Mental Health Therapist
Job DescriptionAre you looking to work in an environment where every day you are making a difference in the lives of families and communities? Therapeutic Living for Families is an Outpatient Clinic that provides comprehensive health services for people with mental illness and addictions to improve their mental, physical and psychological well-being while strengthening, preserving and supporting their recovery within their communities; Because We Care! What sets us apart from other agencies is that we address the family as a whole, not just the individual family members. By working towards the goal of building strong families, we are improving our communities, our cities and our state - one family at a time.We are currently seeking a Mental Health Therapist to provide exceptional outpatient therapeutic intervention services. This position reports to the Director of Programs and provides direct services that include intake assessments, individual / family / group therapy and crisis interventions to assigned clients.The ideal candidate must possess the following:*Masters' degree from an accredited University or CollegeBe licensed in the State of Maryland to provide services as LGPC, LCPC, LGSW or LCSW-C*At least 1 year of supervised experience in a mental health settingDuties and Responsibilities:*Maintaining regular contact with the parent / guardian of each client; completing master treatment plans, treatment plan updates and managed care authorizations*Furnishing required reports to DHMH, legal system and other involved agencies*Participating in the collection of necessary information and student outcomes data to be used for monitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of services provided*Participating in after-hours call schedule for the clinic; providing complete and timely documentation to support services rendered*Evaluates the impact of therapeutic interventions upon the therapeutic milieu.*Facilitating group*Performing individual and family therapy*Recognizing, responding, and assisting in psychiatric crisis situations and providing the intervention necessary*Responding and assisting in medical emergency situations as directed and necessary*Documenting the assessment of patient progress/regress and interventions provided in the medical record on an ongoing basis*Communicating effectively with patient, staff, and physician*Providing patients with education and instruction on Advance Directives*Maintaining 70% direct service requirement*Other duties as assignedAdditional Requirements:*Daily and/or weekly home visits to clients' homes*Use of own vehicle for visits to clients' homes*Valid driver's licenseTo the qualified candidate we offer:*Annual Salary negotiable, commensurate with experience*Supervision Hours towards clinical licensure; provided by an approved LCPC and/or LCSW-C*Medical, dental, and vision plans*Basic life insurance*Employee assistance program*Salary match towards retirement*CEU'sCompany DescriptionTherapeutic Living for Families is a Specialty Behavioral Health Center. Our vision is to build strong, healthy and happy families in our communities, cities, and state one family at a time.We provide behavioral health and substance abuse services to include Intensive outpatient, Partial Hospitalization Program, Anger management Groups, Medication Management, Psychiatrist Evaluations,Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program , Therapeutic Behavior Services and Behavioral Health Homes. MISSION:To provide comprehensive health services for people with mental illness and addictions to improve their mental, physical and psychological health while, strengthening, preserving and supporting their recovery within their communities.Because We CareOur Values:As a company and as individuals we value integrity, honesty, commitment, dependability and trust. We are committed to providing quality on time service to our clients' treatment and care with information based on their treatment plan. We treat our clients with respect, dignity, and unconditional positive regards as well as choices, preferences and satisfaction of reaching their goals toward recovery.We hold ourselves accountable to our clients, partners and employees by honoring our commitments. We also strive to protect the health, safety and well-being of every team member while finding common ground between the agency and our clients.We aim to achieve our mission, vision and our values with the highest quality of care.