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Outpatient Therapist, LCSWA, LCSW, LMHCA, LMHC, Paid Training, Paid Supervision

Company: Appalachian Community Services
Location: Robbinsville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Therapists must have the knowledge, skills and abilities required by the population served. Competence shall be demonstrated by exhibiting core skills including: technical knowledge; cultural awareness; analytical skills; decision-making skills; interpersonal skills; communication skills; supervision skills; and clinical skills.Therapists facilitate (or work with case managers to facilitate) consumer's access to services through the authorization process and by completing all needed paperwork associated with this process.Therapists complete initial and ongoing assessments and all other paperwork required by the ACS, the Division, and the State.Therapists ensure that services are provided in a manner which meets all applicable regulatory licensure and accreditation regulations.Therapists provide or supervise direct interventions including various skill building activities for daily living, community living, socialization, adaptation, and symptom management; wellness education and substance abuse education; and behavior and anger management techniques.Therapists participate in routine staff meetings, attend all appropriate in-services, training workshops, or continuing education programs.Therapists work as requested to provide mental health outreach, education, and prevention in the community.Therapists complete or participate in appropriate intakes, assessments, and orientation for new consumers.Therapists maintain strict confidentiality according to all Federal and State guidelines and requirements.Therapists maintain positive personal and professional conduct at all times.Therapists uphold the Professional Code of Ethics.Therapists demonstrate tact, courtesy, and a positive approach to communication and interaction with other employees, consumers, community partners, etc.Therapists continue personal development to ensure current knowledge in the field of service.Therapists maintain a safe, clean, and drug free environment.In addition to these activities the therapist must be able to adapt to the changing nature of the above mentioned requirements. They must be able to adapt to changing paperwork requirements, changing forms, and changing service regulations.Licenses & CertificationsRequired

  • LCSWEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Appalachian Community Services, Knoxville , Outpatient Therapist, LCSWA, LCSW, LMHCA, LMHC, Paid Training, Paid Supervision, Healthcare , Robbinsville, Tennessee

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