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Licensed Behavioral Health Clinicians (Adult and/or Pediatric)

Company: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.
Location: Danbury
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc. Description:CT Institute for Communities, Inc. / CIFC Health is seeking Full-time, Part-time or FFS (Fee-for Service) CT licensed behavioral health / mental health counselors / clinicians (LCSW, LPC, LMFT) to provide outpatient behavioral health services to our adult and/or pediatric clients. LMSWs and/or LPCAs who need to complete clinical hours will be considered. Clinical / Administrative:

  • Completes comprehensive initial behavioral health evaluations.
  • Provides individual, group, and family psychotherapy for children and/or adults in an outpatient clinic.
  • Consults with providers within and outside the agency regarding the treatment plan and progress of the clients for care coordination.
  • Attend and participate in clinical team meetings and clinical supervision.
  • Meets client contact commitment weekly (30 clients for full-time) and adjusted for part-time or FFS.
  • Completion of clinical records, as required, and in accordance with policies and procedures and in compliance with CIFC Health policy and regulatory agencies.
  • Knowledge of crisis signs and symptoms; Provide crisis intervention services with clients.
  • Assess immediate safety concerns, including high risk clients who may be at risk for homicide, suicide, and domestic violence.
  • Develop treatment plans and treatment plan reviews, collaboratively, with the client and family.
  • Provide referrals and linkages to additional services such as psychiatric referrals, medication management, medical, and other services as appropriate.
  • Capacity to work with multi-disciplinary team and participate in clinical team meetings, case conferences as well as work independently.
  • Utilization of evidenced based interventions.
  • Complete periodic insurance reports, authorizations, and re-authorizations as required.
  • Completes and locks all treatment notes no later than 24 hours following visit.
  • Completes reports as required for outside agencies such as DCF, probation, and others with appropriate releases signed by client(s).
  • Experience working with and documenting in electronic medical records.
  • Ability and experience in providing telehealth services.
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement whole person care, mental health, integrated medical, addiction, and other social determinants of health needs.Requirements:
    • Must hold current CT LCSW, LMFT, or LPC License issued by DPH.
    • 1-3+ years' experience, preferred.
    • Knowledge of various therapeutic modalities, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and trauma-informed care
    • LMSWs and/or LPCAs who need to complete clinical hours will be considered; subject to an applicable salary range and commensurate upon experience. PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS:
      • Experience working with clients in a variety of settings, such as outpatient clinics, hospitals, or community mental health centers.
      • Bilingual or multilingual skills are strongly encouraged to apply.
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish rapport and trust with clients.
      • Demonstrated commitment to cultural competence and sensitivity in working with diverse populations.
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Competitive compensation, plus comprehensive fringe benefits package including health care coverage and retirement program. CIFC Health is also a NACHC approved site, eligible for the submission of loan forgiveness applications, including the STAR loan forgiveness program that offers loan forgiveness for Substance use Disorder professionals. If you are passionate about helping others and making a difference in the lives of those struggling with mental health issues and are looking for opportunities for professional growth and development, we encourage you to apply. Affirmative Actions / Equal Opportunity EmployerCompensation details: 63000-85000 Yearly SalaryPI63000c9f1226-31181-33710870

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., Danbury , Licensed Behavioral Health Clinicians (Adult and/or Pediatric), Other , Danbury, Connecticut

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