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COUNSELOR III/OUTPATIENT at Lakeview Center Inc. in DeFuniak Springs, Florida

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

DESCRIPTION/JOB SUMMARY

Lakeview Center is best known for its caring, compassionate treatment for people with mental health issues, drug and alcohol dependencies, or intellectual disabilities. The breadth and depth of these services are the most comprehensive in the region. They range from inpatient and residential treatment to a gamut of outpatient programs including trauma services, psychiatry, counseling, day treatment, and intensive, round-the-clock outpatient services to help people with severe mental illnesses safely remain in the community. We reach people of all ages from babies and children to adolescents and adults. In all, we offer more than 60 programs and services

Medical * Dental * Vision * Basic Life and AD&D * Voluntary Term Life * Employer Paid Long Term Disability * Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Account * Section 125 Cafeteria Plan * Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) * Employee Assistance Program * Team Member Discount Program * Pet Insurance * Accident Insurance * Group Critical Illness Insurance * Individual Short-Term Disability Insurance * Whole Life Insurance * Paid Time Off

Overview:

Primary duty is the performance of work requiring advanced knowledge (Master s Degree, License/Certification) in the field of Human Services, and to use such advanced knowledge to consistently exercise discretion and independent judgment in providing the highest quality client-centered therapeutic services. Must also use such advanced knowledge and experience to serve as a consultant and mentor to other non-licensed Master s Level Direct Care employees, Bachelor s Level Direct Care employees and Behavioral Technicians, among other staff. This position is entrusted with the highest level of responsibility and insight in treating clients and ensuring services are provided and documented in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, in addition to LCI and division standards. Based on the knowledge and degree required, this position will serve as a lead position in the provision of direct care.

Therapeutic services include but are not limited to, assessment, treatment planning, direct service provision, person centered services and management of client risk and safety.

Qualifications:

* Master s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, rehabilitation, or a related human services field (a related human services field is one in which major course work includes the study of human behavior and development)

* At least two years experience year(s) experience working with adults who have mental health, substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities

* Must hold an active Florida license as clinical social worker, mental health counselor and/or marriage and family counselor

* Must be eligible to participate in state or federally funded programs such as Medicaid

* Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families

* Must be able to use a computer

* Must be able to pass a background check

* Must have a valid Florida Driver s license

* Must be insurable under LCI s automobile plan

* Must be able to travel locally to clients homes, training locations and other locations as necessary

To Apply:

Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, marital status or protected veteran status..