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Catholic Charities (Archdiocese of Washington, DC)


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COMPANY OVERVIEW: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values.

Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.

*We are hiring 9 Therapists for the School Based Mental Health program.  

JOB SUMMARY: The Therapist will schedule, screen and complete intake interviews with clients. The therapist will also provide individual, families, and group therapy to children and adolescences. Therapy sessions will take place in the school or at the clients’ homes in the District of Columbia. The therapist will work as a part of the school Behavioral Health Coordination Team. Employees in this position are considered essential personnel and may be required to work special events and critical incidents.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:  

• Perform intake process for all clients and provides appropriate referrals.

• Develop treatment plans to establish goals and objectives for client treatment.   

• Conduct therapy sessions, using modalities and methods appropriate to the client and the program, to identify and discuss problems, identify solutions, work with clients to implement solutions, and model appropriate behaviors. 

• Provide crisis management services as necessary.

• Maintain client documentation per required policies and procedures including assessments, contact notes, weekly billing, monthly progress notes, biannual treatment plan updates, all other clinical documentation related to the care of the client.

• Participate on the school’s Early Intervention Team and the Behavioral Health Coordination Team.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

• Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling from an accredited college or university.

• Current D.C. license in specific discipline i.e. LICSW, LGSW, LCPC, LGPC.

• At least 2 years direct service experience in a mental health setting.

• Experience providing counseling to children, adolescences, and adults.

• Experience providing outreach to community groups/ parents.

SKILLS and COMPETENCIES: 

• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service.

• Ability to work with diverse staff and client population.


COMPANY OVERVIEW: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Benefits:

A generous benefits package is offered.

Benefits:

A generous benefits package is offered.

How to Apply

Benefits:

A generous benefits package is offered.

How To Apply:

https://re11.ultipro.com/ARC1012B/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*D3CC5C8E87A73D4A

For more information, please visit www.catholiccharitiesdc.org and search for requisition number 20-0006 or to apply directly, please access the link above.

Benefits:

A generous benefits package is offered.

How To Apply:

https://re11.ultipro.com/ARC1012B/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*D3CC5C8E87A73D4A

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Location

Washington, DC

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