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Day Treatment/PSR Therapist

Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
Job Type
19 May 2023
PROGRAM: Community Mental Health Center/Private Provider
Mississippi Behavioral Health Services, LLC

REPORTS TO: Behavioral Health Supervisor, Clinical Director, Corporate Compliance
SUPERVISED BY: Behavioral Health Supervisor; Regional Manager; Agency Clinical Manager (LMHP); Corporate Compliance Officer

Provide individual, group and family therapy to the clients participating in the Day Treatment/PSR programs
An ideal candidate will enjoy working with children and families; be flexible and creative; have the ability to participate in physical activities such as recess, recreational outings, and crisis intervention
Operate both programs in accordance with client needs, psychological abilities, and written treatment plan.
Provides support to the PSR program by helping adult participants with daily living skills training including assistance in nutrition, financial and home management, accessing community resources, recreation, pre-vocational services, development of support systems, diagnosis, and medication management, etc.
Demonstrate effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally competent treatment services to diverse client populations and maintain a cooperative working relationship with others in a culturally diverse environment
Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary Treatment Team and attends the Team's weekly meetings.
Assist in the formulation of each client's overall treatment plan, discharge criteria, and ultimate placement recommendations.
Maintain appropriate on-going contact with parents/guardians/case managers as related to each client's treatment needs.
Studies evaluate, and report on each client's progress, response, and reaction to therapy for continued review and appraisal by the Treatment Team.
Maintain adequate supplies to provide optimal therapeutic activities in a cost effective manner.
Demonstrate ability in providing case management services and compliance with confidentially.
Knowledge of community resources and treatment agencies enabling appropriate referrals for specific client needs.
Actively participate in required monthly supervision
Ability to master proprietary software required, including electronic health record system.
Requires a valid MS driver's license

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Mental Health Therapist (MHT) must meet the following educational criteria:
A Master of Social Work degree; or
A Master of Arts, Science or Education degree in a mental health related field (an academic program with a curriculum content in which at least seventy percent of the required courses for the major field of study are based upon the core mental health disciplines); and
DMH credentialed as a Certified Mental Health Therapist or Provisionally Certified Mental Health Therapist
Official University Transcripts
Proof of auto insurance and registration
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  • Job Reference: 1010170945-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: mississippi behavioral health services
  • Location: Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent