School Based Therapist

Key Point Health Services
Aberdeen, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
The Therapist/Clinician is responsible for the provision of comprehensive clinical social and case management services to the patients and their families. The position works inside theHarford County school system and the Aberdeen Clinic. This includes the provision of individual, family, group therapies, crisis intervention, advocacy, assessment, planning, discharge planning, interdisciplinary teamwork and community liaison within the limits of privileging. Therapists are responsible for formulating and implementing appropriate treatment strategies for patients and their families on their assigned caseload and for timely and satisfactory documentation of all treatment efforts. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must be licensed in the State of Maryland. LGPC, LCPC, LGSW, LCSW-C acceptable. The Therapist/Clinician must have experience in working with and the ability to relate to the population to which they are credentialed to work, such as children, adolescents, adults, and/or geriatrics. The Therapist/Clinician will possess knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses as defined by the American Psychiatric Association, assessment, human development, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy. The Therapist/Clinician will demonstrate competency in psycho-social assessments, treatment planning, advocacy skills, and case management skills. The Therapist/Clinician demonstrates the ability to function on an interdisciplinary treatment team through excellent written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills. He/She will demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving a culturally diverse and/or special needs population while respecting patient confidentiality. Company Description: The mission of Key Point Health Services is to provide quality behavioral health services in an environment committed to the journey of wellness and recovery. Community Mental Health Centers Our Community Mental Health Centers offer a full range of services for children and adults. All physicians are Board Certified and licensed in the State of Maryland. Several are specialists in the delivery of mental health care for children and families. All therapists are licensed specialists and offer a wide array of counseling for individuals, families and couples including: Individual, Group & Family Therapy Medication Therapy Adults & Children's Services Groups for Depression, Anxiety, Co-Dependency Issues Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs (PRP) Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs (PRP) programs are for adults with serious and persistent mental illness and children. Trained psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners provide services which include: Rehabilitation Readiness which assesses the member's capacity to make important choices in their lives such as where to live or work. If skills or resources are needed the staff is qualified to teach or provide them. Basic Rehabilitation is provided when a member is having difficulties in adjusting to his/her current situations. Staff will perform rehabilitation in the environment of need as indicated in assessments. Enrichment/Support is provided to the member to prevent re- hospitalization and crises. Such activities as leisure groups, community involvement and one-on-one support are provided to achieve this aim. Case Management is a service which helps the member to obtain entitlements and other community resources. This service is given when at least one other service is provided. To maximize the community integration of our members and enable them to be successful and satisfied in the environment of their choice by working together to develop useful rehabilitation goals. School-Based Counseling Key Point has developed programs in many schools in Central Maryland. These services are designed in collaboration with each school to best meet the needs of the particular school community. We are pleased to provide a family-focused treatment service. Identified students and families who elect to participate receive a variety of individual family and group services. Our Clinical staff work closely with the family to identify treatment goals and to develop a plan that meets their needs and aids with educational success. All of our confidential services are provided by licensed mental health professionals.