To independently provide outpatient mental health services within the organization.
Qualifications: The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) must be licensed in the state of North Carolina and in good standing with the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board. The Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) must be licensed in the state of North Carolina and in good standing with the North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board. The LCSW and/or MFT must possess substantial requisite experience with the population(s) served by the organization. The LCSW and/or MFT must possess knowledge and clinical experience in the treatment of youth and adults with mental illness. The LCSW and/or MFT must demonstrate thorough knowledge of youth and adult psychological problems, models and approaches to the treatment of youth and adults with mental illness and evidenced based practices for treating mental health problems. The LCSW and/or MFT must have experience in providing individual and group therapy to youth and adult mental health consumers; experience in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and/or substance abuse a plus. The LCSW and/or MFT must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and possess sound organizational skill as it relates to the management and coordination of all outpatient mental health services.
General Responsibilities: The Licensed Clinical Social Worker and/or the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist are responsible for providing outpatient mental health services to include, but not limited to the following: • Responsible for the provisioning of various outpatient mental health services, to include but not limited to group and individual therapy, clinical comprehensive assessments, and providing professional assistance in the de-escalation of crisis intervention; • Ensures that mental health outpatient treatment services are provided and documented in a manner consistent with agency core operating values, policies, and expectations for quality services; • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion/ submission of all clinical documentation, encounter forms, etc.; • Under the direction of the Clinical Director, the LCSW and/or MFT ensures that treatment is consistent with Person-Centered Plans and the individualized therapeutic needs of each client; • Provisioning of therapeutic interventions that are commensurate with agency policies and treatment philosophy to ensure that consumers progressively transition along the wellness/illness continuum; • Participates in quarterly and ongoing training for professional development; • Participates in staff meetings and demonstrates a commitment to the monitoring of outcomes and to continuous quality improvement throughout the program; • Participates on the organization’s Peer Review Committee, as required; • Collaborates on an ongoing basis with clinical and program management; • Other duties as assigned.