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Behavioral Disorder Counselor

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Montebello
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur Primary Therapists carry a caseload and provide clinical treatment in the form of individual, family and group counseling. As a member of the treatment team, you will meet weekly in a collaborative fashion with the rest of the team to discuss treatment plans.

  • The Primary Therapist attends all treatment planning meetings, all treatment review and goals setting groups, in-service training-----TMs, and general staff meetings and clinical retreats
  • Interfacing with insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial certification and continuing stay certification as required
  • On-call responsibility with this position where the clinician is on call every 3 or 4 weeks to the facility to support with any HLOC transfers, AWOL, suicidal ideation and self-harm issues that may occur in the evenings and on weekends.
  • Completing the Biopsychosocial assessment within 72 hours-- of admission
  • Meeting with clients within twenty-four hours of admission to establish therapeutic rapport
  • Meeting with each client in individual sessions as clinically indicated, providing psychotherapeutic interventions to thoroughly educate each client to the CTP and its intent, target dates, and revisions
  • Identifying weekly treatment goals and writing contracts specific to individual client needs
  • Writing and facilitating the Discharge Summary
  • Individual psychotherapy sessions, 2 times weekly for each client
  • Conjoint family psychotherapy sessions at least once per week
  • Facilitating Multifamily and Alumni groups
  • Creating a written plan for continuing care (DC plan) and discharge summary
  • The Lead Therapist -------oversees----- the daily treatment experience of each of their clientsThis is a-- full-time-- salaried position that will work either Tues-Sat or Sun-Thur.-- ARC has three different facilities all within a few blocks of each other. Must be able to float between facilities if needed.-- Qualifications
    • Clinicians must be licensed or registered in the state in which they are applying
    • Must be licensed as LMFT or LCSW
    • The Lead Therapist must have at least one year in acute care or residential treatment or closely related experience.
    • Must understand the therapeutic process, understand confidentiality laws, and have strong knowledge of professional ethics
    • Must be able to demonstrate leadership abilities, and be able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
      • Must demonstrate tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude-- Additional InformationWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.-- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/-- PandoLogic. Keywords: Addiction Counselor, Location: Montebello, CA - 90640

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Malibu , Behavioral Disorder Counselor, Other , Montebello, California

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