TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)
- Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans;
- Provides direction for client mental health and community activities;
- Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them;
- Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families;
- Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs;
- Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies;
- Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary;
- Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases;
- Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs;
- Represent Pilot Children’s Center in the community in a professional manner.
- Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families;
- May be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments;
- Performs crisis intervention;
- Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases;
- Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university.