Outpatient Counselor Job in Muncie, IN (Counseling/Therapy #)
Posted on: April 2, 2021
Couple and Family opening in Muncie, Indiana. DirectShifts is
seeking a Outpatient Counselor to work in Muncie, IN
The Outpatient Counselor provides outpatient mental health services
to clients living within the community. The primary
responsibilities include providing individual and family
counselling, communicating with juveniles and their family court
system (as applicable), facilitating treatment team meetings (as
applicable), and completing case notes and other documentation in
accordance with HIPAA, APA, DCS and COA requirements.
PRIMARY JOB EXPECTATIONS Psychotherapy and Documentation of
- Provide individual and family therapy and consistently meets
productivity and timeliness requirements
- Utilize empirically supported treatment practices and
demonstrate fidelity of practice.
- Screen and monitor clients for suicidal ideation, runaway, and
self-injurious behaviour and provides follow up recommendations to
the treatment team.
- Document client's treatment progress by completion of case
notes, treatment plans, monthly reports, court reports, discharge
planning, and other clinical documentations as needed.
- Attend and actively participate in Individual and group
supervision, clinical case presentations, and other treatment team
meetings as needed.
- Participates in a rotating on-call system for crisis
intervention to assess or re-evaluate client status. Consultation
- Provide guidance and training to youth support specialist to
aid in the treatment of clients.
- Maintains consistent, professional communication with parents,
placing agents and other service providers regarding treatment
planning, discharge planning, and treatment recommendations.
- Educate and empower the treatment team about clinical issues,
treatment progress, and clinical services. Professionalism
- Adhere to the Ethical Standards set forth by the American
Psychological Association, American Counselling Association, and
National Association of Social Workers.
- Maintain licensure, certifications, continuing education, and
- Demonstrate sound clinical judgement.
- Comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
- Follow the organizational policies and compliance procedures.
Maintain a professional demeanour including accountability,
reliability, attendance, and dress. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
A Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Marriage
and Family, or Human Service related program. License by the state
of Indiana as an LMHC, LMFT or LCSW preferred. FUNDAMENTAL
Must be able to demonstrate awareness of the cultural and
socioeconomic differences of our clients as well as value a
nurturing family as the ideal environment; a commitment to
empowering others to solve their own problems and a conviction
about the capacity of people to grow and change; the ability to
establish a respectful relationship with persons served to help
them gain skills and confidence by maintaining a helping role and
appropriately intervening to meet service goals; the ability to set
appropriate limits. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS NEEDED
Good working knowledge of Theoretical and Clinical practices
Excellent time management skills and the ability to support
multiple work assignments simultaneously
Strong written and verbal skills
Ability to take initiative and formulate a course of action to
Adaptable and flexible when working with a variety of people and
Able to identify problems and resolve them in a timely and
Strong computer application skills (Microsoft Office experience
Able to prioritize and organize tasks to maximize efficiency
Typical work week is Monday-Friday 40 hours. Position requires
additional hours when necessary to complete special projects or
meet specific deadlines. Courtesy and professionalism are expected
at all times. COMPENSATION
This position is full-time, and compensation includes a competitive
salary and benefits plan.
"Candidates can ONLY apply by registering [Click Here to Apply] We
do not receive applications submitted to any other site.
DirectShifts is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities,
individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Credentialing on DirectShifts keeps you in our system for current
and ongoing consideration."
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