Under the general supervision of the Manager of Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health,this position will provide mental health assessment, intervention, and consultation to individuals and/or groups identified as having psychiatric disorders; plans treatment modalities, coordinates treatment plans and follows. May provide on call and crisis evaluation as case episodes as needed.
TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/CLINICAL: Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, andequipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below.
Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility. Provides assessment and treatment to prevent suicides.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:
Must have MSW, MA, MS from an accredited School program . Must have at least two years of supervised clinical experience and be licensed independently as an LCSW/LISW, LCPC/LMHC, or LMFT. Specialized training as appropriate to patient population (e.g. geriatric specialist, sexual abuse victims or perpetrators, marriage and family). KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Must have interpersonal skills necessary to deal with a wide variety of clients and professionals. needs knowledge of community social service resources.
A high level of analytical skill is required. Work requires the use of some hospital equipment, such as dictaphone, etc. Must be able to speak and write clearly.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Must have current LCSW/LISW, LCPC/LMHC, LMFT from the State of Illinois or Iowa. State license should be applicable to the state that employee works in or is assigned to. Must have a valid driver's license.