Therapist

Impact Life Seaford , DE 19973

Posted 1 week ago

JOB TITLE: Therapist

PROJECT: The Sanctuary at Impact Life Farm

SITE: Impact Life Farm

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Therapist is primarily responsible for clients attending the Sanctuary Program. The Sanctuary program provides an array of treatment, educational, early intervention, prevention and recovery support services to residents. The Therapist is responsible for providing quality, sufficient and appropriate services and for maintaining high professional standards. Primarily office setting. Minimal local travel as needed.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

1. Diagnose and treat substance use and mental health disorders.

2. Facilitate sessions with individuals, groups, or families.

3. Refer clients to specialists if necessary.

4. Create a treatment plan based on each client's needs.

5. Monitor client progress during treatment.

6. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment

7. Gather information about community substance use and mental health needs and resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy

8. Plan outreach and referral activities in surrounding communities

9. Plan and conduct programs to prevent substance use or improve community health and counseling services

10. Assess clients' mental condition based on review of client information, interviews, observation, tests, and collaboration with other staff members

11. Serve as a client advocate to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations

12. Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge

13. Conduct initial family assessments and refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary

SUPERVISOR/REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

The Therapist reports directly to and is supervised by Clinical Director.

HOURS

This is a salaried day shift position with occasional evening and weekend hours on-call.

Requirements

SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE:

Education, Experience and Certification:

a) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling or related field with 3 years experience in the Behavioral Health Field

b) A Clinical License such as an LMFT, LCSW, or LPC

Benefits

Medical, Dental, and Vision

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