The Department of Mental Health is a drug-free workplace.
All candidates will be required to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test.
This position is located at 2100 Charlie Hall Blvd Charleston
May serve adults with severe and persistent mental illness as well as children with severe emotional disorders and their families. Provides variety of therapies (individual, family, group) to assigned caseload. Interviews client, family and any service providers serving the client to assess the client's level of functioning, emotional status and treatment needs. Works with local agencies to advocate for clients’ needs and continuity of care. Manages assigned caseload including maintaining case files in accordance with Quality Assurance guidelines and SCDMH guidelines; responding to correspondence and telephone inquiries. Develops a comprehensive picture of the client's service and treatment needs. Serves as a member of the treatment team in the diagnostic evaluation of clients and the identification of treatment objectives. Informs public of services rendered and rights and benefits of potential clients.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
State Requirements A bachelor's degree and professional experience in human services or social services programs.
Agency Requirements Master's or Doctorate degree from an accredited program, university or college in psychology, social work, counseling, marriage and family counseling or other behavioral discipline deemed equivalent by SCDMH.
Note If any agency requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position
Licensed Clinician Requested
Supplemental question are considered part of your official application. If you do not answer the supplemental questions, your application is incomplete and will not be reviewed. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. The employment application will be considered uncompleted and not forwarded if only a resume is provided and/or supplemental questions are not answered.