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Outpatient Therapist- PT

Company: Pressley Ridge
Location: Greenbelt
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

Delivery of Services

  • Provide individual and family therapy in a culturally sensitive manner with adherence to professional Code of Ethics, as recommended by treatment team. Caseload size is determined by Program Director. Number of sessions with youth and/or family depends on need and program procedures.
  • Complete clinical evaluations and assessments for youth and families within program timelines as assigned by supervisor.
  • Participate in treatment planning for youth and family by advocating for specific needs, providing information regarding youth progress in therapy, and providing education on various issues. Treatment planning activities include treatment team meetings, case review meetings, family meetings, etc.
  • Be available to staff for consultation with assessment, treatment issues, and crisis via pager. Share on call coverage as per program procedure.

Quality Improvement

  • Assist with development and implementation of Behavior Management, Contracts, Supportive Counseling Plans, Group Management Systems, Individualized Interventions, etc
  • Assure the implementation of best practice standards as developed by the service lines

Essential Competencies

  • Counseling Skills: Practices attentive and active listening; is aware of and uses body language effectively; has basic knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling; initiates steps to work on professional growth in order to constantly learn about and improve upon counseling skills; stays abreast of current and innovative counseling interventions; is open to supervision and guidance regarding how to provide individualized counseling services based on the needs of the families and children.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Builds positive and productive relationships with a diverse population; establishes and maintains appropriate rapport with supervisors, consumer family members and colleagues inside and outside the organization
  • Clinical Judgment: Has working knowledge of a variety of individual, family and group therapy interventions with an understanding of group and family dynamics. Possess sound clinical judgment as well as crisis intervention and problem solving skills.
  • Cultural Competence: Demonstrated competency in understanding cultural differences and applying cultural sensitive approaches to practice.
  • Professional Development: Attends relevant training and enrichment courses to assure ability or remain current with clinical trends.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands- Requires vision, speech, and hearing. Position allows employee to move about freely or sit at will when performing job duties. Must be able to meet the demands and complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI).

Environmental Factors- Office, school, home, community

Working Hours- Non-traditional hours as determined by the program

Keywords: Pressley Ridge, Baltimore , Outpatient Therapist- PT, Other , Greenbelt, Maryland

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