THERAPIST II in Shelby, Ohio, US at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/18/2019

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Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS OF OHIO

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

This is a direct care position providing services at a residential treatment center for adolescent males. 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 (1) 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:

  • 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.
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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