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Therapist (LMSW, LMHC, LMFT)

Company: Family Services Inc.
Location: Beacon
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Family Services brings people together to find the support they need, improving their lives and communities, and building a stronger safer Hudson Valley. Founded in 1879, Family Services brings people together to find the support they need, improving their lives and communities, and building a stronger, safer Hudson Valley. Our program areas include Behavioral Health, Victim Services, Family Programs, Youth Services, Community Safety, and Prevention.Position Overview: The Mental Health Social Worker position involves the delivery of counseling and psychotherapy services to clients with social, emotional and related difficulties. Responsibilities include but are not limited to intake; diagnostic assessment and evaluation; treatment planning; individual and group therapy; maintenance of case records; community education; coordination of treatment with other agencies and professionals providing ancillary services; and participation in client discharge planning.Position Salary: Commensurate with experiencePosition Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Opportunities for hybrid work schedule
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match up to 5%
  • Generous paid vacation, holiday, sick, and personal time package (2 weeks vacation to start, 13 paid holidays per year, 12 sick days per year, and 4 personal days per year)
  • Group term life and long-term disability insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance & accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Supplemental insurance through AFLAC
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)Position Duties:
    • Maintain an individual caseload, providing clients with individual and group therapy;
    • Assist with the pre-intake, intake, and screening of new clients into the system, compiling information on clients' psycho-social history;
    • Make differential diagnosis of clients' problems and refer clients to appropriate programs;
    • Formulate treatment plan for individual clients and modify treatment plan on an on-going basis to reflect client's behavior changes as a result of therapy;
    • Maintain case records, documenting all client contacts and meeting deadlines for required paperwork.
    • Prepare client for the completion of treatment;
    • Refer client to Case Manager and/or Licensed Prescriber for needed services which would not be under jurisdiction of this position;
    • Coordinate clients' treatment with other agencies such as schools, Social Services, Probation Department, etc;
    • Provide preventive care on substance abuse, mental health issues, etc. through information and educational community activities;
    • Develop and implement follow-up studies to determine program effectiveness;
    • Respond to queries from insurance companies, Social Services and other agencies concerning pertinent client information;
    • Provide training on issues related to mental health treatment;
    • Provide advocacy for patients and act as liaison with community resources;Competencies & Requirements:
      • Current licensure as LMSW, LMFT, or LMHC by the New York State Department of Education. Limited permits accepted.
      • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
      • Computer savvy
      • Administrative and organizational skills
      • Time management
      • Communication and relationship-building skillsWork Environment - Office/Clinic settingHours - Full-time, 40 hours/week.We are an equal opportunity employer and our goal is to be a diverse workforce representative of the community we serve. Family Services follows federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring and employment. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in violation of those laws.We are an equal opportunity employer and our goal is to be a diverse workforce representative of the community we serve. Family Services follows federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring and employment. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in violation of those laws.D2corb3mTs

Keywords: Family Services Inc., Danbury , Therapist (LMSW, LMHC, LMFT), Healthcare , Beacon, Connecticut

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