Mental Health Professional I (Mental Health Counselor Iii) #003

South Carolina Job Board Columbia , SC 29201

Posted 1 week ago

Job Responsibilities

This position is located at Department of Mental Health/Columbia Area Mental Health Center, Emergency Services-Mobile Crisis, CAMHC #003.

Under general supervision, provides emergency assessments of clients experiencing crisis. Conducts face to face consultations as needed, arriving on site no later than 60 minutes after the receipt of the call. Participate in on-call rotation once to twice a week and on call rotation one weekend a month. Formulate level of care and disposition. Educate clients, family, friends, and others on dispositions. Serves as a provider of the crisis, by administrating brief and or family therapy to address crisis and identify triggers for crisis behavior to include development of crisis safety plan up to initiating the process of involuntary commitment.

Provide follow-up as needed with patients seen face to face or via telephone contact. Will follow up with patient up to 14 days minimum and up to 28 days if needed to engage patient into care, to make further disposition, and to identify needs and resources for patient to maintain in the community.

Participate in weekly Assessment/Community Response staff meetings. Participate in daily treatment staff meetings reviewing calls throughout the last 24 hours. Serves as liaison to local CMHC to provide updates on SCDMH clients.

Performs extended assessments and C-20's of walk-ins and telephone contact of individuals who present with complex diagnostic features in order to better identify various diagnostic issues for treatment and referral to appropriate resources.

Provides training and community engagement with law enforcement, probate, DSS, homeless shelters, private practices, medical offices, and other organizations.

This position is being re-advertised, previous applicants do not need to re-apply, your application is still being considered. Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirements:A master's degree in guidance, counseling, the social sciences or a related field.Agency Requirements:A master's degree in guidance, counseling or the social sciences and two (2) years post graduate counseling experienceof which must have been in a clinical setting. Must be eligible to become a licensed notary in South Carolina.

Note: WhenAgency Requirements are indicated,applicants must also meet the

Agency Requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

CAMHC Prefers: Experience working with severe and persistent mentally ill adult clients. Licensurepreferred; licensure supervision available.

Additional Comments: The position will cover Richland/Fairfield Counties and Lexington County as needed.

Additional Comments

Supplemental questions are considered part of theapplication. Please complete the state applicationto includesupplemental questions, all current and previous work history and education.A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing the work history and education sections of theemployment application. Incompleteapplications will not bereferred to the hiring supervisor.


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Mental Health Professional I (Mental Health Counselor Iii) #003

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