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01/21/2022

 

Early Connections Child & Family Counseling, Roswell, Georgia:

 

POSITION: Child and Adolescent Therapist
POSITION TYPE: Part time or Full time - Independent Contractor

 

Early Connections Child & Family Counseling is a thriving group private practice located in Roswell/East Cobb. We primarily work with children, adolescents, and young adults in individual and small group therapy. Parenting support and family therapy are also offered. Check out our website at www.eccfcounseling.com to learn more about the practice.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Early Connections seeks a dedicated counselor with experience working with children and adolescents in a therapeutic setting. Play therapy training and experience is a plus! Must be able to work afternoon and evening hours to accommodate after school appointments. Weekends are available as well if preferred.

 

Offering a competitive fee split, a thriving referral base, flexible hours, electronic medical records system for billing and documentation, a beautiful furnished office, and a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform.

 

REQUIRED CREDENTIALS:
• Master’s Degree or higher
• Must hold one of the following Licenses: APC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LAMFT, LMFT
• Two+ years of experience working with children in a therapeutic setting
• Ability to work with parents, schools, doctors, and other professionals as needed to create comprehensive treatment plans and coordinate care
• Experience and training in providing telemental health services effectively and ethically

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE:
• Play therapy training and experience. A Registered Play Therapist or working towards the Registered Play Therapist credential is a plus!
• Understanding of learning disabilities and associated school accommodations and terminology (ADHD, Dyslexia, IEPs, 504 plans, etc.)
• Available afternoons and evenings to accommodate after school appointments

 

TO APPLY: Qualified applicants, please email cover letter and resume to Lauren at [email protected]

 

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Outpatient Addictions Counselor at WILLOWBROOKE
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/nghome.guid?c=2175007&d=ExternalCareerSite&prc=RMPOD4&r=5000815149006

 

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Position: WinShape Homes Clinical Care Senior Counselor
Scope of Position:
The counselor position will provide individual and family counseling services in order to bring the inner healing ministry of Jesus Christ to foster children in our group care homes.
Participates on staff team: Works closely with intake staff, Child Caring Institution (CCI) HSP’s, and house parents of WinShape Homes.
Reports to:
Clinical Director, WinShape Homes
Responsibilities:
1. Provides individual, family, and group counseling as directed to WinShape children and parents, and work a flexible schedule that includes evenings
2. Keeps clinically professional documentation maintaining confidentiality of all clients, and maintain HIPAA (1996) compliance standards
3. Assesses, diagnoses, and builds a treatment plan for each child in care receiving counseling services
4. Participates in case consultations with Intake staff, HSPs, Case Managers, House Parents, and collaborating professionals as determined
5. Provides intensive session(s) when needed for WinShape Homes children across the program
6. Attends clinical treatment team meetings, WinShape Foundation, and WinShape Homes events, trainings, and retreats as assigned
7. Maintains continuing education state requirements for professional licensure
8. Performs other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director
Requirements:
Spiritual:
1. A self-professing Christ follower, actively involved in a Christian faith community and actively pursuing Christ on a consistent basis
2. Committed to discipleship, prayer, and Bible study
3. Servant leadership as modeled by Jesus Christ
Education:
1. Holds a Master’s Degree, LPC, Ph.D., or Psych.D. from a regionally accredited college or university
2. Currently license for professional counseling or professional clinical mental health
3. Body of clinical knowledge and skills related to the responsibilities of the position, especially in the field of foster care, trauma, and attachment
4. Valid driver’s license and is insurable
Professional:
1. Minimum 4 years as a licensed counselor (including Masters internship)
2. Minimum 2 years’ experience working clinically within child welfare indutstry
3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in teambuilding and teamwork
4. Must be willing to travel in a WinShape Foundation vehicle to help children in crisis, attend workshops, seminars, and meetings
5. Experience in individual, family, and group counseling with a wide range of clients, including children
Preferred:
1. Fully licensed to counsel professionally in GA, AL, and TN
2. Trauma certification
3. Play therapy certification
4. Master’s degree from a CACREP accredited university
The Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt Status
Web link for the job posting and application: https://careers-winshape.icims.com/jobs/1624/senior-counselor%2c-clinical-care---homes/job?mobile=false&width=848&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

 

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OPENINGS IN POWDER SPRINGS AND CARTERSVILLE

 

CARE Therapeutic Services provides therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families with a variety of mental health issues. We are have been located in the West Cobb area for 10 year and recently opened a satellite office in Cartersville. We work collaboratively with physicians, lawyers, and educators, to serve clients throughout Bartow, Cobb, and Paulding counties, but also extending to Douglas and Polk county areas as well. CARE provides a warm and friendly office space with several other mental health providers serving children and families.

 

CARE Therapeutic Services is currently seeking a fully licensed therapist (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) to provide counseling/psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and couples/families in an outpatient, private practice setting. This position is for an independent contractor on a full or part time basis, preferably some evening and weekend hours of availability. We offer a competitive split in return for client referrals, scheduling, billing, insurance processing, furnished office space, marketing, and consultation. Our goal is to offer a welcoming and inclusive environment where counselors will feel respected and want to stay with our practice long term.

 

REQUIRED: Some weekend/evening hours are required due to high demand for these times; FULL licensure in GA and ability to be credentialed with insurance panels; AWESOME personality (i.e. respectful, laid back, self-motivated) to be a good fit with the CARE Team

 

PREFERRED: Preference given for specialty services (EMDR, play therapy, EFT, DBT, Substance Use); clinicians already credentialed with insurance panels; psychologists

 

If interested in working with us, please send resume, cover letter, and any questions to [email protected]

 


