Therapist - Philadelphia County - Social Work p.r.n.

Therapist – Philadelphia County

Full Time Temporary
  • Post Date: August 2, 2018
  • Apply Before: September 28, 2018
  • Qualification BSW, MSW
Job Description

Attend daily staff meetings and inform staff of any important resident information. Implement recovery process for residents. Provide continuity of care as defined by treatment plan for each consumer. Lead group therapy sessions. Conduct individual therapy sessions with each consumer on your caseload. Conduct individual therapy sessions as needed by consumers or as indicated by observations. Work collaboratively with the clinical team. Coordinate and collaborate with off-site, community-based providers. Alert Clinical Director to any current or potential behavioral problems of residents.

Devise, with consumer and treatment team, within 15 days, a comprehensive treatment plan based on psychological evaluation and other psychological assessments. Update treatment plans. Maintain continuous record of all contacts, events and progress towards accomplishment of goals as stated in Treatment Plan. Record individual and group progress notes in the DAP format after each therapeutic activity. Complete reviews in compliance with state licensing and other program guidelines. Maintain charts that meet all standards. Assist treatment team and consumers with the information of continuing care plans. Other duties as assigned.

MSW and two years related experience or BSW and four year’s experience specifically related to the position. Competence in individual, group therapy, and family intervention. Experience and training in evidence-based approaches. Thorough knowledge of alcoholism and other addictions with the particular attention of the needs of dually diagnosed consumers. Thorough knowledge of mental health disorders and treatment. Ability to use therapeutic skills, which will assist consumers in process of recovery.