New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Inc.
  • Mental Health Court
  • Stuart, FL, USA
  • Part Time

GENERAL SUMMARY
Provide bio-psychosocial evaluation, treatment planning, education, multi-client counseling and services for assigned clients. Maintains clinical and administration documentation for assigned clients.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling or related human services field.
Non-Certified: Counselor must have training in the treatment of substance abuse disorders/mental health issues.
Certified: Certified in accordance with Chapter 397.311 (F.S.) by the Certification Board for Addiction Professionals of Florida (CBAPF), CAP, CAPP
Master's Degree: In Human Services field with two years experience in Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse.
Valid and current Florida Driver's License required with no more than 6 points in the past 3 years.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be in good physical condition with no restrictions of movement. 
  • Must be able to apply Therapeutic Effective Aggression Management (TEAM) Techniques without limitations.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1.0 Conducts psychosocial evaluations for new and existing clients.
1.1 Psychosocial evaluations are performed in accordance with the Agency's protocol for conducting psychosocial evaluations and its procedures relative to frequency and timeliness for the occurrence of this activity.
2.0 Develops and maintains a written treatment plan for each client.
2.1 Written treatment plans are developed with as much participation from the client as possible.
2.2 Treatment plans are maintained in accordance with Agency protocol and procedures for frequency and timeliness for completion of this document.
2.3 Treatment plans are appropriately signed and properly credentialed.

3.0 Leads daily program activities.
3.1 Conducts education, lecture and group discussions with clients in residence.
3.2 Coordinates written assignments and individual goal setting activities with assigned clients.

4.0 Coordinates discharge planning and appropriate aftercare services for assigned clients.
4.1 Discharge plans and aftercare services are documented in writing in accordance with Agency protocol including, but not limited to external referral services contacted and outcome, internal referral services contacted and outcome.
4.2 Conducts sessions with families and other significant persons to encourage support and involvement in client's discharge and aftercare plan.

5.0 Prepares written documentation for each service conducted.
5.1 Written documentation for each service conducted is performed in accordance with the Agency's standards for service documentation in the client's medical record.
5.2 Medical records accurately reflect the nature of service activities provided, timeliness of services and outcome.

6.0 Provides transportation as needed.
6.1 Verbalizes, understands and adheres to Agency transportation policy and procedures.
6.2 Maintains current driver's license, with less than 3 points on record.
6.3 Has completed NHTC required paperwork road test to use Agency vehicle.

7.0 Performs other duties as requested.
7.1 Miscellaneous duties are performed according to instruction.

New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Inc.
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