LCSW required (No LPC or LMSW). Experience providing assessments, individual and group therapy, discharge planning and referral services to adults with severe mental illness, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Must be billable for services provided to clients with Medicare and private insurance coverage. CPR/First Aid Certified.
Provide individual, group and family therapy to an assigned case load. Maintain a minimum of two therapy groups weekly. Must meet agency established productivity goals.
Completes intake assessments as directed by intake department and uses assessment information to develop a master treatment plan that must be repeated at least annually. Completes treatment plan reviews that include updates on client progress at least every 90 days and discharge summaries whenever a case is closed.
Conducts Crisis assessments as assigned.
Documentation is legible and relates to recovery goals as documented in recovery plans.
Provides coverage and support for Intake Department as assigned.
Documents all client contacts in the client's record.
Completes all documentation i.e. referrals, treatment plans, reassessment and progress notes in accordance with the agency's QA standards and in a timely manner.
Provides appropriate linkage with community resources, e.g., social, residential and rehabilitation services.
Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of all agency programs and program criteria.
Attend the mandatory PSRB Acquittee Fundamental Training Program and refresher courses in accordance with DMHAS requirements. Understand the responsibilities of community providers when providing services to an acquittee.
Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings and Supervision.
Participate in community awareness presentations as a representative of SCSI.
Serves on agency committees as needed.
Responsible for knowing and following all agency policies. This includes knowing and following all code of conduct policies and the agency's code of ethics.
Responsible for knowing and following all agency health and safety policies. Responsible for participating in drills and attending all related training sessions.
Maintains confidentiality at all times.
Manages case load, regularly reviews in CareLogic System, performing utilization reviews independently.
Attends 30 hours in-services yearly, maintains State of Connecticut licensure, and completes required number of CE's annually.
Completes file review in designated time line as directed by Director of Quality and/or Director of Programs.