In-Home Therapist
at Chilton-Shelby Mental Health Center

Date Posted: 7/23/2019

Job Description

Chilton Shelby offers great benefits including Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health/Dental plan at 40.00 per month (single coverage), 36 paid days off in your first year, company paid life insurance and AL state retirement benefit plan.

Primary job functions and performance expectations:

  • Provides direct in-home therapy services as part of a Therapist/Case Manager team to Child and Adolescent clients.
  • Ensures that all necessary information is obtained at the intake/initial in home contact.
  • Provides individualized therapy according to local and accepted professional standards, as well as, client's plan of care.
  • Utilizes all means to follow-up with clients in the event of missed or cancelled sessions
  • Exercises proper judgement as to when and where clients are referred.
  • Documentation is concise, accurate, and occurs within one full working day of all clinical activities.
  • Maintains and provides accurate consultation to community agencies.
  • Provides accurate expert witness testimony at court/attorneys request.

Maintains and provides liaison and education for the Center, other community agencies, and the general public.

  • Presentations are accurately targeted toward audience.
  • Effectively serves as a positive advocate for mental health services in the area.

Maintain and improve Professional Skills

  • Attend and actively participates in professional workshops, in-service training, and Quality Assurance review.
  • Reads current professional literature, which pertains to therapeutic interventions for SED children/adolescents, family, couples and group therapy and incorporates this information into services provided.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and supervisory sessions as scheduled.
  • Effectively utilizes people on staff for consultation.

Provides 24-hour crisis interventions as needed

  • Responds to emergencies as needed. Assures client safety and welfare through adherence to emergency and safety policy procedures.
  • Safely ensures the well being of clients while transporting to/from appointments, activities and other scheduled meetings.

Job Requirements

  • Master's Degree in one of the Behavioral Sciences (Psychology, Counseling, Social Work)
  • Medicaid Eligibility and valid Alabama drivers license; maintenance of a good driving record, personal
  • 1 Year Post Master's experience REQUIRED.
  • Department of Mental Health approved in-home therapy and case management training programs post hire

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Clanton, AL
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/23/2019

About Us

Chilton-Shelby Mental Health Center is a leader in mental health services. Our associates know that making the decision to seek professional help in solving problems can be a difficult one. We are problem solvers aimed at assisting those seeking treatment.

Our organization values a healthy work-life balance. Chilton-Shelby is a stable, non-profit organization with years of experience in the communities we serve. We provide an array of services for individuals dealing with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and/or substance use disorders, and we are looking for motivated and compassionate individuals who want to make a difference in the community.

Our associates enjoy the following benefits:

  • BC/BS Health & Dental plan
  • Short-term disability
  • State retirement plan
  • Vacation, Holiday and sick leave package
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Competitive salary

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