Licensed Therapist/Case Manager
Three Rivers RTC - Midlands Campus - West Columbia, SC

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Three Rivers|Midlands Campus is a 59-bed comprehensive residential treatment facility for children and adolescents providing treatment for psychiatric and chemical dependency related illnesses. We organize our treatment around helping children and teenagers remove barriers and develop interest in their futures and career aspirations. Our therapeutic model is collaborative; working with families, patients and agencies to maximize therapeutic goals and individual treatment. Three Rivers|Midlands Campus currently has a Licensed Therapist/Case Manager position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
• Provides case management for each patient assigned to his/her caseload to include contact with the referring agency as required by guidelines. Complete required case management documentation within required timelines.
• Researches, performs and documents the psychosocial assessment of all patients within specific time frames.
• Provides documentation in the clinical record of patient behavior, and interventions provided and their effectiveness on a daily basis, using the format approved the facility
• Facilitates group therapy, family therapy, and individual therapy sessions and documents appropriately in the interdisciplinary progress notes.
• Will review and present Master Treatment Plan of all patients in his/her caseload to the Treatment Team within the guidelines established by the facility, JCAHO, Medicaid, DHEC, state contracts and private insurance.
• Attends Treatment Team meetings with other therapists and attends treatment planning meetings to assist with the ongoing development of the patient’s Treatment Plan.
• Researches, develops, and presents in-service training to staff to aid in program development and to increase others’ job knowledge.
• Assists in training milieu staff to conduct Skills Groups covering topics as Independent Living, Assertiveness Training, Social Skills, and Problem Solving. Also co-leads Skills Groups.
• Completes and charts the Initial Master Treatment Plan for each patient in his/her caseload within required timeframes and admission. • Implements the Preliminary Treatment Plan within required time frames of the patient’s admission.
Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Licensed Therapist/Case Manager position:

Master’s Degree in a Human services field and with a minimum of two years’ experience as a licensed social worker or a licensed professional counselor.
Valid South Carolina license as a mental health professional (LMSW, LISW, LPC) required.
Must have a valid SC driver’s license in good standing.

Must possess knowledge of therapeutic relationships, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth and development, limit-setting and behavior management, crisis management of aggressive behaviors and CPR.

Must have knowledge of assessment process, counseling, and psychopathology.
Requires ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrates extensive knowledge of the network of state agencies, community resources, and aftercare. Demonstrates strong communication skills, written and verbal. Demonstrates the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, referral sources and general public.. Demonstrates ability to establish credibility and be decisive.

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