Provides intensive community-based clinical and crisis intervention services to seriously emotionally and/or behaviorally disturbed children and their families by performing the duties that follow.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide coordinate and monitor treatment services for all assigned CFTO cases. Includes but is not limited to:
Face-to-face and telephone contact with client documented in progress notes following established procedures as prescribed in the Individual Treatment Plan.
Provision and coordination of care prescribed in the Treatment Plan through documented contact and implementation of assigned activities.
When providing clinical services arrives and/or participates on time as scheduled. Is alert and responsive to client issues and behaviors.
Modifies treatment planning to meet client needs and changes in situation. Documents with client if possible treatment implementation and related issues in progress notes and/or treatment plan review documents.
Completing assessment assignments within time requirements specified by procedures. Scheduling/attending treatment planning meetings with staff and other individuals specified in procedures.
Completing assessment treatment plan and review documents according to standards. Provide case presentations of clients assessment at CFTOS treatment meetings.
Provide psycho-educational services to children and their families based on modality frequency participant and location specifications prescribed in the Individual Treatment Plan. Services will include provision of information regarding mental illness alcohol and substance abuse effective parenting behavior management etc.
Identify family needs that can be supported within CFTOS or CASSP and initiate the CASSP review process.
Serve as liaison with Bradley Hospital Butler Hospital and other inpatient units as assigned. Liaison activity will include maintaining and documenting contact with client/client family inpatient unit staff and other individuals designated in the Treatment Plan and assisting with Discharge Planning.
Case record tasks will be performed following agency procedures including updating of client database reviewing outside correspondence and following client confidentiality and client rights procedures.
Provide on-call coverage as assigned. Responds to on-call requests within 10 minutes of receiving page or telephone request responds in person when required within 60 minutes and completes reporting and documentation requirements as specified in procedures.
Function as liaison and client advocate with community agencies. This includes but is not limited to:
Attending community agency meetings on time.
Reporting issues raised at liaison and community meetings to supervisor.
Presenting agency policy and procedure statements as required at liaison and community agency meetings and makes other arrangements with other agencies to provide services for identified clients as specified in client Treatment Plans.
Participation in committees as designated by supervisor attending meetings on time and actively participating in both discussions and assignments.
Participation in other inter-agency meetings and trainings as designated by supervisor attending meetings and trainings on time and actively participating in both discussions and assignments.
Provide public education services as assigned.
Prepare and attend supervision appointments as scheduled and follow through on assignments and instructions from supervisor.
May supervise student interns as assigned.
May supervise other clinicians working towards credentialing in same discipline.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned or needed.
Masters Degree in social work mental health counseling or marriage and family therapy from an accredited school
Rhode Island licensure as a clinical practitioner LICSW LMFT or LMHC required
Professional experience working with children and families of 3 years.
Clinical/field experience in Human Service Agency and/or mental health setting.
Must apply and successfully obtain LICSW and/or ACSW during appropriate time table.
Must apply for and actively pursue credentialing for certification in substance abuse (LCDP).
Documentation of field placement in Human Service Agency and supervision by a Master's level clinician or documentation of employment in a clinical setting with weekly supervision by a Master's level supervisor.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Valid driver's license and use of car during normal working hours or other means of transportation in order to perform the major functions of the job.
Must maintain automobile liability insurance coverage for vehicle being used in accordance with Center requirements.
Obtain CPR training within 90 days of employment and maintain annually.
Knowledge and ability to supervise students in accordance with Center policies and procedures.
JOB KNOWLEDGE SKILL AND ABILITY:
Knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and substance abuse.
Knowledge and ability to use different treatment modalities as needed such as crisis intervention family therapy and group skills.
Knowledge of community agencies for successful referrals and treatment planning.
Ability to organize time and schedule.
Interpersonal skills developed to a level which will allow the smooth cooperation at all levels within the organization.
Ability to successfully complete all required training and certification
Oral and written communication skills including speech grammar spelling and legibility are at sufficient level to ensure effective and appropriate communication.
Ability to add subtract multiply and divide in all unites of measure using whole numbers common fractions and decimals either manually or by use of a calculator.
Uses and accesses information in clients health information record or about a client only as necessary to actual duties and then only in accordance with access levels assigned to this position by Gateway Healthcare Inc. from time-to-time and in accordance with Gateway Healthcare Inc. policies rules and procedures as adopted by Gateway Healthcare Inc. from time-to-time.
Comply with agency ethics and codes of conduct in all contacts with clients co-workers and the community
Observe all agency policies and procedures.
Must be able to appreciate the sensitive/private nature and legal status of information about individual clients obtained maintained or used by Gateway Healthcare Inc. and to not access use disclose or request such information about a client unless necessary to the performance of his/her job.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the main duties and responsibilities of this job. Other duties with different demands may also be assigned by the employee's supervisor.
Gateway complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and analogous state statutes. Therefore to the extent required by law Gateway will make reasonable accommodations to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions duties and responsibilities of their positions. Employees and applicants should discuss requests for reasonable accommodations with Human Resources at any time.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger handle or feel objects office equipment or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk sit reach with hands and arms and climb.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; stoop kneel crouch or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision distance vision peripheral vision depth perception and the abilities to adjust focus. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Gateway Healthcare Inc.
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 1