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Outpatient Counselor Job in Muncie, IN

Company: DirectShifts
Location: Muncie
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Couple and Family opening in Muncie, Indiana. This and other counseling/therapy jobs brought to you by 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 EXPECTATIONSPsychotherapy and Documentation of Treatment

  • 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 and Collaboration
    • 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 Medicaid credentialing.
      • Demonstrate sound clinical judgement.
      • Comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
      • Follow the organizational policies and compliance procedures. Maintain a professional demeanour including accountability, reliability, attendance, and dress. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE NEEDED
        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 QUALIFICATION
        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 accomplish goals
        Adaptable and flexible when working with a variety of people and situations
        Able to identify problems and resolve them in a timely and appropriate manner
        Strong computer application skills (Microsoft Office experience required)
        Able to prioritize and organize tasks to maximize efficiencyWORKING CONDITIONS
        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 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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