Full-Time Child & Adolescent Therapist
Description of Duties: Duties include developing Crisis Safety Plans, conducting Suicide Risk Assessments, behavior and conducting groups with clients on the unit. Clinician is an important member of our multi-disciplinary team, provides comprehensive assessments, individual, group counseling, family counseling, and other treatment modalities within an evidence-based framework. Demonstrates strong clinical judgment in assessment, application of diagnostic criteria, clinical formulations, and sound triage decisions. Actively contributes to the treatment center and organization through on-going collaborative efforts. Participation as an active member of an interdisciplinary treatment team, developing and implementing client-centered treatment plans and goal setting for serviced individuals. The role of the therapy group facilitator is to provide substance abuse and cognitive psycho educational and processing groups, maintain a therapeutic relationship with individuals served, and report individual’s progress to supervisor or any overseers of the individuals’ served. The therapist will provide substance abuse education and counseling to individuals served, collaborate with case managers/stakeholders or referring agencies, and make necessary referrals for other social services.
Minimum Qualifications: Current licensure as a Master’s level Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Counselor by Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapist. Valid, Unrestricted Georgia Driver’s License.
Preferred Qualifications: Must hold a license in Clinical Mental Health, Marriage and Family Counseling, or Social Work and experience with crisis services, case management, outreach, prevention/education, individual assessments, and counseling. Incumbent must be computer proficient and have the ability to multi-task. Incumbent must have experience working in adult mental health and experience conducting groups. Must have basic computer and typing skills. Must have experience providing individual and group services to individuals with co-occurring disorders. Must have 2 years behavioral health experience; Must be keyboard proficient.
Agency is an eligible work site for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Minimum Entry Salary *: Negotiable
Location: Americus, GA
Services Area/Programs: C&A/Clubhouse
Email, Fax, or Mail Completed Middle Flint Application or Resume to:
Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare
P.O. Box 7977
Warner Robins, GA 31095
Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare services the following 11 counties: Webster, Marion, Sumter, Schley, Taylor, Crisp, Dooly, Macon, Houston, Peach and Crawford.
Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare is a Drug Free Workplace. Current Middle Flint applications should be filled out carefully and completely. Describe background in full and make certain application is signed. Incomplete applications or applications with insufficient information can result in an applicant not being considered for the vacancy. Please KEEP a copy of your application. All applications must be received (not postmarked) by the above specified deadline. Finger- printing and/or Drug Screening may be required, if appointed. Any male applicant between 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of having registered with the Selective Service as required by federal and state law, or of being exempt from such registration.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. An applicant who has a disability which requires special accommodations should contact this office.
* ENTRY SALARY may be adjusted depending upon the selected candidate’s qualifications and agency budget considerations.