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10/15/2021

 

Position Title: Case Manager Department: Fulton Behavioral Health
Reports To: Program Manager Location:
Position Type: [i.e.: full-time, part-time, contract, intern] Full-time Travel Required:
Salary: FLSA Status: Exempt
Budgeted or Non-Budgeted: Budgeted Replacement or New:
Grant: Yes Grant Name: Behavioral Health

 

The CHRIS 180 mission is to heal children, strengthen families and build community. We help children, adults and families who have experienced trauma change the direction of their lives to become more productive, self-sufficient members of the community. We do this through mental health counseling, training, providing safe housing and real-world skill building.

 

CHRIS 180 is committed to collaboration, use of the best available science, evidence-based practices, and a trauma informed organizational culture, policies and practices which facilitates and supports resiliency, recovery and self-sufficiency and that prevents trauma from occurring or reoccurring wherever possible.

 

CHRIS 180 Vision: High quality trauma informed behavioral health services and supports systems are available to all children, adults and families.

 

CHRIS 180 Values:
Creativity We are innovative agents of change identifying new solutions and approaches.
Honor We celebrate each person’s individuality and the gifts of diversity.
Respect We honor one another, treat each other with kindness and work together as a team.
Integrity We are transparent, trustworthy and accountable. Always.
Safety We create consistent environments free from danger in which people have the opportunity to grow and become the best they can be.

 

Organization Overview
Since 1981 CHRIS 180 has been dedicated to healing and recovery for children, youth, adults and families and is a growing $33+ million organization with over 385 employees. CHRIS 180 services include: counseling for the community at large; school based mental health counseling; homes for abused, neglected foster children with emotional and behavioral problems who are in state custody; supportive housing for single and parenting young people, ages 17 – 24 who are homeless or aging out of foster care; in-home services and community programs that strengthen families; outreach, drop-in and community housing for older teens, young adults and young adult families; a community center; an adoption program for children in foster care; and, training for professionals, human service workers, educators, volunteers, individuals who work within the community, other organizations and children, youth and families. The goal for all services is to unlock the potential that resides in each person to help them become self-sufficient, contributing adults who have the skills to navigate life’s challenges.

 

Position Summary
CHRIS 180-Fulton County services are rooted in trauma informed care. This care is directed by an understanding of neurological, biological, psychological and social effects of trauma. We assess consumers to learn if trauma occurred and whether it has a role in behavioral health needs. Some trauma includes: sexual, physical, emotional abuse, severe neglect, loss, witnessing violence, substance abuse, imprisoned family member, and abandonment. Understanding when trauma occurred helps us tailor our responses, treatment and services. Trauma-informed assessments and interventions always acknowledge, respects, and integrates cultural values, beliefs, and practices.

 

Case Manager/Care Coordinator will provide guidance, education, and support to youth & young adults, as assigned to ensure goals related to education, vocation, living situation, well-being as well as other life skills are developed and met. The Mental Health Specialist Case Manager will facilitate curriculums related to mental health resiliency to identified youth to increase their coping skills.
Role and Responsibilities
The primary duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Displaying positive role-modeling to members
o Promote self-esteem
o Promote healthy boundaries
o Promote good hygiene and appropriate personal appearance among young adults
o Reinforce socially acceptable behaviors (ex: manners, eating habits, personal safety)
o Teach and reinforce thoughtful decision making
o Teach and reinforce professionalism in work tasks and employment
• Assessing members' history of trauma, strengths and needs
o Administer Ansell Casey Life Skills Assessment (ACLSA)
o Administer CANS (Child & Adolescent Needs & Strengths)
o Aware of ACE score and implications on service planning
o Develop & monitor Individualized Service Plans
• Coordinating Services and Collaboration
o Transport member to and from facility and/or community sites
o Meet with assigned member at minimum monthly
o Monitor, schedule, facilitate and/or participate in Team Meetings for members.
o Collaborate and communicate with other programs in the CHRIS 180 continuum in the provision of services to members
o Collaborate and consult with other providers and entities in the provision of best care services to members
o Monitor the provision of services provided
• Management of Caseload
o Make necessary partnerships to meet member's health, well-being, education, mental health, and employment and future planning needs (i.e. Department of Public Health, Department of Family & Children Services, Georgia Department of Labor, employment staffing agencies, local colleges and tech schools, etc.)
o Research and/or attend trainings to educate self on best practices to provide adequate services to members
o Employ tools to maintain compliance with governing agencies or entities (i.e. DBHDD)
o Manage budget and ensure appropriate spending
o Oversee member’s progress and program participation
• Facilitating Skill Building
o Research and develop skill building activities to facilitate members’ learning related to life skills, mental health resiliency & substance use recovery
o Facilitate skill building discussion individually and/or in groups (ex. Seven Challenges, ATRIUM model)
• Documentation Requirements
o Provide member updates in Case Notes
o Complete Incident Reports as needed prior to shift end
o Monitor completion of deadlines (i.e., Monthly Summary Reports)
o Provide reports to governing/referral agencies regarding participation of member
• Performance and Conduct
o Maintain confidentiality of member information
o Maintain appropriate professional boundaries
o Follow the CHRIS 180 Code of Ethics
o Follow mandated reporting requirements of GA Code
o Support and maintain an environment of emotional and physical safety for members, staff and other stakeholders at all times
• Demonstrate customer service;
o Promote positive image of CHRIS 180 programs at all times
o Work as a contributing and collaborative team member
o Respond to consumer and peer needs in a timely fashion
o Answer telephone calls and emails accordingly
o Respond to requests for information from stakeholders in a timely fashion
• Maintain Personal Information and Training;
o Attend and participate in staff meetings as scheduled
o Attend and participate in required trainings as scheduled
o Maintain required certifications
o Review, understand and responsible to program policies
o Provide documents in a timely fashion to Human Resources
o Report changes in status to HR as required by policy

 

Qualifications/Competencies
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Experience working with youth and transition age young adults with mental health and/or substance abuse diagnosis (co-occurring)
• Bachelor’s Degree* in the field of social services (Ex. Psychology, Social Work, Sociology)
• Must have valid Georgia driver’s license
• Skilled in assisting and maintaining consumers in their family homes and/or community,
• Ability to effectively relate to consumers, parents/custodians of all social, economic, ethnic and educational backgrounds, with firmness, fairness and concern
• Solid decision-making ability as related to the safety and well-being of consumers, families, community and staff
• Be guided by precedent and established policy and procedure in decision-making. This person will be required to analyze and react to difficult situations, often while under considerable stress and pressure
• Dependability, emotional stability and physically capable. This position requires some physical functions that are essential to satisfactory performance of the outlined job responsibilities, i.e. sitting, standing, walking, driving, speaking, hearing and the ability to physically restrain (when necessary)
• Ability to recognize when assistance and consultation is needed
• Ability and/or experience in working with severely emotionally disturbed children, adolescents and their families Must be free to travel as the position demands

 

Other
The ideal candidate will possess the following
• Technical expertise that allows well informed decisions, usage of available tools and resources and training to execute job responsibilities
• Accountable for work being completed accurately and in a timely manner as well as following up as needed
• Ability to collaborate with other staff to ensure best practices and sound decisions
• Ability to communicate using appropriate tone when corresponding verbally or written (as well as proper usage of grammar and spelling)
• Ability to adapt and adjust to course and be open to new ideas
• Ability to manage workload by having a clear understanding of task/project and set realistic timelines and goals
• Commitment to our vision and mission should be demonstrated in work

 

Schedule
• The Case Manager works an average of 80 hours bi-weekly with a rotating on call schedule.
• The work schedule requires (2) Saturdays per month and flexibility to meet the needs of the program and availability on an emergency basis
• Due to schedule or other operations necessities, the organization may transfer an employee to another location or shift, either on a temporary or permanent basis as this position is an employee of CHRIS 180, not the program

 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

To apply send resume to: [email protected]

 

To see more available position: https://chris180.org/who-we-are/careers/

 

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Ser Familia is searching for a Certified Mental Health Counselor to join a team of experienced Mental Health professionals serving Metro-Atlanta's Hispanic and Latino community. This position will report to Ser Familia's Clinical Coordinator and Chief Programs Officer. The Mental Health Counselor will provide direct services including individual (including youth) therapeutic services to patients, including assessments, treatment plans and discharge planning.
Here is the link to apply:

 

 

 

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ISO: Group Counselor

 

Essential Job Functions:
• Provides group or individual counseling services for court-mandated clients on a regular basis.
• Oversee and provide intake and program orientation for the client including but not limited to, assessment of psychological and social functioning, family history, and etiology of addiction.
• Maintenance of individual client treatment files in accordance with practice’s policies and procedures, including documentation of psycho-educational activities as well as all other pertinent documentation.
• Preparation of monthly reports, evaluations, and proof of attendance as necessary.
• and perform any other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications:
• Availability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
• Experience consisting of a minimum of one (1) year of providing substance abuse group counseling services is preferred.
• Preferred Certification in drug and alcohol counseling by an accredited, State-approved agency.
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college with a degree in Addiction Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology or a related field is required.
Essential Skills
• Highly motivated with strong organizational skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Time management and multi-tasking skills with demonstrated ability to successfully complete multiple projects and tasks at a time.
• Professional conduct and appearance.
• Bi-lingual preferred but not necessary.
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Bilingual Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor
Job Type: Full-time
• Behavioral Health Services
Description
Positive Impact Health Centers (PIHC) is a community leader in providing HIV prevention, care and treatment services. The PIHC model of care assures that persons with HIV have access to medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and social services, providing the best opportunity for patients to achieve high-quality health outcomes.

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Bilingual Mental Health-Substance Abuse Counselor is a fulltime staff member responsible for providing mental health services for Spanish and English-speaking PIHC clients, including those who may also have issues with substance abuse. Services include individual and group counseling, completing intakes and behavioral health assessments, providing consultation and connections for clients enrolled in clinic or prevention services.

 

This position description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this position description.

 

Requirements
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides individual and group mental health and substance abuse services in Spanish and English.
• Provides services primarily in the Positive Impact Health Centers offices typically in one of the locations with some ability to substitute in the other locations.
• Provide consultation and coordinate mental health services with the HIV medical clinic, prevention services and case management. Conduct mental health screenings and conducts intake interviews.
• Responsible for providing culturally competent individual, family, group counseling sessions and substance abuse groups/ individual interventions.
• Responsible for maintaining up-to-date files on clients including behavioral health assessments and treatment plans.
• Acts as a liaison between client and community resources as needed.
• May provide clinical and administrative supervision to graduate student clinical interns
• Participate in quality improvement activities
• Perform outreach activities with the Hispanic Community.
• Provide occasional Spanish-English interpretation for the psychiatric staff when the Bilingual Psychiatric CMA is unavailable.
• Perform other duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
• Ability to perform all duties in Spanish and English.
• Ability to interview, conduct assessment, and crisis intervention.
• Ability to organization and experience with volunteer based non-profit agencies.
• Demonstrated knowledge of issues specific to HIV and substance abuse.
• Ability to communicate both in written and verbal communication.
• Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
• Ability to establish rapport with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
• Sensitivity, skill and/or experience working with persons with HIV/AIDS, mental health and/or substance use issues, ethnic and sexual minorities, homeless, and individuals with disabilities.
• Ability to remain calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crises when provided with appropriate supervision and direction.
• Ability to communicate via computer e-mail and electronic medical record.
• Successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task
• Electronic Medical Record system knowledge preferred
• Possess excellent communication skills (writing, spelling, listening and speaking)
• Cooperates as a team member
• Possesses problem solving and decision-making abilities
• Utilizes good management techniques
• Follows through to completion of assigned tasks
• Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet database and presentation software
• 20. Abides by all polices and procedures concerning personnel including conflict of interest policy

 

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or a related field

 

Experience
One year experience in social services or mental health agency and/or equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

License/Licensure
Licensure required: LPC, APC, LCSW, LMSW, Licensed Psychologist, LMFT; fully licensed preferred.

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or operate computers, objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

NOTES:
1. Positive Impact Health Centers, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, or covered veteran status.
2. Recreational drugs, weapons and violence are not permitted on agency property or at any agency events or programs.
3. The above job description represents the general nature, primary duties and responsibilities, and qualifications for the work performed by employees within this job, but is not a comprehensive and exhaustive list. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned, and specific duties, responsibilities, and activities within the core nature of the job may change at any time with or without notice. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, as specified by the employing entity, with or without reasonable accommodation.
4. Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for all jobs, if not currently employed by Positive Impact Health Centers.

