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Behavioral Health Sr Clinician – Turning Point, Clinical Coordinator

Behavioral Health Sr Clinician - Turning Point, Clinical Coordinator

The CSB’s Turning Point First Episode Psychosis (FEP) program, a Coordinated Specialty Care program, is expanding to include the addition of services to people aged 12-25 who are at clinical high risk for developing psychosis (CHR-P). As such, the program is seeking a licensed Clinical Coordinator who will have a primary function of determining program eligibility for both the FEP and CHR-P program. Oversees referrals and evaluation activities for people aged 12-25. Requires extensive clinical expertise, experience providing screenings, initial and continuous assessment, diagnoses, treatment and case management, and will perform complex evaluations and make independent diagnoses using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Performs a comprehensive array of professional treatment services for youth and young adults who are clinically high risk for psychosis. Maintains a small but diverse caseload and providing individual, family and group treatment utilizing evidence-based interventions to include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp), Cognitive Therapy for Recovery (CT-R), and Individual Resilience Training (IRT). Some of this work may occur out in the community. Some outreach in the community is encourage as the aim of the program is to provide treatment, but also to provide education on efforts to reduce incidence of psychosis in the county. Provides clinical supervision to other staff in the program, as deemed appropriate by the Program Supervisor. Being part of a multidisciplinary team which includes behavioral health Specialists, Education and Employment Specialists, Peer Recovery Specialist, Nursing team, and Psychiatrists.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college with a master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing; plus two years of clinical experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of a current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Contingent upon area of assignment, some positions within this class may require a valid motor vehicle driver’s license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) at time of appointment and maintained throughout employment with CSB.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. Requires a National Provider Identifier and a TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter. May require occasional evening and weekend work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Experience with Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) program model. Experience with interventions specific to the Early Intervention for Psychosis(EPI)/First Episode Psychosis (FEP). Experience working with transition age youth (late adolescent to young adult 14-25).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to stoop, bend and reach. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel Interview

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.