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Company: Legacy Treatment Services Group
Location: Paterson
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Therapist provides assessment, treatment, psychoeducational and clinical services for the benefit of clients for Community Treatment Solutions. Improves client well-being and functioning by conducting proper clinical assessment, developing and conducting therapeutic interventions that address the findings of assessments, providing psycho-education to clients and families, and consultation and coordination with allied professionals. Leads clinical team. Participates in supervision, trainings, and professional development activities. Identifies client needs/problems from completion of the biopsychosocial assessment and/or needs assessment. Develops and implements comprehensive, individualized treatment plans based on assessment. Ensures proper implementation of the treatment plan. Conducts face-to-face clinical interventions which includes individual, group and family as appropriate to program and client. Manages crises and re-assesses youth as necessary to update crisis plan. Serves as the lead during a crisis. Coordinates discharge and aftercare, including all necessary referrals to external providers. Works with the treatment family/direct care workers on issues of behavior management, crisis intervention, understanding the nature of client's problems and ensuring the continuity of the placement. Provides psychoeducational materials and rationales for intervention to treatment team members. Writes progress notes and other documents and takes responsibility for maintenance of the treatment record. Ensures compliance with Agency policies and procedures regarding work practices and expectations. Uses knowledge of professional ethics to inform clinical services. Must be able to drive an agency owned vehicle.The Therapeutic Supervised Visitation Program provides therapeutic supervised and progressive visitation between birth parents and their children with the goal of family reunification.Hours:Full TimeFull time benefits include: 3.2 weeks of PTO in first year Health insurance, vision, dental & life insurance benefits403(b) employee participation and employer match9 Agency-paid holidaysTraining opportunities provided throughout the year for both FT and PT employees1 Floating Holiday per quarter1 Continuous Education Day per quarter to use for approved trainingsRetention bonus offered annually in the amount of $1,000Education/Experience:Master's Degree in social work, counseling, psychology or a related field with a license as a LAC/LSW or LPC/LCSW required. Clinical supervision is provided to LAC/LSW staff. Must have previous training and experience providing behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families.Community Treatment Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Legacy Treatment Services Group, Paterson , Therapist, Healthcare , Paterson, New Jersey

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