8/31/2022

Job Description:

We are hiring IMMEDIATELY for a QMHA Counselor to join one of our community mental health providers!

SUMMARY:

Counselor I, as part of an integrated care team, will provide therapeutic services to adults, children, adolescents, and families as assigned by a designated QMHP or Clinical Supervisor. The Counselor I may be assigned to any agency program including, but not limited to: ACT, Crisis, Intensive Services, Outpatient, Jail Diversion, Wrap, Residential or Detox. Essential duties may vary per location/department/position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assessments/Evaluations/Treatment planning as directed by QMHP
  • Provide wraparound and/or case management
  • Individual/group skills training including teaching/practicing life skills with clients and/or families according to the client treatment plan
  • Dual Diagnosis work
  • Consultation/education
  • Information/referral
  • Community outreach
  • Clinical record-keeping and report writing
  • Participate in agency meetings and training as required and/or assigned
  • Collaborate with the clinical team to target identified challenge areas in behavioral and social functioning and implement treatment plan as directed
  • Liaison with other human service organizations
  • Coverage, as needed, for other team members
  • Medication distribution may be necessary
  • Stay current on medication distribution training/certification as appropriate
  • Transportation duties may be necessary
  • Cooking, cleaning with clients as assigned and appropriate per location
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed per location/department

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services field or combination of education/experience that qualifies as a QMHA required
  • History of working cooperatively in a team setting with at least two years relevant work experience preferred
  • CADC I required or ability to obtain within the first year of employment.
  • Combination of education/experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties outlined for this position may be considered.

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