Associate Therapist - Psychiatric Counselor (Bilingual Spanish Reqd)
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Provides supervised clinical social work services to adults, children and families with emotional and/or social problems utilizing established psychotherapeutic techniques in both inpatient and outpatient settings; consults and collaborates with members of the patients family and other health care professionals.
--- Under supervision and referring to and utilizing licensed staff for appropriate decisions when necessary conducts initial interviews with member by eliciting and understanding the psychological and social meaning of complaints, symptoms, current and past history, to determine the nature and urgency of members need.
--- Provides member with a professional understanding of his/her presentation, recommends a course of action such as beginning therapy or counseling, or a specific action plan that member can carry out without additional professional guidance or consultation.
--- Provides clinical case management services to adults, adolescents and children; selects and uses appropriate treatment modality in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
--- Renders appropriate immediate guidance and therapeutic services to help individuals and families cope with emotional crisis or psychiatric emergencies.
--- Maintains a written record of therapy or counseling sessions; prepares reports and letters concerning patient; phones, writes and visits, with clients signed written permission, social agencies schools, relatives, friends, etc., to obtain pertinent information.
--- Provides telephone counseling, resource information, and referral services.
--- Participates in departmental/ locational project assignments and activities such as CQI activity and OD duty.
--- Provides psycho-education for members in context of a prescribed treatment.
--- One (1) year of supervised field experience in a clinical setting required.
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Job Category: Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care
Keywords: Kaiser, Hesperia , Associate Therapist - Psychiatric Counselor (Bilingual Spanish Reqd), Other , Hesperia, California
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