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Clinician Positions Available at Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
Advantage is looking for clinicians to work in our Behavioral Health Crisis Center, located at the Advantage Pavilion for Behavioral Health in Athens, GA. www.advantagebhs.org
We are seeking master’s level license-eligible, associate-licensed, and fully licensed staff.
The Behavioral Health Crisis Center serves adults experiencing mental health crises and/or in need of detoxification from substances. We are looking for candidates to work in our Crisis Walk-In Center, which is open 24/7.
Clinicians in the Crisis Walk-in Center:
• Complete Crisis Evaluations on individuals walking into the center in crisis
• Use information from these evaluations, as well as information from family, social supports, and other referring agencies to determine best course of treatment, including but not limited to admission to Temporary Observation, Crisis Stabilization, and hospitals
• Work within a multidisciplinary team including prescribers, nurses, peers, and paraprofessionals to provide high quality and timely behavioral health crisis services
• Arrange transportation to other facilities, when needed.
• Link clients with community resources and outpatient treatment, when appropriate.
• Communicate with outpatient providers, hospitals, mobile crisis teams, Courts, and law enforcement regarding individuals in crisis and eligibility for admission to our Temporary Observation Unit and Crisis Stabilization Unit.
• Review referrals on the Behavioral Health Link bed board for eligibility for admission
• Complete Behavioral Health Assessments, Treatment Plans, and Wellness/Safety Plans for individuals on the Temporary Observation Unit
• Document all evaluations, interventions, and communications in the client’s electronic health record
• Fully-licensed staff will assess, and if needed, sign involuntary orders, such as 1013s and 2013s

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:
Crisis Walk-In Center/Temporary Observation Unit:
We are looking for full-time or part-time staff to cover the following shifts:
• Monday-Friday 3PM-11:30PM
• On Call – Overnight shift
Crisis Stabilization Unit
• Monday-Friday 7AM-3:30PM, 9:30AM-6PM
• Saturday and Sunday 9AM-5:30PM
(can hire part-time for the weekends or can include some other days of the week for full-time employment.)
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling AND be eligible for licensure as and LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or Psychologist.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in crisis evaluation and de-escalation techniques; at least one year of related experience in behavioral health working directly with clients.
BENEFITS:
For full-time employment, benefits include:

• Paid Time Off
• Options for health, dental, vision, and other benefits
• 401k match
• Free clinical supervision toward licensure
• Free in-house Continuing Education Training Units (CEUs) to maintain your licensure
• Supplemental pay for working at the BHCC
• Shift differential for evening shifts and weekends

 

We are open to hourly, part-time, and full-time.
If interested, contact Debi Huckaby at [email protected]
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two part-time counseling associates to join my thriving private practice RGS & Associates Counseling Services in North Fulton. If you're a humanistic, experiential, or trauma-focused therapist who is culturally competent and sincerely cares about transformative therapy ,you might be a good fit.
Your an LPC wishing to gain additional client's ora LAPC seeking clinical supervision and consultation from a highly sought after professional w/ 15 yrs in private practice can be the new recruit.

We are hiring for

 

1- Child and Adolescent Therapist

 

Requirements: Applicants with experience working in a school counseling or Adolescent In/Outpatient facility given special consideration or you just have a special gift working with children

2- General Therapist ( individuals and couples therapy)

A perfect candidate for the positions:

• be willing to offer a mix of in-person and virtual sessions

• be looking for part-time private practice work as an independent contractor with opportunity for full-time work

 

•Open to participate in Bi-weekly supervision/ consultation

60 unit master degree in Counseling, Social Work or MFT, fully licensed and or Associates Licensed.

 

Male therapist in demand with experience with high school, college and Athletics
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I am able to offer competitive rates, will provide office space, flexible schedule that works for you, and opportunity to build your own case load to build your own private practice .

 

If interested , please send resume and or contact Ratima at [email protected] or www.https://ratimag.clientsecure.me

 

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EARN A $5,000 BONUS FOR JOINING OUR TEAM FULL-TIME!

Centurion is proud to be the provider of mental health services to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

We are currently seeking a full-time Mental Health Professional to join our team at Hays State Prison located in Trion, Georgia.

 

Responsibilities

 


The Licensed Mental Health Professional provides mental health case management services to patients in a correctional setting and consults with a multi-disciplinary team in providing comprehensive mental health care, including: intake and assessments, crisis intervention, treatment planning, and providing individual and group therapy.

 

Qualifications

 


• Masters level degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field from an accredited educational institution required.
• Active mental health professional license in Georgia (LCSW, LMFT, LMSW, LPC or LAPC).
• Must show current tuberculosis documentation and active CPR certification.
• Minimum of two years’ experience with direct care for individuals with mental illness preferred.
• Must be able to pass a background investigation and drug screen.

 

Available Shift

 


Flexible schedule offering five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts per week.

 

Benefits

 


We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:
• Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
• 401(k) with company match
• Generous paid time off
• Paid holidays
• Flexible Spending Account
• Continuing Education benefits
• Much more...

 

About Us

 


Centurion Health contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.
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MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. ("Centurion") is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Here is a link: https://www.centurionjobs.com/jobs/21668?lang=en-us
Licensed Mental Health Professional - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus in Trion, Georgia | Centurion (centurionjobs.com)

 

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We are seeking a licensed counselor to join our multidisciplinary Palliative Care team at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Please see the job description via hyperlink below. This is a full-time, benefited position, Monday through Friday, day shift. We work with patients and families who are experiencing chronic and terminal disease diagnoses in the acute in-patient setting.
Thank you!
Will

 

https://careers.phoebehealth.com/search/jobdetails/licensed-counselor---palliative-care/736e57a0-a231-4a84-8465-e6582199a2dd

 

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Job Posting
Position: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor
Job Summary: Georgia Mountains Health is an FQHC Primary Care facility that is mission driven to serve the needs of the community regardless of patient’s ability to pay. The GMH has locations in Blue Ridge, Dahlonega, Ellijay and Chatsworth Georgia. The practice is growing and looking to hire a motivated therapist to work in both Blue Ridge and Dahlonega locations. The LCSW/LPC assesses and provides treatment plans to children, adolescents and families. Be open to providing in person counseling and telehealth. Must be fully licensed in the state of Georgia and be willing to be credentialed on multiple insurance panels. This is a full-time position 8 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday schedule.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Employ a variety of strategies, approaches, and techniques to manage a client’s physical, environmental, and psycho-social health issues.
• Identify and resolve barriers that hinder effective care. Ensure the patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by continuously monitoring patient care through assessments and/or evaluations.
• Follow up with patient regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases.
• Understand department and organizational strategy and operating objectives. Participating in a team-based approach, collectively working toward achieving stated objectives.
• Make decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requiring minimal direction but receives and accepts guidance where needed.
• Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and in-house clinical guidelines. Completes required documentation and paperwork including assessments, treatment planning and implementation in a timely manner no later than 72 hours from the date of the visit.
• Productivity expectation is 20-25 patients per week and/or seeing 5-6 patients per clinical day.

