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ACCESS Therapist III

ACCESS Therapist III

Introduction  
Are you interested in being part of a multidisciplinary team that provide assessments, crisis intervention and referrals to adults and youth with mental health or substance abuse concerns?
Prince William County Community Services is looking for a committed mental health professional to provide mental health/substance abuse services within the ACESS team. The ACCESS team service is the point of service entry for the Community Services and has adopted the Same Day Access Model (SDA).
We are seeking an individual interested in being part of a team and organization whose mission is a commitment to improving the quality of life for adults and families in the Prince William County community.
 
ABOUT THIS ROLE: The ACCESS Therapist III provides clinical supervision to ACCESS Therapist II’s and other assigned staff and assist the ACCESS Therapist IV with the daily operations of the SDA program. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Provides clinical supervision and evaluation of ACCESS therapists II and other assigned staff.
  • Monitors timely and quality documentation of assigned staff.
  • Completes yearly employee performance evaluation.
  • Conducting comprehensive assessments, to include Columbia Suicide screening tool, SMI screenings, ASAM and DLA-20
  • Providing crisis intervention for clients, including those at high risk for suicide/homicide; develops and implements risk management plans
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance to families, professionals, and community agencies
  • Documentation of all clinical services, collateral contacts and attempted contacts with client and collaterals
  • Linking, monitoring, referring, coordinating, facilitating services needed by clients.
 
PREFERENCES:  The successful candidate will have…
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or a related behavioral science field in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Board of Counseling and Board of Social Work laws and regulations
  • 2-3 years of experience in the delivery of human services to adults and youth in a Mental Health, Substance Abuse, or Emergency Services outpatient program.  
  • Must possess an unrestricted LCSW, LPC, or LMFT in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • l -2 years of supervisory experience
  •  Eligible to provide clinical supervision towards licensure
  • Experience conducting comprehensive assessments, mental health/substance abuse screenings to include the Columbia-Suicide Severity screening; and make initial diagnosis
  • Experience with developing and implementing individual treatment plans.
  • Experience evaluating risk and potential need for hospitalization; developing and implementing crisis management plans.
 
SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:
MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, Must pass DMV record check
  • Must pass TB test.
  • Offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a fingerprint based National Criminal History Record Check. Not eligible for employment with barrier crime history https://dbhds.virginia.gov/assets/document-library/BIU/attachment-2rev072017.pdf (Download PDF reader).
Child Protective Services Requirements: Effective 1999, mandated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services 12VA35-105-400 rules and Regulations for Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services related to Criminal Registry Checks, a search of the registry of founded complaints of child abuse and neglected maintained by the Department of Social Services.
 
ENTRY SALARY RANGE: $72,162 – $88,094 annually
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