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|Posted On:||Wednesday, 17th May 2017|
1000 North First Street, Suite 1, Albemarle, NC 28001
Under indirect supervision, provides, oversees, and/or administers a wide range of psychosocial evaluation/assessment, diagnostic, counseling therapy, crisis intervention services in a clinical environment which requires a high degree of independent decision-making. Most aspects of this job require clinical assessment, evaluation, and intervention skills to Mental Health and Substance Abuse consumers that are treated with individual, family, and/or group therapy in an outpatient setting. Case management/supportive services for disposition of cases is also a core function of this job.
Education and/or Experience: Doctorate degree in Psychology, or Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, counseling, or marriage and family therapy from an accredited college or university and licensed eligible or provisionally licensed in their perspective field. Applicants with master’s degrees who are provisionally licensed or licensed eligible as clinical social workers, professional counselors, substance abuse counselors and marriage and family counselors will be given consideration for employment. LCSW and LCAS staff is expected to complete first evaluation training and provide first evaluations in the community. Psychologist staff is expected to provide first evaluations in the community.
Certificates, License, Registration:
Must be Licensed, licensed eligible, or Certified in Area of Practice: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychological Associate, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist. Persons fully licensed preferred. If not fully licensed must be provisionally licensed prior to or at time of hire and obtain full license or certification within 30 months of hire to be eligible for consideration of employment. If not a master’s degree staff, must be able to demonstrate competency in clinical assessment and treatment status as a qualified professional to serve MH population.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Must be able to review medical records and understand them. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, effective treatment notes and related documents. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, jails, hospitals, insurance companies, magistrate’s offices, consumers, families and supervisors.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median; ability to interpret bar graphs.