Outpatient Mental Health Professional Counselor
Company: Laurel Life
Posted on: January 16, 2022
$3,000 Sign-On Bonus
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Target Candidate: Aspiring or Current Mental Health Professionals,
Teachers, Behavior Interventionists and support roles to be agents
of change through relationship building and evidence-based
What the Company Expects of the Candidate: Be able to create and
maintain positive relationships through dedication, empathy and
collaboration with stakeholders to positively impact the
What The Candidate Can Expect Of The Company
Access to tools and resources necessary to accomplish the mission
of "Easing Adversity, Inspiring Growth.
To be part of a company culture that is supportive both personally
and professionally through its person-centered practices.
Leadership that is committed to facilitating your professional
Collaborating to promote evidenced-based practices such as EMDR,
TFCBT, DBT, ARC, MI, ABA, ESSFT, etc.
Easing Adversity, Inspiring Growth
Laurel Life empowers individuals, families, and organizations to
strengthen relationships, encourage social responsibility and
improve quality of life. We serve clients throughout Central
Pennsylvania with proven, evidence-based services for overcoming a
wide range of challenges in the home, school, and work settings. As
one of the area's leading providers of trauma-informed care, our
behavior coaches, educators, licensed counselors, social workers,
psychologists, and psychiatrists take an innovative approach to
treatment, classroom management, and leadership. By acknowledging
the significant role trauma plays in the lives of the people we
serve, we promote meaningful transformation that lasts.
The Outpatient Mental Health Professional provides therapeutic
services to children, families adolescents, and adults in the main
clinic or other satellite settings. Using evidence-based
psychotherapeutic theories and practices delivers individual,
family, and group therapy to clients and completes assessments on
identified members in person or by telehealth if approved by
OMHSAS. The Mental Health Professional has the ability to apply
provides thorough and complete documentation in a manner necessary
to meet established deadlines; and involves significant others in
the treatment process as deemed appropriate. The Outpatient Mental
Health Professional must have a Master's degree and the ability to
resolve crisis and conflict situations and develop positive
relationships with clients. Funding for services provided by
Outpatient Mental Health Professionals may come from billing
private insurance companies or Medical Assistance or through
contracts with the county.
In addition to the details and requirements for the employee listed
below, Laurel Life expects the employee be committed to
incorporating principles of trauma-informed care in all areas of
service delivery.---Commitment to these principles in trauma
treatment will be required through attendance in training and the
use of identified evidence-based practices.---Trauma-informed care
includes cultural sensitivity and emphasizes a safe and respectful
environment for all clients and staff.
Duties And Responsibilities
An Outpatient Mental Health Professional should be prepared to
perform the following duties and responsibilities:
- Provide therapy and consultation services to clients and
families in compliance with Chapter 5200 regulations governing
outpatient psychiatric clinics.
- Compile an individualized treatment plan for each client that
includes counseling objectives and goals as well as a crisis plan.
Meet with parent/guardian to review treatment plans as
- Complete clinical notes on all therapy sessions. Prepare
written documentation describing a client's progress in achieving
- While maintaining compliance with HIPAA standards, develop
cooperative relationships with community agencies that will
facilitate treatment services provided to all clients.
Communication and collaboration to facilitate the integration of
child-serving efforts put forth by the agency, a District, and
providers working in other child-serving systems.
- Deliver the required number of billable hours (as
- Administer evidence-based interventions, assessments, and
outcome measurements to drive treatment.
- Attend individual and group supervision as required.
- Prepare progress reports, court summaries, attend court
hearings, and/or conduct progress review meetings with referring
agencies as needed.
- Perform other special projects or duties as requested by the
Supervisor, Regional Director, Chief Operations Officer or Chief
- Graduate degree in a clinical field issued by an accredited
educational institution that included a clinical practicum.
- Licensure is required i.e. Licensed Social Worker, Licensed
Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed
Marriage & Family Mental Health Professional.
- Specialized learning in Resiliency & Trauma.
- Specialized learning in evidence-based treatment
Three years of experience working with children, adolescents, and
their families in a clinical setting is preferred.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability
to develop effective and meaningful relationships with clients.
Must be able to remain calm in a crisis situation, identify
underlying causes of problem situations, resolve conflicts, and
de-escalate potentially explosive situations. Must be a team
The work setting is an outpatient clinic building or satellite
location. Clientele may at times be verbally or physically
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities,
duties, and skills required or personnel so classified.
This job description is not intended to be a contract of employment
with the employee. The employee covered by this job description is
an at-will employee of Folium.
The Compensation Package Includes
- Competitive Wages
- 401k match
- Medical benefits package including hospitalization,
prescription, dental, and eye coverage for full-time
- Reimbursement for training
- Tuition reimbursement
- Opportunities for growth
- Life insurance
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