Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Employer
People Encouraging People
Location
Milford Mill, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
People Encouraging People People Encouraging People offers quality mobile behavioral health services to people with serious and persistent mental health and substance abuse disorders. We continuously strive to provide these services with integrity, honesty and respect. We are currently looking for a Licensed Mental Health Professional for an opportunity to join an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team based out of Woodlawn, MD. If you are looking for a rewarding career in the mental health field PEP has a great opportunity for you! The successful candidate will assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment and counseling, conduct program planning, conduct assessments, consultation and follow-up on direct services and rehabilitation to assist clients and their families in coping with health related social problems. PEP offers a great benefits package along with a competitive salary. Responsibilities: Conduct screening interviews and assessments using medical history, collateral contact and additional methods as needed. Recommend treatment plans to Physicians and/or other mental health professionals that address medical, psychiatric, and psychosocial needs/problems and specify modalities of treatment and support, to address specific goals. Modify the plan as necessary to reflect the needs of the client. Provide ongoing counseling to individuals, groups, or families as reflected in the treatment plan. Identifies gaps in service, barriers to treatment and the acquisition of community resources. Advocates for the reduction of such barriers and for the development of needed services. Build strong relationships with patients, families, co-workers and surrounding community. Provide education to families and other identified natural supports. Provide case management services as required for a group of assigned persons which includes coordinating and monitoring the Individual Treatment Plan for the team. Primary responsibility for a group of 10-12 persons will be assigned. Attain all benefits a person qualifies for under Local, State, and Federal law. Teach money management skills such as budgeting and banking. Provide crisis intervention and rapid support services to circumvent hospitalization. Schedules medical treatments, dental treatments, and doctors visits as required Principal Accountabilities: Counseling compliance with treatment plans Completion of pertinent client documentation Quality of service Liaison with outside agencies, Client well-being (clinical and physical) Requirements: Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Professional Counseling or related field preferred and post-masters clinical experience in a mental health setting. Must be a licensed Mental Health Professional in Maryland. Must exhibit excellent organizational, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills. Must have a valid drivers license, clean driving record & reliable transportation. Must have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision Must exhibit proficient knowledge of mental health treatment and case management.