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School-based Mental Health Therapist - Bibb County

Company: River Edge
Location: Macon
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

School-based Mental Health Therapist - Bibb CountyAbout River Edge Behavioral HealthServing more than 10,000 Georgians, River Edge continues to be one of the state's leading resources for mental health, substance use disorder treatments and supports as well as individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services provides state-of-the-art treatment and support services for more than 13,000 children, youth, families and adults annually, who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities.River Edge is seeking several counselors and a team lead clinician to offer services within local schools via the Georgia APEX Program.Location/Schedule: Based out of our offices located at 175 Emery Hwy, Macon GA 31217 but providing services in various locations in local schools; Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm. Duties & Responsibilities: Provides individual and family therapy to individuals with a mental health and/or substance abuse disorder in clinic, out of clinic, or via telehealth to youth (and family) primarily in a school settingCompletes assessments, treatment planning, and obtains authorizations for services to be providedCompletes required documentation in a timely fashion in electronic medical recordPerforms commitment determinations and/or executes orders of involuntary commitments and provides crisis intervention as neededAttends staff meetings, treatment team meetings, and clinical supervision Acts as organizational representative attending community and school functions to increase access and knowledge of servicesReduces stigma of mental health by educating school personnel, families, and community members about mental healthRefers client or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental health, substance abuse, or other areas of functioningMaintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing set standards and procedures and complying with legal regulationsAdheres to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, ASO, DBHDD, and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) standardsUpdates job knowledge by maintaining licensure, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations, etc.Qualifications:Fully COVID Vaccinated. Master's degree in psychology, counseling, social work, marriage & family counseling or rehab counseling, and eligibility to be licensed (LAPC/LPC, LMSW/LCSW, or LAMFT/LMFT). Must pursue licensure upon hire.Must have a clean driving record and be willing to use your personal vehicle to travel to schools within the surrounding countiesAssociate or full clinical license preferred (LCSW/LMSW, LPC/APC, LMFT/LAMFT)If selected for interview, please bring with you a copy of your professional license, driver's license, social security card, highest level of education (transcripts and degree) and names of three references to the appointment.All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring managers. Applicants who are not selected will receive notification via email.We at River Edge believe every employee has a right to a safe work environment. Therefore, we require full vaccination of all employees. Getting the vaccine, frequently washing your hands, sanitizing common areas, and wearing your mask continues to be the most effective way to fight COVID-19.

Keywords: River Edge, Macon , School-based Mental Health Therapist - Bibb County, Healthcare , Macon, Georgia

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