Bilingual Therapist

Community Health Resources Inc
Oct 10, 2016
Oct 27, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
NOTICE OF JOB VACANCY REQUISITION #: 2246 DATE POSTED: 6/7/2016 JOB TITLE: Bilingual Therapist EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-Time SCHEDULED HOURS: 40 hours/week (Mon.-Fri. evening hours required, flexible) PROGRAM: Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy SITE LOCATION: Manchester OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Responsible for coordinating all aspects of clinical treatment for assigned clients with major mental illness and/or serious emotional disorders. Provides individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy and crisis intervention. Maintains contact with and consults with relevant collaborative parties. Participates as full member of the clinical team and the program and is responsible for maintaining client records. POSITION CORE COMPETENCIES: Interpersonal Communication: Establishes positive rapport and trust with clients and co-workers; demonstrates core TAG value of Trustworthiness. Collaboration & Teamwork: Effectively participates as a team member to advance common team goals; demonstrates core TAG value of Collaboration. Cultural Competence, Diversity & inclusion: Effectively and respectfully works with others who have diverse traditions, beliefs, interpersonal styles, attitudes and behaviors. Systems Oriented Practice: Functions effectively within the organizational and financial structures of CHR and other external systems in which they interact. Maintains the standards set forth by professional ethical guidelines and the code of conduct of CHR. Quality & Performance Improvement: Works individually and within teams to improve skills and to achieve performance goals and improve outcomes; demonstrates core TAG values of Choice & Empowerment. Informatics: Uses information technology to support and improve organizational effectiveness. Safety Environment: Identifies, prevents and reports unsafe situations; uses appropriate procedures to assure safety environment; demonstrates core TAG value of Safety. Screening & Assessment: Conducts brief, evidence-based and developmentally appropriate screening and conducts or arranges for more detailed assessments when indicated. Care Planning & Care Coordination: Creates and/or implements integrated care plans, ensures access to linked services; exchanges information among clients, family members, and providers. Intervention: Provides range of brief, focused prevention, treatment and recovery services for clients. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides assessment and treatment interventions consistent with fidelity to evidence based model if applicable. Documents ongoing client progress and outcomes Demonstrates competency in age related or specialty issues and developmental needs for each population served. Works with clients to develop appropriate discharge plans utilizing natural supports. Maintains collaborative relationships with family members and other service providers Provides crisis assessment and intervention to monitor status of clients in crisis. Responsible for Maintaining Client and Staff Records According to Agency Policy Participates in weekly supervision and meetings to review client and program progress. Develops and provides therapeutic group therapy, individual, and family therapy. QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Master's Degree in mental health field Experience: Demonstrated in-depth knowledge and experience as a psychotherapist working with people with mental illness and/or serious emotional disorders. Demonstrated training and experience in all aspects of mental health treatment, assessment, evaluation and provision of individual, group and family therapy. Relevant experience to program model to which individual is assigned. Licensure/Certification/Registration: LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or Licensed as Clinical Psychologist in State of CT. preferred, or may be license eligible. Additional Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish speaking) required. EEO MINORITIES/WOMEN/DISABLED/VETERANS Category: Social Services , Keywords: Clinical Therapist