Clinical Therapist-Full Time: Somerset KY

Position Title Clinical Therapist
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Company Name SAFY
Location of job Somerset
Company Address 3540 S Hwy 27


Position Description:

The Clinical Therapist position is responsible for providing a range of clinical services such as diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, interventions, and individual/family therapy. This position will also provide ongoing mental health and clinical services as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

* Administer, score, and interpret moderate level psychometric assessment instruments.

* Provide short-term crisis intervention as needed/identified. Will follow intensive, evidence based service models based on Family Wellness and other Trauma Informed approaches. Services are provided at the level of frequency, intensity and duration appropriate to program/ service design with a focus toward preventing out of home placement, achieve reunification, or meet the treatment goals as defined. Services provided are tailored to each client’s needs, problems, strengths, life style and culture.

* Develop/Maintain consultative and liaison relationships with area caregivers (e.g., schools, human services agencies, etc.) in order to cultivate work relations, provide consultative services and/or promote the coordination and development of mental health services. Establish mutually respectful rapport and implement interventions necessary to meet needs of client/collaterals; appropriately set limits and maintain helping role as a Mental Health practitioner.

* Timely document outcome of home/office visits, support sessions, interaction with parties involved in the client’s care and incidents as required by policy, regulations and contract requirements.

* Assessments may include psychosocial assessments, Diagnostic Assessment Forms, and independent living skills assessments.

* Prepare all required clinical documentation according to established time frames involving all appropriate parties as required by policy and regulations of the state/ program/ contract/ SAFY policy and COA standards.

* Maintain contact with referral agency personnel using discharge reports, Diagnostic Assessment forms, telephone calls, and incident reports in addition to regularly scheduled and required written reports.

Educational Requirements:

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, or child & family studies is required

Licensure Requirements:

CSW. LPC, LMFTA, LMFT, LPCC or LCSW is required in the state of Kentucky

Experience Requirements:

Two years of experience in providing treatment services to families. Experience with family preservation services preferred.

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