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Behavioral Health Community Therapist - Children, Adolescent and Adults

Cleveland, OH, USA Req #382
Friday, January 18, 2019



The Professional III, 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.


-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.


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:

o completion
of clinical records, forms and reports

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

o completion
of daily tracking log

o completion
of required weekly billable hours

Performs other duties as assigned.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Cleveland, OH, USA