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Licensed Counselor LCSW, LPC, or LMFT

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 a CT licensed behavioral health clinician (LCSW, LPC, LMFT) to provide school/community-based therapy to elementary grade students through CIFC's Danbury Public School based behavioral health sites. Therapist will be located at the school(s) to provide on-site treatment to students after school hours from 3:00PM through 9:00PM three evenings a week.Clinician will perform diagnostic psychosocial evaluations, develop care plan with clients and their families, offers individual, family, or group therapy as appropriate, conduct care coordination, and documents all clinical interventions in accordance with CIFC Health policy and state regulatory expectations.ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIESCLINICAL

  • Completes initial behavioral health evaluations; individual, group and family psychotherapy with children and/or adults in an outpatient clinic.
  • Consults with providers within and outside the agency regarding the treatment plan and progress of the patients.
  • Coordinates as needed with psychiatric consultants for diagnostic and consultative needs; refers as necessary for medication management.
  • Attends clinical Team Meetings as assigned
  • Meets productivity standards as outlined annually during employee's performance appraisal review with a focus on quality clinical care.
  • Encourages clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
  • Perform crisis interventions with clients.
  • Assess for immediate safety concerns, including: high risk patients/clients who may be at risk for homicide, suicide and domestic violence.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with identified goals.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge according to state regulatory and joint commission standards.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of ongoing treatment on clients' progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
  • Modify treatment activities or approaches, as needed, to comply with changes in clients' status.
  • Work with and Support family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting clients or patients.
  • Maintain awareness within discipline about new developments in the field
  • Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy.ADMINISTRATIVE
    • Completes all documentation required by state regulations, and CHC Behavioral Health department by laws in a timely manner, included by not limited to intake, prior authorization request, progress notes, treatment plan documentation, and discharge.
    • Completes and locks all treatment notes no later than 72 hours following visit.
    • Completes reports as required for outside agencies such as DCF, Family Relations, probation, and others with appropriate releases signed by clients.
    • Participates as a member of agency wide committees as assigned.Requirements:Must hold current CT LCSW, LPC, or LMFT License issued by DPH. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply. Competitive compensation, plus comprehensive fringe benefits package including health care coverage and retirement program. GDCHC is a NACHC approved site, eligible for the submission of loan forgiveness applications.PI6d7f1549fa3a-31181-33971529

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., Danbury , Licensed Counselor LCSW, LPC, or LMFT, Other , Danbury, Connecticut

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