 

Screener Questions: Bilingual MH/SA Counselor
Are you fluent in both English and Spanish? (required)


Do you hold a current license as an LPC, APC, LCSW, LMSW, LMFT or Licensed Psychologist? (required)

send their resume to my email address: [email protected]

 


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4389 W. Maysfield Drive, Suite 100-B Augusta, Georgia 30909 (706)-496-2856 (Office) (762)-333-2872 (Fax)

 

Clinical Therapist Job Description
Clinical therapist will provide outpatient individual and group therapy to clients of Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC, with locations in Augusta, Georgia and Aiken, South Carolina, either in-person or tele-health. Clinical therapy services include treatment of adults, adolescents, couples and families. Treatment specialties may include children, couples, trauma, EMDR, family, etc.
*Currently office is primarily telehealth until December 31, 2021.*
Directly Reports to: Clinical Director
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
▪Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in counseling or social work; and

 

• ▪Agency prefers candidates with an active, unrestricted license (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT or LCPC) in the State of Georgia (must be fully licensed). a. Hourly rate from $40 to $65 FOR FULLY LICENSED THERAPISTS.
b. The agency will consider provisionally licensed therapists, (APC, MSW, AMFT), for clinical positions, onsite clinical supervision will be provided towards full unrestricted licensure. i. Hourly rate for provisionally licensed therapist, $20-$35.

c. Agency will also provide clinical supervision and training in Play Therapy as well.

 

▪Available to hold at least 10 client sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC.

 

▪Preference for candidates approved as an in-network provider on at least one of Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC-affiliated insurance panel. If not, agency will assist with credentialing experience.
4389 W. Maysfield Drive, Suite 100-B Augusta, Georgia 30909 (706)-496-2856 (Office) (762)-333-2872 (Fax)

 


▪For full-time applicants, agency will offer PTO, medical benefits, vision and dental insurance as a W-2 employee.

 

Other Qualification Preferences:

 


▪At least three years’ experience post-unrestricted licensure.

 

▪Have at least one niche market for counseling services (i.e., children, teens, trauma, anxiety, grief, anger management, etc.).

 

▪Current approval as an in-network provider with Aetna, BCBS, Cigna, United Healthcare, and/or Tricare.

 

Hours:
Work hours and schedule may vary depending on client and Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC needs. Clinical hours vary, but primarily full-time therapists work, Monday-Wednesday, between 0900 a.m.-6:00 p.m., and Thursdays, (11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.).
Clinicians have the capacity to set their own schedule, if part-time. We are open to exploring therapists available in the evenings and/or weekends. Therapist is not guaranteed a minimum number of clients or sessions per week. However, it is expected that Therapist will be available to hold at least 10,15, 20 or 25 client sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC. Client sessions are held in the offices of Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC located in Augusta, Georgia and/or Aiken, South Carolina.
*Agency is exploring opening an office in Columbus, Georgia and/or Savannah, Georgia (March 2021).*
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Perform on-site clinical counseling services to clients of Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC, as scheduled, and in accordance with company policies.

 

2. Regular and reliable attendance and timely arrival to work is required.
4389 W. Maysfield Drive, Suite 100-B Augusta, Georgia 30909 (706)-496-2856 (Office) (762)-333-2872 (Fax)

 


3. Be properly licensed and abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and codes of ethics that are binding upon or applicable to the services performed Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC.

 

4. Respond to clients’ requests for service or calls within 24 hours whether such requests are made in person, by phone, voicemail, etc. or through Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC website. Respond to such requests by meeting, evaluating, and providing services to such clients.

 

5. Communicate with a patient’s treatment team (i.e., PCP, psychiatrist, school, etc.) as necessary.

 

6. Timely complete written records for each patient including, but not limited to :intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, contract notes, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the patient within a timely fashion (by Friday of each week). Keep client files accurate and up to date.

 

7. Charge and collect payments from clients for services provided consistent with the policy and rate for such services as established Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC.

 

8. Attend mandatory staff meetings and training as directed by Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC.

 

9. Conduct and regulate counseling services in a professional manner so as to maintain and increase the good will and reputation of Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC. Be respectful of and cooperative and collaborative with co-workers.

 

10. Other duties which may by assigned Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC.

 

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10/14/2021

Family Ties provides intensive, in-home and school-based assessment, counseling and community integration services for families and children. Our mission is to assist families in the skill and resource development necessary to safely maintain children in their home. Our philosophy is that each family has the ability to address any situation they may face. We believe that with proper support, education and encouragement, families can establish goals and a value base that will guide them in their development

Mental Health Therapist Position- Cumming, GA (Forsyth County)

The Mental Health Therapist/Counselor provides home- and school-based therapeutic counseling as appropriate to children, adolescents, and their parents or guardians to address individual/family issues and mental health. Therapist carries out counseling responsibilities in accordance with agency policies and procedures; s/he reports to a Regional Supervisor. Bilingual in English and Spanish is highly preferred.

Mental Health Therapist Responsibilities & Duties (Additional monthly monetary incentive )

-- Provide direct home- & school-based clinical treatment/therapeutic counseling as appropriate to children, adolescents, and parents or guardians

-- Develop treatment plans, implement interventions, review outcomes, revisit/revise strategies, and employ other methods compatible with agency principles and practices

-- Engage client, supports, caregivers and other key participants in active, change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement

-- Collaborate with all relevant internal/external systems/participants to ensure buy-in and cooperation, and to maximize effectiveness throughout treatment

-- Link consumers to additional resources as appropriate, including schools, DFCS, medical support, etc.

-- Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts which promote peer and supervisory review and feedback

Mental Health Therapist Qualifications & Skills

-- Must have already completed master’s degree in counseling, social work or related field

-- Associate license (LAMFT, LAPC, LMSW) or full licensure (LMFT, LPC, LCSW) in Georgia is required

-- Two years of community- or home-based mental health counseling experience

-- Bilingual in Spanish and English highly preferred.

-- Training and experience in evidence-based treatment models

-- Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to diverse cultures

-- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-- Flexible work schedule with the ability to work evenings/weekends

-- Valid driver's license, vehicle & laptop

send resumes directly to Anneka Austin  at [email protected]

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10/12/2021

Would you identify as a values-driven person? What is important to you in your professional life? What interests and excites you about clinical work? We all want to make a lot of money, have autonomy and flexibility but is THAT what drove you to become a clinician? I doubt it because one can have those things in many careers. 

Required license or certification:   Ph.D., Psy.D., LPC, LMFT, or LCSW (please do not apply if you are provisionally licensed (APC, AMFT, or LMSW)

What motivated you to a career where you are present with people at some of the most painful and vulnerable moments of their lives? What drove you to want to pour into people who have been beaten down and broken and help them restore to wholeness? 

When you are a clinician and you accompany a person on their journey of healing and watch the light turn back on in their eyes, after years, even decades of darkness, you know there is nothing more rewarding to experience.

Being a part of a clinical team that is as committed and passionate as you are about restoring hope and healing. Being a part of a clinical team that recognizes the work they are doing in the here and now can have a positive impact on generations to come, so they take that responsibility seriously.

One can work for one of the big box therapy chains, but ask yourself if your values are aligned and if they can nourish your humanity as a Clinician? 

3d Psychotherapy may be the right choice for you. The core value for 3d Psychotherapy, LLC is unconditional positive regard for the person served. 3d Psychotherapy, LLC, a private practice in Decatur, Georgia is currently looking for part-time psychotherapists to join us:

Candidate must be independent, driven, collaborative, and enhance our fun, connected, and positive-minded practice.

What you can expect:

**The opportunity to hone your niche based on your specific areas of passion and expertise.

**Assistance with CAQH registration and BCBS, Aetna, and EAP credentialing if not already paneled.

**Competitive compensation and referrals.

**Monthly group case consultation.

**The flexibility to create a practice that fits your life.

**Supportive environment and comfortable, furnished office space with a waiting room.

We are looking for clinicians who:

***Are currently licensed to practice in Georgia as a Ph.D., Psy.D., LPC, LCSW, or LMFT.

***Are organized, conscientious, and committed to providing high-quality services to your clients.

***Have strong clinical skills in diagnosis, assessment, and treatment.

***Have excellent written and oral communication skills.

***Comfort with electronic records and the use of technology.

***Are team players who will contribute to a warm, collaborative work environment.

Required license or certification:   

Ph.D., Psy.D., LPC, LMFT, or LCSW (please do not apply if you are provisionally licensed (APC, LMSW)

Interested? Apply on our website www.3dpsychotherapy.org

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Professional Counselor.  Now Hiring in Roswell!

Restorative Counseling Services is a growing private practice currently located in Buckhead and opening a new location in Roswell.

We are passionate about our mission, which is helping our clients create change that lasts a lifetime by providing gold standard therapeutic care in a safe and warm environment.

We are seeking candidates who are:

Aligned with and deeply passionate about our mission Licensed as an LPC / LAPC, LCSW, LMFT, or Psychologist

In excellent standing with the GA Composite Board and have a commitment to applying the highest ethical standards when delivering care

Willing to offer both in-person sessions (with COVID safety precautions in place) and virtual sessions, including daytime, night, and/or weekend options (will be discussed with each candidate)

Able to maintain a caseload of 15-25 sessions per week on average

Highly motivated and take initiative, with excellent written and verbal skills

Team-oriented, with a desire to work alongside other clinicians in a collaborative manner

Preference given to candidates trained and experienced in utilizing one or more of the following:

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP)

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Because we believe that our clients are best served when their therapists are supported, educated, and connected, Restorative Counseling makes a significant investment in each team member. Our culture is collaborative and supportive, and we value and promote self-care and true work-life balance.

Our vision is to create a dynamic practice of flourishing therapists who in turn serve clients from a place of abundance.

We provide:  A robust stream of referrals from our intake department Customized online marketing campaigns aimed at your ideal clients.

Admin staff supports associates so they can focus on clinical excellence Client self-pay policy, so no stress associated with insurance billing

A well-appointed and furnished office, as well as a HIPAA compliant virtual platform for providing telehealth sessions from a home office

 All business cards, marketing materials, and email accounts

pace on restorativeatlanta.com and our social media to highlight your education, experience, and clinical interests, as well as opportunities to share your clinical knowledge with prospective clients on our blog

Catered staff meetings that include mini-trainings on topics of clinical interest along with in-depth topical workshops

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, send a cover letter and resume to Marissa Mundy, LPC, CPCS at [email protected].

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10/07/2021

Position: Therapist.  Reports: Clinical Director.   FLSA Status: Exempt.  Position Type: Full-time

The CHRIS 180 mission is to heal children, strengthen families and build community. We help children, adults and families who have experienced trauma change the direction of their lives to become more productive, self-sufficient members of the community. We do this through mental health counseling, training, providing safe housing and real-world skill building.

CHRIS 180 is committed to collaboration, use of the best available science, evidence-based practices, and a trauma informed organizational culture, policies and practices which facilitates and supports resiliency, recovery and self-sufficiency and that prevents trauma from occurring or reoccurring wherever possible.

CHRIS 180 Vision: High quality trauma informed behavioural health services and supports systems are available to all children, adults and families.

CHRIS 180 Values:
Creativity We are innovative agents of change identifying new solutions and approaches.
Honor We celebrate each person’s individuality and the gifts of diversity.
Respect We honor one another, treat each other with kindness and work together as a team.
Integrity We are transparent, trustworthy and accountable. Always.
Safety We create consistent environments free from danger in which people have the opportunity to grow and become the best they can be.

Organization Overview
Since 1981 CHRIS 180 has been dedicated to healing and recovery for children, youth, adults and families and is a growing $33 million organization with over 385 employees. CHRIS 180 services include: counseling for the community at large; school based mental health counseling; homes for abused, neglected foster children with emotional and behavioral problems who are in state custody; supportive housing for single and parenting young people, ages 17 – 24 who are homeless or aging out of foster care; in-home services and community programs that strengthen families; outreach, drop-in and community housing for older teens, young adults and young adult families; a community center; an adoption program for children in foster care; and, training for professionals, human service workers, educators, volunteers, individuals who work within the community, other organizations and children, youth and families. The goal for all services is to unlock the potential that resides in each person to help them become self-sufficient, contributing adults who have the skills to navigate life’s challenges.

Program Overview
CHRIS counseling services are rooted in trauma informed care. This care is directed by an understanding of neurological, biological, psychological and social effects of trauma. We assess consumers to learn if trauma occurred and whether it has a role in behavioral health needs. Some trauma includes sexual, physical, emotional abuse, severe neglect, loss, witnessing violence, substance abuse, imprisoned family member, and abandonment. Understanding when trauma occurred helps us tailor our responses, treatment and services. Trauma-informed assessments and interventions always acknowledges, respects, and integrates cultural values, beliefs, and practices.