 

Qualifications and skills:
Master’s Degree in Social Work, 2 years’ experience preferred, valid and current LCSW license in state of Georgia, bilingual preferred.
Pre-employment drug screening and criminal history background check is required.
Covid vaccination is a condition of employment.
Benefits:
Competitive salary, company paid major medical insurance, STD, LTD, and life insurance. This position is benefits eligible for dental, vision, 401k match percentage and various discounts. Generous paid time off, paid sick leave and holiday pay. Plus, reimbursement for approved travel expenses, continuing education allowance, additional PTO for continuing education days, allowance for professional association fees and incentive bonus program.
Loan repayment programs through the National Health Service Corps
How to Apply: Indeed.com, or Visit Human Resource office @ 165 Blue Ridge Overlook, Blue Ridge, GA or send directly to [email protected]
Learn about Georgia Mountain Health by visiting our website: www.gamtnhealth.org
Or visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/GeorgiaMountainsHealth/
EEO, E-verify, Drug Free Workplace
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Inpatient Primary Therapist - Adult Population

 

Job #: 21-1621 Apply now at www.Tannercareers.org

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Full-time
SIGN ON BONUS AMOUNTS: Sign On Bonus Eligible-$10,000
AREA OF INTEREST: Behavioral Health
Job Description
$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for LPC, LCSW, LMFT
$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for LAPC, LMSW, LAMFT, NCC
To provide treatment for the adult population under therapist care. Treatment is provided by group therapy, individual sessions, family contact, and legal contact. The direction of treatment and the extent of the contacts will be determined by the treatment team. Therapist is to use their clinical individuality but must work effectively with the entire team.
Education: Master's Degree Experience: One year of related experience. Requires working knowledge of standard practices and procedures. Licenses & Certifications: *BLS through the American Heart Association (CPR). *Safe Crisis Intervention for Patients and Professionals.
Qualifications:
*Ability to concentrate on a task in high traffic areas.
*Ability to deal with a crisis and potentially combative patients while maintaining personal and emotional terminology.
*Ability to empathetically relate to people.
*Ability to maintain information as highly confidential.
*Able to meet deadlines.
*Assessment and intervention skills.
*Basic data entry skills required and preference for basic computer skills.
*Employee will obtain initial CPR and Level II SCIPP certification within 90 days of employment.
*Familiar with clinical terminology.
*Familiarity with the continuum of care.
*Knowledge of DSM IV diagnostic criteria.
*Legible handwriting.
*Must have a Master's degree in counseling or related field and be license eligible (must hold a license within 1 year of hire date). Substance Abuse counselors MUST have a bachelor's degree and have certification equal to a CAC-1
*Persuasive manner and skills in overcoming denial and resistance to treatment.
*Time management and sound organization skills.
*Free clinical supervision for licensure is offered
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OPENINGS IN POWDER SPRINGS AND CARTERSVILLE

 

CARE Therapeutic Services provides therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families with a variety of mental health issues. We are have been located in the West Cobb area for 10 year and recently opened a satellite office in Cartersville. We work collaboratively with physicians, lawyers, and educators, to serve clients throughout Bartow, Cobb, and Paulding counties, but also extending to Douglas and Polk county areas as well. CARE provides a warm and friendly office space with several other mental health providers serving children and families.

 

CARE Therapeutic Services is currently seeking a fully licensed therapist (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) to provide counseling/psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and couples/families in an outpatient, private practice setting. This position is for an independent contractor on a full or part time basis, preferably some evening and weekend hours of availability. We offer a competitive split in return for client referrals, scheduling, billing, insurance processing, furnished office space, marketing, and consultation. Our goal is to offer a welcoming and inclusive environment where counselors will feel respected and want to stay with our practice long term.

 

REQUIRED: Some weekend/evening hours are required due to high demand for these times; FULL licensure in GA and ability to be credentialed with insurance panels; AWESOME personality (i.e. respectful, laid back, self-motivated) to be a good fit with the CARE Team

 

PREFERRED: Preference given for specialty services (EMDR, play therapy, EFT, DBT, Substance Use); clinicians already credentialed with insurance panels; psychologists

 

If interested in working with us, please send resume, cover letter, and any questions to [email protected]

 

 

 

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Tranquil Life Counseling Center, LLC is a group private practice with locations in Hiram and Acworth, GA looking to expand, bringing on motivated and compassionate therapists in both our Hiram and new Acworth locations. Applicants must be fully licensed in the state of GA (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) and be willing to be credentialed on multiple insurance panels. Some consideration may be available for those who are within 2-3 months of being eligible for full state licensure. We offer administrative and peer consultation support as well as billing and credentialing. We will consider clinicians wanting to build a full time or part time caseload.
*Flexible Hours
*Weekends and Evenings helpful
*Excellent Referral sources
*Fully Licensed Only Please (or within 2-3 months of eligibility of full licensure)
We are offering in office counseling at this time due to COVID-19 and this position will be a combination of telehealth and in person counseling.
Please send resume to [email protected]

 

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01/20/2022 

School Based Therapist in Haralson County Schools (10 or 12 month)

 

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=2175007&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000733916206#/

 

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for LPC, LCSW, LMFT
$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for LAPC, LMSW, LAMFT, NCC
$2,500 Sign-on Bonus for Master's Level (no license)

Join the Willowbrooke team by providing mental health services to the community and by advancing your career with an awesome team.

As a School-Based Therapist of Willowbrooke, you will provide individual, group, and family sessions to students on a designated campus. Working alongside school counselors, social workers, administrators, and families to proactively meet students in need.

Come; join our collaborative team and help students find mental health resources in their communities.

