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Behavioral Therapist

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Downey
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
As a Primary Therapist at ARC, you will carry a caseload and provide clinical treatment in the form of individual, family and group counseling. You will also:

  • Meet weekly with the team to collaborate and discuss treatment plans
  • Attend treatment planning meetings, treatment review and goals setting groups, in-service trainings, general staff meetings and clinical retreats
  • Interface with insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial certification and continuing stay certification as required
  • Hold on-call responsibility every three to four weeks to the facility to support with any HLOC transfers, AWOL, suicidal ideation and self-harm issues that may occur in the evenings and on weekends
  • Complete the biopsychosocial assessment for patients within one day of admission
  • Meet with clients within twenty-four hours of admission to establish therapeutic rapport
  • Meet each client in individual sessions as clinically indicated, providing psychotherapeutic interventions to thoroughly educate each client to the CTP and its intent, target dates and revisions
  • Identify treatment goals and write contracts specific to individual client needs
  • Write and facilitating the discharge summary
  • Lead individual psychotherapy sessions, two times weekly for each client
  • Conduct family psychotherapy sessions when appropriate
  • Create a written plan for continuing care (DC plan) and discharge summaryThis is a full-time salaried position. Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ARC has four different facilities all within a few blocks of each other. Must be able to float between facilities if needed.
    Qualifications
    • Masters level or higher degree in Psychology or Social Work (Registered MFT Intern, LMFT, LCSW, Psychological Assistant, or Licensed Psychologist
    • Clinicians must be licensed or registered in the state of California
    • One year in acute care or residential treatment or closely related experience preferred
    • Must understand the therapeutic process, understand confidentiality laws and have strong knowledge of professional ethics
    • Must be able to demonstrate leadership abilities and be able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
    • Must demonstrate tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm and a non-judgmental attitude#ARC123
      Additional Information
      While we offer medical, dental and vision coverage along with a 401k with company match, competitive salaries and PTO policy, we also have "perks for ARC employees that are unique to us. Valuing mental health, we created these offerings to align with our mission and values and best serve our employees.
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including:
        • Face-to-face counseling
        • Financial coaching from experts
        • ID Theft Protection
        • Legal counseling and mediation services
        • WorkLife Services including:
          • Adult and elder-care support
          • Child and family support
          • Chronic illness support
          • Dayforce Wallet (free program to receive an early paycheck)
          • Pet Insurance
          • T-Mobile Discount Program
          • Benefits HUB Discount Perks (hotels, restaurants and retail stores)
          • Tickets at Work Discount Program (theme parks, hotels and shows)
          • Employee Referral Bonuses
          • Discounted Gym Membership
          • Discounts to Nike, Adidas and Skechers
          • Staples Program for Personal PurchaseWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Addiction Counselor, Location: Downey, CA - 90239 , PL: 546814067Required
            Preferred
            Job Industries
            • Customer Service

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Downey , Behavioral Therapist, Healthcare , Downey, California

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