Role and Responsibilities
The primary duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Provide positive role-modeling to consumers/clients
o Promote self-esteem
o Promote healthy boundaries
o Promote good hygiene and appropriate personal appearance among youth and young adults
o Reinforce socially acceptable behaviors (ex: manners, eating habits, safety)
o Teach and reinforce thoughtful decision-making skills
• Assessing consumers/ client’s history of trauma, acuity, strengths and needs
o Screen, evaluate and triage potential consumers to determine what services/evidence-based interventions should be offered
o Provide initial clinical impressions
o Administer Biopsychosocial assessment
o Administer Caregiver Strain Assessment
o Administer Child and Adolescent Function Assessment Scale (CAFAS/PECAFAS) as needed
o Administer validated assessment tools specific to evidence-based practice (7 Challenges, TF-CBT, DBT, ARC)
o Administer/aware of ACE score and implications on service planning
o Develop and monitor IRRPs
o Evaluate and document client’s level of functioning and progress toward attainment of goals
• Coordinating Services and Collaboration
o Make necessary referrals to meet consumer's health, well-being, education, mental health, and employment needs (i.e., Department of Public Health, Department of Family & Children Services, Georgia Department of Labor, employment staffing agencies, local colleges and tech schools, etc.)
o Facilitate and/or participate in Team Meetings for all consumers/members/residents/young adults.
o Collaborate and communicate with other programs in the CHRIS 180 continuum in the provision of services to consumers
o Collaborate and consult with other providers and entities in the provision of best care services to consumers
o Attend monthly RBWO meeting or provide treatment summary for group home clients.
o Attend monthly Child & Family Team Meetings (CFTM) or provide treatment summary for client’s receiving wrap services.
o Advocate on behalf of clients with other agencies to include coordinating services to patients.
o Monitor the provision of services provided
• Specific services to consumers
o Provide therapy for adults, children and families who are referred to the CHRIS Counseling Center
o Demonstrate exceptional engagement skills and clinical expertise in providing trauma-focused mental health treatment to target client population
o Provide evidence-based trauma-informed individual treatment to Center clients of all ages who meet criteria for trauma services
o Manage clinical caseload. Number of clients on caseload is based on frequency of sessions
o Use preventive intervention techniques when needed to prevent injury (to self or others)
o Provide outpatient services to include providing individual counseling, family counseling/training and/or group counseling/training to consumers with MH, co-occurring or substance abuse disorders as classified by the DSM IV/V TR
o Provide CSI services to children and families receiving Medicaid funded services
• Documentation Requirements
o Timely documentation of all case activities in accordance with Center policy
o Maintain detailed case files and other documentation in 100% compliance with standards
o Complete Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) applications as needed
o Complete monthly summaries for clients in DFCS custody or those receiving wrap services
• Additional Requirements
o Maintain detailed files, documentation, and billing requirements in a timely manner in accordance with CHRIS 180 policy and compliance standards
o Attend and participate in all meetings and supervision as required and in accordance with CHRIS 180 policy and procedures.
o Adhere to CHRIS 180 Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics, and GA Code
o Maintain consumers’ confidentiality
o Support and maintain an environment of emotional and physical safety for consumers, staff and other stakeholders at all times
o Demonstrate exceptional customer service and maintain certifications/trainings and provide information to HR and Training in a timely manner

Qualifications/Competencies
• Master’s degree in the field of social work, counseling and/or marriage and family therapy and the ability to obtain licensure
• An understanding of the concepts of childcare
• Skilled in providing individual, family and group therapy, Skilled in assisting and maintaining children in their family homes and/or community
• Ability to effectively relate to clients, parents/custodians of all social, economic, ethnic and educational backgrounds, with firmness, fairness and concern
• Solid decision-making ability as related to the safety and well-being of clients, families, community, and staff
• Be guided by precedent and established policy and procedure in decision-making. This person will be required to analyze and react to difficult situations, often while under considerable stress and pressure

• Dependability, emotional stability and physically capable. This position requires some physical functions that are essential to satisfactory performance of the outlined job responsibilities, i.e., sitting, standing, walking, driving, speaking, hearing and the ability to physically restrain (when necessary)
• Ability to recognize when assistance and consultation is needed
• Must be free to travel as the position demands
• Clinical expertise in child development, dysfunction, counseling, treatment planning and diagnosis is required
• Proficient in MS Office

Other
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Technical expertise that allows well informed decisions, usage of available tools and resources and training to execute job responsibilities
• Accountable for work being completed accurately and in a timely manner as well as following up as needed
• Ability to collaborate with other staff to ensure best practices and sound decisions
• Ability to communicate using appropriate tone when corresponding verbally or written (as well as proper usage of grammar and spelling)
• Ability to adapt and adjust to course and be open to new ideas
• Ability to manage workload by having a clear understanding of task/project and set realistic timelines and goals
• Commitment to our vision and mission should be demonstrated in work

Physical Demands
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
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10/07/21 

Tranquil Life Counseling Center, LLC is a group private practice located in Hiram, 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.

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Thriving, well-established private practice in Woodstock, Georgia (near Roswell) seeking licensed clinician to perform intakes and therapy. Population includes wide range of ages and clinical concerns. Clinician must be willing to join major insurance panels. Warm, friendly work environment with administrative and collegial support. Prefer the candidate to be fully-licensed. However, we will consider partially licensed clinicians under one of the psychologists supervision. Significant independence and ability to plan own work hours. Please contact office manager, Teresa Ingram, if interested at 770-592-0150.

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Newport Integrated Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. 

Opening for LPCs, LCSW, LMFT: Headquartered in DeKalb County, Newport Integrated Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is recognized as one of Region 3 providers of Behavioral health Services.
Our Vision:  Our “vision” is collaboration, with the client and his/her family, that supports the strength and self-efficacy of the client to achieve remission of symptoms of Mental illness and to see a pain-free, motivated individual, ready to begin the journey of recovery from Substance dependence.
We are currently seeking a full-time Co-Occurring Disorder Counselor (Must be LCSW, LPC or LMFT) to provide service to our adult residential and outpatient population who require structure and support to achieve and sustain recovery from behavioral related disorders. The Individual selected for this position must be willing to manage change and embrace our vision.
Benefits include:
• Salary ($50,000 - $68,000) Commensurate with experience;
• Includes a benefits package (Insurance  –health, dental & vision);
• Incudes paid time off;
•We are seeking serious candidates only who are willing to adhere to high ethical standards and who understand the need for timely documentation submission (within 48 hours).
If this sounds like you, please send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest to [email protected]
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conducts Diagnostic Assessments, CAMH's, Behavioral Health Assessments and Individualized Service Recovery Planning, Individual, Family, & Group Therapy;
• Coordinates and monitors treatment services for all Co-Occurring individuals according to guidelines;
• Facilitates 2-4 groups weekly, which are targeted to individuals with substance abuse disorders and/or co-occurring disorders of mental illness and substance abuse;
• Prepares and submits documentation accurately and on time within 48 hours of service delivery;
• Participates in Clinical Team Meetings;
• Participates in gathering annual performance data;
• Serves as a member of the Clinical Team and attends meetings weekly;
• Other duties as assigned;
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
• Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the Behavioral Health or related field;
• At least four-five (4-5) years of experience in the behavioral health field;
• Must have acquired all required state licensures - LCSW, LPC, LMFT;
• Must have valid driver’s license.

To learn more about Newport go to www.nibhinc.com

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10/05/21

Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!    SUMMARY:

The Senior Licensed Mental Health (MH) Clinician provides services to people who experience serious mental illness. This includes assessment, recovery focused treatment planning, group and individual training, and group and individual counseling, as well providing crisis intervention if necessary.  May provide clinical quality review of other's work. Provides service coordination and/or linkage to community services that meet the needs of the individual patient/consumer and engages in crisis prevention and management as necessary.  May work in the hospital, outpatient clinic, or community settings, including support provided in the home, at work/school, or in shelters.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in Counseling or Behavioral Sciences is required.
  • Two (2) years of experience with the SPMI and/or Additive Disease population, preferably in a full-time status, is required.
  • Active Georgia LCSW, LPC, or LMFT license is required.   Candidates transferring from another state must obtain Georgia license prior to start date.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 Apply Here: http://u.rfer.us/GMHUn7ByK

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Resumes can be sent to: [email protected]
Community Based and Telehealth Position
Position: Therapist
Location: Dallas, GA and surrounding areas
Education & Experience Required :
• A minimum of 3 years of experience in mental health direct care or social services field. Experience working with children and adults with severe and persistent mental health disorders in a community and in office mental health setting;
• A minimum of a Master’s degree in the fields of human services, counseling, or psychology AND independent licensure or working towards independent licensure as an LPC, LCSW, or LMFT, PHD.
Therapist is responsible for all or part of the following duties :
_______Maintain a caseload as assigned
_______Implement individual and family therapy with each client in office
_______Write treatment plans for each assigned individual and family
_______Track each assigned individual authorizations and submit new authorization requests as needed
_______Attend supervision meeting with Clinical Director
_______Conduct new family orientation within 2 days of case assignment
_______Consult with referral agencies and collateral contacts as needed
_______Identify community linkage resources in preparation for discharge
_______Attend treatment related court hearings
_______Submit all billable and non-billable progress notes within 48 hours
_______Attend investigation reviews of serious incidents related to the clients on your caseload as needed
_______Participate in monthly case and chart reviews with the Clinical Director as needed
_______Submit crisis intervention documentation, if any, daily to the Clinical Director
_______Ability to work non-traditional hours
_______Attend agency monthly meetings/trainings
_______Basic computer skills
_______Additional duties as assigned
You will be required to have the following completed: CPR, CPI, TB test, and Background check
Essential learning courses through Relias Learning

If under supervision with a supervisor of record, we will need a copy of the contract and monthly supervision logs (ongoing)

Job Type: Contract 

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 CPACS Counseling Center is seeking full time or part-time contract therapist for assessments, individual and family therapy in the Norcross area. Must be fully licensed and willing to work with minimal supervision. Flexible work Schedule . If interested, send resume to [email protected]

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 10/04/21

 Northeast GA Counseling, LLC (northeastgacounseling.com) is hiring a FT independent contractor to join our private practice in Buford, GA. The position will allow flexible hours, but would include one evening or weekend day. The position offers fully furnished office space, competitive fee split based on experience and level of licensing, supportive work environment and collaboration with other experienced counselors, administrative support, numerous referrals, EHR, marketing, and billing.

The perfect candidate would work face to face (with a bit of virtual as well), have excellent work skills and independence, have a master’s degree, and a an active license. We are looking to hire both fully licensed LPC, LCSW, or LMFT as well as associate licensed LAPC, LMSW. Please respond by email at [email protected]

 

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Simply put, we are on a large scale mission to bring Christian Healthcare to as many communities as we can beginning with Kennesaw, GA. While we are a business, our heart is ministry.
If you want to join us, we are currently looking for licensed professionals who live out the following 8 values:
MINDFUL: Keeps the WHO and WHY above the WHAT and HOW.
IMAGINATIVE: Joyfully willing to collaborate, explore, and discover ideas with others as image bearers of the Creator.
NOBLE: Possesses a high level of integrity in all areas of life and allows others to hold him/her accountable.
DETERMINED: Sets out to achieve his/her God-given mission regardless of the obstacles.
BRAVE: Moves forward despite fear, doubt, or insecurity.
OPTIMISTIC: Hopes and trusts our Sovereign God to work out all things for our good.
DEPENDABLE: Cares enough to be on time, fully present, and focused on the well-being of the client/patient during each interaction.
YIELDING: Is ready to exchange his/her plans for God's and also has the humility to heed His wisdom.

 

In addition to the above, you will need to possess
1) a Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy
2) A valid Georgia license as a professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or social worker. We can NOT take associate level counselors or interns at this time.

 

Responsibilities and Duties as a Professional Counselor
-Care for clients assigned to your caseload
-Diagnose and treat clients with mental or behavioral health issues
-Guide families and couples experiencing dysfunction
-Create treatment plans
-Refer to other providers if necessary
-Collaborate with the Clinical Director or other counselors on staff on difficult cases
-Maintain accurate records
-Document sessions, phone calls, or other pertinent interactions concerning the client
-Record clinical hours and administrative hours in the timesheet on google drive
-Collaborate with the medical team on clients who are also patients
-Meet with the appropriate primary care provider when needed to discuss treatment
-Develop educational material for the community
-Attend continuing education courses
-Read books and articles concerning counseling field
-As needed and discussed with the clinical director, prepare presentations or attend Q&A sessions

 

COMPENSATION:
PART TIME: $35-45 hourly (based on experience) per clinical hour with individuals and families
Free Primary Care Services for the employee and their legal dependents
Monthly Cell phone Allowance
Bi-Annual Computer Allowance

 

FULL TIME: $50,000 salary**
Monthly Cell phone Allowance
Bi-Annual Computer Allowance
Paid Time Off
Free Primary Care Services for the employee and their legal dependents
Continuing Education Benefits
**once credentialed with the major insurance panels

 

If you want to find out more about us, check out www.mindandbodygroup.com
Looking forward to this journey!