Advantages:
o Utilization Review completed by a competent team who will maximize your counseling longevity
o Free CE's to continue your professional growth
o 10 or 12 month agreement available to mimic academic calendar

 

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Counseling Case Manager Position at University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA – with its main campus in Carrollton and centers in Newnan and Douglasville – seeks candidates for the Counseling Case Manager position.
• Nestled among the pines on a picturesque 645 acres is the University of West Georgia – a hidden gem just over 40 miles west of Atlanta. Serving approximately 13,000 students, UWG is committed to advancing innovative academic programs and student-centered business model.
• Perennially ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review, and Colleges of Distinction as a top national university, West Georgia offers 86 fields of study, including business, computing, nursing, education, STEM, communication and digital media, social sciences and the fine & performing arts. It generates a regional economic impact of more than $650 million annually and provides a safe, quality and affordable university experience that connects students to post-graduate career and leadership opportunities.
• UWG has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its institutional commitment to community engagement through teaching, research and creative activities, and public service. UWG is one of only 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the elective classification in 2020 and is among only 359 institutions nationally.
• Dedicated to creating a first-choice university for students, alumni, employees and communities, UWG seeks a leader who will advance and support the University’s mission of fulfilling the talent needs of western Georiga and the Atlanta metropolitan area, while contributing to the social, cultural, and economic development of the region, state, nation, and world.
For more information about the University of West Georgia, visit westga.edu.
Department Information
At the University of West Georgia, the success of our students is the sole purpose of our existence. From success in the classroom and chosen career fields to success on the athletic field and the total college experience, UWG has more than 2,000 full-time faculty and staff members dedicated to helping students succeed. Approximately 14,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees enroll at UWG each year. Students enjoy a complete college life experience on the Carrolton campus, including residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics competitions and opportunities to get involved in more than 150 student organizations.
The Counseling Center houses Counseling, and Accessibility services. We offer group and individual counseling for enrolled students. We work collaboratively with other units on campus, are highly involved in crisis management and academic success. Our nationally recognized outreach and prevention program are a focus for the UWG counseling center in which all staff participate in campus life. We train masters and post masters level counseling interns in our center. We are grounded in theory and approach students in a manner that is holistic, humanistic and developmental.
Job Summary
The Case Manager provides support to students who access Counseling Center services and are in crisis or present with elevated risk to themselves or others. This position serves as a primary contact for assisting higher risk students in seeking additional mental health treatment by providing additional support as well as referrals to campus and community resources. The Case Manager will develop, maintain, and monitor a case management system to provide continuity of care and follow-up for higher-need clients. This will include following up to ensure that higher need clients are appropriately assessed, successfully referred, and compliant with treatment recommendations. The Case Manager will assist students with social services needs including, referral to community resources and facilitating access to medical care (including coordination of hospitalizations and discharge planning). The Case Manager provides a focus on assisting students and families in navigating between levels of care when a crisis occurs. This position will work closely with Patient Advocates, Office of Community Standards, Dean of Students and Counseling Center staff to ensure every student receives consistent high quality care.
Responsibilities
• Collaborate with Counseling Center clinicians in providing continuity of care and follow up for students with significant and emergent emotional and psychological needs
• Provide consultation to students and their families for purposes of referral, and see a small caseload of students for counseling as case management duties allow.
• Meet with high level of need students who are referred to community providers to assist with processes of verifying insurance benefits, scheduling intake with community provider, support the student in arranging logistics (transportation, copay etc)
• Provide follow up support to ensure successful connection to referral.
• Provide 'bridging' services as needed while student connects to additional supports.
• Consult with hospital and /or Patient Advocates regarding discharge planning.
• Maintain timely, accurate documentation of all clinical and clinical support activities
• Serve in the on call and walk in rotations and 10-13 students as necessary.
• Create and maintain tracking and follow up systems.
• See emergent cases through to disposition, which may require occasional after hours work. If caseload allows may also provide individual or group counseling to a small caseload of students.
• Work with Director and clinical lead to establish Memorandum of Understanding with local mental health resources (CSB, Hospital, etc)
• Establish and maintain relationships with local mental health providers, services and hospitals.
• Maintain database of local mental health providers (including sliding scale, variety of insurance panels, contact information)
• Create, maintain and facilitate a list of campus and community resources available to students in need of supports and services
• Develop and maintain referral resources (how to guides, lists of referral options, specialty resources)
• Provide training to staff on skills related to insurance, basic referrals, community resources
• Host community providers or provide staff with detailed information related to community providers experiences and expertise.
• As determined by case management demand: Consult with faculty, staff, students, and family members, who are concerned about a student
• Research best practice for Case Manager role
• Develop collaborative relationship with other state and national Case Managers (HECMA)
• Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships within the University
• Ensure follow through on recommendations from Counseling Center Administrative Request

Required Qualifications
Education
• Master's degree in counseling or related field required.
• Licenses professional counselor, social worker, marriage and family therapist in a US state and license eligible in Georgia within one year.
Required Experience
• Three years experience as a psychotherapist or case manager.
• Knowledgeable with medical and psychological conditions common in student populations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents and community partners is essential.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience
• Prior experience working in hospital, community mental health or higher education setting.
• Experience working with severe mental illness also preferred. Ability to work within and assist others in navigating through complex systems; understanding of treatment programs, mental health terminology, including diagnostic categories; general knowledge of medical privacy guidelines and ability to communicate difficult/sensitive information.
• Knowledgeable about Referral Resources
• Work with Director and clinical lead to establish Memorandum of Understanding with local mental health resources (CSB, Hospital, etc).
Proposed Salary
$35,796 - $41,000 annually
Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.
Other Information
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.
To apply follow this link: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=54000&JobOpeningId=238209&PostingSeq=1

 


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1/14/2022

Talbot Recover Campus is seeking a Counselor:

Position Summary Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. Work with patients with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides individual therapy according to Talbott's policy
  • Have groups as scheduled and reflect adequate preparation.
  • Demonstrates an ability to deliver individual and group therapy as specified in the treatment plan and according to the standards of good clinical practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to establish rapport with a variety of patients.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess for potential self harm/suicide and danger to others.
  • Works with treatment team to collaboratively provide services, communicating and providing accurate information in a timely fashion
  • Completes daily notes and treatment plans according to policy.
  • Completes discharge summaries according to policy.
  • Provides prompt and courteous on-call coverage for the patient community regarding crisis interventions, community questions, and rule violations.
  • Oversees all aspects of discharge planning and coordination.
  • Participates in meetings with other departments to discuss policies and concerns, and to make recommendations to improve service and ensure more efficient operation as required.
  • Performs all other duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to inspire client confidence in the Talbott Recovery Staff and the Talbott Recovery Model of Treatment.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the Talbott Model of Treatment.
  • Familiarity with a variety of models and theories of addiction, mental illness, and related issues.
  • Demonstrates a broad base of knowledge in psychiatric and addiction treatment and administration.
    • Understanding of recovery, relapse prevention and continuing care for dually diagnosed populations.
    • Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with all internal/external interface points.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
      • Must have high level of interpersonal skills.  Position continually requires demonstrated poise, professionalism, tact and diplomacy.
      • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
      • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
      • Ability to work independently.
      • Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.
      • Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.
        • Exhibits excellent customer relation skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, residents, visitors, families and referral sources.
        • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets (MS Word, Excel) and the Internet.

