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Licensed Therapist (KE595)
Providence Community Services
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Post Date: Sep 04, 2013
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 9/9/2013
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - Taft
Job Reference: KE595
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Social Services agency is looking for a full-time Licensed Therapist to ensure mental health treatment services are provided in a way that maximizes client independence and family empowerment. Provide individual and group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Provides individual (adult and children), group and family therapy
• Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning
• Evaluates data to identify causes of problem of individuals and to determine advisability of counseling or may refer to other specialist or institutions
• Conducts counseling or therapeutic interviews to assist individual to gain insight into personal problems, define goals, and plan action reflecting interest, abilities, and needs
• Provides occupational, education, and other information to enable individual to formulate realistic educational and vocational plans
• Follows up results of counseling to determine reliability and validity of treatment used
• Documents in medical record according to requirements of company and regulatory agencies
• Provides crisis intervention consultation
• May be required to provide a minimum number of hours weekly, as specified by superior, of director
• May teach various educational classes (parenting, domestic violence, anger management, etc.) and provide on-site therapy in schools
• May provide consultation/education to community service clubs, organizations, human service agencies, hospitals, and various county departments
• Participates in program development and staff in-services
• Performs administrative functions consistent with the needs of the program
• Provides crisis intervention consultation
• Participates in staff meetings as required
• Monthly Productivity Requirement is 100 hours

Recovery Requirements:
• Provide the best customer care possible, including reliability in working scheduled hours
• Identify and build upon the strengths of consumers, coworkers, and the communities we serve
• Support consumers’ steps towards Recovery and Wellness
• Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers
• Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry
• Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the best possible outcomes

Education/Licensing Requirements:
Masters degree from accredited school in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field.Licensed LCSW, MFT, or LPC. Valid Driver's License and proof of automobile insurance

• Minimum of three years experience with mental health patients (in and out)
• Must have direct clinical, case management experience and knowledge regarding rehabilitation philosophy
• Strong clinical and interpersonal skills
• Ability to lead and direct the work of others and excellent written and verbal skills
• Intermediate PC skills required

Decision Making Responsibilities:
• Responsible for recommending treatment plans for clients, reacting decisively in emergency situations and crisis intervention as needed.

Compensation: D.O.E. position
Location: Taft, CA – Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: If you are interested in this position, please e-mail resume o (NO recruiter phone calls please)
Notice: Include in subject line “Job Title and Requisition #”

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