 

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Opening for LPCs, LCSW, LMFT: Headquartered in DeKalb County, STAND, Inc. is recognized as one of metropolitan Atlanta’s leading non-profit organizations focusing on comprehensive services, which include Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient services, HIV, Hepatitis & Substance Abuse Prevention Services, Addictive Disease Peer Support Services, Addiction Recovery Support Services and Domestic Violence.
Our Vision: STAND aspires to be a positive force in creating hope, power and self-determination for underserved individuals suffering from social issues and diseases.
We are currently seeking a full-time Co-Occurring Disorder Counselor (Must be LCSW, LPC or LMFT) to provide service to adults who require structure and support to achieve and sustain recovery from substance related disorders. The Individual selected for this position must willing to embrace our vision to ensure that we accomplish our mission to provide comprehensive solutions and evidenced-based interventions to underserved individuals dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues, HIV, domestic violence and the need for re-entry. In addition, we are seeking serious candidates who understand the need for timely documentation submittal, the importance of empathy and life-long learning in order to give clients the skills necessary to Changing their Lives for the Better.
Benefits include:
• Salary ($50,000 - $58,000) Commensurate with experience;
• Includes a benefits package (Insurance fully paid by agency –health, dental & vision);
• Incudes a retirement match, life insurance & paid time off;
• STAND, Inc. is approved to offer education loan repayment through the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP). The STAR LRP provides up to $250,000 to eligible health professionals including bachelor’s-level SUD counselors and behavioral health paraprofessionals, in exchange for a six-year, full-time service commitment.
We are seeking serious candidates only who are willing to adhere to high ethical standards and who understand the need for timely documentation submittal (within 48 hours).
If this sounds like you, please send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest to info.standinc.com.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conducts Diagnostic Assessments, ANSA's, Behavioral Health Assessments and Individualized Service Recovery Planning with all individuals served while ensuring proper placement of clients within the IOP, AD Peer Support programs based on ASAM Levels;
• Coordinates and monitors treatment services for all Co-Occurring individuals according to guidelines;
• Maintains a caseload of 8-10 individuals, providing structured face-to-face Individual Counseling and Case-Management sessions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains to prevent, overcome, or manage the individual's level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to maintain sobriety;
• Facilitates 2-4 groups weekly, which are targeted to individuals with substance abuse disorders and/or co-occurring disorders of mental illness and substance abuse;
• Prepares and submits documentation accurately and on time within 48 hours of service delivery;
• Participates in Clinical Team Meetings weekly;
• Participates in gathering annual performance data;
• Serves as a member of the Clinical Team and attends meetings weekly;
• Other duties as assigned;
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
• Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the Behavioral Health or related field;
• At least four-five (4-5) years of experience in the behavioral health field;
• Must have acquired all required state licensures - LCSW, LPC, LMFT;
• Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance;

 

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Position: Faculty Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Master of Arts)
Type: Non-tenure-track Faculty
Department: Graduate Studies
Agnes Scott College invites applications for a full-time, open-rank position for its new Master of Arts program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Launching in August 2022, the program centers an intersectional approach to the practice of counseling, with a distinct focus on race, gender, and sexuality, while preparing graduates for licensure as LPCs. The faculty director will administer the program, with responsibility for developing practica sites in the metro-Atlanta area, hiring and supervising additional faculty as the program grows, conducting program assessment and leading the program through the MPCAC accreditation process. Additionally, the director will participate in recruitment activities and support academic advising.
The faculty director will teach four courses per year. Three courses will be in the graduate program, and one course will be an undergraduate psychology course, with possible adjustments in teaching assignment pending enrollment needs. This is a 12-month, full-time non-tenure track faculty position, with a start date of August 1, 2022.
Successful candidates will be licensed or license-eligible as an LPC (or related credentials, e.g., NCC, ACS), and have a doctorate in counseling psychology, counseling education, clinical psychology or a related field (ABD with completion by July 2022 will be considered). Successful candidates will also have experience in program leadership and experience in the counseling field (i.e., counseling experience, clinical supervision, teaching, and/or research in counseling), with a background in how race, gender, sexuality, and other identities inform counseling. Experience working with diverse populations and active involvement with professional societies are preferred qualifications.
Review of applications begins October 1, 2021. To ensure full review of your application, please submit your completed application by October 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be directed to the associate dean for graduate studies, Dr. Kelly Ball ([email protected]) with the subject line “Application: Counseling Director.”
Applications should include a cover letter that addresses a vision for the program, curriculum vitae, and names and contact details for 3 professional references. Additional materials such as a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or a statement of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion may be requested of all candidates as the search progresses.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Official graduate transcripts will be required before hiring. Please note that it is college policy to hire candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States.
Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta. An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

 

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9/29/2021

 

Position: Faculty Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Master of Arts)
Type: Non-tenure-track Faculty
Department: Graduate Studies
Agnes Scott College invites applications for a full-time, open-rank position for its new Master of Arts program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Launching in August 2022, the program centers an intersectional approach to the practice of counseling, with a distinct focus on race, gender, and sexuality, while preparing graduates for licensure as LPCs. The faculty director will administer the program, with responsibility for developing practica sites in the metro-Atlanta area, hiring and supervising additional faculty as the program grows, conducting program assessment and leading the program through the MPCAC accreditation process. Additionally, the director will participate in recruitment activities and support academic advising.
The faculty director will teach four courses per year. Three courses will be in the graduate program, and one course will be an undergraduate psychology course, with possible adjustments in teaching assignment pending enrollment needs. This is a 12-month, full-time non-tenure track faculty position, with a start date of August 1, 2022.
Successful candidates will be licensed or license-eligible as an LPC (or related credentials, e.g., NCC, ACS), and have a doctorate in counseling psychology, counseling education, clinical psychology or a related field (ABD with completion by July 2022 will be considered). Successful candidates will also have experience in program leadership and experience in the counseling field (i.e., counseling experience, clinical supervision, teaching, and/or research in counseling), with a background in how race, gender, sexuality, and other identities inform counseling. Experience working with diverse populations and active involvement with professional societies are preferred qualifications.
Review of applications begins October 1, 2021. To ensure full review of your application, please submit your completed application by October 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be directed to the associate dean for graduate studies, Dr. Kelly Ball ([email protected]) with the subject line “Application: Counseling Director.”
Applications should include a cover letter that addresses a vision for the program, curriculum vitae, and names and contact details for 3 professional references. Additional materials such as a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or a statement of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion may be requested of all candidates as the search progresses.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Official graduate transcripts will be required before hiring. Please note that it is college policy to hire candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States.
Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta. An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

 

 

 

9/29/2021

Piedmont University/Demorest, GA: Director of Counseling position and a full-time counselor position on the site. The counselor position description is here Employment | Piedmont University  Apply - Interfolio. And the director one is here Apply - Interfolio.  looking to fill these by the end of next month.

 

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09/28/2021

Back on Track Counseling in Peachtree City GA is currently seeking an - Independent Contractor LPC or (APC) to join our private practice. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Seeking hard working, dedicated counselor who loves children and enjoys working within the family system to help a child reach his or her goals. This position offers flexible hours, a fully furnished modern/playroom office, a competitive split of clinical fees, a collaborative and supportive work environment with a team of clinical professionals, and access to administrative support for client referrals, marketing, billing, and documentation. Required Licenses Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Practicing Counselor (LPC), or related licensure (APC or eligible to apply), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Education Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling or related field, and have an active license in the state of Georgia. Applicants who are license eligible will also be considered. Office location and practice details 313 Dividend Drive, Peachtree City, GA 30269 Phone: 770-468-3326 https://lnkd.in/d_XnW-9 TO APPLY Qualified applicants, complete application and upload resume located at https://lnkd.in/dPuhH7K

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Open for LPCs, LCSW, LMFT:  Outpatient mental health practice in Gwinnett County seeking a fully-licensed LPC. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be client-focused, possess great time management skills, and detail oriented. The Clinician must be able to function within a team as well as practice independently. All therapy sessions (in-person/virtual) will be conducted in office.

This position is contract based (W-9) and hourly compensation will be based upon clinical work experience. Newly licensed therapist are encouraged to apply.

We also offer a bonus for therapist who are fluent in English and Spanish.

Job duties are, but are not limited to the following;
Practice under the supervision of the Clinical Director
Develop Behavioral Health Assessments, Treatment Plans, Verified Diagnosis, and Client Progress Notes.
Provide clinically sound and accurate documentation.
Communicate effectively utilizing interpersonal skills, empathy, and compassion for all clients.
Provide therapy to clients of all ages, race/ethnicity, background, etc.

Requirements;

Must have an active/unrestricted license of LPC or LCSW in the State of Georgia

Professional liability insurance 1,000,000/3,000,000

Current Teletherapy/Virtual Therapy CEU certification

All candidates may be subject to criminal background check. Candidates must also present proof/verification of a completed COVID-19 vaccination as well as a negative COVID-19 screening upon hire.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship, Contract

COVID-19 considerations:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have increased our safety measures for staff and clients. Some of those measures are mandatory masks, temperature screening, sanitizing before/after each session, limited seating, and virtual therapy sessions.

Please send your resume to: [email protected]

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Macon, Georgia and Hiram, Georgia.   Position Description    email resume to: [email protected]

 We are currently searching for Fully Licensed Clinicians in Georgia to join us as we continue to expand our practice and our reach within the community. We are looking for a dedicated and self-driven clinician that loves working with children, teens, and young adults. You must be a trauma-informed therapist with experience and specialization in working with marginalized and underserved populations.

 Although we serve clients of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, the majority of our clients of color prefer to see a therapist of color, as well. The ideal therapist would have additional training or certifications in their area of specialty (or willing to pursue these certifications) and work with Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, and Families; as well as a therapist of color or a racial trauma-informed non-POC/anti-racist therapist, who is culturally, ethnically, and racially sensitive, inclusive, and aware. Therapists with experience with children, adolescents, and young adults, utilizing creative approaches, such as EMDR, Brainspotting, IFS, DBT, play therapy, yoga therapy, and/or other expressive therapies are strongly preferred. Therapist MUST be willing to see clients across the lifespan (preference given to those open to seeing children and adolescents). Fully licensed therapists MUST also be willing to be paneled on at least 2 insurance panels.

 

Some referrals will are provided, but you must be willing to participate in actively growing your caseload. All applicants must be comfortable working in a diverse, team-oriented environment, with regular consultations, staff meetings, and occasional marketing events, as well as work evenings and weekends.

Requirements

  • Will strive to maintain a full caseload (20-25) clients per week
  • Applicants should have a minimum of a master’s degree in a counseling related program.

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Eagle’s Landing Christian Counseling Center is always growing and looking for fully licensed professionals (LPCs) who are interested in working on our team. The appropriate candidate will:

  1. Be fully licensed and eligible for insurance panels.
  2. Be familiar with, trained in, and/or experienced in spiritual integration (McMinn, Entwistle, etc.)
  3. Have a personality that lends itself to connecting with clients and working as a ministry team.
  4. Enjoy working independently and showing initiative, but as a part of a team/family.
  5. Be prepared to work as an independent contractor.
  6. Candidates will have attended training in Strategic Trauma and Abuse Recovery and believe in the model and want to promote trauma recovery with their clients. If they have not attended prior to application, they will have a plan for attending at their own expense with-in 6 months of signing a contract with ELCCC.
  7. Candidates will be familiar with and believe in the mission and vision of ELCCC and be willing to agree to the statement of faith. Visit our website at www.ELCCC.org.

ELCCC has offices in McDonough (main), Covington, and Locust Grove, Georgia. We will consider part-time in person and part-time online. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Denice Colson, Ph.D. at [email protected].

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9/27/2021 

Eagle’s Landing Christian Counseling Center is always growing and looking for fully licensed professionals (LPCs) who are interested in working on our team. The appropriate candidate will:

  1. Be fully licensed and eligible for insurance panels.
  2. Be familiar with, trained in, and/or experienced in spiritual integration (McMinn, Entwistle, etc.)
  3. Have a personality that lends itself to connecting with clients and working as a ministry team.
  4. Enjoy working independently and showing initiative, but as a part of a team/family.
  5. Be prepared to work as an independent contractor.
  6. Candidates will have attended training in Strategic Trauma and Abuse Recovery and believe in the model and want to promote trauma recovery with their clients. If they have not attended prior to application, they will have a plan for attending at their own expense with-in 6 months of signing a contract with ELCCC.
  7. Candidates will be familiar with and believe in the mission and vision of ELCCC and be willing to agree to the statement of faith. Visit our website at www.ELCCC.org.

ELCCC has offices in McDonough (main), Covington, and Locust Grove, Georgia. We will consider part-time in person and part-time online. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Denice Colson, Ph.D. at [email protected].

