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Program Therapist, Mental Health - Residential

Company: Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program
Location: Whittier
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of mental health experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you've come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.Job DescriptionThe Program Therapist assists and supports clients from admission through discharge. The Program Therapist provides clinical assessments and contributes insightful, practical and meaningful information to the development of treatment plans. He/she orients new clients to the treatment program and makes introductions to the staff and other program participants. As a member of the treatment team, the Program Therapist meets weekly in collaborative fashion with the treatment team to discuss cases. Licensed clinicians (Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW, LPC, etc.) and registered associates must possess knowledge of mental health conditions, dual diagnosis, and/or chemical dependency.ResponsibilitiesCompleting the Biopsychosocial assessment within one day of admission (the parent and/or resident components**)Meeting with clients within twenty-four hours of admission to establish therapeutic rapportCompleting the Comprehensive Treatment Plan and Integrated Treatment Summary within three days of admissionIdentifying weekly treatment goals and writing contracts specific to individual client needsWriting and facilitating the Discharge SummaryIndividual psychotherapy sessions, 3 times weekly for each clientConjoint family psychotherapy sessions at least once per weekFacilitating professional groups as assignedFacilitating Multifamily and Alumni groupsInterfacing with insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial certification and continuing stay certification as requiredMeeting with each client in individual sessions as clinically indicated, providing psychotherapeutic interventions to thoroughly educate each client to the CTP and its intent, target dates, and revisionsBeing appropriately accessible to family membersConjoint family therapy is scheduled at least once each week to address issues related to the resident's family experience. The therapist ensures that each family member is fully educated to the CTP, its goals and methods and the resident's discharge plan. It is key that the family know how to approach and implement all discharge recommendations.Facilitating group therapy, workshops, and educational groups as directed by the program scheduleAssessing suicidality and the possibility of danger to self or othersCharting each resident's progress throughout the treatment experienceCharting after each individual, group, and family sessionEducating each client as neededBeginning and ending groups in a timely fashionCreating a written plan for continuing care (DC plan) and discharge summaryThis is a full time position. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at discoverymood.com.QualificationsThe Program Therapist must possess a Master's degree in an appropriate fieldClinicians must be licensed or registered in the state in which they are applyingDiscovery Mood & Anxiety Program utilizes MFT and SW associates and psychological assistants under the supervision of an appropriate Licensed Independent PractitionerMust understand the therapeutic process, understand confidentiality laws, and have strong knowledge of professional ethicsMust be able to demonstrate leadership abilities, and be able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgroundsMust demonstrate tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude #DMAP123Additional InformationWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Keywords: Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program, Whittier , Program Therapist, Mental Health - Residential, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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