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Position:            CLINICIAN/THERAPIST (Licensed or Associate Licensed)
Dept:                  Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Location:           Brunswick, GA
Status:               Full-Time / Exempt / Salaried

The Behavioral Health Counselor performs Psycho-social assessments, treatment planning/monitoring and discharge planning. Provides Counseling/Therapy to clients requiring complex intervention. May perform commitment determinations and/or execute orders of involuntary commitments.

Essential functions of the position :

· Provides services to individuals, groups and families requiring complex professional intervention using a variety of psycho-therapeutic techniques

· Conducts advance level psycho-social assessments/evaluations.

· Conducts periodic reassessments to determine continued eligibility and/or appropriateness for services

· Establishes linkage and coordination of services with community resources.

· Develops and maintains a cooperative working relationship with community service providers

· Records services accurately that relate directly to the treatment outcomes, within approved time-frames.

· Completes required clinical documentation according to agency standards.

Core Competencies:

· Knowledge of best practices in Outpatient services, federal policies/procedures and guidelines.

· Georgia State Composite Board Code of Ethics.

· Diagnostic impressions or criteria.

· Knowledge of how client advocacy system operates, Crisis intervention techniques, Individual and Group therapy techniques.

· Knowledge of various therapeutic models, intervention as directly related to area of assignment.

· Various types of medication and their effects.

· Treatment approaches relevant to your specific field.

· Family dynamics. Family support groups and Confidentiality policies.

· Behavior modification techniques, Psychological tests and evaluations

Required Qualifications:

• Georgia Licensed (Associate or Fully) - LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LAPC, or license eligible

•Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, education, nursing, vocational rehabilitation, or a related field

Gateway Community Service Board is fully accredited by CARF.

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