Mental Health Counselor - Child and Family Services job Louisville Kentucky
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Mental Health Counselor - Child and Family Services Job



Employer Name: Centerstone SpiderID: 9171866
Location: Louisville, Kentucky Date Posted: 12/3/2019
Wage: Category: Counseling
Job Code: JR-004809
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
Under routine-to-moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Performs clinical services, including intakes and therapeutic interventions such as group, individual, and family therapy, and crisis intervention.
2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, and case reviews, according to prescribed standards, and obtains co-signatures as required by Medicaid.
3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.
4. Collaborates with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.
5. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.
6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc., according to prescribed standards.
7. Meets at least monthly with clinical supervisor to review every client seen that month and ensures proper documentation of clinical supervision in client record.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION

• Bachelor's degree* in psychology, sociology, social work, or human services as determined by the Medicaid program as a mental health field.

EXPERIENCE

• Over six and up to twelve months of individual, group, and/or family counseling experience, or related volunteer or practicum experience, with relevant Bachelor's degree.
• Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), mental health issues, treatments, therapies, etc., and their effectiveness on individuals and/or select population groups.
• Basic interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

• Position has no unusual physical demands.
• Position requires lifting of 10 pounds maximum.
• Position may occasionally require walking or standing, stooping or bending.
• May involve occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families depending upon specific client population.
• Position requires at times for incumbent to remain on 24-hour call.

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation. Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES


• Establish rapport
• Determine readiness for change
• Determine treatment priorities
• Explain client rights, responsibilities, and obligations
• Properly assess clients to build appropriate treatments
• Adhere to laws, regulations, ethical codes, procedures
• Meet productivity expectations
• Utilize needs/problems list to develop individualized goals
• Assess client’s progress
• Identify appropriate resources
• Assess risk to self and others
• Coordinate medical and psychiatric care
• Knowledgeable on medication-assisted therapy
• Deliver trauma-informed treatment
• Understand development milestones (for those who serve children and youth)

Time Type:

Full time

Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.

Health & Wellness

Medical Coverage
Dental Coverage
Vision Coverage
Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability - Company Paid
Wellness Programs - Company Paid
Financial Wellbeing
Competitive Compensation Packages
Life Insurance - Company Paid
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid
403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
Retirement and Financial Planning Services
Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)

Career Development and Growth

At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education
Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically
Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders
Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes

Work Life Balance

Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance
Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.



Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 0
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time: 3 weeks / year


Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Casual Dress, Regular Employee Outings

Company Profile:
At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people’s lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We’re committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Ludmilla Plenty Company Type: Employer
Company: Centerstone
City: Louisville
State: Kentucky
Zip: 40223
Web Site: https://centerstone.org/

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