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The Licensed Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing individual and group counseling services on a wide range of clinical issues for individuals diagnosed with an Opioid Use Disorder. The Licensed Clinician assists patients with accessing community resources and services related to their diagnosis such as legal, medical, and vocational/educational needs.
· Complete and/or review Intake Assessments.
· Conduct individual assessments and counseling to assigned caseload addressing family, medical & psychiatric concerns.
· Conduct evidence-based group counseling services related to a wide range of clinical and community issues.
· Maintain up-to-date charts including assessments, care plans, case notes and documentation of collateral contacts.
· Provide crisis intervention services.
· Establish community and agency affiliations which address treatment needs and strengthen the delivery of services.
· Maintain a caseload of a minimum of 30 patients.
· Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and case conferences.
· When necessary, facilitate case conferences and conduct internal chart audits.
· Attend all required in-service training seminars.
· Participate in quality improvement trainings, seminars, and conferences.
Other relevant duties as required.
Required – Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy and one (1) year of experience working in a social service setting providing individual and group counseling, family therapy, and/or case management for individuals identified with a substance use disorder.
Required – NYS Licensure as a Social Worker, Mental Health Counsellor or Marriage, and Family Therapist required. Candida with a limited permit may be considered for employment but will until the title “Clinician” and are required to maintain an act limited permit.
Required – Knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment, Person-Centered Care, Trauma-Informed Care, and Evidence-Based SUD/MH services.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a productive member of a team.
Ability to verbally express ideas and concepts clearly to others.
Proficiency with computer operation (Microsoft Word, Excel, Electronic Health Records, and Outlook programs).
Excellent written communication skills and ability to maintain charts as per policy and procedures.