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field required or commensurate experience required.
  • LCSW, LMSW, LMFT, LPC or LAPC required  
  • Minimum of one year experience leading groups; experience writing treatment plans.
    • Experienced in alcohol/substance abuse treatment with emphasis on the 12-Step program.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Use of computer requiring manual dexterity and visual acuity.
  • Ability to have close visual acuity, to read, write and analyze detailed and complex information.
  • The ability to lift, push or pull up to 40lbs.
  • Ability to be physically mobile, climb stairs, traverse the campus on uneven hilly terrain; however, long periods of sitting will be required
  • A current, valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is required for use of company vehicles and occasional business travel.
  • Due to the 24/7 operational demands, must be available after normal working hours and on holidays to manage emergencies that may arise.

Job Description Disclaimer: The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work performed by Talbott Recovery staff assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, as other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.  If the responsibilities of this job change or need to be adjusted, it is the duty of the employee to report this to their immediate Supervisor or Human Resources for review.

The job description is attached and the link to our careers page is https://talbottcampus.com/careers/

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01/10/2022

 Position: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor

Job Summary: Georgia Mountains Health is an FQHC Primary Care facility that is mission driven to serve the needs of the community regardless of patient’s ability to pay. The GMH has locations in Blue Ridge, Dahlonega, Ellijay and Chatsworth Georgia. The practice is growing and looking to hire a motivated therapist to work in both Blue Ridge and Dahlonega locations. The LCSW/LPC assesses and provides treatment plans to children, adolescents and families. Be open to providing in person counseling and telehealth. Must be fully licensed in the state of Georgia and be willing to be credentialed on multiple insurance panels. This is a full-time position 8 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday schedule.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Employ a variety of strategies, approaches, and techniques to manage a client’s physical, environmental, and psycho-social health issues.
  • Identify and resolve barriers that hinder effective care. Ensure the patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by continuously monitoring patient care through assessments and/or evaluations.
  • Follow up with patient regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases.
  • Understand department and organizational strategy and operating objectives. Participating in a team-based approach, collectively working toward achieving stated objectives.
  • Make decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requiring minimal direction but receives and accepts guidance where needed.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and in-house clinical guidelines. Completes required documentation and paperwork including assessments, treatment planning and implementation in a timely manner no later than 72 hours from the date of the visit.
  • Productivity expectation is 20-25 patients per week and/or seeing 5-6 patients per clinical day.

 Qualifications and skills:

Master’s Degree in Social Work, 2 years’ experience preferred, valid and current LCSW license in state of Georgia, bilingual preferred.

Pre-employment drug screening and criminal history background check is required.

Covid vaccination is a condition of employment.

Benefits:

Competitive salary, company paid major medical insurance, STD, LTD, and life insurance. This position is benefits eligible for dental, vision, 401k match percentage and various discounts. Generous paid time off, paid sick leave and holiday pay. Plus, reimbursement for approved travel expenses, continuing education allowance, additional PTO for continuing education days, allowance for professional association fees and incentive bonus program.

Loan repayment programs through the National Health Service Corps 

How to Apply: Indeed.com, or Visit Human Resource office @ 165 Blue Ridge Overlook, Blue Ridge, GA or send directly to [email protected]

Learn about Georgia Mountain Health by visiting our website: www.gamtnhealth.org

Or visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/GeorgiaMountainsHealth/

EEO, E-verify, Drug Free Workplace

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Inpatient Primary Therapist - Adult Population 

 Job #: 21-1621                  Apply now at www.Tannercareers.org

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 POSITION CLASSIFICATION:   Full-time

 SIGN ON BONUS AMOUNTS: Sign On Bonus Eligible-$10,000

 AREA OF INTEREST: Behavioral Health

 Job Description

 $10,000 Sign-on Bonus for LPC, LCSW, LMFT

 $5,000 Sign-on Bonus for LAPC, LMSW, LAMFT, NCC

 To provide treatment for the adult population under therapist care. Treatment is provided by group therapy, individual sessions, family contact, and legal contact. The direction of treatment and the extent of the contacts will be determined by the treatment team. Therapist is to use their clinical individuality but must work effectively with the entire team.

 Education: Master's Degree Experience: One year of related experience. Requires working knowledge of standard practices and procedures.  Licenses & Certifications: *BLS through the American Heart Association (CPR). *Safe Crisis Intervention for Patients and Professionals.  

 

Qualifications:

 

*Ability to concentrate on a task in high traffic areas.

 

*Ability to deal with a crisis and potentially combative patients while maintaining personal and emotional terminology.

 

*Ability to empathetically relate to people.

 

*Ability to maintain information as highly confidential.

 

*Able to meet deadlines.

 

*Assessment and intervention skills.

 

*Basic data entry skills required and preference for basic computer skills.

 

*Employee will obtain initial CPR and Level II SCIPP certification within 90 days of employment.

 

*Familiar with clinical terminology.

 

*Familiarity with the continuum of care.

 

*Knowledge of DSM IV diagnostic criteria.

 

*Legible handwriting.

 

*Must have a Master's degree in counseling or related field and be license eligible (must hold a license within 1 year of hire date). Substance Abuse counselors MUST have a bachelor's degree and have certification equal to a CAC-1

 

*Persuasive manner and skills in overcoming denial and resistance to treatment.

 

*Time management and sound organization skills.

 

*Free clinical supervision for licensure is offered

 

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01/05/2022

The Alive and Well Foundation (www.aliveandwellfoundation.org) seeks  to hire a brand new therapist to assist with a new grant that involves providing remote therapy. This individual will help us recruit therapists to our platform and provide therapy under the guidance of one of our supervisors. Please  contact Galen Cole at 678-629-2578 or [email protected] for more information. 

