Behavioral Health Specialist
Behavioral Health Specialist - Wentzville, MO

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The Behavioral Health Counselor provides direct and indirect services to persons served. Job responsibilities include:

Core Responsibilities: 75%

· Provide psychotherapy for persons served.

Other Responsibilities: 25%

· Provide Clinical Care Management for persons served.

· Provide emergency services for crisis calls/walk-ins.

· Function as part of a multi-disciplinary team and participate in weekly treatment planning meetings.

· Maintain client records, following agency and state regulations including

knowledge of utilization management criteria.

· Maintain agreed upon level of productivity.

· Will seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family member.

· Complete treatment plans with persons served.

· Be knowledgeable of other human/social services for purposes of referral if the agency is unable to provide a particular service and maintain documentation of such referrals.

· Interface with other human/social services to provide holistic services to persons served.

· Provide licensure supervision, if applicable

· Regular attendance (except as excused).

· All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

B. Qualifications

· Masters Degree in social work, counseling, psychology, family therapy, or related field as recognized by the US Department of Education.

· One (1) year of experience, under supervision, in treating problems related to mental illness.

· Licensed LCSW to practice in Missouri.

· Working knowledge of DSM-IV.

C. Supervision

· The Behavioral Health Counselor receives supervision from the Outpatient Behavioral Health Supervisor - Wentzville

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