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Pressley Ridge Part Time Office Based Therapist in Cincinnati, Ohio

Description

Delivery of Services: To assure the delivery of quality services and the effective implementation of individual, family, and group work, the Therapist will:

  • Provide individual and family therapy in a culturally sensitive manner with adherence to professional Code of Ethics, as recommended by treatment team. Productivity is determined by Clinical Coordinator; supervisor monitors caseload size to target desired productivity expectations. Number of sessions depends on need and program procedures; intervention or treatment styles practiced are empirically supported in treatment research literature and/or Therapist has had thorough training and supervision of those techniques/interventions.

  • Assess for the appropriate level of clinical care and refer as necessary.

  • Conduct comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluations and diagnosis of all clients during the initial treatment phase and include the child/family or adult as active members and participants in treatment planning and implementation. Promote collaboration within the treatment team.

  • Facilitate or assist in facilitating groups as per program needs.

  • Regularly assess the status of treatment and make necessary adjustments, actively reach out to caregivers and team members for consultation and support.

  • Meet budgetary and contractual productivity requirements on a consistent basis.

  • Provide training to various program staff regarding mental health issues, developmental progression, individual and family treatment issues and group work through assisting in routine program training, or providing training per supervisor’s request. This is evaluated through supervisor observation, review of case notes, training material and team meeting notes.

  • Participate in individual and group supervision as indicated by credentials and clinical experience; participate in regularly scheduled department staff meetings and other meetings as deemed necessary by the program needs.

  • Assist family members and other staff in the development and implementation of a crisis plan for each individual/family in treatment.

  • Consult with other professionals (i.e. psychiatrists, case managers, PCP, etc) as clinically indicated.

  • Know and comply with all state Mental Health regulations regarding mandated reporting of child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, duty to warn/protect, confidentiality, treatment of minors, student rights and Health Information Privacy and Portability Act (HIPAA).

  • Keep Clinical Coordinator up to date with all scheduling issues. Keep master schedule up to date and shared with office administer for scheduling. Provide updates to staff and supervisors of any scheduling changes.

  • Plan for discharge from services with client/consumer, refer for follow-up care as needed.

  • Available to work on-call quarterly.

Professional Development: To assure continuing development of professional skills and to acquire CEU’s toward maintaining licensure, if applicable, the Therapist will:

  • Participate in regularly scheduled in-service training as requested.

  • With Clinical Coordinator approval, attend relevant local, state or national workshops and training.

  • If applicable, obtain CEU’s and/or Clinical Supervision from the clinical supervisor as per requirements of licensing board, agency policy, or state regulations to maintain license in good standing or to pursue licensure.

    Performance Improvement:

  • Work with supervisors and Directors in meeting quality assurance standards for all components of treatment for the program.

  • Assure the implementation of best practice standards as developed by the service lines.

Documentation and Record Keeping:

  • Provide documentation that is in compliance with program procedures, State, licensing, and Medicaid regulations, including but not limited to treatment plans, case notes, assessments, summaries, etc. Sign off on various documentation per program procedures and licensing regulations; Ensure clinical/financial paperwork is timely and accurate to secure treatment services for the client.

  • Complete written work that is legible, accurate and uses professional language, meets timelines for submitting paperwork established by the program and organization, uses written documentation to communicate effectively with peers, subordinates, supervisors and collateral contacts.

    Community: In order to assure staff are well trained and to promote the professional image of Pressley Ridge in local, state and national communities, the Therapist will:

  • With the approval of, or at request of Clinical Coordinator/Program Supervisor/Program Director, provide in-service/training to other programs on site and/or provide information regarding Pressley Ridge and its services to community organizations for marketing and fundraising.

  • With the approval of the Clinical Coordinator/Program Supervisor/Program Director, provide presentations at local, state or national conferences and workshops. Provide supervisor with the workshop or training outline for review.

  • Promote interagency collaboration. Reach out to funders including, JFS worker and Probation officers to ensure best care.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Masters or better in Human Services

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • MSW

  • LCSW

  • LCPC

  • LSW

Experience

Required

  • 1 year: Experience working with children and/or families

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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