Effectively engages individuals, youth and families experiencing behavioral health issues and psychosocial stressors in the therapeutic process. Completes mental health assessments as appropriate utilizing a systems framework and trauma informed approach among other modalities. Demonstrates a high level of competence and expertise in providing clinical services; providing a variety of different clinical activities/approaches to meet the client's individual
Works independently and consistently exercises discretion and sound judgment in providing short and long-term case management/counseling services as well as stabilization and support services to individuals and families needing specialized intensive case management and behavioral health
Demonstrates ability to function autonomously and manage workload with minimal administrative supervision. Directly notifies supervisor/director in crisis situations providing appropriate intervention according to professional and agency Demonstrates ability to conceptualize advanced therapeutic treatment models and utilize these on clients' behalf through the course of treatment.
Plans and organizes work schedule to meet clinical and consultation responsibilities. Responsible for thorough, timely and accurately written documentation for the client file. Consults with collateral contacts as needed and ensures confidentiality of client in accordance with applicable laws and agency policy. . Records all necessary information in the prescribed data systems. Completes statistical information in timely manner for agency and funder purposes as
Advocates on behalf of clients in order to assist client with accesses services for which they are Collaborates with collateral contacts and provides consultations. Following professional and agency policies, ensures crisis interventions are handled appropriately.
Ensures all insurance billing for client services is recorded properly and follows protocol and rules for collections of co-pays, deductible and subsidized fees. Ensures appropriate documents are verified for billing purposes and information is submitted according to program protocol and agency
Demonstrates leadership by participating in the implementation of new programs and implementation of new grants and contracts as well as working cooperatively to enhance the working environment, processes and procedures of the
May provide group therapy, lead support groups, conduct psychosocial educational groups, and provide presentations to community group or consultations to schools and secondary settings. May provide recommendations and testimony for court (specifically when working with DCFS involved clients).
Evening and weekend hours required to meet client needs.
Preferred Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work. Five years of experience working with individuals, youth and families. LCSW.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work. Two years of clinical experience working with individuals, youth and families. LCSW.
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