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Home-Based Therapist Oakland County

October 24, 2023 / 5 mins read

Clinician is responsible for providing intensive community-based and/or office-based therapy for children with serious emotional disabilities and/or substance use disorder and their families. Implement approaches of cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused, and motivational interviewing in psychotherapy. Conduct initial and annual psychosocial assessments to include diagnosis. Develop person-centered plans and service reviews. Clinician works directly with children and family to provide intensive treatment as well collaborative with other community providers such as DHHS, Juvenile Court, foster care agencies and/or schools. Maintain clinical records to agency expectations, to include electronic records. Adhere to timelines with respect to client contacts and paperwork completion. Maintain consumer authorizations. Coordinate with agency psychiatrist, case managers and other healthcare providers. Use of the computer to include Microsoft word, Outlook, and the internet. Must have experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances, or and experience working with individuals with special needs. Maintain timelines, report and documentation requirements. Maintain productivity requirements. Must have excellent verbal, written and analytical skills. Ability to work independently and balance work in office and in consumer’s homes. This position has flexibility, however, does not have traditional work hours, and may be required to work some evenings.

Master’s degree in social work or counseling with appropriate licensure. Experience working with children and families with serious emotional disturbances preferred.