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Therapist/Counselor

Company: Family Services Inc.
Location: Rhinebeck
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to serve your community through hands-on patient work while being surrounded by an encouraging and knowledgeable team dedicated to helping you grow as a professional?At Family Services, Inc. we believe in doing just that. By bringing together skilled practitioners and those in the community that could benefit from their support and skills, we're building stronger and safer neighborhoods throughout Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties, one step at a time.To learn more about the work of Family Services, visit www.familyservicesny.org.$5000 new hire incentive available!As a Mental Health Social Worker with Family Services, you'll have the opportunity to work with clients in the following ways:

  • Provide clients with individual and group therapy.
  • Assist with the pre-intake, intake and screening of new clients into the system and providing information on their psycho-social history.
  • Complete a differential diagnosis for clients and refer them to the appropriate program(s) and/or case manager/licensed prescriber for services not under this position's jurisdiction.
  • Create a treatment plan for clients, modify on an ongoing basis in reflection of their progress in therapy and prepare them for the completion of their treatment.
  • Complete administrative tasks including, but not limited to, maintaining case records, documenting all clients contacts and meeting deadlines, responding to outside agency queries regarding client information, etc.
  • Develop and implement follow-up studies to determine program effectiveness.
  • Coordinate with appropriate parties on client's treatment (i.e., schools, Social Services, probation department, etc.)
  • Provide clients with information and educational community activities to combat substance abuse, mental health issues, etc.
  • Act as a client advocate and liaison with community resources.
  • Provide training to colleagues on issues related to mental health treatment.On top of all of this, you'd be part of a collegial inclusive workplace that welcomes, and even celebrates, your unique contributions when it comes to culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, languages spoken, color, religion, sexual orientation and beliefs. We strongly feel bringing your authentic self to work benefits both your clients and your fellow team members.While contributing to the betterment of your community is rewarding, you'll also have access to a host of progressive benefits to better your own life, including:
    • Competitive salary range of 55-70k annually, based on experience.
    • Medical, dental and vision coverage.
    • 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 coverage (AD&D).
    • Supplemental insurance through Aflac.
    • Employee assistance program (EAP).
    • Access to Family Services' Compassionate Leave Program where employees can donate/receive unused time off.Does this sound like the position for you? Before you hit that apply button, make sure you match the requirements below:
      • Are a current Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) through the New York State Department of Education. MSWs, MFTs, or MHCs with limited permits are also accepted.
      • Boast strong administrative, time management and organizational skills.
      • An adept communicator with strong relationship-building skills.
      • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.Do you hit all of these marks? Fantastic! We can't wait to learn more about you.#FamilyServicesWe 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.5BXpBNN0Lp

Keywords: Family Services Inc., Danbury , Therapist/Counselor, Healthcare , Rhinebeck, Connecticut

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