JOB ID 61098
In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Licensed Outpatient Mental Health Clinician is a primary therapist to children and families who have been exposed to abuse, neglect and violence. The Licensed Outpatient Mental Health Clinician utilizes the information gained by the interdisciplinary evaluation services in the development and implementation of a treatment plan for the child and his/her families.
Provides weekly individual, family or group, psychotherapy services to children and their families.
Attends interdisciplinary staffing to discuss and integrate the evaluation information and to develop a comprehensive treatment plan responding to the psychological and social needs of the client/family.
Collaborates with the referring agency, the local Department of Social Services, to assist them in utilizing the evaluation/treatment services in the development of the agency service plan for the child and the family.
Collaborates with the school system to assure that the children are receiving appropriate educational services if indicated.
Responds to the juvenile court system through written or oral progress reports when such is required in the juvenile court's development of a plan for the child and family.
Participates in peer consultation groups and/or individual supervision for review of clinical work.
Attends in-service clinical training programs, treatment planning meeting, and necessary administrative meetings.
Maintains client activity at the projected level set by the administrative staff.
Maintains the medical record for each client seen which includes a treatment plan and diagnostic interview at the initiation of therapy, weekly progress notes, periodic reviews, and termination summary.
May participate in the field instruction program and supervise social work trainees when interest and capacity is demonstrated and may participate in community advocacy/educational groups related to the needs of foster care children and their families.
- The individual will demonstrate the ability to appropriately aid the needs of children and adolescents with or without a developmental disability and their families. The individual will be able to address the needs of certain specific adults with disabilities on a case-by-case basis as determined by the physicians .
Required : Prerequisite Masters Degree and licensed as an LGSW or LGPC
Some experience related to providing services to children in the child welfare population with developmental and emotional disturbance preferred.
Kennedy Krieger Institute - 15 months ago
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