Trauma Specialist

Employer
Volunteers of America Chesapeake
Location
Greenbelt, MD
Posted
Sep 09, 2022
Closes
Sep 24, 2022
Ref
645746808
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position will report to the Clinical Director and will provide service designed to meet the specific mental health needs of the identified client as they relate to their diagnosis and can be provided in-home, in-office, in-school or other approved/appropriate community setting. Outpatient therapy includes psychoeducational activities/interventions designed to assist the client of the reduction of dysfunction. Services are provided with client-centered and family-centered approaches and are delivered through intensive, time-limited, goal specific interventions RESPONSIBILITIES Provides intensive clinical therapeutic services to children adolescents, and adults with identified mental health or substance abuse diagnosis. This position includes psychoeducational activities/interventions designed to assist the client of the reduction of dysfunction. Services are provided with client-centered and family-centered approaches and are delivered through intensive, time-limited, goal specific interventions. REQUIREMENTSA Masters degree in a Mental Health field (eg: Social Work, Psychology, Counseling) Current professional license in the State of Maryland (LPC, LMSW).Valid LCSW or LCPC or equivalent license in the state of Maryland preferred.Training to provided trauma therapy. Training and experience with EMDR, DBT, Somatic Experiencing and TF-CBT preferred.Telehealth Experience preferred. Deliver in-home or in-office services.Provide therapeutic interventions to the identified client in order to enhance and foster the clients optimal functioning and interactions in the home and community.Continually assess client needs, service availability and appropriateness.Work cooperatively with treatment team members and the family in the provision of services to meet the goals developed in the Person-Centered Plan.Provide the appropriate documentation for service delivery including treatment goals, progress notes and billing and submit documentation as specified by Medicaid and VOACC standardCounsels individuals or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems, such as stress, substance abuse, or family situations, using evaluative techniques, and develops and implements therapeutic treatment planInterviews patient to obtain information concerning medical history or other pertinent information.Observes client to detect indications of abnormal physical or mental behavior.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The ability to safely operate a motor vehicle to transport oneself, consumers, and program supplies as necessary. The physical ability to travel to assigned locations, stand, stoop, bend, reach, pull, push, lift, grasp, climb, talk, see, hear and perform basic and light home maintenance activities, and operate office equipment.Move and lift light objects up to 20 pounds such as mail, supplies, files, and equipment.Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time

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