Company: Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description The Outpatient Counselor will perform the daily
functions regarding the treatment of patients in the Outpatient
Programs to include IOP. This may required providing structured
treatment services for mental health and substance abusing
patients. S/he will report directly to the Program Director. 1.
S/he will implement and facilitate Individual, Couples, Family
and/or Group Counseling and Educational services to patients. 2.
S/he will complete the Intake Evaluation and assessment package on
all applicants for treatment. 3. S/he will serve on the screening
committee and vote on the appropriateness and readiness of an
applicant for the Program. 4. S/he will attend all staff meetings
and present evaluations of his/her clients as well as keep staff up
to date on all information. 5. S/he completes a Psychosocial
Summary following Policies and Procedures on all patients applying
for Outpatient treatment. The Counselor will supervise that the
dictated or handwritten Psychosocial Summary is typed in a timely
manner. 6. S/he sees that all urines voided are supervised by this
person or another same sex staff person. 7. S/he assures that urine
specimens going to urinalysis labs are packaged and shipped
properly. 8. S/he complies with all DMHAS, and Department of Health
Services Regulations pertaining to Intensive Outpatient Treatment.
9. S/he complies with all Connecticut Counseling Centers Policies,
Procedures and Regulations regarding the treatment of patients on
an Outpatient basis. 10. S/he maintains patient file folders for
each patient, which will include admission data, Progress Notes,
Treatment Plan Forms, and all other forms and data applicable to
each client. 11. S/he reports weekly to the Program Director to
discuss progress and problems pertaining to each patient. 12. S/he
is responsible for collecting client fees from self-paying clients
and coordinating with the Administrative Assistant that these fees
are recorded properly. 13. S/he will maintain a current CT License/
Certification at all times. 14. S/he will perform community liaison
work when requested by the Program Director to inform the community
of the services that Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc. offers
and to maintain full census. 15. S/he will be responsible for
SATIS, Monthly Counselor Activity Reports and program statistics.
In addition, s/he will act as liaison for the SATIS transmittals.
16. S/he has the knowledge and skills required to provide services
to adult patients. 17. S/he develops a positive therapeutic working
relationship with patients including modifying interventions to
meet the values and expectations of the patients. 18. S/he will
consistently demonstrate the ability to utilize best practices in
crisis management techniques to effectively intervene, de-escalate
and resolve patient crisis. 19. S/he will coordinate treatment
services with CT Department of Justice Community Support Services
Division (CSSD). S/he will keep all referring CSSD staff updated on
changes in patients treatment status. 20. S/he will coordinate
treatment services with the Client Care Coordinator and forward all
required documentation in accordance with Policy & Procedures 21.
S/he will adhere to all CSSD contractual reporting requirements and
deadlines 22. S/he will perform additional duties as assigned.
Company Description Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc. is a
not-for-profit corporation that provides a full range of licensed
outpatient substance abuse and mental health prevention, education,
and treatment services to assist adults in becoming productive
members of society.
Keywords: Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc, Waterbury , Outpatient Counselor, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut
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