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Clinical Psychotherapist

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Community of Hope
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Washington, DC
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Published 24 days ago

Position Summary:

The Clinical Psychotherapist provides effective and efficient short-term and long-term psychotherapy services, screening, and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and/or adults. The Clinical Psychotherapist is accountable directly to the Director of Behavioral Health. This position may be responsible for the supervision of Master level Interns as appropriate. This is a full-time position.

 

Highlighted Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with other treatment personnel in a coordinated, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach. Provides services as necessary to enable each client to meet their goals and to reach his or her maximum level of recovery.
  • Provides effective and efficient short-term and long-term psychotherapy services, screening, and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and/or adults based on privileging Clinician also provides family (non-couples) counseling.
  • Completes intake and psychosocial assessments for all referred patients following COH protocols.
  • Screens for depression utilizing the PHQ-2 screening tool annually (per UDS requirements).
  • Completes a treatment plan for all short-term therapy clients by the 2nd scheduled session and for long-term therapy clients by the 4th scheduled session
  • Monitors client progress through the course of treatment, reevaluating and adapting the treatment plan at required intervals. Treatment Plan should be updated at least every 6 months or more frequently as appropriate.
  • Ensures patient safety by following COH policies for contacting Child and Family Services Administration, Adult Protective Services, Mobile Crisis, and/or 911 when appropriate. Creates patient safety contracts as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with Behavioral Health Specialists (BHS) to engage clients in behavioral health services per protocols.
  • Helps identify and address related problems affecting health of client, such as housing, vocational rehabilitation, and social integration, and coordinates service delivery with other health center staff and community providers.
  • Documents all patient encounters, including face to face, telephone, and electronic communications, in the medical record in a timely fashion.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • L.I.C.S.W., LPC, or comparable license required.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience in community health center setting preferred.
  • Ability to travel between sites required. 
  • This position may require evening or weekend hours depending on client needs.
  • Fluency in Spanish or Amharic preferred.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Psychotherapist provides effective and efficient short-term and long-term psychotherapy services, screening, and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and/or adults. The Clinical…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

We offer great benefits including:

  • Medical Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
  • Dental Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
  • Vision Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
  • Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance;
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursable expenses;
  • Transportation pre-tax payroll deduction for metro;
  • Generous paid vacation leave, sick leave and holidays;
  • Tuition Reimbursement for graduate studies; and much more!

We offer great benefits including:

  • Medical Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
  • Dental Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
  • Vision Plans through CareFirst…

Location

On-site
4 Atlantic Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20032

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our website

Please apply directly on our website

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