Mental Health Supported Living Therapist II
Are you interested in providing mental health and substance abuse services with a committed team of mental health professionals who value quality client care, integrity, and teamwork? Prince William County’s Supported Living Services Program is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full time Therapist II position for a recovery oriented, community based clinical case management and mental health support services program. The program serves adults with serious mental illness or co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorders. Services are primarily provided outside the office in residential settings and/or client’s homes. Our agency has been approved for several student loan forgiveness program and we offer clinical supervision for licensure.
ABOUT THIS ROLE:
The selected candidate will work with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and will have opportunities to broaden clinical skills by providing services to diverse individuals in a variety of settings.
Job Responsibilities Include:
- Provide direct service Monday through Friday in Supported Living Services program
- Independently manage a caseload of up to 20 clients
- Provide Community Case Management (CCM) services to assigned case management clients and Mental Health Skill Building (MHSS) services to assigned skill building clients
- Effectively engage adults with SMI using various treatment interventions and evidenced based tools and techniques
- Provide clinical interventions in community setting
- Provide crisis intervention, planning and support, including but not limited to risk assessments
- Utilize Electronic Health Record (Credible) to complete and maintain all required documentation within specified timelines, including but not limited to assessments, treatment plans, insurance authorizations, progress notes, treatment plan reviews, etc.
- Ensure documentation meets agency, licensing, and insurance standards
- Meet productivity requirement of direct service hours annually
- Maintain healthy boundaries with clients
- Use strong organizational skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
- Respond to emails and phone calls in a timely manner
- Communicate as needed with supervisors and participate in weekly supervision meetings
- Adapt to a changing environment
- Collaborate with others (e.g. case manager, psychiatrist, skill builder, physicians, etc.) to meet needs of clients served
- Attend team meetings and staff meetings as scheduled
- Other duties as assigned
The successful candidate will have…
- Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or a related behavioral science field
- 1-2 years of experience providing services to seriously mentally ill adults. (9 months of supervised experience can be counted as 1 year of experience).
- Able to obtain license in the Commonwealth of Virginia within two years.
- Candidate will have experience providing community-based services to seriously mentally ill adults and will possess experience, training, and knowledge of medication management.
- The candidate will have strong clinical skills, organizational skills, and a desire to help others.
Hours are generally Monday – Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM with some flexibility.
ENTRY SALARY RANGE:
- Candidate must be able to obtain license in Virginia as an LPC or LCSW
- Must possess a valid driver’s license without any restrictions
- Must pass DMV record check
- Must pass TB test
- Must pass and maintain first aid and CPR certification
- Offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a fingerprint based National Criminal History Record Check
- 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.
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