Behavioral Health Therapist

Location
Suffolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 20, 2019
Closes
Aug 31, 2019
Ref
127547BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Under the supervision and direction of a licensed therapist (licensed clinical social worker or licensed professional counselor) , the Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for the provision of social work/counseling services to patients receiving care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situation, as well as disposition needs, for each assigned patient. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed.

Qualifications

Education Level
Master's Level Degree

Experience
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Two years of experience as a Behavioral Health Therapist is preferred. One year experience in a Behavioral Health Setting preferred. Master's Level Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field. For Masters in Counseling, eligibility to be registered with the State as a resident in counseling is required. Preference for certification in Addiction, Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) etc. De-escalation and physical intervention training within 15 days of hire.

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