POSITION SUMMARY Reports To: Unit Director/Clinical Supervisor Training: QPRT, Annual, Safety, six (6) hours in discipline, Heart Saver First Aid CPR/AED Career Development: Therapist LIP Asst. Director Director Sr. Therapist Prog mgr. Position Summary: The Therapist/Licensed Independent Practitioner, provides individual, family, group, addictions and other therapies to clients and their families according to the privileges they have been granted. Duties and Responsibilities:
Completing biopsychosocial assessments and preparing a comprehensive treatment plan for all new admissions
Engages support systems and referral sources in assessment process
Provides basic case management services and documents treatment provided
Provides supervision to non lip staff
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to any age/disability group assigned.
Proficient in the knowledge and skills described in the core competency curriculum for each assigned age/disability group.
Assesses client for an Initial Treatment Plan and appropriately re-assesses the client's needs throughout treatment
Completes Master Treatment Plans that are behaviorally specific and with goals and objectives that are related to client problem areas. All Master Treatment Plans indicate level of client/family involvement.
Provides competent individual, family, couples, group psychotherapy and substance abuse therapy.
Provides other therapeutic services, within scope of demonstrated competence, as required.
Provides competent crisis intervention.
Assists with case management and interagency coordination of services for clients. Makes appropriate referrals.
Provides clinical guidance and appropriate interaction with external providers.
Documents all client interactions, including all sessions with clients, families, significant others, etc. within established time frames.
Completes Progress Notes accurately, addressing treatment goals, major clinical issues and changes in mental health status.
Writes in a professional and competent manner.
Documentation must be completed within one (1) calendar day of service delivery
Productivity goals shall meet % as designated by department Minimal Qualifications: Education: Master's Degree in behavioral health Valid LCSW or LPC license or Licensed Clinical Psychologist Experience: Two (2) years in behavioral health setting. Preferred Qualifications: Additional years experience in behavioral health setting. Equipment Use: Computer, copier, facsimile The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position Date Reviewed: Human Resources
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