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LCSW Outpatient Therapist - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-18
Monarch (www.Monarchnc.org)
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   employee


Greensboro
North Carolina
United States

Monarch provides statewide support to nearly 30,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance use disorders in North Carolina. The organization is nationally accredited by The Joint Commission and The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).

Job Purpose: The primary responsibility of the Behavioral Health Therapist is to provide outpatient behavioral
health services to persons of all ages experiencing psychological difficulties in order to help them interact
appropriately and develop meaningful relationships within community.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Perform interviews with individuals and/or families to aid in identifying presenting problems, assessing mental status and dangerousness, gathering relevant facts of psychosocial history, and assigning accurate diagnoses (using all five Axes of the current DSM manual) that will help determine the best intervention to help the individual and his or her family achieve stated goals.
2. Provide individual, group, and family therapy to individuals of all ages using person-centered philosophies and best practices in all service delivery.
3. Provide expertise in assessing psychiatric crises and crisis intervention while working closely with psychiatrists.
4. Maintain necessary medical records in compliance with state, federal, and agency guidelines.
5. Assist individuals and families in meeting other psychosocial needs by referring them to appropriate outside
agencies (such as doctors, social services, and Christian Ministries) and providing information needed within the guidelines of confidentiality standards.
6. Provide crisis assessments, stabilization, and service coordination in order to de-escalate crisis and potential crisis situations in an effort to maintain lowest level of care that promotes safety.

Prerequisites:
1. Master's degree in Social Work and two years of counseling/therapy experience.
2. Must be fully licensed as an LCSW in North Carolina.
3. Valid North Carolina Driver License.

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