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Unlicensed Clinician - Adult Services

Company: The Village For Families & Children
Location: Hartford
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary starts at $54,000 will commensurate with experience JOB SUMMARYThe Clinician provides direct services to clients, in the office, school, or other identified setting to meet the unique needs of families served. Unlicensed clinicians are hired prior to obtaining their license to practice as mental health practitioners (i.e. psychology, social work, LMFT, LPC, LADC). Unlicensed clinicians will receive supervision by a licensed clinician and may be offered training opportunities. When eligible, all unlicensed clinicians are expected to obtain licensure in order to be considered for ongoing employment at The Village.KEY RESPONSIBILITIESDirect services may include, but not limited to:Conducts comprehensive clinical assessments and engagementDetermines DSM V Diagnosis in consultation with Supervisor and Medical Director or designated Psychiatrist, as neededDevelops treatment plans and contracts for servicesImplements treatment plans, modifying it as appropriate during the course of treatmentDischarge planning, which may include linkages to community support servicesProvides case management servicesCompletes clinical documentation required by agency and program policies, HIPAA regulations, and funding sourcesMaintains productivity targets determined by serviceParticipates and presents in Peer Consultation and Quality Assurance Reviews.Fosters collaboration with other clinical and administrative staff to respond to client and programmatic needs, including the implementation of agency policies, procedures, and initiatives. Partners with other program or clinical staff to identify and develop approaches to address clients' unmet needs or service gaps.Acquires and maintains the needed skills in evidenced based models that the agency/program ascribe to.Partners with Supervisor to identify and develop plans for professional growth. Contributes to program functioning by assuming responsibility for special tasks or leadership in special projects as appropriate. Contributes to agency organizational life by participating in agency wide task forces, committees or problem solving teams as appropriate.Contributes to agency visibility and development of community linkages by representing the Village in community groups or committees. Experience and SkillsEDUCATIONMSW or equivalent required with a minimum of 3 years' post graduate clinical experience preferredClinical degree in social work, psychology, or other licensed-eligible counseling degreeLMSW or equivalent required and licensed eligibleEXPERIENCEMust be able to function independently and be able to seek guidance when necessaryStrong diagnostic, assessment and treatment skills for individual, family and group therapyExtensive experience working with culturally diverse urban populations, a wide age range, and a variety of clinical presentations; Cultural competency to serve a diverse populationKnowledge of mental health, child welfare systems, and community resourcesAbility to write professional/clinical reports and correspondenceAbility to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizationKnowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and web browsers effectivelyKnowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV)Good knowledge of a variety of therapeutic interventions and models emphasizing empirically validated interventionsSkill to maintain a professional, confidential work environmentAbility to manage multiple tasks at one time in an efficient mannerAbility to relate to children and families in a positive mannerAbility to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries with children and familiesGood organizational and communication skills Bilingual/bicultural skills preferred

Keywords: The Village For Families & Children, Hartford , Unlicensed Clinician - Adult Services, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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