Therapist

Seven Counties Services

Job Overview

Job Description

Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations.

Essential Job Functions

Performs clinical services, including intakes and therapeutic interventions such as group, individual, and family therapy, and crisis intervention. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress. Collaborates with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc., according to prescribed standards.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION

  • Master’s degree in social services field with certification or licensure in area of specialization (e.g., LPCC, LPCA, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate)

Experience

  • Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.
  • Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, treatment modes, and related issues.
  • Basic knowledge of community resources and SCS services.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle a case load with varying levels of client disability and need.

Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families.
  • Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel.
  • Incumbents/new hires with either of these master’s degrees must ensure that they are not practicing without a license or evading professional licensing/certification laws. To comply with such laws, incumbents/new hires with either of these master’s degrees must sign their notes as professional equivalents. Those who have earned either of these master’s degrees AND a corresponding license or certification (e.g., CSW, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist) may not hold this job title.

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation. Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

Required Skills/Competencies

< >Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served

Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization

Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders

If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change

Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans

Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions

Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course

Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration

Assess client’s measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria

Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs

Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targets

Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization

Time Type

Full time
We continually help our community and employees flourish… one life at a time. As a Seven Counties Services employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Seven Counties Services.

  • Health & Wellness

    • Medical Coverage
    • Dental Coverage
    • Vision Coverage
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Health Savings Account
    • Short Term Disability
    • Long Term Disability – Company Paid
    • Wellness Programs – Company Paid
  • Financial Wellbeing

    • Competitive Compensation Packages
    • Life Insurance – Company Paid
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance – Company Paid
    • 403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
    • Retirement and Financial Planning Services
    • Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    • Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)
  • Career Development and Growth

    • At Seven Counties Services training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education
    • Opportunities for growth and movement – We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us
    • Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders
    • Seven Counties Services and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes
  • Work Life Balance

    • Paid Time Off – Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
    • Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance
    • Employee Assistance Program – assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being

Seven Counties Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Seniority Level

Entry level

Industry

  • Non-profit Organization Management
  • Mental Health Care

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Health Care Provider

Estimated pay range

This range is estimated for Therapist jobs in Louisville, KY at similar companies. Actual pay may be different. 

Base pay range

$41,000/yr – $56,000/yr

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