- Within scope of practice, performs psychosocial interventions with clients, performs individual, family or group intervention (e.g., counseling, testing & education of the client), develops intervention goals & objectives designed to give education & resolve client's problems in functioning, participates in process of establishing, implementing & evaluating treatment system's goals & objectives, interviews clients & client's family to establish case goals & objectives, assesses clients & determines specific intervention techniques for clients & monitors client's responses to treatment systems & provides feedback on effectiveness of prescribed treatment, evaluates lower-level behavioral healthcare provider cases & client's progress resulting from prescribed treatment plans.
- Maintains necessary data documents to satisfy requirements of federal, state & local agencies, prepares data requiring social histories, admission/ aftercare summaries, court documents & completes forms required by law &/or department policy.
- Serves on treatment teams & program development teams, attends training meetings, intradepartmental meetings & court hearings & establishes & maintains working relationship with other facilities, agencies & support services in order to coordinate referrals & conduct follow-up services.
- LPC or LPCC licensure.
- Master's degree from a clinical mental health counseling program, clinical rehabilitation counseling program, or addiction counseling program accredited by the council for accreditation of counseling and related educational programs CACREP.
- A master's degree from a CACREP-accredited mental health counseling program meets the education requirements if it is conferred on or before January 1, 2018.
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