Reports To: Danielle Martin MSW, LCSW, LISW
The Clinician is primarily responsible for providing individual, family and group therapy to clients in their assigned mental health program at MBS Therapeutics PLLC. The Clinician works closely with clients; consulting and collaborating on client’s progress and treatment plans.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide Individual, Group and Family Therapy for Each Client.
• Assess clients’ needs and level of functioning including a bio psychosocial assessment of all clients referred to the case load.
• Provide crisis counseling to individuals/families as necessary.
• Write safety, behavioral, and treatment plans.
• Schedule and coordinate therapy sessions.
• Meet with clients for individual, group and/or family therapy sessions.
• Provide collateral parties with information to best meet the client’s needs as necessary.
• Assess, determine and make a referral when special services or care are needed for a client (i.e. medication evaluation, psychiatric hospitalization, in-home services or psychological testing, etc.).
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Ability to work varied hours including nights and weekends.
• The licensed Clinician must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or other graduate program in Psychology, Counseling or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.
• Licensed Clinicians must be registered with the North Carolina, South Carolina and/or Georgia Licensing Board as an MFT, LCSW or LMHC. Unlicensed Clinicians must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or other graduate program in Psychology, Counseling or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. Unlicensed Clinicians must also be registered with the North Carolina, South Carolina and/or Georgia Licensing Board as an LCSWA or MFT intern.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
• LCSW, LMHC or LMFT or Associates license.
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License, a reliable automobile, and auto insurance.
• Must be at least 21 years of age.
• Must pass First Aid, CPR, and Bloodborne Pathogens certification courses offered through the
MBS Therapeutics PLLC within the first three months of employment.
• Must maintain CPR, First Aid and BBP Certification throughout employment.
• Must complete online Mandated Reporter Training Course within first week of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
• Ability to read, speak, understand, analyze, and interpret documents such as client safety/treatment plans,
assessment materials and procedure manuals in the English language.
• Ability to write professional/clinical reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
• Must be able to function independently and be able to seek guidance when necessary to assist in working with children and families.
• Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and web browsers effectively.
• Knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV).
• Good knowledge of a variety of therapeutic interventions and models emphasizing empirically validated interventions
• Knowledge of child/adolescent development.
• Knowledge of child abuse and substance abuse issues.
• Knowledge of legal/ethical issues as outlined by your state licensing board.
• Knowledge of CPS reporting mandates and limits of confidentiality.
• Knowledge of family dynamics.
• Knowledge of anger management and coping skills.
• Basic knowledge of psychotropic medications.
• Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills.
• Skill to maintain a professional, confidential work environment.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time in an efficient manner.
• Excellent problem-solving skills.
• Skill to accurately diagnose and assess clients.
• Ability to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries with clients’.
• Understand and respond to a diverse population.