Job Descriptions:

Outpatient Therapist-

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director, Medical Director, and HR Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provide and document therapeutic services within the scope of practice and qualification as a Mental Health Professional or Mental Health Worker including accurate psycho-social and diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, and individual and family counseling according to best practice standards or generally accepted industry practices.

  • Maintain clinical record of therapeutic encounters, i.e. daily progress notes, intake, treatment plans/reviews, discharge plan, communication log, follow up letters etc.

  • Ensure that daily progress notes are completed the same day as the scheduled patient appointment, so that timely billing for services may occur

  • Participate in treatment team and staff meetings as required

  • Provide case management and consultation with other service providers as needed with timely and accurate documentation of any referrals or communication with outside providers

  • Provide and document appropriate discharge planning, aftercare planning, and referrals to all clients and document appropriately and obtain required patient signatures

  • Maintain a client registry and do prompt follow up for any clients with unplanned termination or service lapses, i.e. > 30 days from last scheduled visit

  • Provide accurate availability to front office for scheduling purposes

  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled or otherwise obtain relevant administrative information and updates. Note: It is the staff’s responsibility to be aware of all policies and procedures, including updates and revisions, as they are made available

  • Maintain and abide by all supervisory agreements either internal or external to the organization as required and in addition to those required for professional licensure and/or certification.

  • Review and abide by all relevant policies and procedures per staff handbook and published updates or memorandums

  • Provide critical incident reporting and mandated [child abuse] reporting as required by law to clinical director as appropriate within 24 hours of incident or incident notification

 

 

*This list is non-exhaustive and is meant only to guide you in adequate daily performance. Additional responsibilities may be added without prior notice and/or as dictated by procedural, policy changes, or performance improvement processes

School-Based Therapist-

REPORTS TO: School-Based Supervisor, Clinical Director, and HR Director

  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provide and document therapeutic services within the scope of practice and qualification as a mental health professional or mental health worker.

    • This includes at minimum: psycho-social and diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, and individual and/or family counseling with application of best practice techniques and/or generally accepted industry standards of practice

  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical record of therapeutic encounters, i.e. daily progress notes, intake, treatment plans/reviews, discharge plan, communication log, follow up letters etc.

  • Ensure that daily progress notes are completed the same day as the scheduled patient appointment, so that timely billing for services may occur

  • Participate in treatment team and school-based meetings as needed

  • Provide and document appropriate discharge planning, aftercare planning, and referrals to all clients

  • Provide accurate availability to school-based supervisor for scheduling purposes

  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled or otherwise obtain relevant administrative information and updates. **It is the staff’s responsibility to be aware of all policies and procedures, including updates and revisions, as they are made available within the organization

  • Attend weekly clinical supervision with School-Based Supervisor or Clinical Director

  • Review and abide by all relevant policies and procedures per staff handbook and published updates or memorandums

  • Provide critical incident reporting to clinical director as appropriate within 24 hours of incident or incident notification

  • Provide mandated reporting on all children who may be victims of abuse or neglect

 

*This list is non-exhaustive and is meant only to guide you in adequate daily performance. Additional responsibilities may be added without prior notice and/or as dictated by procedural, policy changes, or performance improvement processes

Behavior Consultant (BC) -

Reports to: Clinical Director

Qualifications:

Must meet ONE of the following:

  • Be licensed in this Commonwealth as a behavior specialist

  • Have a certification as a BCBA or other graduate-level certification in behavior analysis that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute

  • Have a graduate degree in ABA from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation

  • Have a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children youth or young adults AND a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, or counseling from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the united States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

  • Completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum AND have a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, counseling or a related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation

AND

  • Must be licensed in this Commonwealth as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, social worker, behavior specialist, certified registered nurse practitioner or a professional with a scope of practice that includes overseeing the provision of ABA services.

