JOB SUMMARY: Under supervision of the Clinical Program Manager, the incumbent of this position provides psychotherapy to children, adults and families in the Outpatient Behavioral Health Program.
Psychotherapists must strive for the delivery of best clinical practices in the field, including engaging clients in the development implementation of their own treatment plans during regular counseling sessions. S/he is also expected to complete progress notes and other paperwork required by policy. Attendance sheets must be submitted immediately following the completion of each counseling session held. Progress notes must be completed within 48 hours of the session.
Bilingual skills required (English and Spanish);
This position requires a master’s degree (or doctoral degree) in psychology, clinical social work, counseling or a related discipline from an accredited college or university, and experience doing psychotherapy in an outpatient, partial hospital or residential setting. S/he must also demonstrate an understanding of providing clinical services in a managed-care environment and willingness to provide treatment and work within that system. The incumbent must also practice sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic differences present among the Agency’s defined-service population.