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Behavioral Health Therapist
KEY WEST FL 33045
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-89696045

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  Job posted:   Wed May 16, 2018
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Behavioral Health Therapist
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Job Description:
Duties:
The Behavioral Health Therapist provides a full range of assessments for clients and their families, consultation and psychotherapeutic services for Mental Health, Substance Abuse and/or Co-Occurring Disorders, for identified clients, writes and reviews Interpretive summaries to ensure they are based on information obtained from the assessment.
Provides in-home/on-site individual and family therapy using the MRT and Seeking Safety models; develop Wellness and Recovery Plans with the client; complete monthly Wellness and Recovery Plan Reviews; document all clinical services and activities in accordance with licensing, Medicaid, CARF standards, and agency policy and procedure.
* Carries caseload of approximately 20
* Appropriately diagnoses clients and updates as necessary in conjunction with Program QIP
* Works with client to develop and implement treatment plans
* Engages in direct staff hours of service for assigned clients at the rate of 115 hours per mth
* Conducts intake assessments/biopsychosocial evaluations for new and existing clients.
* Conducts individual and family counseling activities as required.
* Prepares written documentation for each service conducted.
* Conducts all activities in such a way as to safeguard the confidential status of client information.
* Participates in required staff development / training activities.
Requirements:
* Proficient with computer programs: MS Office
* Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, possess effective interpersonal skills
* Must be able to pass criminal background clearance and drug screening
* Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Minimum Standards:
Education: Master's Degree in psychology, social work or related clinical field. Mental Health License, Board Certification or license eligible within one year of employment.
Experience:
* Preferably two years of clinical experience
* Effective interpersonal skills
* Effective communication skills
Physical Demands:
* Must be able to stoop and bend to access four-drawer and lateral filing cabinet
* Frequent writing and use of key board
* Occasional lifting of 20-25 pounds
*Requisition Number:* 3449
*City:* Key West
*State:* Florida
*Job Title:* Behavioral Health Therapist
*Area of Interest:* Clinical/Counseling

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