School Based Licensed Psychiatric Clinician (LCSW, LPC, LMFT) - Center for Youth
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job
Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network. The Center for Youth and families
is a Child Advocacy Center and Behavioral Health clinic for
children and families. We focus on the child, as well as the
environment around the child and promote a strength based approach
to healing. Clinicians are trained in a variety of evidence based
models related to the program that they are assigned to. Working in
this agency allows opportunity to create an individualized, and
safe therapeutic space for healing. It also offers a rich learning
environment, opportunity for multidisciplinary and multicultural
team work; creative group development as well as community
engagement and collaboration. Job Summary The School Based Licensed
Clinician is a Masters prepared Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed
Professional Counselor (LPC). The Licensed Clinician is stationed
on site at a public school and is responsible for the assessment,
treatment planning and delivery of outpatient behavioral health
therapy services under the clinical direction of the Department of
Psychiatry Medical Director as a member of a multidisciplinary
treatment team. Job Responsibilities
- Provides individual, group, family therapy and crisis
intervention services to assigned case load utilizing the highest
quality current standards for psychotherapy within the mental
- Responsible for completing individual patient comprehensive
assessments that include diagnosis of patients utilizing the
Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders.
- Identifies and communicates appropriate information gathered
from patient, family, community, prior medical history and
colleagues to other members of the multidisciplinary treatment
- Formulates understanding of each case and develops initial and
recurring treatment plans with each patient. Performs suicide risk
assessments, violence risk assessments, and mental status
- Facilitates referrals to higher levels of care.
- Completes all clinical documentation following Joint Commission
and CMS regulatory requirements.
- Provides consultation to the teaching staff and guidance
department staff through one to one discussions, observations, team
meetings, PPT etc. in order to support the client and facilitate
- Creates and maintains dictated/written documentation of
comprehensive assessments, treatment plans, progress notes,
required data tracking, and case management collateral contacts
that meet established Joint Commission, state regulatory and
corporate compliance criteria.
- Conduct suicide, homicide, and mental status assessments for
patients presenting with high risk behaviors and symptoms.
- Engages individuals or families in the development of
individualized written person-centered treatment plans at admission
and at required intervals during patients' course of
- Provision of individual, family, and group therapy utilizing
established clinical best practices for each modality.
- Provides clinical supervision as assigned to unlicensed
clinicians and interns
- Performs responsibilities of a mandatory reporter under state
statute by making child abuse reports, elder abuse reports, and
reports on behalf of individuals with disabilities.
- Provides testimony in courts of law as an expert witness as
required by the State of Connecticut or the hospital.
- Perform other related duties as required. Qualifications
- Master's degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or
M.S. in Counseling
- 2 years' experience working with children and/or adolescents in
an educational/clinical setting, plus
- Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in a psychiatric
- Current State of Connecticut licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC
- Effective communication in English language both written and
verbal As a Hartford HealthCare entity, Charlotte Hungerford
Hospital provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits
package consisting of:
- Medical and dental benefits
- 401(k) plan with employer match
- Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of
hire, including six paid holidays
- Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount
programs With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare
offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.
Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping
to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community
education to countless men, women and children. We know that a
thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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