9/20/21

Second Chance Counseling is seeking part-time contract therapist for assessments, individual and family therapy in the Martinez Ga area. Must be fully licensed and willing to work with minimal supervision. Willingness to provide TeleMental health services is a plus. Schedule is very flexible. If interested, send resume to [email protected]

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Inpatient Primary Therapist - Adult Population Job #: 21-1203 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
$2,500 Sign-on Bonus for Master's Level (no license)
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

9/17/2021

Job opening in Cartersville, GA. Groups is an outpatient opioid use disorder treatment program that focuses on a mix of evidence-based MAT and group therapy that helps our members reach their recovery goals. Groups is currently looking for an Independently Licensed Counselor to join our Cartersville, GA team! This is our first location in Georgia so it would be an exciting role to help spearhead and grand open our office.
The Groups Recover Together treatment model is unique. Our Counselors lead the treatment team along with support of a medical provider, office manager, and a Care Navigation team that provide a collaborative approach to treatment for our members.
The link to the job posting that we would like to use is provided: Licensed Admissions Counselor in Cartersville, Georgia | Careers at Cartersville (icims.com)

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The Training and Counseling Center at St. Luke’s is excited to offer a residency program beginning this fall. We are a nonprofit that offers affordable counseling services for the community and we are committed to providing an opportunity for therapists in training to receive affordable quality supervision.
Qualifications, application requirements, and educational fees. The applicant for the residency program must have completed a master’s degree in the field of counseling, marriage and family therapy, or social work. We encourage that every applicant read and ask any questions needed about TACC’s mission and have a strong interest in the mission to provide counseling services to all who seek affordable care. We also ask that applicants who are chosen for the residency program be available to schedule between 10-20 clients per week, and make the necessary accommodations for supervision (provided by a CPCS) , didactic, and meetings. Residents will be provided guidance on how to maintain any necessary record keeping, and residents will participate in rotation of telephone duty. TACC does not provide after-hours crisis support.
Application requirements include:
• Graduate college transcript
• Previous practicum/internship/work experience with providing psychotherapy
• Residents must either be eligible and/or have passed their graduate/post graduate exam for licensure
• Resume/curriculum vitae
• Non-refundable $60 application fee
• One personal and two professional references from prior supervisors (all whom are familiar with your clinical work experience )
• Must pass a criminal background check
• Obtain professional liability insurance
• Commitment of 1–3 years to participate in the training program
• A personal statement of reasons the applicant chose TACC for residency
TACC also requires residents to attend and a one day orientation to review handbooks and sign supervision contracts
Educational fees as a part of your residency experience will go towards the individual and group supervision, didactic training/workshops, and administrative fees, and will serve as an overall investment towards your educational experience
This is a paid independent contractor position.
Contact our clinical director for inquiries at [email protected] or visit our website https://trainingandcounselingcenter.org/counseling-tacc/residency/
Residency Application Link https://trainingandcounselingcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Residency-Application.docx

Resident Reference Form Link https://trainingandcounselingcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Resident-Reference-Form.docx

9/14/21

 Description. Position : Intensive Family Intervention (IFI) Team Leader and Therapist.

Office Location : Work Remotely. Contracted Position
Job Description :
Must be willing to provide community based therapy services in Gwinnett county
Must be able to provide individual and family therapy to each client at least 1-2x weekly in the home, school, or community.
Must be open to utilizing Telehealth option until no longer allowed by DBHDD (COVID-19 provision)
Must be strong in completing safety plans and discharge summaries
Must have knowledge about BIRP note documentation and clinical documentation
Must have knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques and family therapy techniques
Must be organized, can complete tasks in a timely manner, and take direction well
Must have reliable transportation, internet, computer, telephone
Must be able to conduct a weekly, 1 hour, IFI team staffing/meeting and team supervision in the office
Must be self-motivated, be able to lead a small team, and provide supervision to counselors and paraprofessionals
MUST BE Fully licensed as LPC, LCSW, or LMFT (please do not apply if you do not hold license as this position requires a fully licensed individual, thank you)
Full time case load currently available
Additional Compensation is $50 weekly for completion of team meeting and supervision with team.
Must be available to start within 2 weeks

 Job Type: Contract

Salary: $50.00 /hour
Job Types: Full-time

 send resumes to this email address ([email protected]

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 Our Team

We are an Academic & ADHD coaching practice in the Atlanta area, which was founded in 2013 to help teens & young adults earn better grades with less stress by developing personalized strategies to improve their executive functioning skills and learn better strategies for studying, time management, organization, and stress management.
We are a small, close-knit team that is committed to supporting each other both personally and professionally...we believe that in order to truly support our students in becoming their best selves we need to be working to improve ourselves as well.
Our Coaches
We are looking for friendly, energetic, inspiring coaches who have a talent for connecting with and motivating middle school, high school, and college students and helping them adopt the mindset and habits they need to reach their goals.
You will be an ideal candidate for this position if you are...
• A college graduate with at least 1 year of real-world experience in ADHD or executive function coaching, academic coaching, study skills coaching, counseling, teaching, tutoring, professional organizing, or sports coaching
• Located in the Atlanta area, and able to meet with students at our two office locations in North Druid Hills and Roswell
• Available at least 12-15 hours / week, including after school and on weekends
• A friendly and approachable “people person” who enjoys connecting with others and figuring out the best way to inspire and motivate them.
• An optimist by nature who is always able to see the bright side in any situation, and inspires others with your positive energy & enthusiasm.
• Someone who is committed to personal development and is fascinated by learning about topics like organization, productivity tools, learning & memory strategies, and the psychology of peak performance.
• Well-spoken, and able to clearly communicate complex ideas in a way that others can understand.
• Someone others can count on to stay calm in a crisis and mediate conflicts by patiently listening and trying to understand both sides of the story.
• Reliable, organized, proactive, and attentive to details. You love getting things done, enjoy feeling productive, and love creating order out of chaos.
• Internally motivated, and committed to doing excellent work even when no one is watching.
• At your best when you’re surrounded by a team of hardworking, motivated colleagues who are doing their best and want to help you do the same
• Excited about joining an organization that is making an impact, where you can make a difference in the lives of students and their families.
• Someone who doesn’t have the time, energy, or desire to create a business of your own, but likes the idea of joining and playing a key role in a small, growing company.
• Interested in a long-term position with a close-knit team of collaborative colleagues who are committed to learning, laughing, and growing together and supporting each other in reaching our personal + professional goals.
Responsibilities & Expectations
You will join our team on a part-time basis as an independent contractor, and work directly with our Founder and Training Director to learn how to effectively coach middle, high school and college students to help them learn to earn better grades with less stress.
As an Academic & ADHD coach, you will have an opportunity to make a positive difference in the day-to-day lives of students and their families by working 1:1 with teens and young adults and empowering them to reach their goals by improving their time management, organization, mindset, and study skills.
Some examples of your responsibilities will include…
• Meeting 1:1 with students for weekly coaching sessions, and collaborating with them to create systems + strategies that will help them reach their goals
• Identifying + planning the most important topics to cover in each session
• Writing & emailing session summaries to parents after meetings
• Checking in with students by text or email between sessions
• Meeting with parents for check-in calls to discuss students’ progress
• Monitoring students’ grades and online progress reports
• Reaching out to students’ teachers, counselors, and/or tutors, as needed
• Attending regular team meetings & training sessions
There is a paid training period for all new coaches, during which you will work closely with our founder to learn the ins and outs of leading students through the coaching process.
After this initial training period, we will identify the days and times that will be ideal for your schedule, and begin matching you with students. We will gradually add students to your schedule over your first 2-3 months, so you have plenty of time to get comfortable with the coaching process and build strong relationships with each of your students and their families.
The starting rate for our new coaches is $35 - $40 / session.
TO APPLY: Please complete the application here - https://creating-positive-futures.breezy.hr/p/7aa54c910748-academic-adhd-coach-for-teens-counselor-teacher-tutor/apply
Please note that if your primary goal for this position is to get a side job where you can quickly earn some extra money, we are NOT going to be the best fit for you. Learning to be a truly effective coach is a challenge, and requires far more practice and dedication than most other part-time jobs!
However, if you are looking for a part-time position where you are constantly learning and growing both personally and professionally, with flexible hours and a close-knit group of positive, supportive colleagues, and a sense of purpose where the work you are doing every day is making a difference in peoples’ lives, this will be the perfect opportunity for you! 

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9/10/21

Tranquility Counseling Services located near downtown Woodstock Ga has a contract position available for a highly qualified clinician.
• Full Time or Part Time available
• Must be able to exhibit exceptional ethics and integrity
• Must maintain liability (mal-practice insurance)
• Fully licensed - Must be willing to accept insurance
• Supervision / Consultation available if needed
To be considered please submit your resume, and a cover letter briefly describing your passion as a clinician along with your career goals.
Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

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FOUR OPENINGS: SUPERIOR COURT OF DEKALB COUNTY GEORGIA
DeKalb County Accountability Courts

 1. Counselor - Veterans Treatment Court

Closing Date: Friday, September 17, 2021
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
With a focus on high-risk individuals, the Counselor will provide individual counseling for our Veterans Treat-ment Court participants and complete risk and clinical assessments, and evidence based group therapy.
• Develop and update individual treatment plans.
• Maintain supporting documentation for participants.
• Work within a multi-disciplinary Accountability Court Treatment Team to monitor participants’ pro-gress throughout the program.
• Available to conduct evening groups 2-3 nights per week.
• Attend weekly court sessions (times may vary).
• 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).
• On-call rotation as assigned.

 

Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:
Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Criminal Justice or related field preferred. LMSW, LCSW or LPC required (CADC II or CAC II can only be used alongside licensure). A minimum of five (5) years of experience working with Veterans in the criminal justice system, addiction counseling or related field. Prefer direct experience working within a accountability court model and experience with delivering evidence-based practices. Preference will be given to those who are certified in Thinking for a Change, Cognitive Be-havioral Intervention for Substance Users (CBI-SU), Prime Solutions, Seeking Safety, TREM and/or MRT.
Skill Requirements:
• Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
• Effective conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
• Effective stress and time management skills.
• Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
• Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity.

 

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2. Counselor - Drug Court (Multiple Positions)
Closing Date: Friday, September 17, 2021
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
With a focus on high-risk individuals, the Counselor will provide individual counseling for Accountability Court participants and facilitate evidence-based manualized curriculums in group settings.
• Develop and update individual treatment plans.
• Maintain supporting documentation for participants.
• Work within a multi-disciplinary Accountability Court Treatment Team to monitor participants’ pro-gress throughout the program.
• Available to conduct evening groups 2-3 nights per week.
• Attend weekly court sessions and staffing (times may vary).
• Maintain confidentiality regarding all participants, converstions and referrals.
• Maintain compliance with all department/program policies and procedures.
• Conduct random drug screens (via same-sex observations).
• Able to take weekend/holiday on call per rotation.

 

Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Criminal Justice or related Field preferred. LMSW, LCSW, LAPC, LPC, CADC II or CAC II required. A minimum of five (5) years of experience working with-in the criminal justice system, addiction counseling or related field. Prefer direct experience working within a accountability court model and experience with delivering evidence-based preatices. Preference will be given to those who are certified in Thinking for a Change, CBI-SU ( University of Cinncinati), Prime Solutions, Seeking Safety, TREM and/or MRT.
Skill Requirements:
• Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
• Effective conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
• Effective stress and time management skills.
• Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
• Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity.

 



SUPERIOR COURT OF DEKALB COUNTY GEORGIA
DeKalb County Accountability Courts

 

3. Clinical Coordinator (Multiple Positions)

 


Closing Date: Friday, September 17, 2021
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages and coordinates the clinical and/or treatment services for the DeKalb County Accountability Courts, which is comprised of a Drug Court, Mental Health Court and a Veterans Treatment Court. Will provide individual counseling for Accountability Court participants and facilitate evidence-based curriculums in group settings. Supervises additional treatment staff and the development of treatment plans clinical recommendations, and delivery of evidence-based curriculums (T4C, CBI, MRT, etc.)
• Manages and coordinates the clinical/treatment services.
• Conducts clinical and risk evaluations of appropriate referrals and assigns caseloads to treatment staff under his/her supervision.
• Oversees and evaluates treatment professionals in the case management and treatment of emotional, cognitive, developmental, behavioral, and interpersonal disorders, and substance use disorders.
• Provide individual and group treatment sessions.
• Available to conduct evening groups 2-3 nights per week.
• Responsible for developing and monitoring individual treatment plans, providing clinical recommendations, and coordinating treatment services.
• Attends weekly treatment staffing’s, court appearances, etc. Conduct individual and group treatment sessions.
• Maintains procedures for confidentiality, release of criminal history information, and program adherence to and compliance with established Federal, State and local standards and guidelines.
• Assesses program needs and recommends changes to enhance and increase effectiveness.
• Conduct random drug screens (via same sex observations).
• On call rotation as assigned.

 

Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:
Master’s degree in Public or Judicial Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work or related field preferred. LCSW or LPC required. A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in the criminal justice system, social work, therapeutic evaluation or related field. Prefer 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-SU (University of Cincinnati), Prime Solutions, Seeking Safety, Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM), and/or MRT (Moral Recognition Therapy).