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01/03/2022

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12/31/2021

I am looking for a part-time counseling associate to join my thriving East Cobb private practice, Novo Psychotherapy. I am a Certified Clinical Supervisor with over twenty years of clinical experience and can offer someone a unique opportunity to learn and work in a quickly growing field of mental health. I am able to offer competitive rates of reimbursement and will provide office space, Wi-Fi, an electronic medical records system, and marketing via website and social media presence.
An ideal candidate would:
• have a sincere interest or experience working with people experiencing fertility or maternal mental health challenges
• be open to providing a combination of in-person and virtual sessions
• be seeking part-time private practice work
• participate in weekly supervision/consultation and learning specialized skills in reproductive and maternal mental health
• share in growing your own referral network and building your caseload.
Please reach out if you think Novo Psychotherapy could be a good fit for you! I enjoy working collaboratively and truly want to see my associates flourish and reach their professional goals. Contact me at #770-847-0358 or [email protected]

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Tranquil Life Counseling Center, LLC is a group private practice with locations in Hiram and Acworth, GA looking to expand, bringing on motivated and compassionate therapists in both our Hiram and new Acworth locations. Applicants must be fully licensed in the state of GA (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) and be willing to be credentialed on multiple insurance panels. Some consideration may be available for those who are within 2-3 months of being eligible for full state licensure. We offer administrative and peer consultation support as well as billing and credentialing. We will consider clinicians wanting to build a full time or part time caseload.
*Flexible Hours
*Weekends and Evenings helpful
*Excellent Referral sources
*Fully Licensed Only Please (or within 2-3 months of eligibility of full licensure)
We are offering in office counseling at this time due to COVID-19 and this position will be a combination of telehealth and in person counseling.
Please send resume to [email protected]

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Counseling & Psychology Services of LaGrange, Inc. is currently accepting applications for the following position:
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC): Must be fully licensed in the State of Georgia. Preferred candidates will have experience in counseling for children, adolescents, and families. Full-time (40 hours/week) and part-time (15-25 hours/week) opportunities are available.
Productivity-Based Pay
Our providers work as independent contractors, and we offer productivity-based pay. The percentage of collections for providers is based on licensure, certifications, and experience.
Benefits
• Loan repayment programs for fully licensed providers through the National Health Service Corps. *NHSC-certified site since 2018
• Flexible hours
• Reimbursement for continuing education

Location. Our clinic is located in the heart of LaGrange, Georgia, a city approximately 70 miles south of Atlanta. Attractions in LaGrange include Sweetland Amphitheater, West Point Lake, and Great Wolf Lodge. Nearby cities include Columbus, GA, Newnan, GA, and Auburn, AL.
Clinical Opportunities. Referral sources include the Veterans Affairs Community Care Network, local hospitals and and healthcare systems (including WellStar and Emory primary care and specialty clinics), churches and faith-based organizations, colleges and universities, employee assistance programs, the Georgia Department of Community Supervision, and courts, including the Troup County DUI/Drug Court program. Group counseling opportunities include substance use disorder treatment, family violence intervention, sexual offender treatment, and anger management. Other groups are available periodically.

Counselors gain assessment experience by completing intakes for new clients and administering screening instruments throughout the course of treatment, while psychologists have opportunities to complete psychological evaluations, including general evaluations for diagnostic clarity, presurgical evaluations, and fitness for duty evaluations.
Clients at the clinic are diverse in terms of age, culture, race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. As a NHSC-certified site, the clinic does not discriminate based on an individual’s ability to pay, race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, or sexual orientation.
Requirements. Basic requirements include proof of identity, licensure, education, professional references, and a criminal background check.

How to Apply: Use the Contact Form on the Employment Opportunities page at www.cps-lagrange.com to submit your initial letter of interest and/or CV, and we will send an email with the next steps.

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12/15/2021

Clayton County Drug Court
Clinical Coordinator Position
Job title: Clinical Coordinator
Work Location: Forest Park, GA
Agency: Clayton County Drug Court
Reports to: Accountability Courts Coordinator
 Contractor (40 hours per week) – grant funded, non-benefit. Salary $36.18 hr ($75,254.40) - $40.00 hr ($83,200) Monday through Saturday (Day, evening, weekends - flexible schedule)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Clinical Coordinator will manage clinical staff, oversee program coordination, planning and development; and evaluate the effectiveness of clinical services. Provides direct clinical services, including individual sessions and facilitate evidence-based curriculums in group and family therapy settings.
• Develop and update individual treatment plans
• Provides crisis intervention and stabilization
• Provides ongoing assessments of client’s progress toward goals and performs case reviews.
• Coordinates intra-agency and inter-agency services for clients.
• Supervises clinical staff on effective assessment, diagnostic treatment, and case management methods.
• Serves as an agency liaison to the community by networking and participating in community organizations, meetings, and activities.
• Documenting and inputting information gathered from clients into the system database
• Work within a multi-disciplinary Accountability Court Treatment Team to monitor participants’ progress throughout program
• Attend biweekly staffings and court sessions.
• Maintain confidentiality regarding all participants, conversations and referrals
• Maintain compliance with all department/program policies and procedures
• Conduct random drug screens (via same sex observations)
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
Qualification Requirements: Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Criminal Justice or related field preferred. LMSW, LCSW, or LPC required. Prefer NCC AP certification. A minimum of two years of experience working within the criminal justice system, addiction counseling or related field, direct experience working within an accountability court model, and experience with delivering evidence-based practices. Preference will be given to those who are certified in Thinking for a Change, CBI- SA (University of Cincinnati), and/or MRT.
Skill Requirements:
• Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
• The ability to show genuine empathy, positive regard and develop client-counselor rapport and trust.
• Effective conflict resolution and negotiations skills
• Effective stress and time-management skills
• Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
• Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity
• Group facilitation skills.
• Ability to screen, diagnose and treat mental health and substance use disorders.
Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to the Accountability Courts Coordinator. [email protected] Position(s) are open until filled.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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Children’s Center for Hope and Healing (CCHH) in Gainesville has an employment opportunity for a full time therapist working with children, adolescents, and adults who have been impacted by the spectrum of sexual violence. We are looking for someone with a passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals, who is trauma informed and multi-culturally competent. CCHH offers this therapy in a warm and inviting environment. Supervision for full licensure is provided.
Requirements include:
• Master’s Degree in Counseling or a closely related field
• Licensed or license eligible in Georgia (APC, LPC, LMSW, MSW, LMFT)
• Experience working with children and families and/or with individuals that have experienced trauma
• Ideal candidates would have training in play therapy, and/or expressive therapy and/or TF-CBT

