Outpatient Therapist – Lehigh County

Full Time Temp to Hire
  • Post Date: November 15, 2018
  • Apply Before: January 11, 2019
  • License and Certifications PA LCSW
Job Description

The Outpatient Therapist has therapeutic responsibilities associated providing intake assessments and individual/group/family therapy to children and adolescents at an outpatient program.

Conduct initial assessment with the child(ren) and parent to include but not limited to paper intake assessments and the collection of demographic information, family history, mental health and clinical history of the child(ren). Develop and monitor the treatment plan, revising it as needed within established regulatory guidelines. Conduct individual, group and family therapy as it relates to the child’s treatment goals as appropriate. Write progress notes associated with direct clinical service provided. Maintain chart documentation regarding the treatment plan based on the initial assessment of the child(ren) and clinical services provided, according to regulatory requirements. Interface with other clinic personnel, including psychologists, psychiatrists and the setting staff relative to the services outlined in the treatment plan. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and crisis intervention using agency-trained protocols. Perform other duties as assigned

PA LCSW with direct clinical experience with children and youth and families preferred. Experience providing direct service to individuals with autism preferred. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team. Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and crisis intervention using agency-trained protocols. Demonstrated basic experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, preferred. Must have current, valid driver’s license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience in the United States, and acceptable driving record.