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Children, Adolescent and Adults - Behavioral Health Therapist

Cleveland, OH, USA Req #382
Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Child, Adolescent and Adult Behavioral
Health Community Therapist participates in the clinical team by providing care
and care coordination to children and adolescents with mental health needs.
This position provides integrated care by ensuring that whole-person health
needs are met, including behavioral healthcare in the school and home.


 

The successful candidate: works collaboratively
with other team members. Uses care coordination skills with individuals, their
families, and both internal and external providers to ensure seamless care.
Links client to health promotion and wellness activities and helps to make
linkages to community services. Maintains a therapeutic relationship with
clients on his/her team in meeting the biopsychosocial needs of the client.    



JOB QUALIFICATIONS

·       
A Master’s degree in
Social Work, Psychology or a mental health related field.

·       
LSW or LPC required.

·       
A valid driver’s license
in the State of Ohio with access to an insured vehicle for client
transportation.

·       
The ability and desire to
work closely with other team members.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under a “supervised
    practitioner” as described in OAC 5160-8-05 (B)(4), provides mental health
    counseling to children and adolescents.

  • Intervenes with
    individuals, families and/or groups to enhance or restore capacity for social
    functioning.

  • Provides community
    psychiatric support and care coordination which includes health promotion,
    comprehensive transitional care, individual and family support, and referral,
    linkage and advocacy relative to community resources.

  • Conducts level of care
    assessments.

  • Provides services to
    clients as related to social determinants of health including, but not limited to

 

Education and Vocational needs

  • Regularly monitors
    client status and service utilization to ensure that appropriate level of care
    is maintained.

  • Works with clients to
    develop individualized treatment plans and performs treatment plan reviews and
    updates.

  • Communicates vital
    treatment information from external providers to The Centers treatment team in
    order to coordinate client care.

  • Works on a
    multidisciplinary service team, in collaboration with the Nurses, Physicians,
    and Pharmacists to achieve positive client health outcomes.

  • Provides ongoing
    communication to client, healthcare teams, and client’s support network to
    ensure follow-up and coordinated treatment.

  • Performs basic
    administrative tasks related to the job, which includes but not limited to:

     

  • completion of clinical records, forms and reports

  • completion and posting of progress notes within 24 hours of
    service (Policy P207.00)

  • completion of daily tracking log

  • completion of required weekly billable hours

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Cleveland, OH, USA