Please send your resume or CV to [email protected]

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11/30/2021

Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Posting Date: 11/29/2021 Application Deadline Date: Until Filled
Position Title: APEX/Clubhouse Therapist Position No: TBD

Minimum Entry Salary *: Negotiable Location: Americus, GA
Services Area/Programs: APEX/Clubhouse

Description of Duties: The individual in this role will serve as a Direct Service Provider of the APEX program for 50% of their schedule. The focus of this program is to provide services that support individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse issues in the school system. Administer therapy for the purpose of addressing serious mental health/substance abuse behaviors. Provide individual, group, and family counseling to students who are eligible for program. Provide a variety of mental health services such as case consultation and advice concerning student status, diagnosis, and treatment for the purpose of ensuring mental health providers are being provided the information needed to provide the most effective mental health services possible. Travel from site to site and/or perform necessary home visits for the purpose of providing direct treatment, consultation and collaboration for students and families. Complete all electronic documentation and report preparation in a timely manner. Counsel with students in groups and/or individually regarding personal and/or social issues, such as anger management, bullying, peer relationships and academic or life skills. Receives referrals and background information for the purpose of conducting assessments and implementing appropriate behavior intervention plans. The individual will also dedicate 50% of time to Clubhouse duties, to include developing Crisis Safety Plans, conducting Suicide Risk Assessments, behavior and conducting groups with clients on the unit. Clinician is an important member of our multi-disciplinary team, provides comprehensive assessments, individual, group counseling, family counseling, and other treatment modalities within an evidence-based framework. Participation as an active member of an interdisciplinary treatment team, developing and implementing client-centered treatment plans and goal setting for serviced individuals. The role of the therapy group facilitator is to provide substance abuse and cognitive psycho educational and processing groups, maintain a therapeutic relationship with individuals served, and report individual’s progress to supervisor or any overseers of the individuals’ served. The therapist will provide substance abuse education and counseling to individuals served, collaborate with case managers/stakeholders or referring agencies, and make necessary referrals for other social services. The 50-50% split in services will allow the individual appropriate allotted time for each program they are under, to avoid overloading of clients and timely completion of documentation


Minimum Qualifications: Valid unrestricted Georgia Driver’s License. Master’s Degree in counseling related field, associate license, or full license (LPC, LMFT, LCSW). At least 2 years’ experience working with youth/students and families with behavioral needs. Must be computer literate.

Preferred Qualifications: CPR and First Aid Certification. Valid Georgia Licensee to practice (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, etc). Panel eligible. Two or more years’ experience working with children in a clinical/school setting.

Agency is an eligible work site for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Mail Completed Middle Flint Application or Resume to:

Human Resources
Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare
P.O. Box 7977
Warner Robins, GA 31095
[email protected]

Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare services the following 11 counties: Webster, Marion, Sumter, Schley, Taylor, Crisp, Dooly, Macon, Houston, Peach and Crawford. Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare is a Drug Free Workplace. Current Middle Flint applications should be filled out carefully and completely. Describe background in full and make certain application is signed. Incomplete applications or applications with insufficient information can result in an applicant not being considered for the vacancy. Please KEEP a copy of your application. All applications must be received (not postmarked) by the above specified deadline. Finger- printing and/or Drug Screening may be required, if appointed. Any male applicant between 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of having registered with the Selective Service as required by federal and state law, or of being exempt from such registration.

* ENTRY SALARY may be adjusted depending upon the selected candidate’s qualifications and agency budget considerations.
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BELOVED ATLANTA CLINICAL THERAPIST – FULL TIME – ATLANTA, GA

DESCRIPTION
Provide therapeutic support and guidance to BeLoved residents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide weekly individual therapy
2. Provide weekly therapeutic groups (ex: trauma, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, anger management)
3. Consult with Clinical Director and BeLoved staff on therapeutic needs for residents
4. Conduct initial intake interviews for placement and complete Behavior Health Assessment upon acceptance into program
5. Develop and implement individual treatment plans
6. Develop professionally and grow in ability to work with exploited women
7. Track clinical data for program evaluation
8. Attend weekly staff meetings
9. Participate in Weekly Clinical Supervision with Clinical Director
10. Assist Clinical Director with developing therapeutic curriculum
11. Staff client needs with psychiatrist and treatment team staff
12. Spend informal time with residents
13. On-call for clinical needs outside normal work hours

PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS

• This position reports to the Program Director and is under supervision of the Clinical Director
• This position participates with the Program Staff to ensure the highest level of care for each resident
• Outside the agency, the position coordinates with clinical professionals to meet the needs of each resident

QUALIFICATIONS 


Master’s degree from an accredited university (counseling, social work or marriage and family therapy)
Preferred LPC, LCSW, LMFT; will consider LAPC, LMSW, LAMFT
3-5 years experience in the mental health field working with addiction and trauma
Residential experience preferred
Experience with trauma, addiction work, grief loss, culturally diverse populations, dual-diagnosis, group work, strength based, trauma informed care, faith integration

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Rogers Behavioral Health. Help Transform Lives SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED

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Job Location: 50 Glenlake Pkwy SE, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA

Requisition Number: 1708296

Summary: The Therapist develops, coordinates, and facilitates all direct social services to patients and their families assigned and performs duties as directed by their manager. The Therapist will work in an acute care setting that includes partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services.

