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Therapist

Company: Ashley Addiction Treatment
Location: Bel Air
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Bel Air, MD-Tuesday-Friday 9-5:30, Saturday 8:30-12:30pm

Monday-Thursday 1-9:30 and Fri 11-730

THE ORGANIZATION

Ashley Addiction Treatment was founded in 1983 by two visionaries who knew the treatment of drug or alcohol addiction could be designed and effectively delivered in a holistic manner that compassionately considers the whole person and not just the disease. Innovative then, and innovative now, Ashley passionately continues its core mission "To transform and save human lives by integrating the science of medicine, the art of therapy, and the compassion of spirituality." Organizationally strong, the organization rigorously adheres to its guiding principles, ethics, and a culture of excellence.

POSITION SUMMARY

The IOP Therapist provides on-going assessment, crisis intervention, individual, family and group therapy. Develops and monitors treatment plans, monitors treatment progress, documents interactions and maintains clinical records and other reporting data for patients with substance abuse disorders. Coordinates with internal and external supportive services to deliver needed services to program participants. Collaborates with clinical supervisor and psychiatrist regarding treatment. This position may require evening and/or weekend hours.

This position is located in our Bel Air IOP Clinic

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Demonstrated ability to plan and use effective therapeutic interventions and counseling techniques.
Observe patients in a variety of situations; assess mental status of patients; assist patients in formulating treatment plans and goals; perform case management services and needed to assist patient to meet their goals as stated in their treatment plans
Provide activities to achieve goals of treatment plans, including: individual, group, and family therapy; group facilitation; and lectures/presentations
Conduct crisis intervention; intervene and de-escalate crisis situations with patients; assess risk of harm to self or others and arrange needed resources
Refer patients to supportive services such as vocational, medical, social services, housing authority, etc.
Advocate for participants in different forums including in the court system, with family, school system, etc.
Maintain close and cooperative relationships with community agencies and other public agencies in carrying out treatment plans
Provide screening, intake and assessment of patients utilizing required instruments and assessments within appropriate time lines.
Facilitate counseling groups and provide individual and family counseling
Develop written treatment plans/updates and continuing care plans and make appropriate referrals; maintain electronic health records in accordance with standards
Conduct periodic reviews with managed care companies for authorization of treatment
Attend staff meetings/clinical supervision and other required meetings
Complete written discharge summaries and correspondence within established time lines.

In addition to role responsibilities, each staff member of Ashley, Inc. has the following responsibilities as a part of their employment:

Models and reinforces Ashley's mission and core values
Performs other duties on an as-needed basis
Reinforces Ashley's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Protects the privacy of our patient's protected health information by maintaining compliance with HIPAA and other relevant Ashley related IT security regulations

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Master's degree in psychology, social work, or other behavioral health discipline from an accredited college or university required;
Maryland clinical licensure in appropriate discipline
Minimum LMSW, LGPC or LGADC from the State of Maryland is required
Preferred: LCADC, LCPC, LCSW, or LCSW-C
Demonstrated ability to plan and use effective therapeutic interventions and counseling techniques.
Solid working knowledge of and demonstrated ability to use current diagnostic criteria
Knowledge of basic group dynamics and techniques
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with other health care professionals
Ability to communicate and interact both personally and in writing with patients, staff, and community agencies
Knowledge of substance abuse forms and treatment strategies
Case management, including referral, linkage, monitoring, coordination and advocacy problem-solving skills.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

May need to work untraditional work hours such as weekends, evenings, observed holidays, and nights.

This is an essential or critical position which will require reporting to work as defined by the business needs of Ashley, Inc.%7613584%

Keywords: Ashley Addiction Treatment, Baltimore , Therapist, Other , Bel Air, Maryland

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