CSCT Therapist

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing clinical counseling services to youth clients and their families within the school and community setting through the CSCT services with L’esprit, Inc.  Responsible for clinical consultation with a team approach with a behavioral specialist.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical assessment and intake with the client and the client’s family in a timely manner with referrals
  • Provide treatment plans as required in a timely manner and work as a team with a behavioral specialist to ensure best overall care for the client
  • Provide therapy notes and all required clinical documentation for all services provided
  • Group, individual, and family therapy sessions
  • Therapeutic interventions to clients in school/community/home settings
  • Clinically responsible for all clients on caseload
  • Be available to offer therapeutic behavior interventions in the client’s school setting, after school and during school breaks based on the needs of the client
  • Be able to follow plan for emergency evaluation and management of crisis
  • Be able to maintain calm and confident during a client’s crisis and maintain safety for both the client and staff
  • Be responsible for seeking clinical supervision and timely approval of all documentation
  • Maintain daily contact with school personnel to ensure best team approach for client care
  • Participate in staff meetings and include the school administrators in the treatment plans
  • Adhere to weekly clinical supervision if required due to not yet having a clinical license
  • Maintain constant communication with behavioral specialist regarding caseload and client daily updates
  • Advocate for clients within the school and community setting
  • Attend school meetings with client, IEP meetings and help connect client to community agencies and resources
  • Attend all meetings as directed by the program supervisor
  • Create and implement a summer program for entire client caseload for the summer and school breaks
  • Must adhere to L’esprit Inc. policy and procedures including productivity and caseload expectations while following the code of ethics
  • Follow PQI standards
  • Be aware of personal mental health needs and model a healthy lifestyle
  • Be responsible for additional responsibilities as needed or assigned by supervisor
  • Must adhere to L’esprit Inc. policy and procedures including productivity, caseload expectations, treatment planning, confidentiality, while following the code of ethics.

Education and Experience:

This position requires a 60 credit graduate degree from an accredited institution in psychology, social work, professional counseling, or a related field, with current clinical license as a LCSW, LCPC, Psychologist, or other clinical behavioral science.  License eligible within two years of hire is required.  Valid Montana driver’s license in good standing.

Training:

Therapeutic de-escalation of crisis situations to ensure the protection and safety of the clients and staff.  The training will include the use of physical and not-physical methods of managing clients and will be updated annually.  Incoming employees will be trained by their L’esprit program supervisor, to include the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of their positions.  These trainings will include a thorough orientation regarding L’esprit best practices on all documentation, procedures, including evidence and research based behavior interventions and practices.  L’esprit rigorous staff training ensures the provided services are delivered by a competent team of professionals who are concurrent with the most effective research based treatment plans.

 

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