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Mental Health Therapist - Dayton, OH #7668756

Company: Montgomery County, OH

Date: 10/18/2020

City: Dayton, OH

Employment type: Full-time

Class Concept

Professionally trained and licensed position requiring knowledge of treatment interventions and best practices for providing on-going mental health services, crisis management and stabilization for individuals with one or more mental health disorder diagnoses. Under supervision of the Clinical & Mental Health Services Manager, employee is responsible for individual and group diagnostic and psychiatric supportive mental health services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Job Duties

Responsible for the provision of home based diagnostic assessment, individual and group therapy and community psychiatric supportive treatment. Must meet minimum 20 hour per week face-to face direct service requirement for established productivity standards. Maintains records as required; ensure accountability of service in accordance with state and federal law and Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) and Ohio Department of Mental Health (ODMH) guidelines. Provides treatment interventions that are deemed to be best practices when working with individuals with dual diagnosis. Develops, implements, and monitors Individual Service Plan (ISP) in accordance with ODMH and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) standards and ensures the provisionof all necessary mental health services. Responisble to monitor symptoms and to provide coordination and/or assistance in crsis management and stabilization as needed. Responsible to complete all required paperwork within designated timeframes and according to ODMH and MCBDDS standards.Completes Quality Assurance (QA)/ Performance Improvement activities as assigned by Mental Health Service & Support (MHSS) Program Manager. Maintains current records and ensures that all billing occurs under specified guidelines. Identifies and make appropriate referrals for community supports and services. Work cooperatively with all participants/ individuals, their families, providers, and caregivers as well as the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Provides training education and consultation to other DDS providers, community agencies or residential providers when necessary.

Minimum Class Requirements

Bachelor's degree in related field with current license as a Professional Counselor (PC/Licensed Social Worker (LSW); three (3) years' experience in working with dual diagnosed (Developmental Disabilities/Mental Health) populations preferred; valid driver's license for routine travel in personal vehicle.

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