 


SUPERIOR COURT OF DEKALB COUNTY GEORGIA
DeKalb County Accountability Courts
Clinical Coordinator (Multiple Positions)
Skill Requirements:
• Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
• Effective conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
• Effective stress and time management skills.
• Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
• Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity.

 

Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary summary and references to the Accountability Courts Director, Lasheika Kassa at [email protected] and copy Deputy Director, Connie Morris at [email protected] All information should be submitted by close of business, Friday, September 17, 2021. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

4. Counselor - Mental Health Court

 



Closing Date: Friday, September 17, 2021
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
With a focus on high-risk individuals, the Counselor will provide individual counseling for Accountability Court participants and facilitate evidence-based manualized curriculums in group settings.
• Develop and update individual treatment plans.
• Maintain supporting documentation for participants.
• Work within a multi-disciplinary Accountability Court Treatment Team to monitor participants’ progress throughout the program.
• Available to conduct evening groups 2-3 nights per week.
• Attend weekly court sessions times may vary).
• 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).
• On-call rotation as assigned.

 

Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Criminal Justice or related Field preferred. LMSW, LCSW, LAPC, LPC, CADC II or CAC II required. A minimum of five (5) years of experience working within the criminal justice system, addiction counseling or related field. Prefer direct experience working within a accountability court model and experience with delivering evidence-based practices. Preference will be given to those who are certified in Thinking for a Change, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Substance Users (CBI-SU), Prime Solutions, Seeking Safety and/or MRT.
Skill Requirements:
• Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
• Effective conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
• Effective stress and time management skills.
• Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
• Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity.

 


Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary summary and references to the Accountability Courts Director, Lasheika Kassa at [email protected] and copy Deputy Director, Connie Morris at [email protected] All information should be submitted by close of business, Friday, September 17, 2021. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

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9/08/2021

 

We are seeking people who want to make a difference in the Georgia Tech community. While formal degrees and certifications are considered, experience working in mental health and other caring professions is key.

The Safety Ambassador is a part-time role with hours and days flexible. Community outreach and engagement in many forms will take place most days, while still having the ability to be present and help people in crisis when needed.

Current or ability to possess a current license in the State of Georgia and/or certification in professional counseling, clinical social work, or mental health/substance use is preferred. However, solid interpersonal and presentation skills are a must!

Please email a current resume’ to Tim Sharples at [email protected] to start the process or inquire on any other details.

 

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Bel Esprit Psychotherapy & Consultation, LLC . Atlanta, Georgia 30326

 

RE: Hiring Contractors for quality-driven, group practice headquartered in the State of Georgia. Numerous opportunities are for clinicians throughout the USA.

 

Seeking fully licensed therapists (post-licensure of 2 years minimum is required) as well as MAC-credentialed addiction counselors to work in outpatient, IOP, PHP, and inpatient or residential environments. Our administrative offices are located in the prestigious Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, GA.

 

If you’re interested in growing professionally, please email your resume’ or CV + a Letter of Interest to
Sherry Simpson by email: [email protected]

 

09/07/21

 Hiring Contractors for expanding group practice in Kingsland, GA.

Seeking fully licensed therapists to work in a private practice specializing in children and teens. Play therapy experience or RPT credential is highly desired. If interested please contact Lindsay Bottoms by email: [email protected]

 

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New Horizons Treatment Center, a Medicated Assisted Treatment Center in Rome Georgia is looking for a fully licensed LPC. Great hours 5 am to 12:30 pm. Benefits include paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance, paid major holidays, and a competitive salary. For more information please email resumes to Kim Henderson at [email protected] Please include contact information and 2 or 3 dates ypu can interview.

 

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Hiring: Licensed Psychotherapist (LCSW, LPC, PhD, PsyD)
Awaken Counseling, LLC – Marietta

Awaken Counseling is a thriving private practice in Marietta and is looking for a part time therapist to full time therapist. This is a contract position.

Qualified candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, LCSW, or LPC and be licensed to practice in Georgia. We ARE considering associate licensed therapists (LAPC, LMSW, MFT).

Pay: up to $84.00 per hour

●Applicants credentialed with major insurance panels is a plus.
● Hold an active GA counseling license.
● Ability to work day/early evening hours based on client schedule.
● Desire to expand or enter private practice.

We provide marketing, referrals, receptionist support, insurance billing, scheduling and a flexible schedule. Compensation will surpass "competitive" and is more than average. Ability to help you fill your caseload quickly as the practice is thriving and many referrals are available. The therapist hired will work alongside the Director.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: Kristina Murr at Awaken Counseling. Email: [email protected]

 


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9/02/21 

HIGHLAND Rivers HEALTH  We are hiring!   School-based Therapists.   Floyd & Paulding Counties 

 Opportunities for LPC, LCSW, & LMFT    $2,500 Sign on Bonus!    

For mor information:   https://highlandrivershealth.com/Careers    

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HIGHLAND Rivers HEALTH    We are hiring!     Outpatient Therapists.    Bartow, Floyd , Polk, & Paulding Counties 

 AND  COMMUNITY – BASED CASE MANAGERS     Polk  & Paulding Counties   

Opportunities for LPC, LCSW, & LMFT  

$2,500 Sign on Bonus!     For mor information:   https://highlandrivershealth.com/Careers

8/31/2021

SIGN ON BONUS $20,000  for ALL Associate Clinical Therapist-Partial Hospitalizations Program (Evenings) #21-1032 www.tanner.org
Full time, with great signing bonus of $20,000.
Locations WillowBrooke Hosptial
2nd Shift Evenings leaves time to be with family. M-F 12:30 Pm to 8:30 AM. Summer Hours are M-F 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
APPLY TODAY www.Tanner.org

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SIGN ON BONUS for ALL Primary Therapist/Child and Adolescent (Evenings) www.tanner.org
Full time, with great signing bonus of up to $10,000.
Locations such as Villa Rica, short drive from Metro Atlanta or WillowBrooke Hospital
2nd Shift Evenings leaves time to be with family. M-F 12:30 Pm to 8:30 AM. Summer Hours are M-F 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
APPLY TODAY www.Tanner.org

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SIGN ON BONUS for ALL - Not licensed yet, this one is for you as you may have a bonus too. 

 Behavioral Health Lead Program Therapist (Evenings)    www.tanner.org

 Full time, with great signing bonus of up to $10,000.

 Locations such as WillowBrooke Hospital

 2nd Shift Evenings leaves time to be with family.  M-F 12:30 Pm to 8:30 AM. Summer Hours are M-F 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

 APPLY TODAY  www.Tanner.org

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 8/26/21

LPC: Step Up on Second, a nationally recognized non-profit mental health and housing provider currently has an opportunity for a Clinician/Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia.
REPORTS TO: Program Manager HOURS: Full Time CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
Resumes should be sent to:
[email protected]

SUMMARY: The Clinician/Therapist is a licensed mental health professional whose primary role provides direct therapeutic and case management services to homeless adults with psychiatric disabilities to assist them in improving or maintaining their current level of functioning to ensure housing retention in permanent supported housing.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The following reflects essential functions for this job but does not restrict other tasks, which may be assigned.
Direct Service and Client Care:
• Will provide the primary mental health services to members who are Medicaid eligible for billing purposes.
• Designated lead clinician for cases. Actively outreach clients on caseload and ensure engagement in services.
• Manage a client case load and assume all job duties as specified for a Clinician/Therapist position, including the following:
o If a LCSW, complete comprehensive bio-psycho-social evaluations of level of functioning, support network, adequacy of living arrangements, financial status, physical health, level of self-care; complete Adult Initial Assessments and make a provisional diagnosis in concert with the psychiatrist.
o Conduct client and/or family centered support; when appropriate and needed by the program participants may provide individual and/or group therapy and use Evidence Based Therapies such as Seeking Safety, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Focused CBT or Critical Time Intervention.
• Meet weekly, monthly and quarterly billing quota as presented by Program Manager. Maintain integrity and achieve those clinical outcomes of the assigned program.
• Complete all chart paperwork and maintain documentation according to Medicaid standards of practice in Electronic Health Record – Welligent within prescribed timeframes as outlined in SUOS documentation policy.
• Works more independently with assigned census in coordination with Program Manager.
Quality Assurance and Reporting:
In coordination with the Quality Assurance Director, implement and follow Quality Assurance activities to meet Medicaid Standards and protocols; monitor Electronic and paper documentation and charts; determine and review appropriate use of program services, accuracy of documentation and third-party payment requirements compliance and ensure staff mastery of QA requirements. Authorize or co-sign paperwork.
• Other Duties as assigned.

SKILLS: Knowledge of or experience with DSM V diagnoses, assessment of level of functioning, DMH documentation, EBP’s such as Motivational interviewing, DBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, Trauma Informed Care, Housing First, etc. Ability to work independently and on a collaboratively team. Initiative and solution focused practice. Uses good time management skills and resources to balance case load direct service and paperwork.

QUALIFICATIONS: LCSW, LPC, LMSW or LMFT in good standing with the Georgia Licensing Board. Experience working with adults experiencing mentally health issues in a community setting. Must have experience to supervise master level students or pre-licensed staff. Case management experience is essential, also having the ability to chart member progress to meet documentation requirements. Candidate must have own transportation and current Georgia driver’s license and insurance with a good driving record.

Disclaimer: Work with the homeless population whether on the streets, in shelters or other places of habitation or services, may present inherent challenges and difficulties such as: exposure to bed bugs or other infestations, unpleasant smells or odors, unclean individuals or homes due to homelessness or mental health symptoms or poverty. While Step Up as an agency strives to protect all employees from adverse events, Step Up is not responsible for rectifying the
outcome of such exposures and considers this the nature of the field-based environment and
Workplace. Step Up utilizes the principles of trauma-informed care and mental health recovery. These principles inform our Core Values of Hope, Wellness, Voice and Choice, Respect, and Collaborative Relationships. As representatives of Step Up, employees agree to adhere to these values in their interactions with members, colleagues, supervisors, and associated community members.

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The Council of Accountability Court Judges is pleased to share the following job announcements.

Statewide Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Coordinator

Behavioral Health Clinician I

Behavioral Health Clinician II

Clinical Coordinator

Case Manager

Additional accountability court career opportunities can be found on the CACJ website. LINK HERE

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Guidance Counselor Department: Middle Learning

Reports to: Middle Learning Principal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
7:30 am – 3:30 pm Positions Supervised: N/A
Job Status: Full time FLSA Status: Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Middle Learning Guidance Counselor’s main goal is to collaborate with the principal in providing instructional and emotional support for students, parents, and faculty. S/he will serve as an instructional leader and also help organize and coordinate various school activities.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
●Plan and organize ML advisory groups
●Counsel students to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems
●Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to discuss student’s progress, resolve behavioral, academic, and other problems, and to determine priorities for students and their resource needs
●Implement SEL curriculum through classroom instruction and Advisory program
●Provide Comprehensive Sex Education to all grades and substance abuse prevention education to 7th and 8th grade students.
●Implement early intervention plans
●Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur
●Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, school policies and administrative guidelines
●Counsel students regarding educational issues, such as course and program selection, class scheduling, school adjustment
●Coordinate special programs and classes
●Organize parent education opportunities throughout school year
●Read admissions files and sit on admissions committee
●Speak to parents at various school events
●Advocate for students at meetings with parents and teachers
●Read progress reports
●Organize various student events
●Attend all meetings about and for individual students; attend team meetings
●Collaborate with the teachers, learning specialists, principal and other school staff
●Consult on and advise in curricular discussions & decisions

 

Education: Master’s degree in psychology, social work or
counseling required; licensed and certified counselor preferred

 

Experience: 3+ years as a middle school counselor or working with preteens and teenagers

Competencies:
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
Ability to set clear boundaries for students
Adherence to the highest standards of confidentiality
Demonstrated ability to reach out and connect with students
Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
Strong decision making, analytical and organizational skills Licenses and Certifications:
LPC, LCSW or related credential (must meet Georgia Licensing requirements)
Specialized Skills and Knowledge:
Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology including familiarity and experience with data bases including data entry and report generation, spreadsheets, presentation software (Microsoft Office Suite)

 

 

 

 

8/25/21

Mayer Counseling Services is looking for a Mental Health Licensed Therapist. The office is located in Marietta, GA. If you are interested in providing therapy to children, adults and couples in a private practice setting, feel free to contact me for details.
Keisha Mayer, LPC
Mayer Counseling Services
[email protected]
404-453-8255

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Pathways Transition Programs, INC (PTP) seeks career behavioral health candidates to protect children and strengthen families.

Founded in 1991, PTP is a private mental health services provider for children and their families. Our three office locations (Decatur, Lawrenceville, and Watkinsville) serve more than 20 north-central Georgia counties. PTP staff consists of a diverse group of over 80 full-time professionals that include licensed psychiatrists, licensed psychologists, licensed counselors, licensed social workers, and a team of highly trained and supervised behavioral aides.

