Position:             Therapist, (LMSW, LCSW, LAPC, LPC, LAMFT)
Program:             McIntosh APEX
Location:             Darien, GA
Status:                 Full-Time / Salaried / Exempt
Openings:           1

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 eligibleMaster's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, education, nursing, vocational rehabilitation, or a related fieldComfortable working in a school setting and working with children

Gateway Community Service Board is fully accredited by CARF.

To be considered for this position, please email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Human Resources 912-324-2209

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