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Christian Therapist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC150435907
Company Name
Acadia Healthcare
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provide psychotherapy services to patient as scheduled.

Conduct individual, group or family therapy sessions as appropriate for treatment plan of the patient.

Provide initial treatment planning for patient based on assessment and coordinate any additional services needed and revise as necessary.

Maintain documentation of therapy services provided to each patient according to facility and professional standards, revising as necessary.

Maintain a caseload as assigned.

Participate in treatment team meetings and collaborate with other staff to facilitate services for the patient as appropriate to their treatment plan.

May provide these services in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

Provide case management, discharge planning or after-care planning according to treatment plan.

May assist in educating and training staff on behavior management or therapeutic crisis intervention.

May coordinate various clinical, psychosocial or educational activities with patient and their families.

Evaluate patient’s need and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed.

May assist in the training of new clinical staff and interns.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or other recognized therapeutic field from an accredited college or university. Minimum of four plus years’ experience as a therapist with two or more years of experience with the specific population of the facility.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

State or national licensure for professional therapy providers required.

CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

First aid may be required based on state or facility.

Qualifications

Education

Required

+ Masters or better in Counseling

Licenses & Certifications

Required

+ Lic Prof Counselor

+ Lic Clin Prof Cnslr

+ Lic Marriage Family Thera

+ Lic Social Worker

+ Lic Clin Social Wkr

Experience

Required

+ 4 years: Minimum of four plus years’ experience as a therapist with two or more years of experience with the specific population of the facility.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©


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