Current Openings:
Licensed (License Eligible) Counselor or Social Worker

Location:
We expect growth this year! Accepting resumes for all locations and offices.

Brief job description:
o Provide in-home, school-based, and/or office-based counseling services
o Part-time and Full-time positions available
o Collaborate with children, families, schools, and other community members to treatment goals and build skills
o Comply with all payor and PTP service documentation requirements using our state of the art, HIPAA-compliant, electronic medical record system (CareLogic)
o Attend supervision, clinical team meetings, and participate at regular agency trainings
Why work at PTP?
o Preventative Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance plans and various supplemental benefits are available including 401K
o Career development and licensure supervision provided
o Supportive management team (owned and operated by clinicians) and coworkers
o Free CEU offerings annually

Why work at PTP - I’m fully licensed?
o Credentialing services--private panel credentialing services
o Opportunities for private practice style work (build a schedule of in-office clients without the liability and cost of owning your own business)
o Opportunity to build lasting community partnerships and professional relationships

What do our staff say?
o “I love working here. I think that Pathways is a very special place.”
o “It’s amazing what you can do as a social worker if you have the right support. I have that support at Pathways. People are very engaged here…”
o “[We] have really good training to make sure that we get updates and changes. There’s also a focus on clinical growth.”
o “What’s been good for me at Pathways is that I get to refine my practice.”
o “Supervisors are always reachable and helpful.”

How can I be considered for PTP employment?
o Submit cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected]

 

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www.youth-spark.org

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Position: Clinical Director
Post Date: August 23, 2021


OPPORTUNITY
youthSpark, Inc. seeks an experienced Clinician for our Youth Services Center. The ideal candidate will have familiarity serving at-risk youth who have experienced a myriad of vulnerabilities; as well as experience working with the juvenile justice and/or child welfare systems. This is a new position to offer opportunity to obtain clinical supervision for advanced licensure. The Clinician will work alongside the Center’s supervising staff.

POSITION PURPOSE
The roles and responsibilities of the Clinician include:
1. Conducting one-on-one supervision of client assessments and clinical treatment plans for youth served by the Center in compliance with evidence-based practices and the organization’s mission.
2. Reviewing individual action plans and recommending any additional behavioral health services for youth served by the Center and provide clinical oversight to the Center’s case managers.
3. Referring youth (and their families when appropriate) to external agencies for behavioral health treatment and other necessary services.
4. Conducting crisis intervention for youth walk-ins served by the Center when appropriate.
5. Participating in multidisciplinary team meetings for youth served by the Center.
6. Managing quarterly or annual continuing education for all Center staff in compliance with
organization and HIPAA standards.

QUALIFICATIONS
● Advanced or Doctoral Degree in a behavioral science (social work, psychology, sociology, or
human services), Licensed Counselor, or credentialed equivalent
● At least 6 years of work experience in social services, victim services, or youth development
● Experience with trauma-informed care
● Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment with a flexible schedule
● Ability to interact with vulnerable youth/families and navigate child-serving systems
● Experience with crisis management, intervention, and resolution techniques


SKILLS & EXPECTATIONS
● Strong time management skills
● Strong organization and written/verbal communication skills
● Ability to work nontraditional and on-call hours with challenging youth and families
● Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
● Microsoft office proficiency
● Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
● Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Please email cover letter with salary requirements and resume to [email protected]
Please no phone calls or direct mail.

youthSpark, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. youthSpark, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action
measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

 

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Looking for work/life balance and an exciting new opportunity? Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC) has it all for our physicians and providers…
Here at AAPHC we are looking to expand our Behavioral Health team, come grow with us!
Education, Training and Experience Required:
• Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia or willingness to obtain licensure
Benefits for Our Physicians & Providers
• No Holidays, No Weekends
• Outpatient only
• Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
• Short and Long Term Disability
• Paid Holidays/Vacation, Sick and CME Time
• CME Allowance
• Relocation Allowance
• Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
• Malpractice Insurance at No Cost (FTCA)
About Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC)
• Celebrating 42 years of caring for our community
• Mission-driven, progressive physician group
• Committed to providing quality health care to all residents in Southwest Georgia
• Level III Patient Centered Medical Home
• Focused on quality improvement and exceptional patient experience
• Focused on creating a work atmosphere that supports work/life balance
About Our Southwest Georgia Community
• The metropolitan hub of Southwest Georgia bustling with southern charm
• Dining, shopping, and entertainment center of Southwest Georgia
• Albany Museum of Art
• Albany Theater
• Albany Symphony
• Chehaw Animal Park and BMX Bike Park
• Riverfront Park & Aquarium
• Close to Gulf Coast and Atlantic beaches
• Short Drive to the Georgia Mountains
• Finest Quail Hunting in the Nation
• Short Drive to the city of Atlanta for shopping and sporting events
• Two of Georgia’s seven wonders, including the Little Grand Canyon and Radium Springs, are right in Albany’s backyard

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuV9pC4SM5Th8rLGwKrnbSw - Our YouTube channel

 

www.albanyga.com –link to Albany Chamber website
www.choosealbany.com –link to EDC website

 


We are a multi-disciplinary healthcare provider and provide continuity of care as well as comprehensive services.This is an outpatient position. M-F, 8-5. No weekends, call or holidays. Our mission is quality healthcare for everyone and we have a sliding fee scale. We are the region’s largest CHC with 26 clinical sites. We are seeking a mission-driven provider who wants to make a difference in the community. We qualify for NHSC loan repayment and FTCA med malpractice free of charge. Apply today via email to: [email protected]

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  8/24/21

REMOTE THERAPIST OPPORTUNITIES - ANY CITY, GEORGIA

Contract Positions and Fulltime for Bilingual Therapists
[email protected]

At Vida, we empower individuals to overcome chronic mental and physical health conditions, once and for all. The impact of chronic conditions on healthcare is immense: in the US alone, chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease drive 80% of the $3 trillion healthcare spending, which is at 18% of GDP. One in 3 individuals has a chronic health condition, and 1 in 4 struggles with mental health.

 

Vida provides expert, personalized, on-demand health coaching and programs from a network of experienced health care providers and leading medical institutions. Vida is a next generation continuous care platform for both consumers and businesses, combining a consumer mobile app, an enterprise care platform offering on demand 24/7 solutions for chronic conditions. Vida platform runs in the cloud, captures real-time data from 100+ devices and apps, and integrates back to the employer, payer, and provider. We are trusted by Fortune 1000 companies, major national payers and large providers to enable their employees live their healthiest lives.

 

**Vida is authorized to do business in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Vida is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more about where Vida is registered.

 

Through our mobile-first platform, coaches and therapists meet one-on-one with clients using video chat and messaging. Coaches and therapists also provide clients with evidence-based clinical programs and self-management tools. By collecting real-time data from the client and their devices, Vida is able to help them manage their progress over time and provide proactive guidance when needed.

 

We are currently looking for therapists who are excited to help our clients better manage their anxiety and depression, use evidence-based approaches, maintain a strong focus on outcomes, and learn from a community of like-minded professionals.

 

• Manage a panel of clients seeking to improve their emotional health using motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and behavioral activation
• Set up touch points with clients and maintain regular contact with them using Vida’s in-app video calls and messaging
• Help clients set relevant and concrete goals and work toward meaningful outcomes
• Use Vida’s content and programs to help clients learn to manage their conditions
• Diligently track your clients’ progress and serve as an accountability partner
• Problem solve with clients, providing ongoing feedback, advice, and encouragement
• Work with a collaborative team including clinical, product, and tech experts
• Maintain records of interactions with clients in keeping with legal standards
• Maintain client confidentiality at all times
Cheers!

 

 

8/23/21

 

Looking for a full time substance abuse counselor with administrative and management experience to manage a small sober living facility with 10 beds. (30 miles East of downtown Atl.) Many of our residents are in Accountability Court Programs ( Drug diversion Court, Veterans Diversion Court, Mental Health Diversion Court) or are recently released from prison and trying to build a new life for themselves sober. We are a 12-step based 501C3 that is completely privately funded. We are very selective in who we accept into our program, but the position still requires a strong mental and emotional constitution to work with a group that can be challenging. Addiction culminates in Jails, Institutions, and death. These men have already fulfilled two of these prophecies. We are here to help them recognize that people do care about them and that there is another way of life that can provide them great opportunity and happiness if they can do the necessary work.

 

Responsibilities would include initial assessments, helping residents identify their needs, establish goals and help them create and implement a plan to achieve those goals. Residents would be met with individually and as a group regularly. The Position would also involve managing the facility.

 

. Applicants must be self motivated ,and very passionate about working with addicts/alcoholics. Tremendous potential for growth, we have been limited by our all-volunteer staff. We are looking for someone who is also interested in helping shape the growth and direction of the organization.

 

We are looking for a minimum of 5 years related experience, Including administrative experience. A strong network in the metro Atlanta recovery and treatment community is preferred for referral purposes.

 Job Type: Full-time.  M-F    9-5pm schedule.  There is a little flexibility with this

 Pay: $45,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year depending on qualifications

 COVID-19 considerations:

Staff is all vaccinated. residents are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated.
a negative COVID test is required for admittance to the house as a resident.
Masks are required for non vaccinated residents.

 Please email Doug at [email protected]

 8/17/2021

 Our organization is currently seeking a full time LPC, hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Interested candidates should be fully licensed, resumes may be forwarded to [email protected].--

Christy Bennett
Office Manager/Community Educator
Leigh-Anne White & Company, LLC
Toombs County Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Initiative
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New Heights Behavioral Consultants-2 Full-time Positions-New Posting (8/16/2021)

New Heights Behavioral Consultants, a Comprehensive Community Based Counseling Agency for over 15 years providing individual, family, group, parenting, couples & marital counseling. We are currently hiring 2 full-time fully licensed therapist positions(25-30 hrs per wk)( LPC, LCSW, LMFT).

1 C&A Therapist Positions and 1 Adult Therapist Positions are mostly available in Metro Atlanta including the following: Clayton, Dekalb, Henry, Coweta, Cobb, S. Fulton, Gwinnett & Spalding Counties. Job Duties/ Responsibilities * Provide individual, family and group counseling using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or other Systems related model. * Provide skills building, brief counseling and crisis counseling as needed to clients. * Provide education to families and empower families to implement effective behavior modifications techniques. * Provide coordination of services with schools, juvenile justice facilities, and child protective services. * Provides consultation to school administration, DFCS case workers, probation officers and judges as a part of service delivery to clients and attend meetings as needed on their behalf. CANS/ANSA certification experience preferred. Pay ranges from $45-$60 per hr depending on experience and employment status. Minimum Qualifications * Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or any other helping field. * Licensed Clinician in the State of Georgia as an LPC, LCSW, OR LMFT * Minimum 1 year of related experience working as a licensed therapist with youth and/or adults with severely emotional, behavioral, or psychological problems. * Working knowledge of clinical operations and procedures. * Experience with Sharenote or similar 3rd party software applications * Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Email resume’s to [email protected] or [email protected]

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $45.00 to $60.00 /hour

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08/11/2021

Looking for work/life balance and an exciting new opportunity? Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC) has it all for our physicians and providers…
Here at AAPHC we are looking to expand our Behavioral Health team, come grow with us! Please email your resume to Ms. Colleen Sullivan in Provider Relations at: [email protected]
Education, Training and Experience Required:
• Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia or willingness to obtain licensure
Benefits for Our Physicians & Providers
• No Holidays, No Weekends
• Outpatient only
• Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
• Short and Long Term Disability
• Paid Holidays/Vacation, Sick and CME Time
• CME Allowance
• Relocation Allowance
• Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
• Malpractice Insurance at No Cost (FTCA)
About Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC)
• Celebrating 42 years of caring for our community
• Mission-driven, progressive physician group
• Committed to providing quality health care to all residents in Southwest Georgia
• Level III Patient Centered Medical Home
• Focused on quality improvement and exceptional patient experience
• Focused on creating a work atmosphere that supports work/life balance
About Our Southwest Georgia Community
• The metropolitan hub of Southwest Georgia bustling with southern charm
• Dining, shopping, and entertainment center of Southwest Georgia
• Albany Museum of Art
• Albany Theater
• Albany Symphony
• Chehaw Animal Park and BMX Bike Park
• Riverfront Park & Aquarium
• Close to Gulf Coast and Atlantic beaches
• Short Drive to the Georgia Mountains
• Finest Quail Hunting in the Nation
• Short Drive to the city of Atlanta for shopping and sporting events
• Two of Georgia’s seven wonders, including the Little Grand Canyon and Radium Springs, are right in Albany’s backyard

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuV9pC4SM5Th8rLGwKrnbSw - Our YouTube channel

 

www.albanyga.com –link to Albany Chamber website
www.choosealbany.com –link to EDC website

 

We are a multi-disciplinary healthcare provider and provide continuity of care as well as comprehensive services.This is an outpatient position. M-F, 8-5. No weekends, call or holidays. Our mission is quality healthcare for everyone and we have a sliding fee scale. We are the region’s largest CHC with 26 clinical sites. We are seeking a mission-driven provider who wants to make a difference in the community. We qualify for NHSC loan repayment and FTCA med malpractice free of charge. Apply today!

