental Health Professional/Therapist, Other , Utica, New York

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