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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Lakeview Center Pensacola, FL

Company
Lakeview Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
6020
AJE Ref #
576133044
Location
Pensacola, FL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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DESCRIPTION/JOB SUMMARY

THIS POSITION WILL BE WORKING WITH THE FIT PROGRAM

FULL TIME MINIMUM 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) And Must hold an active Florida license as LCSW, LMHC, LMFT. At least two (2) year(s) experience working with adults who have mental health, substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities And 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 be able to travel locally to training locations and other locations as necessary.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: To provide the following services to clients: in-depth assessments, screening for potential services, bio-psychosocial evaluations, limited functional assessments, treatment plan development, treatment plan reviews, individual and family therapy, group therapy, brief behavioral health exams. To act as a lead direct care provider to others in the division/program and to consult and mentor Bachelor s Level Direct Care employees and Behavioral Technicians on provision of care issues. To conduct case staffings with other direct care providers in division/program and to exercise discretion and independent judgment, while utilizing advanced knowledge in the human services field, to provide case specific consultation as deemed necessary, and to assist other staff in coming up with appropriate treatment and services for their individual clients. To systematically and regularly conduct quality record reviews of documentation prepared by Bachelor Level Direct Care employees and Behavioral Technicians. Primary function will be to provide individual and group counselling services as part of the FIT grant. Counseling services will be provided from Lakeview Center main campus, and at Avalon, as needed. Position will participate in FIT team meetings.

These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience. Excellent fringe benefits.

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