Community Counseling Center of Mercer County
  • Hermitage, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent medical, dental, vision , 401k, PTO


QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in a mental health related area with documented training in the field of behavior modification techniques or supervised by a licensed Doctoral level psychologist or by a licensed clinical psychologist. At least one year experience in a CASSP System (employed by another contract to Children & Youth Services, working with children), or employed by a licensed mental health service agency or subcontracted agency. Act 33/34 & PA FBI clearances required. Child Protective Service Law Training (CPSL) completion required. Awareness and sensitivity to multicultural issues. Maintain a current driver's license and insurance coverage for vehicle. Must have own transportation. Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

School Based

  1. Provides mental health and psychosocial assessments, history taking, individual/family and group school based services that meet Agency productivity goals and case management to children and adolescents with mental health needs.
  2. Assesses strengths and therapeutic needs of a child and family utilizing active listening questioning and exchanging information to complete the assessment.
  3. Maintains required documentation on each client assigned (including treatment plans, progress notes, and utilization review deficiencies correction) meeting all timelines for these as detailed in the relevant agency policy as well as writing reports, summaries and letters.
  4. Requires work in school based locations in Mercer County
  5. Provides community education as time permits. This involves public speaking, planning and participating in education workshops, seminars, etc.
  6. Participates in the utilization/peer review process, audits, supervision and treatment team meetings.
  7. Includes child as a participant in his/her own treatment.
  8. Reports directly to assigned Outpatient Director

Outpatient

  1. Provides mental health and psychosocial assessments, history taking, individual/family and group outpatient office based services that meet Agency productivity goals and case management to children and adolescents with mental health needs.
  2. Assesses strengths and therapeutic needs of a child and family utilizing active listening questioning and exchanging information to complete the assessment.
  3. Maintains required documentation on each client assigned (including treatment plans, progress notes, and utilization review deficiencies correction) meeting all timelines for these as detailed in the relevant agency policy as well as writing reports, summaries and letters.
  4. Provides intensive therapeutic services to a child and family in office settings.
  5. This position may require work in satellite office (Grove City and Greenville), or school-based settings.
  6. Participates on agency committees as time and scheduling permit.
  7. Provides child centered family-focused individual and family psychotherapy as agreed upon by the therapist and family utilizing a strength-based approach. Involved community or educational persons may be included as clinically indicated.
  8. Able to determine the clinical need for special evaluations and services such as
  9. psychiatric medication assessment, or psychological testing in conjunction with child, family and other involved professionals.
  10. Includes parents or other caretakers as members of the treatment team and partners in treatment. Supports parental involvement in Treatment Plan Development and review, and individualized Education Plans.
  11. Reports directly to assigned Outpatient Director
  12. May be required to work evening hours. May also be required to work non-traditional hours if needed. Supervisor will determine this according to need.

Community Counseling Center of Mercer County
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