Assistant Program Director (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC)

Assistant Program Director (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC)

02 May 2024
California, Berkeley, 94701 Berkeley USA

Assistant Program Director (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC)

The Licensed Mental Health Practitioner/LicensedProfessional Counselor provides individual and group therapeutic services in avariety of settings across the age span and works collaboratively as part of amultidisciplinary team. The LicensedMental Health Practitioner / Licensed Professional Counselor administers anassortment of assessment tools and develop programming as needed to assist inthe treatment of a variety of behavioral disorders and disabilities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides mental/behavioral healthcare for persons withmental health concerns, substance use issues, cognitive disabilities, and othermental/physical conditions

Evaluates patient’s physical or mental condition

Treats patients in an inpatient or outpatient treatmentfacility or in a correctional/forensic facility using a multidisciplinaryapproach

Provides individual and group therapeutic services

Provides targeting counseling designed to help theindividual overcome their mental health concerns or substance abuse issues

Remains knowledgeable of the latest methodologies incounseling to provide patients with the best possible care

Refers patients to other mental healthcare or medical providersas necessary

Develops and implements treatment plans

Provides a range of brief prevention, treatment and recoveryservices, as well as long-term treatment and support

Provides documentation to include, progress notes,assessments, and treatment activities that will be required

Knowledgeable with treatments such as dialectical behaviortherapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, andcomplicated grief

Maintains confidentiality of records relating to patients’treatment

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or LicensedProfessional Counselor in state practicing required

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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