  • Have access to a vehicle which they can show current coverage of insurance

  • Have a valid driver’s license for the duration of employment

  • Obtain required clearances, which at this time include: Act 33, Act 34 and act 114 PRIOR to beginning work for the agency.  Employee must update clearances as per agency policy

  • Completed the CPSL mandatory training (every 3-years for the duration of employment)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Will complete the initial assessment and any ongoing assessments as needed

  • Will provide clinical direction of services to a child, youth or young adult

  • Will develop and revise the Individualized Treatment Plan as required

  • Will oversee the implementation of the Individualized Treatment Plan

  • Will consult with the child’s youth’s or young adult’s treatment team regarding the Individualized Treatment Plan

  • Will collect and analyze data related to the Individualized Treatment Plan

  • Will obtain all company and state required trainings in accordance with company policies

  • Will obtain supervisions as outlined in company policy and procedure handbook

  • Will attend company meetings as directed

  • Will complete all paperwork as required by the agency

  • Will maintain adherence to CASSP principals at all times

  • Will maintain any current licensure

Mobile Therapist (MT) - 

Reports to: Clinical Director

Qualifications:

Must meet ONE of the following:

  • Be licensed in this commonwealth as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or clinical social worker.

  • Be licensed in this Commonwealth as a social worker or a behavior specialist AND have a graduate degree that required a clinical or mental health direct service practicum from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council of Higher Education Accreditation or have an equivalent degree from a foreign college or university that has been evaluated by the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.  A general equivalency report from the listed evaluator agencies to verify a foreign degree or its equivalency will be accepted.

  • Have a minimum of 1-year of full-time experience in providing mental health direct services to children, youth or young adults and a graduate degree with at least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work or counseling from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council of Higher Education Accreditation or have an equivalent degree from a foreign college or university that has been evaluated by the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.  A general equivalency report from the listed evaluator agencies to verify a foreign degree or its equivalency will be accepted.

  • Completed a clinical or mental health direct service practicum and have a graduate degree with at least nine credits specific to clinical practice in psychology, social work, education, counseling or a related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council of Higher Education Accreditation or have an equivalent degree from a foreign college or university that has been evaluated by the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.  A general equivalency report from the listed evaluator agencies to verify a foreign degree or its equivalency will be accepted.

AND

  • Have access to a vehicle which they can show current coverage of insurance

  • Have a valid driver’s license for the duration of employment

  • Obtain required clearances, which at this time include: Act 33, Act 34 and act 114 PRIOR to beginning work for the agency.  Employee must update clearances as per agency policy

  • Completed the CPSL mandatory training (every 3-years for the duration of employment)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Will provide individual and/or family therapy to identified clients

  • Will develop and revise the Individualized Treatment Plan

  • Will assist with development of a crisis plan and crisis stabilization as needed

  • Will address problems that the child, youth or young adult has encountered that relate back to the Individualized Treatment Plan

  • Will obtain all company and state required trainings in accordance with company policies

  • Will obtain supervisions as outlined in company policy and procedure handbook

  • Will attend company meetings as directed

  • Will complete all paperwork as required by the agency

  • Will maintain adherence to CASSP principals at all times

  • Will maintain any current licensure

Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) -

 

Reports to: Behavior Consultant on assigned cases

Qualifications:

Must meet ONE of the following:

  • Have a certification as a BCaBA

  • Have a certification as an RBT

  • Have a certification as a BCAT

  • Have a behavior health certification or behavior analysis certification from an organization that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute

  • Have a high school diploma or the equivalent of a high school diploma AND have completed a 40-hour training covering the RBT Task List as evidenced by a certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer, who is certified as a BCBA or BCaBA

  • Have a minimum of 2-years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services

AND

  • Have access to a vehicle which they can show current coverage of insurance

  • Have a valid driver’s license for the duration of employment

  • Obtain required clearances, which at this time include: Act 33, Act 34 and act 114 PRIOR to beginning work for the agency.  Employee must update clearances as per agency policy

  • Completed the CPSL mandatory training (every 3-years for the duration of employment)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of assigned clients Individualized Treatment Plan

  • Maintain all training requirements as outlined in the clinical policy and procedure manual

  • Obtain supervision as outlined in the clinical policy and procedure manual

  • Maintain professional boundaries at all times

  • Complete all paperwork as required by the agency

  • Attend mandatory meetings

  • Maintain adherence to CASSP principals at all times

  • Provide supervisors with regular client and family updates