Licensed Clincian

Licensed Clincian

This position supports our Juvenile Assessment Team. It is full-time, exempt/salary starting at $44,000/annually with full benefits. We offer a generous benefits program that is outlined on the main careers page. Come join a dynamic nonprofit that is committed to serving youth in our community!

Title:  Licensed Clinical Assessor
Reports To:  Director of ProgramsDepartment:  Juvenile Assessment Team
Location:  Main officeSupervisory Responsibilities:  Interns
Summary
Responsible for the successful completion of clinical assessments and assisting in follow up of tasks related to connecting youth to recommended services. This position will fulfill all duties pertaining to the successful completion of assessment services for juvenile justice involved youth and youth in the Wake County Detention Center.  This position will be an active participant in all stakeholder groups working to address the needs of youth referred for assessment and in satisfying all duties assigned to the Assessment Team. 
Specific position duties and responsibilities:
·         Conduct screenings, and clinical assessments at times that are convenient for families (including non-traditional work hours); Makes recommendations for services in accordance with the presenting needs of youth and with knowledge of recognized best practices
·         Work closely with referred youth, families, and all relevant stakeholders to coordinate efforts that support the delivery of clinical interventions, completion of clinical assessments and connection to recommended services
·          Delivers individual therapy to youth and families in an outpatient setting, utilizing a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach
·         Serves as a positive role model for youth and families, maintaining a strengths-based approach to youth work
·          Work with university-based interns, providing clinical support and facilitating learning opportunities
·         Keeps accurate documentation of all clinical and supportive tasks, to include meeting all internal and regulatory guidelines related to record management
·         Enters/tracks required data and provides support to the Director in data management efforts
·         Collaborates with accounting staff in all matters that will facilitate the billing process for billable services
·         Participates in Wake County’s Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Partnership, attending monthly meetings and providing ongoing support and consultation to the MH/SA provider network serving youth in the juvenile justice system
·         Provide support and consultation to juvenile court counselors and detention center staff regarding court involved youth presenting with MH/SA needs; attends court counselor meetings
·         Maintain appropriate contacts with regulatory agencies and community referral sources; informs stakeholders of progress made from point of referral to point of discharge and leads collaboration efforts to problem solve barriers to accessing program services
·         Participates in all agency training, program training, supervision, and consultation activities
General agency duties and responsibilities:
Completes all required trainings Participates in agency outreach and fundraising events
Demonstrates a willingness to assist in other agency programs as needed Acts as a custodian and demonstrates responsible and ethical use of agency property and facilities
Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
Strives to embody the agency’s Code of Ethics while working towards the agency’s Mission Learns and demonstrates Agency-wide Competencies including the areas of consumer and community relationships, continuous individual and agency-wide improvement, vision and purpose, respect and teamwork and positive leadership
Learns, develops, and models Positive Youth Development core competencies resulting in capacity to contribute to the mission of Haven House Services and be a resource to our youth and families, other partner organizations, and our community Other duties as assigned
Minimum qualifications: ·        
·         Master’s degree in clinical field from an accredited institution 
·         Licensed or provisionally licensed clinicians (LCSW, LCMHC, LCAS, LMFT with a minimum of two years of experience with adolescent substance use and mental health treatment
·         Credentialed or eligible for credentialing with Medicaid plans in Wake County
Bilingual English/Spanish language a plus.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
·         Must demonstrate strong clinical counseling and assessment skills. Strong preference for training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
·         Strong preference for knowledge of the NC Juvenile Court System, Child Welfare system, and local community resources
·         Experience with client documentation and file management
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Other requirements: Valid North Carolina Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record
Personal vehicle for use in conducting home visits and/or transporting clients in the event agency vehicles aren’t available
Proof of current/valid car insurance Acceptable background report
Negative drug screen results
Work environment: Flexible schedule to include evening and weekend hours
Culture of care and wellness in the office
Potential exposure to bloodborne and/or airborne pathogens

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