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Behavioral Health Therapist

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Whittier
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
Our Primary Therapists carry a caseload and provide clinical treatment in the form of individual, family and group counseling. As a member of the treatment team, you will meet weekly in a collaborative fashion with the rest of the team to discuss treatment plans.

  • The Primary Therapist attends all treatment planning meetings, all treatment review and goals setting groups, in-service trainings, and general staff meetings and clinical retreats
  • Interfacing with insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial certification and continuing stay certification as required
  • On-call responsibility with this position where the clinician is on call every 3 or 4 weeks to the facility to support with any HLOC transfers, AWOL, suicidal ideation and self-harm issues that may occur in the evenings and on weekends.
  • Completing the Biopsychosocial assessment within one day of admission
  • Meeting with clients within twenty-four hours of admission to establish therapeutic rapport
  • Meeting 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 revisions
  • Identifying weekly treatment goals and writing contracts specific to individual client needs
  • Writing and facilitating the Discharge Summary
  • Individual psychotherapy sessions, 3 times weekly for each client
  • Conjoint family psychotherapy sessions at least once per week
  • Facilitating Multifamily and Alumni groups
  • Creating a written plan for continuing care (DC plan) and discharge summary
  • The Lead Therapist oversees the daily treatment experience of each of his/her clientsThis is a temporaryfull-timesalaried position. Sunday-Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. ARC has 3different facilities all within a few blocks of each other. Must be able to float between facilities if needed.
    Qualifications
    • Clinicians must be licensed or registered in the state in which they are applying
    • Must be licensed as ACSW, AMFT, APCC, LMFT, LCSW, LPCC
    • TheTherapist must have at least one year in acute care or residential treatment or closely related experience.
    • Must understand the therapeutic process, understand confidentiality laws, and have strong knowledge of professional ethics
    • Must be able to demonstrate leadership abilities, and be able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
      • Must demonstrate tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude
        Additional Information
        We 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/PandoLogic. Keywords: Addiction Counselor, Location: Whittier, CA - 90601 , PL: 546814228Required
        Preferred
        Job Industries
        • Customer Service

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Whittier , Behavioral Health Therapist, Other , Whittier, California

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