Licensed Mental Health Therapist in Columbus, OH at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Columbus, OH
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    1/30/2018

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

  • This is a direct care position providing services at the agency and within the community, including home-based care.  The candidate for this position provides medically necessary mental health treatment services to children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional, behavioral and psychiatric issues. The position provides assessment; treatment planning; individual, family and/or group therapy; collaborative case management; monitoring; and supervision.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Evaluates behavioral and emotional issues of clients and develops specific behavior modification treatment plan.
  • Conducts psycho educational assessments.
  • Conducts family assessments.
  • Identifies presenting problem and develops a comprehensive treatment plan.
  • Provides individual, family, and group therapy in accordance with the client’s treatment plan.
  • Observes and documents treatment interventions, behavior, and client progression.
  • Interprets treatment objectives and assists treatment staff members in providing integrated services.
  • Develops and maintains a current list of resources that include self-help and support groups to ensure comprehensive services are available to the client and their families.
  • Provides screening and assessment; including diagnosis, when appropriate to scope of practice, for adult client population.
  • Conducts file reviews in accordance with referral source contract and The Joint Commission Accreditation Guidelines.
  • Conducts peer reviews and record reviews.
  • Works to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • Master’s degree in related field and one year related experience working with children and adolescents with mental health concerns and their families that includes assessment and therapy; AND
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker with a declared scope of practice of alcohol and drug addiction counseling; OR
  • Licensed Social Worker with a declared scope of practice of alcohol and drug addiction counseling; OR
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a declared scope of practice of alcohol and drug addiction counseling; OR
  • Licensed Professional Counselor with a declared scope of practice of alcohol and drug addiction counseling.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.

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