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CAT Therapist - HBS

Company: Halifax Health
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Halifax Health is seeking a Community Action Team Therapist for Halifax Behavioral Services.

Summary

This individual provides integrates of quality therapeutic treatment with an array of social services for high-risk youth, and their families who have complex needs in various on and off-site settings. Works along-side other CAT team members to implement evidence-based services to youth that are at high-risk for out of home placements due to the severity of their mental health, social/familial issues, and/or involvement in the legal system. Licensed therapists are responsible for completing face-to-face clinical impressions for unlicensed therapists, signing off on psychosocial assessments and treatment plans. Licensed therapists also may be called upon to do Baker Act evaluations.

Job Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Behavioral Health Sciences, such as Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Art Therapy or Marriage and Family Therapy; and Registered Intern status with the State of Florida is also required.
  • A minimum of two years' experience working with children or adolescents with behavioral health needs.
  • Good computer skills and an aptitude to learn new computer systems and programs.
  • Clinical or professional licenses or certifications required for and employee to obtain this job: License in mental health counseling, social work or marriage & family therapy under F.S. Chapter 491.
  • Experienced with solution focused interventions and knowledge of treatment planning utilizing a behavioral format.

  • Has training in one of the mental health professions and experience to assess, plan, develop, and coordinate services within a treatment plan and support services to program clients with severe and persistent mental illness under the clinical supervision of the CAT Team Leader.

  • Experience working with a diverse population of clients

  • Experience working in a clinical setting

  • Experience in Caseload Management, Assessments & Treatment Planning.

  • Must have good communication skills and be able to work independently.

  • Must have valid Florida driver's license, good driving record and must be willing to travel throughout Volusia and Flagler County.

  • Experience working with children, adolescents, adults and their and families and community supports, solution-focused/cognitive-behavioral/other brief therapy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete all necessary intake paperwork, including psychosocial assessments, and initial treatment plans (if applicable).

  • Provide solution-focused (or other accepted brief therapy) clinical interventions in individual, group or family therapeutic activities.

  • Prepare accurate clinical and documentation and meet all required standards in quality, accuracy and timeliness.

  • Establish collaborative relationships with host site personnel and/or other community providers.

  • Acquire and maintain knowledge or directories of community resources.

  • Maintain all necessary training/CEU obligations keep up-to-date with best practices of therapeutic interventions.

  • Attend all required staff meetings, clinical staffing and host site events (if applicable).

  • Comply with all relevant ethical codes/standards of conduct.

  • Performs on-call duty for crisis intervention nights and weekends; available for consultation as necessary.

  • Perform other related job duties and assignments as required.

  • Adhere to the company's policies and procedures, safety guidelines, business ethics and presents a professional image and behavior at all times.

Keywords: Halifax Health, Daytona Beach , CAT Therapist - HBS, Other , Daytona Beach, Florida

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