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Outpatient Therapist

Company: Klingberg Comprehensive Program Services Inc
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:Founded in 1903, Klingberg Family Centers is a private, nonprofit multi-service agency providing help and healing to children and families whose lives have been traumatized by abuse and/or neglect in its various forms, severe family problems, and mental health issues.About the Role:We are looking for Therapists for both our Hartford and New Britain Campus with the ability to work a hybrid remote schedule. The Therapist will plan, implement and monitor psychotherapy and related services for children and their families, and document progress in treatment for each child and family; provides accurate and timely case data required for third party billing.Duties and Responsibilities: (illustrated by typical activities)Carries a differentiated caseload involving routine, urgent, and emergent cases often involving complex and difficult clinical situations requiring intensive clinical services and extensive professional diagnostic and treatment experience.Provides individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, case management, and other related therapeutic services as clinically indicated.Maintains flexible availability for in-office services and telehealth, provides these services to clients during clinic business hours. Maintains a schedule that includes evening hours no less than one day per week or as required by clinic need. Scheduled work hours are arranged with the appropriate program manager.Performs intake interviews, which include the gathering of information about the client's symptoms, behavior, functioning, history, needs, goals and preferences.Obtains necessary releases and consents, and advises clients about their rights and responsibilities.Participates in staff consultations for the purpose of case presentation and diagnostic and treatment planning for clients.Participates in weekly, mandatory program staff meetings. Maintains clinical records in a timely manner as required by agency, state or federal funding sources and accreditation authorities.Completes all required forms and maintains same in a manner consistent with requirements.Spends at least 60% (or other percentage established by program manager and director) of scheduled work hours providing direct billable services to clients and their families.Participates in trainings/workshops related to child and family therapy, evidenced-based practices and in expanding knowledge base in child mental health.Performs other duties as required and/or assigned by supervisor, manager, director and/or executive staff.Makes referrals to and collaborates with psychiatric, psychological, medical and legal professionals as needed.Works collaboratively with DCF and other legal/social service agencies involved with the client and family.Abides by the ethical and professional standards appropriate to the therapist's professional discipline (e.g. NASW, AAMFT, APA).All other duties as assigned.Use of capabilities is characterized by sensitivity to and appreciation of the needs and feelings of assigned clients and by skill and understanding in the development and implementation of treatment programs.The successful candidate will have:Master's Degree in related area (M.S.W., M.F.T), appropriate current certification/licenses.1-2 years supervised experience in an outpatient treatment setting preferred.Works a flexible schedule including evening hours.Job Type: Full-Time, ExemptBenefits:401(k) matchingHealth, dental, and vision insuranceEmployee Assistance ProgramHealth Savings AccountLife insuranceAD&D InsuranceRx Advocates access13 Paid Holidays3 weeks' vacation time off to startParental leaveAccess to discounts (concerts, hotel/car rentals, groceries, etc.)Referral program We are currently offering a $1,000 sign on bonus!

Keywords: Klingberg Comprehensive Program Services Inc, Hartford , Outpatient Therapist, Healthcare , Hartford, Connecticut

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