 

$2,000 Therapist Sign-on Bonus with 18 Month Commitment
$4,000 Therapist Sign-on Bonus with 24 Month Commitment if fully licensed

Schedule: Monday - Friday PRN; up to 8 hours a day (opportunity to advance to part-time or full-time)
Licensure Required: LCSW, LPC, LMFT, APC, MFT, LMSW,

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Per program description, this job may include duties of cognitive behavioral therapies in addition to social services.
Provide social services to patients and their families/significant others.
Provide therapeutic treatment services to the individual, group, family and/or significant others.
May provide individual treatment sessions with patients as indicated per the program and patient needs.
Provide crisis intervention services as needed and assess for safety daily.
Interact with patients, family members, significant others and referents with respect and dignity.
Participate in psychoeducational support sessions with patient/family/significant others.
Provide case management and therapeutic interventions to all assigned patients.
Serve as patient advocate when a patient has a grievance, following the System policy and procedure.
Adhere to materials provided to ensure clinical effectiveness and consistency. Manage patient/family expectations related to services provided. Initiate and maintain contact with referring providers, school, if applicable, and care team for patients.
Implement goals and interventions as specific on the Care Plan, within the therapeutic component of the patient’s program.
Ensure goals are SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely).
Ensure goals and interventions are patient specific and individualized according to patient diagnoses.
Document progress according to the treatment plan.
Social Services Admission Assessment.
Suicide Risk Assessment and collaboration with treatment team according to identified guidelines.
Complete a safety plan (at Provider discretion for patients age 12 and under).
Initial treatment goals and interventions on the Care Plan.
Obtain necessary consent for release of records to access information that will assist in providing treatment or facilitating discharge, including coordination with referents and other mental health treatment providers.
Complete ongoing treatment documentation, as required, according to program guidelines.
Document patient’s treatment status in medical record daily.
Complete therapeutic documentation for group treatments including a description of the group and information about the patient’s engagement and participation. Update the Care Plan goals and interventions.
Document contact notes for each conversation with outpatient provider, school, or parent.
Summarize the patient’s progress and decision making from multidisciplinary team meetings in the master treatment plan each time the patient is officially staffed.

Education/Training Requirements:
Master’s Degree in Social Work, or related field, from an accredited school of Social Work Professional Counseling, or Family Therapy with experience in health care and in a psychiatric setting, preferred.
Preferred Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC),Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) or equivalent license.
Minimum Licensure as an Associate Licensed Professional Counselor (APC), Marriage and Family Therapist Training License (MFT), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Advance Practice Social Work (APSW) or equivalent in state practicing.
Working knowledge of therapeutic intervention and techniques for all age groups, as well as the dynamics of human growth and behavior.
Per program description, this job may include duties of cognitive behavioral therapies in addition to social services.
American Red Cross Professional Rescue is required within thirty (30) days of date of hire. Bi-annual re-certification is required.
Formal training in the management of the aggressive patient (NCI) is required within sixty (60)days of date of hire. Annual re-certification is required.
Attend all mandatory in-services and other in-services relevant to the position. Be responsible for all educational requirements and related obligations pertaining to the license of the program/unit license regulatory requirements governing the program(s).
Employees at Addiction Service programs are required to have additional substance abuse credentials (SAC-IT, SAC, CSAC, or substance abuse specialty authorization in state practicing in addition to social work, professional counselor, or marriage family therapist licensing.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Must be fully vaccinated for Covid unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

Benefits:
Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for positions of 30 hours or more per week.
Childcare reimbursement offered for positions of 20 hours or more per week.
Gainshare bonus based on company goals.
401k with matching contribution that is fully vested from day 1.
Loan relief, tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities.

ABOUT ROGERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Rogers Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit provider of highly specialized psychiatric care. Rogers offers evidence-based treatment for children, teens, and adults with OCD and anxiety, addiction, depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, trauma, and PTSD. Backed by more than a century of experience, Rogers is leading the way on measurement-based care and use of clinical outcomes. Rogers provides residential care and has three inpatient facilities located in southeastern Wisconsin. Rogers also offers outpatient services in a growing network of communities across the U.S.
The System also includes Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation, which supports patient care, programs, and research; and Rogers In Health, an initiative that works to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges. For more information, visit rogersbh.org

EOE/MFDV

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action – Rogers Behavioral Health (rogersbh.org)
This position is located at 50 Glenlake Pkwy SE, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA. View the Google Map in fullscreen. 

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Working Title: Coordinator, Counseling Services
Department: Academic Support
Staffing Category: Counseling Professional III
Regular/Temporary: Regular, FT
Start Date: December 15, 2021, or January 1, 2022

Overview:
The Academic Support Department houses the Academic Support Professionals, Accommodation & Disability Services, the Counseling Center, the Tutoring Center, and the Testing Center to provide a wide range of academic and student support services and programs to more than 3900 undergraduates at ABAC. The Counseling Center offers individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis counseling in an inclusive environment and free from discrimination.

Description:
The counseling coordinator directs site operations, including supervision of licensed Counseling Center staff (10% of time). The position assists in overseeing professional standards and clinical practice of the Counseling Center while still providing direct counseling to ABAC students (90% of time). The position also contributes to the overall success of the department by performing all essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Academic Support.

Responsibilities & Duties:
Reports to: Director, Academic Support
• Administrative Responsibilities (10%)
o Coordination of site operations for the Counseling Center
o Supervision of licensed Counseling Center Staff
o Co-Chair the College’s CARE Team
o Maintain appropriate community relationships
o Oversee all software policies, procedures, and usage in the Counseling Center
o Assist the Director of Academic Support in establishing goals, setting targets, and regularly assessing program and learning outcomes within the context of continuous improvement
o Assist the Director of Academic Support with annual budget needs for the Counseling Center
o Coordinate training to the college community on a variety of mental health-related topics
o Perform other duties as assigned
• Practice (90%)
o Provide short term and solution-focused counseling to students
o Coordination & Outreach to students submitted through Early Alert
o Stay abreast of emerging issues in mental health counseling
o Address all student concerns in a professional and timely manner following institutional policies and procedures
o Provide crisis counseling as needed
o Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible, and professional engagement

Qualifications:
Required: Master’s Degree in mental health counseling, social work, psychology, or related field. Active license in the state of Georgia as a clinical social worker (CSW), mental health counselor (LPC), or marriage and family therapist (MFT). Crisis intervention experience.

Preferred: Experience working in a college counseling center. Supervisory experience. Knowledge or ability to identify community resources.

Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted. Verification of license.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the position
• Critical Thinking & Judgement – able to make well-reasoned, sensible, and timely decisions based on careful, objective review and informed analysis of available information, considerations, and other factors
• Relationship Management – able to personally provide a high level of interactive service to others, building relationships and addressing identified needs
• Team Oriented & Interpersonal – highly motivated team player with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the College
• Problem-Solving – proven skills in identifying issues, determining their cause, developing creative solutions, and following through with implementing resolutions
• Multi-Cultural – able to work in a multi-cultural environment
• Adaptability – able to be flexible and supportive

Compensation:
Starting salary range of $62,000 - $70,000 based on qualifications and experience. The compensation package includes state benefits through the University System of Georgia