The Clinical Counselor will provide the following services to clients: in-depth assessments, screening for potential services, bio-psychosocial evaluations, limited functional assessments, treatment plan development, treatment plan reviews, individual and family
therapy, group therapy. To consistently exercise discretion and independent judgment while utilizing advanced knowledge in the Human Services field to provide the highest quality individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services
to individuals and their families based on the individualized plan. To act as a lead direct care provider to others in the division/program and to consult and mentor Bachelorâ€™s Level Direct Care employees and Behavioral Technicians on provision of care issues.
Interview, gather and interpret clinical data on assigned clients and then analyze data considering the client's age, developmental level, treatment readiness, stage of change, gender, and cultural background and complete a thorough interpretive summary of
client's current state of being. Assess assigned clients for co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.
Master's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, rehabilitation, or a related human services field (a related human services field is one in which major course work includes the study of human behavior and development).
At least two (2) year(s) experience working with adults who have mental health, substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities.
Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families.
Must be able to use a computer.
Must be able to pass a background check.
Must be able to perform client management interventions
Must be able to safely perform direct care activities, as described above
Must be able to effectively document required aspects of job duties
Must be able to hear conversational speech, visually observe client behaviors for safety and communicate effectively with clients and co-workers
Must be able to protect self and to assist in safe client restraint and/or transport according to facility guidelines
Must be able to perform de-escalation techniques of crisis prevention intervention including the physical intervention techniques
Must be able to exert a force (lift, carry, push, or pull) of10-25 pounds frequently, and up to 5 pounds constantly
Must be able to talk and hear
If Role Requirements require travel, must be able to drive a facility automobile, and must be able to travel to and from customer’s place of residence
Vision requirements include close and distance vision
Must be able to escort clients around program and campus
Long periods of sitting (two to four hours per shift)
Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience. Excellent fringe benefits.
Lakeview Center is a Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED