Social Worker II / Behavioral Health Therapist
University of Florida Health Jacksonville Physicians, Inc.
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Post Date: Nov 04, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Florida - Jacksonville
Job Reference: 18053
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Under the supervision of the Center Director, the Behavioral Health Counselor evaluates patients, provides behavioral health services for patients and families at the UF Health Pediatric Weight Management Center, and participates in behavioral health programs and presentations. Provides exemplary customer service and ensures a high level of customer service is provided by all office/department staff to our patients, who are also our employees.Provide general orientation to the UF Health Pediatric Weight Management program, review of expected appointments schedule and allow patients and family the opportunity to ask questions regarding the program. Assess patient and family’s readiness for changes and address any potential challenges; Assessment of any anxiety, depression and eating disorders. Advocates for patient’s unmet needs. Provides clinical intervention (counseling, support) as needed. Collaborates with the physicians to enroll patients in research studies and be part of the research team at the UF Health Pediatric Weight Management Center.

Experience Requirements
3 years mental health/social work required
3 years in areas of behavioral modification, trauma and grief resolution, along with experience in treating axis II disorders preferred

Education Requirements
Masters Mental Health related field required Licensed as LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, or Licensed psychologist required with preference in behavior modification, crisis stabilization/PTSD with one of those years being post- graduate experience. Experience in using Motivational Interviewing is preferred but could be obtained during the employment.

Contact Details
Name: Cathy VanDeMark
State/Province: Florida
Country: United States
Ph: 904-244-9539