 

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THERAPIST/COUNSELOR ( LICENSED)
Marietta, GA, US
10 days agoRequisition ID: 1005
APPLY
JOB SUMMARY:
To provide counseling and support to clients in the state of Georgia and ensure that clients have a safe and comfortable environment where they can heal, grow and live successful lives.
JOB DUTIES AND DUTIES:
• Completes required assessments and documentation within specified timeframes.
• Provides individual, group, and family support counseling.
• Oversees implementation of the treatment plan.
• Trains the direct care staff in particular components of the individualized treatment plan.
• Monitors the overall course of the treatment services.
• Participates in treatment team meetings, weekly.
• Schedules Psychiatric Appointments for clients, as needed.
• Responsible for developing the behavioral aspects of the client’s discharge and after-care plans.
• Refers clients in need of intensive therapy to Licensed Clinician, if needed.
• Consults with children, parents, social workers, caseworkers, and mental health technicians for the child’s welfare.
• Provides assistance in crisis interventions and participates in the on-call process, adhering to process and procedures.
• Reviews medication logs of assigned clients weekly, ensuring correct medication administration and dosage in absence of a clinical administrator.
• Maintains client's Medicaid files ensuring complete review and filing of all pertinent documents.
• Adheres to contract standards including completion of reports on a timely basis.
• Knowledgeable in and complies with the updated Medicaid policy and procedures.
• Attends all judicial reviews and IEPS, as needed.
• Submits clinical notes within specified time frames.
• Participates in the on-call schedule.
• Provides coverage as needed in the Group Homes.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Excellent knowledge of case management principles, healthcare management and reimbursement
• Previous experience with psychological aspects of care
• Effective communication skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Familiarity with professional and technical emerging knowledge
• Problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
• Compassionate with teamwork skills
• Current license, certification, or registration
• Master's degree in the related healthcare field
• Professional Counseling/Mental Health Counseling (e.g. LMHC, LPC, LPCC, LCPC, etc)
• Social Work (e.g. LCSW, LICSW, etc)
• Clinical Psychology (e.g. Licensed PsyD or Licensed Ph.D.)
NOTE: Minimum education required: Master's Degree
Licensed mental health providers preferred. Pre-licensed counselors/interns will be considered.
Resumes must include clinical/mental health license type or registered number.
*** Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply***
Link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=c212d731-2926-479e-afdf-e3843375be00&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US

 

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 8/05/21

 VILLA RICA IN WEST GEORGIA

 InMind Counseling and Wellness is seeking a therapist to join our group private practice. We are located conveniently off I-20, 30 miles southwest of Atlanta. We are seeking to hire a fully licensed clinician, part-time or full-time, flexibility with tele option and in-person. Clinician must possess licensure in the state of Georgia. Must be able to work independently, exercising sound judgment in interpreting guidelines and applicability, and adhere to the highest ethical standards. Clinician will need to join insurance panels, as our office is 90% insurance-based clients.  Clinicians will be in a contract position and compensated based on a percentage of billable hours, with the option to increase percentage with full-time case load. Submit cover letter and resume via fax (678) 941-3217 or by email to [email protected]

  

8/04/21

Hillside, Inc.    Community Programs:  Intensive In-Home Program.   Therapist (In-Home):  Savannah Area

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=38491&clientkey=92252C6A0D97A424BBE746340A5AFCB9

Level:  Experienced.     Job Location:  Intensive In-Home Therapy Program - Savannah, GA

Position Type  Full Time       Education Level:  Graduate Degree     Job Shift:  Any

 PRIMARY PURPOSE: Provide intensive in-home treatment and support services to families in which there is a risk for out-of-home placement of children and families in which a child is returning from residential treatment.  Implement individualized, strengths-based, culturally competent clinical and support services including on-going assessment, individual and family therapy, treatment planning, case management, skill development, behavior management and system coordination. Utilize a wraparound approach, link clients with formal and informal resources and coordinate services.  

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Complete thorough psychosocial and family assessments on assigned clients, assessing clients’ strengths, needs, abilities and preferences. Complete assessments within the designated time frames.
  2. Design individualized treatment plans that reflect the assessed needs and preferences of the child/youth and family, building on their strengths, resources and abilities.
  3. Develop an individualized crisis plan for child and family to follow.
  4. When clinically indicated, develop and facilitate a family team meeting for each case assigned.  Develop and encourage natural supports to attend family team meetings.  Ensure that all collateral family contacts are included in the monthly family team meeting.
  5. Provide individual and/or family therapy and clinical case management per the treatment plan.
  6. Maintain at least weekly face-to-face contact with clients in their homes (unless another plan is developed with direct supervisor).  The required amount of face-to-face contact will vary from case to case.
  7. Coordinate services outlined in the treatment plan, ensuring that services and interventions are carried out, monitoring progress towards goals and modifying the plan as needed.
  8. Link clients with formal and informal supports in their community.
  9. Ensure clients receive access to crisis intervention services through Hillside as needed on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week.

10. Be an advocate for the client and family regarding juvenile courts and interaction with social services agencies.

11. Teach, coach, role play and role model skills with children and families.

12. Fully participate in weekly one-on-one sessions with direct supervisor, weekly team meetings, and other meetings as required.

13. Consult as needed with psychiatrist/therapist/agencies, including coordinating and participating in meetings.

14. Document all services in accordance with program policies and procedures.

15. Maintain client records in accordance with Hillside, State, Licensing and accreditation guidelines.

16. Represent the program in a professional manner in all dealings with outside agencies, individuals and referral sources.

17. Serve as the Community Programs weekly on-call designee, on a rotating basis (backing up primary workers when they are unable to respond).  This includes being available to respond to crises by phone and in person (if warranted) 24/7 while on call.

18. Perform other duties as deemed necessary by Management. 

Core Competencies:

  1. Design individualized treatment plans that reflect the assessed needs and preferences of the child/youth and family, building on their strengths, resources and abilities in coordination with the treatment team.
  2. Coordinate services outlined in the treatment plan, ensuring that services and interventions are carried out, monitoring progress towards goals and modifying the plan as needed.
  3. Maintain contact with clients in the community as determined by the treatment team, linking them with community-based supports, providing therapy, teaching them skills and advocating for their needs. 

Job Specific Competencies:

  1. Demonstrate timely completion of strengths-based plans that incorporate client input.
  2. Through Progress Notes, Treatment Plan updates and case staffings, demonstrate progress toward the goals identified through the assessment and treatment planning process.
  3. Be able to demonstrate consistent contact with the client, linkages to community-based supports, and skills taught to the client.
  4. Be able to demonstrate that client records are maintained in accordance with policies, procedures and recognized best practices.
  5. Qualifications 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in a Human Services field and two years of direct paid service working therapeutically with children, adolescents and families, including case management post master’s degree.  Licensed or Licensed Eligible is needed.  Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is desired. Be able to effectively use DBT in the therapeutic treatment of children and their families/caretakers.                                     

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must submit to an annual physical exam. 

MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS:   

  1. Must not have a record of a felony or misdemeanor conviction.
  2. Must have a current valid Georgia Driver’s License.  Must present a MVR within one week of request that meets standards set in Hillside’s driving policy. Must maintain automobile insurance liability levels of $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 at all times.
  3. Must have reliable vehicle to get to and from daily appointments, and be willing to use this vehicle to transport clients when necessary.
  4. Must be able to work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the families Hillside serves.  This includes working evenings and weekends when needed.
  5. Maintain vehicle insurance coverage as required by Georgia law, Hillside policy and contracts.  NOTE: Any exceptions to the above will be at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.
  6. Must demonstrate excellent writing skills.
  7. Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently of close supervision.
  8. Must exercise good, sound independent judgment and action.
  9. Must be willing to be part of a team and be receptive to supervision.

10. Must complete all training's and attend all meetings required by the agency.

11. Hillside is a drug-free work place. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Guided by verbal instructions and written policies, procedures and established guidelines along with regular meetings with Program Manager.

 WORK SCHEDULE:   Work hours vary as business needs dictate.  Subject to be on-call 24 hours a day for crisis intervention.



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Currently seeking a person to provide counseling services. Hours are flexible. LPC supervision provided. Office located in Marietta.

Candidate must pay for professional liability insurance.

Job Type: Part-time

Therapist Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes positive, trusting rapport with patients.
  • Diagnoses and treats mental health disorders.
  • Creates individualized treatment plans according to patient needs and circumstances.
  • Meets with patients regularly to provide counseling, treatment and adjust treatment plans as necessary.
  • Conducts ongoing assessments of patient progress.
  • Involves and advises family members when appropriate.
  • Refers patients to outside specialists or agencies when necessary.
  • Maintains thorough records of patient meetings and progress.
  • Follows all safety protocols and maintains client confidentiality.
  • Contributes to practice by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

Therapist Qualifications/Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to build rapport quickly
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to communicate with compassion and empathy
  • Strong ability to manage time and prioritize tasks

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Must maintain liability (mal-practice insurance)
  • Fully licensed - Must be willing to accept insurance
  • Master’s degree in psychology or counseling.

To apply, please email your resume, references, and letter of interest to [email protected].

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Make a career out of making an impact. 

Working at Wellspring Living is not just a job, but a calling. It is an opportunity to turn hard work into heart work. Learn more about this opportunity and apply here: https://wellspringliving.org/careers/

 Youth Mental Health Clinician 

Organization Type: Non-Profit, Faith-Based, 100+ Employees

Position Type: Full-Time; Salaried Exempt

Department: Girls’ Residential Program

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Hours:40 hours per week, including weekdays and weekends on a rotating schedule; work hours will vary to include occasional early morning, late evening, and weekend time; on-call rotation

 

Position Summary: The Clinician is responsible for supporting organizational goals to provide the highest level of trauma-informed mental health services. In addition to serving as a direct care provider with a participant case load, this role collaborates with team members across multidisciplinary focus areas to meet program objectives and individual participant goals.

 

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):                                                                                                   

 

Participant Engagement and Program Support

  • Deliver key services on-site, including individual, group and family therapy, and the completion of biopsychosocial assessments and individualized treatment plans
  • Ensure program compliance, including the appropriate entry and maintenance of documentation in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, agency systems, participant or program records, and agency monthly summaries
  • Engage in clinical and multi-disciplinary team meetings to address participant progress and barriers
  • Provide care to program participants without regard to race, gender, ethnicity, religious or spiritual beliefs
  • Provide culturally competent care for participants wondering about their sexuality or gender identity
  • Provide program expertise as a licensed clinician, including discipline-related oversight for clinical interns in collaboration with program leadership
  • Maintain knowledge of current best practices across Wellspring Living programs, as well as trafficking and trauma, seeking professional growth in evidence-based practices through training and independent study
  • Maintain on-call availability to address coverage emergencies and participant crises

 

Healthy Living

  • Develop intentional connections with the program participants and staff members
  • Lead by example in modeling the characteristics of a Mission Driven Professional
  • Provide direction and encouragement to participants and staff
  • Model healthy boundaries to participants and staff
  • Provide support and crisis intervention as needed
  • Embody the spirit of a lifelong learner

 

Professional Qualifications:    

  • Administrative, organizational, and computer skills including use of email and Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Documentation of references (at least two professional and one personal) that attest to the person’s capability of performing the duties of the position and to the person’s suitability of working with or around children and vulnerable populations
  • Master’s Degree or higher level of post-graduate education in a related field, such as counseling, social work, marriage and family therapy, or psychology
  • Active full professional Georgia license in good standing, such as Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Training in TF-CBT, TBRI, and/or other established methods for trauma-informed care strongly preferred
  • Minimum two years of experience working with adolescents in a residential setting, preferably under OPM/RBWO guidelines and procedures
  • Preferred experience includes providing services to youth who have been exposed to trauma, and in particular survivors of commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC)

 

Position Requirements:             

  • Moderate local travel required throughout Metro Atlanta related to participant and program needs, as well as occasional travel for training
  • Ability to lift objects up to 25 pounds and work for long periods at a computer
  • Satisfactory criminal history background check
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record

 

Skills:

  • Analysis, evaluation, and objective critical thinking
  • Initiative for effective administration and organization
  • Efficiency and time management across multiple priorities
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Discretion and confidentiality for sensitive or restricted information
  • Strength-based tendencies
  • Relationship management across Wellspring staff, volunteers, participants, vendors, and partners

 

Character Qualifications:

 

  • Service driven
  • Relationship focused
  • Sense of ownership and stewardship
  • Problem solver
  • Professional
  • Detailed
  • Team player
  • Reliable independent contributor
  • Proactive
  • Flexible
  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Persistent

 

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